WWI @ AQ

WWI @ AQ header image 1

Entries Tagged as 'Britain'

Introduction of Plastic Surgery The Introduction to the Plastic Surgery Movement

November 30th, 2018 · Comments

Source: https://www.nam.ac.uk/explore/birth-plastic-surgery

Tags: · Britain · medical · Harold Gillies

Conscientious Objectors in World War I

November 24th, 2018 · Comments

Sources

Anthony, Richards. (2014). The Conscientious Objectors Paid a High Price. The Telegram.Retrieved from https://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-one/inside-first-world-war/part-nine/10803538/conscientious-objectors-first-world-war.html.

Conscientious Objector. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/topic/conscientious-objector.

Schleif, Luke. (2014). Conscientious Objectors. International Encyclopedia of the First World War. Retrieved from https://encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net/article/conscientious_objectors.

Yoder, Anne (N.D.). Conscientious Objection During World War I. Retrieved from  https://wwionline.org/articles/conscientious-objection-during-world-war-i/

Image result for conscious objector propaganda

Image result for conscious objector propaganda

Tags: enlistment · Britain · United States of America · Soldiers · religion · conscription · Conscientious Objectors

Christmas Truce 1914

November 13th, 2018 · Comments

Image result for 1914 christmas truce

 

https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/the-real-story-of-the-christmas-truce
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-story-of-the-wwi-christmas-truce-11972213/

https://www.britannica.com/event/The-Christmas-Truce

Tags: Britain · trench life · Germany · Christmas Truce

Easter Rising 1916

November 9th, 2018 · Comments

Image result for easter rising

https://www.irishcentral.com/uploads/article/2387/cropped_MI-GPO-ruins-1916-Easter-Rising.jpg?t=1522413606

"Easter Rising 1916 Ireland." Easter Rising 1916 Ireland. Accessed November 09, 2018. http://www.easter1916.net/.

"What Was the Easter Rising?" RTE.ie. Accessed November 09, 2018. https://www.rte.ie/centuryireland/index.php/articles/what-was-the-easter-rising.

Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. "Easter Rising." Encyclopædia Britannica. October 11, 2018. Accessed November 09, 2018. https://www.britannica.com/event/Easter-Rising.

Tags: Britain · Ireland · nationalism · Easter Rising

British War Propaganda

November 6th, 2018 · Comments

 Image result for lord kitchener poster

 

Sources

Welch, David. Depicting the enemy. British Library, 2014. https://www.bl.uk/world-war-one/articles/depicting-the-enemy.
Fox, Jo. Atrocity Propaganda. British Library, 2014. https://www.bl.uk/world-war-one/articles/atrocity-propaganda
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/firstworldwar/britain/espionage.htm
The National Archives. Propaganda 1914-1918. http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/britain1906to1918/g6/background.htm

 

Tags: volunteering · Britain · Kitchener · propaganda · Germany · Home Front

Why the United States Entered WWI

October 28th, 2018 · Comments

Sources

Chandler, Adam. (2017). The Leak That Helped Push America Into World War I. The Atlantic. Retrieved from https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/03/zimmermann-telegram/518217/.

 

Rubin, Richard. (2014). Why Don’t Americans Remember the War. The Atlantic. Retrieved from https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/08/why-dont-americans-remember-the-war/373469/.

 

Storey, William Kelleher. (2014). The First World War (2nd ed.) London, United Kingdom: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.

Tags: Britain · Germany · United States of America · unrestricted submarine warfare · Zimmermann Telegram

Children in World War 1.

October 20th, 2018 · Comments

The participation of children during the great war. Sources: www.iwm.org.uk/history/10-ways-children-took-part-in-the-first-world-war

Tags: DefaultTag · Britain · young soldiers · children · boy scouts · sea scouts

Britain’s Military Recruitment WW1

October 8th, 2018 · Comments

Sources: “Firstworldwar.com.” First World War.com - Weapons of War: Machine Guns, www.firstworldwar.com/atoz/ukconscription.htm Simkin, John. Spartacus Educational, Spartacus Educational, spartacus-educational.com/FWWpals.htm “Firstworldwar.com.” First World War.com - Weapons of War: Machine Guns, www.firstworldwar.com/atoz/derbyscheme.htm

Tags: Pals' Battalions · enlistment · volunteering · Britain · nationalism · Home Front · conscription

2018 Armistice Centenary

August 16th, 2018 · Comments

Welcome to our 2018 podcast season! This short episode briefly discusses the commemoration of the war, and specifically the armistice, in Britain. It also discusses special events planned for the centenary in Britain and the USA.  

The Cenotaph in 1919

 Image of the Cenotaph in 1919.

Tags: Britain · United States of America · centenary · commemoration · armistice

Sniping During the First World War

May 1st, 2016 · Comments

Sources

Dougan, Andy. Through the Crosshairs; A History of Snipers. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2005.

Neiberg, Michael S.The World War I Reader. New York: New York University Press, 2007.

Plaster, John L. The History of Snipingsniper.jpg and Sharpshooting. Boulder, Colorado: Paladin Press, 2008.

Pegler, Martin. Sniping in the Great War. United Kingdom: Pen &  Sword Military, 2008.

Pegler, Martin and Ramiro Bujiero. The Military Sniper Since 1914. Oxford, United Kingdom:Osprey Publishing, 2001.

 

 

 German Sniper and Spotter, 1917, accessed May 2, 2016, http://www.ddoughty.com/snipers.html

Tags: chronology · technology · Britain · trench life · Germany · tactics · Sniping