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German snipers training in Russia

Rob Schäfer has posted an interesting picture of German snipers training in the East. #WW1 German snipers training in Russia (1915) ..hard and experienced faces. #history pic.twitter.com/trlXZRjIFj — Rob Schäfer (@GERArmyResearch) February 2, 2015 Advertisements

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new from digital 1418

Otto Vervaart continues to provide excellent source materials for students of the First World War. He has recently posted four new resources that I have added this site: Wartime Canada: “an educational resource for teaching the history of Canada during … Continue reading

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Top secret MI5 files of First World War go online

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/news/924.htm Complete with a very fetching picture of Mata Hari on the portal page. Other highlights include Edith Cavell and Sidney George Reilly, the “Ace of Spies”. If you are interested in British intelligence history, this is an amazing resource. Having watched … Continue reading

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Enough to make a historian dizzy!

I have spent many enjoyable hours at the Hoover Institution Library. I swear, when I saw this enormous stack of papers, I knew that I had to post the Tweet. First shipment of materials arrives at Hoover War Library, 1920 … Continue reading

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Russian Military Historical Archives digitized

All 300,000+ Russian World War I documents have been made available online: http://t.co/j2l5aE9GSX via @MoscowTimes #russia #history #WWI — The View East (@thevieweast) April 19, 2014 This is great news, but the site that I accessed is in Russian without … Continue reading

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New Zealand on the Western Front

Here is an excellent article by Brian Lockstone on New Zealand’s participation on the Western Front. European was the third – and largest – theater in which NZ forces saw action during the Great War. According to Lockstone, New Zealand’s population at … Continue reading

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Home Front Vienna

This from Centenary News: Exhibition: ‘World War I in Vienna – City Life in Photography and Graphic Art’ Posted on centenarynews.com on 24 March 2014 A new exhibition at the Wien Museum (Vienna Museum) in Austria will explore the impact of the First World … Continue reading

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