Whitby High School

Battlefields Tour 11-14th March 2004

France - Vimy Ridge, Peronne and Somme Tour - Saturday 13th March

Links & Bibliography



Spartacus WWI - School's History site - good start point for homework!



Causes of World War One

The Great War 1914-1918

The Great War in Flanders Fields

Prose & Poetry

First World War.com WWI Poets and Prose

First World War.com - War Poets

Poets of the Great War

Spartacus School site - Prose and Poetry

First World War.com - WWI Propaganda Posters


Photos of the Great War


The Commonwealth War Graves Commission



Imperial War Museum Links Page

In Flanders Field Museum

The Historial de la Grande Guerre

Touring the Battlefields

Liverpool Community College site visit

Western Front Assoc History of Ypres Battles

Paul Reed gives advice on visiting Ypres

Tom Morgan's Hellfire corner great war web-pages

Last Post Asociation


General Works

The Origins of the First World War

by James Joll

The First World War

Edited by Hew Strachan

Christmas Truce

by M. Brown & S. Seaton

The First World War in Photos

Richard Holmes

published by the Imperial War Museum

The Pity of War

Niall Ferguson

pic not available Disenchantment

by Charles E. Montague

published by Chatto and Windus, London.(1922)

Voices and Images of the Great War

by Lyn Macdonald

They Called it Passchendaele

by Lyn MacDonald


by Lyn MacDonald

Days of Hope

by Lyn Macdonald

1915 The Death of Innocence

by Lyn Macdonald

Roses of No Man's Land

by Lyn Macdonald

To the Last Man: Spring, 1918

by Lyn Macdonald

Personal Accounts

Goodbye to all That

by Robert Graves

published by Essential penguin series

Undertones of War

by Edmund Blunden (introduction by John Keegan)

published by Penguin Modern Classics

Forgotten Voices of the Great War

Edited by Max Arthur



by Sebastian Faulkes

The Regeneration Trilogy: The Eye in the Door/The Ghost Road/Regeneration

by Pat Barker


World War One: British Poets

Ed. by Candace Ward

published by Dover(Jan 1999)

Poems of the First World War: Never Such Innocence (Everyman S.)

Martin Stephen (Editor)

Poems of the Great War

Wordsworth Book of First World War Poetry

The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics S.)

Jon Silkin (Editor)

Battlefield Tours

Ypres Salient

Holt's Guide to the Ypres Salient

by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt

Pen & Sword Books / Leo Cooper

Walking the Salient: Ypres (Battleground Europe S.)

by Paul Reed

Passchendale (Battleground Europe Series)

by Nigel Cave

Hill 60, Ypres (Battleground Europe Series)

by Nigel Cave

Vimy & the Somme

Holt's Guide to the Somme

by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt

Pen & Sword Books / Leo Cooper Paperback - June 1996

Vimy Ridge, Arras (Battleground Europe Series)

by Nigel Cave

Walking the Somme (Battleground Europe Series)

by Paul Reed

Thiepval (Battleground Europe Series)

by Michael Stedman

Beaumont Hamel (Battleground Europe Series)

by Nigel Cave

Before Endeavours Fade

by Rose E.B. MBE Coombs

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Updated 8th April 2004 by Mike Royden
The Whitby High School, Cheshire County Council.