Overview of First World War Allied Sites to Visit

by | Nov 21, 2011 | LCSC, War and Society | 0 comments

First World War Websites

For a comprehensive overview of First World War allied Sites to visit see:


A powerful, multimedia resource for all things First World War:


For a completely Canadian perspective on all of the nations wars since WW1 see:


For a comprehensive discussion of George Lawrence Price’s Story and the various interpertations visit:


A Fascinating site that ties a lot of loose ends together visit:


The Canadian War Museum provides an excellent First World War resource for the general public, researchers and teacher:


For an Indepth overview of the Langemark Cemetery and Hitlers Second World War Visit see:


For a Brief look at the 1920 Design Contest (from where Vimy and the Brooding Soldier were selected) to commemorate the veterans of the First World War


For a detailed overview of the history and activities of the Canadian Commonwealth War Graves Commission see:



Google Earth is essential to any tour plan.  Their section on historical maps, the modern day and historical photos coupled with


Once you learn to navigate wikimapia, it is an incredible mapping resource:



Video/Audio Clips


The CBC is a gold mine of Audio Visual Material

The First World War: Canada Remembers: http://archives.cbc.ca/war_conflict/first_world_war/topics/2425/

CBC news InDepth: http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/worldwar1/

CBC Digital Archives (26 Radio clips and 22 TV clips): http://archives.cbc.ca/war_conflict/first_world_war/


The National Film Board

The First World:



International  Video Clips

The BBC response: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/

The PBS – Great War: http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/


Photo resources

If your interest is in the German military search: http://www.flickr.com/photos/drakegoodman/

An excellent resource for British and Canadian WW1 photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlscotland/