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HIST 306 02 The First World War: Welcome

Dr. Andrew Nolan

Soldiers in the trenches

Source: British Foreign Office, Peace Conference Secretariat, and others.. The National Archives (UK)

Troops and transport from 29th Division at "Lancashire Landing"on 'W' Beach, Cape Helles, Gallipoli, 27 April 1915.


The First World War began in August 1914, after the assassination of the Austrian archduke, Franz Ferdinand and his wife, on 28th June 1914 by a Bosnian revolutionary.

This guide will help you navigate through the vast resources that have been digitized on this war. 

Please feel free to contact me at any time during your research process. 


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