First World War

23 July 2014

MH17: our generation’s Franz Ferdinand moment?

Yes, there are similarities between July 2014 and July 1914 – but differences, too.

8 January 2014

The Great War: a battle for meaning

It is historical idiocy to write off this war as 'incomprehensible slaughter'.

7 January 2014

This row isn’t really about the First World War

Frank Furedi on how right and left have politicised the Great War’s centenary.

23 February 2012

Making a fairytale of the First World War

He may have replaced the gore of war with the goo of War Horse, but somehow Spielberg pulls it off.