Lessons from the Centenary of World War One

On August 3, 1914, Germany declared war on France leading Britain to declare war on Germany the following day.  With many events planned throughout the year to commemorate the start of the First World War it’s natural for any budding young historian to be interested in finding out more about the global war that centred in Europe.

Claiming the lives of more than 16 million people, the huge sacrifice the world paid to restore peace is certainly one we don’t want future generations to forget.

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