Acknowledgements and copyright details


Entry and home pages

IWM Q 31491: 1920; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 51128: 1914; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 4255: 1916; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 11315: 1918; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 2756: 1917; Crown copyright; courtesy of the imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 5100: 1917; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM PST 2734; 1914; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London.
IWM E(AUS) 1220: 1917; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: ADM 188/285 no.173619: 1893-1919; Crown copyright.

 

Maps

The maps in this exhibition are based on ©MAPS IN MINUTES

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Main galleries

The First World War 1914-18
Catalogue reference: FO 371/2158: 1914; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: FO 371/1910: 1914; German official document.
Catalogue reference: CAB 20/1: 1905; German official document.
IWM Q 51488: 1918; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 51128: 1914; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: MUN 5/19/221/8: 1914; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: FO 371/2375 no.261A: 1915; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 158/262: 1915; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 49305: 1915; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: MUN 5-6/170/23: 1915; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 5733: 1917; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: WO 106/729: 1918; Crown copyright.

Britain and the war
Catalogue reference: WO 32/11341: 1914; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 33122: undated; designer, Johnson, Riddle & Co. Ltd.; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM 356: 1918; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London.
Catalogue reference: PRO 30/69/1833: undated; out of copyright.
Catalogue reference: HO 45/11012/314670: 1918; author, Bertrand Russell; © McMaster University.
Catalogue reference: NSC 5/12: c.1918; artist, William J. Franks; Crown copyright.
IWM 88/57/1: 1915; author, Bernard Britland; © Mrs S.L. Johnson; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: HO 185/238: 1918; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: PRO 30/89/16: 1916; out of copyright.
Catalogue reference: MUN 5/19/221.1/2: 1915; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: NSC 5/13: c.1916; Crown copyright.

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The military conflict
Catalogue reference: WO 142/241: 1915; Crown copyright.
IWM MED 733: 1916; designer, Walter Eberbach; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM 191: 1916; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London.
IWM Dept. of Printed Books (Reprint Series): 1916; artist, Arthur Ferrier; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM 87/13/1: 1916, undated; author, Cyril Lomax; © estate of Cyril Lomax; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM 327/8: 1974; author, Victor Edgar Fagence; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum Sound Archive.
Catalogue reference: ADM 1/8405/459: 1914; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: AIR 1/419/15/245/1: 1918; Crown copyright.
IWM GWY 784: 1917; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London.
IWM 164: 1918; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London.
Catalogue reference: AIR 1/7/6/98/1-7-16 no. 20: 1916; Crown copyright.
IWM 21/6: 1972; author, J.C.F. Hopkins; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum Sound Archive.
Catalogue reference: AIR 1/6B/4/56/2B: 1918; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 106/765: 1917; Italian official document.
IWM Q 32160: undated; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 15691: 1916; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: WO 158/640B: c.1918; Crown copyright.

Service records for the First World War
IWM Q 442: 1916; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 95/5369: 1917; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: PIN 15/1472: 1918; © estate of Mrs Ettie Brodie.
Catalogue reference: WO 138/47: 1915-17; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: ADM 196/123: 1916-55; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: BT 334/65: 1915; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: AIR 79/17: 1914-16; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: AIR 10/237 Part 2: 1918; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 19655: 1918; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: WO 399/100: 1918, 1919; Crown copyright.
IWM Dept of Exhibits and Firearms: 1919-20; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: WO 98/8: 1914; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 71/599: 1917; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 93/44: 1915; Crown copyright.

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Aftermath
Catalogue reference: WO 106/412: 1918; Crown copyright.
IWM 3531: 1949; author, Winston Churchill; © BBC Sound Archive; courtesy of the BBC and the Imperial War Museum Sound Archive.
Catalogue reference: FO 211/517: 1919; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: CHAR 4/12: 1926; Crown copyright.
IWM 96/3/1: 1918; author, Mrs E.S. Bennett; © E.E. Bennett; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 31229: 1918; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM 505: 1920; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London.
Catalogue reference: HO 144/1534/387000: 1919; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: CAB 24/153: 1919; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: AIR 19/109: 1922; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: ADM 1/8542/290: 1918; no copyright.
Catalogue reference: AIR 1/2312/221/41: 1919; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 31491: 1920; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM CHR 74: 1965; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.

Document packs

Origins of the First World War
Catalogue reference: FO 371/1992: 1914; German official document.
Catalogue reference: GFM 33/1544: 1924; out of copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 106/1044: 1914; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: FO 371/2159: 1914; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: CAB 41/35/24: 1914; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 65496: 1914; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 81755: 1914; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 41435: 1906; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: FO 371/1985: 1914; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: ADM 116/3474: 1911; Crown copyright.

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Women and the First World War
IWM Q 30758: undated; photographer, Horace Nicholls; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: HO 144/1254/234646 Part 4: 1914; out of copyright.
IWM 77/156/1: 1916; author, Miss G.M. West; © estate of Miss G.M. West; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 28014: undated; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM 521: 1918; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London.
IWM 4124/B/B: 1964; author Mrs M. Hall; © BBC Sound Archive; courtesy of the BBC and the Imperial War Museum Sound Archive.
Catalogue reference: MUN 5/164/1124/40: undated; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: EXT 1/315 Part 17: undated; artist, Septimus E. Scott; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: EXT 1/315 Part 2: undated; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: MUN 4/3646: 1916; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: HO 45/11164: 1917; author, Alfred Smith; © estate of Alfred Smith.
Catalogue reference: HO 190/900: 1919; author, Thomas F. Thompson; © estate of Thomas F. Thompson.

The Eastern Front, 1914-17
Catalogue reference: CAB 37/126/32: 1915; statement, anon.; report, Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 106/1559: 1914; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 106/1122: 1915; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 106/1123: 1915; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: PRO 30/57/67: 1915; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 115280: 1915; photographer, Gustav Lachmann; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 29887: undated; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM 4151/1: 1963; author, Gustav Lachmann; © BBC Sound Archive; courtesy of the BBC and the Imperial War Museum Sound Archive.
IWM PST 2713: 1917; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 45331: 1918; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: GFM 33/1504: 1918; Russian official document.
Catalogue reference: WO 106/1037: 1917; Crown copyright.

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Spotlights on history

Alleged German 'war crimes'
Catalogue reference: HO 45/11061/266503: 1914-6; Report of the Committee on Alleged German Outrages Cd.7894; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 106364: undated; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: HO 45/10944/257142: 1914, 1917; © Metropolitan Police Authority; reproduced by permission of the Metropolitan Police Authority.

The Armenian massacres
IWM PST 2754: artist, Wladyslaw Benda; © estate of Wladyslaw Benda; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: FO 96/205 Part 1: 1915; out of copyright.
Catalogue reference: FO 371/2488: 1915; author, James, Lord Bryce; © Gillian B. Ingall; reproduced by permission of Mrs Gillian B. Ingall.

The anti-war movement
Catalogue reference: HO 45/10810/311932: 1916; out of copyright.
Catalogue reference: MH 47/62: 1918; © estate of Frank Snell.
Catalogue reference: HO 45/10801/307402: 1916; leaflet and newspaper cutting, out of copyright; author of letter, H. Rivers Willson; © estate of H. Rivers Willson.

Espionage
Catalogue reference: HO 45/10779/277334: 1916; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 71/1236: 1914; author of letter, Carl Hans Lody; © estate of Carl Hans Lody; court martial extracts, Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: KV 1/74: 1915; author, Courtenay de Rysbach; © estate of Courtenay de Rysbach.

The blockade of Germany
Catalogue reference: CAB 1/22: 1917; Crown copyright.
IWM 655a: 1918; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London.
IWM PST 0432: undated; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 110883: undated; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.

Air raids
Catalogue reference: AIR 1/589/16/15/199 Part 1: 1917; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: MEPO 2/1621: 1915; out of copyright.
Catalogue reference: AIR 1/2104/207/36: 1920; map, French official document; report Crown copyright.

Demobilisation in Britain, 1918-20
Catalogue reference: PRO 30/30/8: 1918; author, Alfred, Viscount Milner; © New College, Oxford; by permission of the Warden and Fellows, New College, Oxford.
Catalogue reference: RECO 1/858: 1919; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 7544: 1918; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.

Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-9
Catalogue reference: AIR 1/9/15/1/34: 1919; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: PRO 30/71/4: 1919; author, Guy Warneford Nightingale; © estate of G.W. Nightingale.
Catalogue reference: WO 158/741: 1919; author, Aleksandr Vasilyevich Kolchak.

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Battles

The Battle of the Somme
IWM 66/144/1: 1916; author, Will Mulholland; © estate of W. Mulholland; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: WO 158/327: 1916; Crown copyright.
IWM 191: 1916; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London.
Catalogue reference: WO 158/326: 1916; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: ZPER 34/149: 1916; artist, Richard Caton Woodville; out of copyright; reproduced by permission of the Illustrated London News Picture Library.
IWM Q 4255: 1916; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.

The 1918 Allied counter-offensive
Design image: from RAF archives (1920s); Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: AIR 1/168/15/160/3: 1918; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 158/29: 1918; French official document.
Catalogue reference: WO 106/529: 1918; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 11315: 1918; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM CUDE R MM: 1918; author, Robert Cude; © Mrs S. Ashton; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.

The Battle of Jutland
Catalogue reference: MFQ 1/366/4: undated; German official document.
IWM SP 2157: 1916; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM 4096/C/A: 1963; author, C. Farmer; © BBC Sound Archive; courtesy of the BBC and the Imperial War Museum Sound Archive.
Catalogue reference: ADM 137/4808: 1916; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: ADM 1/8461/154: 1916: Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: CAB 16/37/4: 1920; Battle of Jutland, 30th May to 1st June, 1916. Official Despatches, with Appendices Cmd.1068; Crown copyright.

The Gallipoli campaign
Catalogue reference: PRO 30/57/72: 1915; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 95/4310: 1915; Crown copyright.
IWM 7377/1: 1965; author, R.B. Gillett; © Imperial War Museum; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum Sound Archive.
Catalogue reference: WO 317/1: 1915-16; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 13392: undated; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: CAB 19/1: 1917-8; First Report of the Dardanelles Commission Cd.8490; Crown copyright.

The Mesopotamia campaign
Catalogue reference: HO 45/10838/331607/3: 1917-8; Report of the Commission appointed by Act of Parliament to enquire into the Operations of War in Mesopotamia, Together with a Separate Report by Commander J. Wedgwood, D.S.O., M.P., and Appendices Cd.8610; Crown copyright.
IWM 76/115/1: 1916; author, Harold Spooner; © A.P. Spooner; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
Catalogue reference: PRO 30/57/71: 1916; Crown copyright.
IWM Q 79446: 1916; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.
IWM Q 24168: 1917; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.

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People
IWM Q 108161: undated; Crown copyright; courtesy of the Imperial War Museum.

Thomas Aageson
Private's service record: Thomas Aageson
Catalogue reference: WO 363/A127: 1916, 1915-18; Crown copyright.

J R R Tolkien
Officer's service record: J R R Tolkien
Catalogue reference: WO 339/34423: 1915, 1916, 1917; Crown copyright.

James Henry Dellbridge
Navy rating's service record: James Henry Dellbridge
Catalogue reference: ADM 188/285 no.173619: 1893-1919; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: ADM 171/100 f.313: 1919-20; Crown copyright.

Indra Lal Roy
RFC officer's service record: Indra Lal Roy
Catalogue reference: AIR 76/438: 1917-19; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: ZJ 1/662 p.11254: 1918; Crown copyright.

Annie Maude Ellwood
WAAC member's service record: Annie Maude Ellwood
Catalogue reference: WO 398/69: 1917, 1918-19; Crown copyright.

Eric Skeffington Poole
Service record of an executed officer: Eric Skeffington Poole
Catalogue reference: WO 339/35077: 1914-15; Crown copyright.
Catalogue reference: WO 71/1027: 1916; Crown copyright.

 

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