A short story written in the earliest days of the First World War became an enduring symbol of British providence.
First World War
The First World War offered new opportunities for enterprising female doctors.
How did an executed English nurse become the unlikely protector of the German poet who pronounced her dead?
As a frontline soldier in the First World War, the German artist Otto Dix fell under the spell of the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche and his assault on Christian morality.
A personal interpretation of France under two occupations, reissued as a Modern Classic.
Events in the Baltic States at the end of the First World War had serious long-term consequences.
A secret communication between Germany and Mexico was exposed on 3 March 1917.
The life and work of the war poet and author is revealed in all its rich complexity.
When the Great War broke out in 1914, the German imperial army was regarded as the finest fighting force on earth. Just four years later, it was crushed by Britain and its allies.
Having survived the rigours of the Great War, soldiers faced the return to civilian life. For some, it presented an even greater challenge.