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Online Encyclopedia Britannica
Britannica Online: Provides an excellent overview of this topic. The best search term to find information is World War 1.
Search Encyclopedia Britannica by using the search window below. If requested, the username is wonthsc and the password is vicschool
Library Catalogue. Non-Fiction resources
Below are some of the Non-Fiction resources found on the library shelves. The Dudley Library catalogue also has many other Non-Fiction resources for this topic. Use search terms World War One, WW1, World War 1, First World War, The Great War. Several important Dewey numbers on the Non-Fiction shelves are 940.4. Hover over the (i) for additional information on the books.
World War 1 by World War I traces the history of Australia from the beginning of World War I in 1914 to its conclusion in 1918.
Call Number: 940.3 BUL
World War I by This book considers how tangled European alliances swiftly led to a general European war in the aftermath of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination in June 1914.
Call Number: 940.3 GRA
World War I. The cause for War Readers will get a snapshot of the political and social climates of the five great European powers: Britain, France, Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Russia in the years before the start of World War I. Rapid industrial development and a movement toward solving differences through military action led countries to create alliances between them. The feeling in Europe was that war was inevitable, and Germany was the first to make the move. Find out how an assassination set off a chain of declarations of war, and how Germany put their war machine into motion with the Schlieffen Plan - a strategy that called for the invasion of neutral countries.
Call Number: 940.3 HYD
World War 1 by Explores WW1 using a wealth of primary source material. Includes personal accounts and documents giving the reader an insight into the period.
Call Number: 940.3 STE
The Illustrated History of World War One A history of the military and political events of World War I, described chronologically, from the state of Europe before the declaration of war by Germany to the triumph of the allies and the armistice.
Call Number: 940.3 WES
Website Links - found in Dudley catalogue
The Guardian website has detailed information under ‘The story of a global Conflict’. Click on title on the site. Interactive with videos. Click the following link to explore...
Causes of WW1 - What caused The Great War. This program takes a look at the causes of the war, using archive film stock, photographs and on screen maps. 22 minutes
The assassination of Archduke Grancis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary in detail. The Assassin : How Gavrilo Princip fired the deadliest shot in history. 5 minutes