First World War Centenary

The Long Road to Peace

Presenter: Professor Sir Hew Strachan
BBC Radio 3 | The Essay | 3-7 April 2017

Military historian Hew Strachan reflects upon five waypoints along the road to peace in the First World War.

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Remembering the Somme

A vigil in memory of those who fought in the Somme Offensive, 1 July 1916 to 18 November 1916.

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The Fall of Kut – 29 April 1916

CWGC commemorates the Fall of Kut on 29 April 1916.

For 147 days between December 1915 and April 1916, Turkish forces besieged the town of Kut on the River Tigris…

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