How did the First World War start and why?
What was it like being a soldier in the trenches?
What did it mean to go over the top?
An interactive timeline to learn about the First War, narrated by children.
World War One was a military conflict lasting from 1914 to 1918 which involved nearly all the biggest powers of the world. It scale was unprecedented.
Learn about about the origin of the conflict, life in the trenches, the major battles, weapons, air and naval warfare and the roles animals played in the war.
Each historical section begins with an audio narrative summarizing the events and includes animations, interactive clues, facts, maps and charts.