Scotland and World War One

A collection of news, features and expert guides which tell the story of Scotland in World War One.

A unique collection of letters between a university professor and his wife are being published on social media by ...

16/04/2018

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Field Marshal Douglas Haig, commander at the Battle of the Somme, died on 29 January 1928 in London.

29/01/2018

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On the shelves of libraries and archives everywhere there are hidden lives waiting to be discovered. This article ...

22/01/2018

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John Miles tells the story of three iconic songs which remember the sacrifice made by Scots in the Great War. ...

27/11/2017

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The role of a small group of doctors, nurses and surgeons who used their medical skills in wartime is explored in ...

15/11/2017

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On 11 November 1918, representatives of the Allied forces and Germany signed the Armistice, marking the end of ...

11/11/2017

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The exact location of the WW1 destroyer HMS Pheasant has been confirmed following a maritime archaeology project ...

25/09/2017

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Lord Kitchener began a huge recruitment campaign days after the outbreak of World War I, on 7 August 1914. ...

07/08/2017

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On 21 June 1919, 74 German warships were scuttled at Scapa Flow, Orkney. ...

21/06/2017

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National Museum of Scotland has announced details of a £480,000 project to explore artefacts acquired by British ...

24/02/2017

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The widely-known Christmas truce of 1914, when World War I troops ceased hostilities on Christmas day, were not ...

20/12/2016

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Stars including Sir Daniel Day-Lewis and Ian McMillan have helped relaunch a special collection of books and other ...

03/11/2016

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