Scotland and World War One

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

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

21/06/2017

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We talk to shipwreck explorer Rod Macdonald about what it’s like to visit Scapa Flow’s shipwrecks, and the ...

09/05/2017

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

29/01/2017

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

11/11/2016

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

07/08/2016

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British and German warships will lay wreaths at the site of the Battle of Jutland in the North Sea to commemorate ...

23/05/2016

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17/12/2015

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Historical documents and artefacts charting the history of Erskine Hospital, some of which have laid undiscovered ...

23/11/2015

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A plaque that pays tribute to nurses who lost their lives in the First World War has been unveiled in a ...

18/11/2015

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