World War I reduced Europe’s mightiest empires to rubble, killed 20 million people, and cracked the foundations of our modern world.
What if you were there?
Tall Tales of the Angel Archers
In a trench so delirious that you see flying angels with bows wiping out vast German hordes.
Christmas in the Trenches
Listen to the Germans sing Christmas carols and play a friendly game of football while avoiding artillery.
Zeppelin Raid on London
You’re a Zeppelin Captain in charge of a raid on London. Then, you’re a British BE2 pilot tasked with destroying the flying behemoths at night.
The Battle of Jutland
You’re a sailor on the HMS Queen Mary, and your ship has been hit and on fire off the Danish coast.
Oblivion at the Somme
You’re a British soldier from for the East Lancashire Regiment and in the first wave of attacks on the Somme.
Mutiny on the Western Front
You’re a French soldier, and you’ve had enough of the senseless killing and refuse to follow orders; what happens?
Belleau Wood Nightmare
It’s 1918, and you’re a fresh, eager US soldier looking to prove yourself in battle. You’re ordered to attack the German machine-gun nests hidden in the Belleau Wood.
The First World War was four long years of slaughter, exhaustion, and the near-collapse of a civilization that until 1914 had dominated the globe. Instead of rote memorization of endless facts, figures, names, and places, why not show what happened from those that were there in the trenches, skies, and on the seas?
What did they see, hear, and feel?
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- Jennifer Gibson
while the details are all there it reads like a Wikipedia article and the narrator has zero feeling or care in his voice. it's like we're all here and no one wants to be.