Some of the Black servicemen made the ultimate sacrifice but, with the passage of time, with the exception of Walter Tull, their contributions have been forgotten.
Poet Charles Causley saw the victims of the first world war 'under his nose' wandering about his town, 'still shell-shocked'. His poem 'Dick Lander' is about one of these victims and is read by fellow poet Heathcote Williams.
The more the body was exposed, by both modern weaponry and new, more practical fashions, the more similar the male and female form seemed to become.
Roelof Bakker’s new photo-book, How Many Hopes Lie Buried Here Mother is testament to the millions of deaths of World War One, and for anyone affected by war, both soldiers and civilians.
On 30 July 1916, when titanic explosions shook the US east coast, it seemed the battlefields of Europe had reached New York City.
A protester in the guise of a WW1 soldier reminded the gathering crowds and media, as Chilcott delivered his damning verdict on the invasion of Iraq, of the timeline between the first world war centenary and the invasion of Iraq.
Just as some historians claim the first world war was a "necesarry evil", Tony Blair tries to justify his illegal war in Iraq, which killed more than one million people.
When Tony Blair posed for a photo opportunity with Harry Patch, Britain's longest surviving WW1 soldier, he got more than he bargained for.
Hundreds of soldiers wrote to families on eve of battle that saw 57,000 British casualties on first day
When The Battle of the Somme was released as a feature film in August 1916, audiences were stunned by the feeling that they had witnessed the battle for themselves.
When the modern Middle East was carved up in the secret cabals of imperial statesmen a century ago, T E Lawrence suffered a slow-motion mental collapse.
The 1916 Military Service Act conscripted all single men between 18 and 41 – apart from the clergy, teachers, and those involved with essential industry. And conscientious objectors.