Arthur McBride and the Sergeant makes me think of all the brave conscientious objectors to the first world war. I wish many more had been able to do it.
The Arab peoples will never forget the secret agreement to carve up the Middle East 100 years ago, because they see it as directly relevant to problems they face today.
Lemmy Kilmister, singer from Motörhead, who died on 29 December 2015, wrote this song about 16-year old soldiers in the first world war.
A senior officer "came round the trenches and told every fellow to shoot any German he saw" but "no one took any notice".
Remembering Charlie Chaplin on the anniversay of his death. For his vast worldwide audience the laughter he induced was the antidote to the anxieties and concerns of their lives.
We now know that frontline troops were rotated because the generals feared they wouldn't return to killing the enemy after their impromptu cease fire.
A story by British poet Merryn Williams, whose two grandfathers fought in WW1, her great-uncle was killed at Gallipoli and her grandfather-in-law was killed on 21st March 1918 in the German offensive.