great war

Our Websites, Features, and Articles Are Recommended By:

The United States World War One Centennial Commission
The Library of Congress • U.S. National Archives • U.K. National Archives
Organization of American Historians •• History Education Clearinghouse
History Learning Site • Edtechteacher: Best of History • BBC • PBS
National Science Digital Library • University of Virginia • Yale University
London Public Library • The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center


Trenches on the Web: Our original award-winning and comprehensive Internet History of The Great War was created by the late Michael Iavarone and is maintained in his honor.


On Your Favorite WW1 Topic

Sign-Up for Our Free Publications

Download a Free Copy of Our Magazine
Over the Top
Sign Up for Our Free E-Publications
The Trip-Wire & Roads to the Great War

Recommended Centennial Books

The Great War in 1918
Germany's Last Gamble: The Five Ludendorff Offensives

American Expeditionary Force's Battles Comprehensively Presented

Turmoil in Russia: Revolution, Civil War, Intervention

The British Army's Victorious 100-Day Campaign

Purchase Our Musical CD

Click Here for Playlist, Price, and Ordering Information

Help Build America's WWI National Memorial

world war one

The American Expeditionary Force's Battlefields: Purchase the 28-page, full color, large 8 x 11 inch printable PDF Document, readable on desk tops, laptops or P.E.D. devices. 10 major battles and 5 notable smaller operations covered. Each main section includes: quick facts, then and now photos, maps, details about the battle, and key sites to visit with GPS coordinates. Delivered electronically. 25% of Proceeds dedicated to the construction of the U.S. National World War One Memorial, Pershing Square, Washington, DC. Price: $14.99

a.e.f. or aef or doughboys

Doughboy Center: Our second award-winning Internet site is the most comprehensive resource on the American military experience in the Great War. Contains information on land, air, and naval operations, personalities and veterans, weapons, uniforms, logistics, and traditions. We are revamping the Doughboy Center now but it will remain fully accessible at all times.

first world war

The St. Mihiel Trip-Wire: Our free monthly magazine features in-depth articles on the battles, weapons, personalities, literature, art, diplomacy and politics of the war, plus up-to-date news of 100th Anniversary centennial commemorations.

world war one

Roads to the Great War: There are many roads to follow to gain an understanding of the events of 1914-1918. In our daily blog we host knowledgeable commentators and contributors on every aspect of the war, especially its literature (both new and classic works)and the performing and fine arts. Roads also includes remarkable images from the past and present.

world war i

Over the Top: Our monthly full color, printable, paid subscription E-magazine produced in association with Military History Press gives fresh looks at the significant personalities and events of the war — both the well-known and forgotten. Click on the icon to download our brochure. All our back issues are available on CDs with many extra features.

battlefield tours

To truly understand what happened on the battlefields, there in NOTHING like actually visiting them. We have worked with Valor Tours, Ltd. of California to design a series of battlefield expeditions that will parallel the Centennial year by year, incorporating reenactments of the battles and official commemorations. Click on the icon for information.