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All about the First World War

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    What's it all about?

    After four years of battle, the First World War (also known as the Great War) came to an end but do your pupils know how the war started? In this article your pupils will discover where the conflict first broke out, how it progressed including when the UK became involved and how it finally ended in November 1918. 

    Use this article to:

    • Learn key facts about the war

    • Read about the ways in which Christmas was celebrated in the trenches

    • Discover how services are held every year to remember those who died during the war and why poppies are displayed in tribute

    Download this FREE article to use as a starting point for your teaching and learning all about the First World War.

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