First World War Historical Resources
Discover more about the history of the First World War through our Works of Art, Archives and other Parliamentary collections.
The First World War: Personal Connections
Current and former members of the House of Lords remember family members who fought in the war and share personal possessions.
The Battle of the Somme
Explore the Parliamentary collections for documents and images about the Battle of the Somme in 1916.
The Outbreak of the First World War
Explore the Parliamentary collections for documents and images about the outbreak of the First World War in August 1914.
Your Country Needs You
Find out how Parliament called on the people to defend the nation and take part in military operations
Medals and Coins
Explore Parliament's coin and medal collection online