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Simon Emil Koedel
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Carrie Chapman Catt
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David Lloyd Geroge
Henri-Philippe Petain
 
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 Mata Hari
Karl Hans Lody
 Manfred von Richtofen
 
Georges Clemenceau
Herbert Hoover
Erich Ludendorff
Eddie Rickenbacker
 
 
 
 Helmuth Moltke
 Alfred von 
Schieffen
 

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Lost Poets of the Great War

World War I Biographical Dictionary

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World War I Biographies

Women's Biographies: Distinguished Women of Past and Present

National Portrait Gallery


SIR EDMUND ALLENBY:

Edmund Allenby

First World War.com - Who's Who - Sir Edmund Allenby

Lawrence of Arabia . General Allenby | PBS

Edmund Allenby

Edmund Allenby

Reader's Companion to Military History - - Allenby, Edmund

 Military History People Biographies Allenby


WILLIAM AVERY "BILLY" BISHOP:

World War I : Background to the Billy Bishop Story

Billy BishopBilly Bishop , and  Billy Bishop :  World War I Fighter Ace

Billy Bishop Heritage Museum

Welcome to The Billy Bishop Zone!!!

Trenches on the Web - Bio: William Bishop

First World War.com - Who's Who - William Bishop

William Bishop

British WWI Scout the SE5a and Billy Bishop

Billy Bishop -Warrior Knight of the Air 1894-1956

Billy Bishop

Billy Bishop : Nice site.


OTTO VON BISMARCK:

Otto von Bismarck - Founder of the German Empire

Bismarck, Otto von

Otto von Bismarck - Memoirs : Primary source

Otto von Bismarck - Wikipedia

First World War.com - Who's Who - Otto von Bismarck


DAVID BLOCH:

 Espionage - Spy - Bloch, David


BRADFORD BROTHERS:

 The Bradford Brothers - Heroes of World War I : ** PRIMARY SOURCE

Col Sir T A Bradford DSO DLI

Lieut-Commander G N Bradford VC Royal Navy

Second-Lieutenant J B Bradford MC DLI

Brigadier-General R B Bradford VC MC, and his 3 brothers

Colonel Sir Thomas Bradford D.S.O. D.L. D.C.L.

Tributes to G N Bradford from Admiral Viscount Jellicoe, Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes and others

CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT:

Carrie Chapman Catt Childhood Home

Carrie Chapman Catt, Suffragist and Peace Advocate

Votes for Women: Carrie Chapman Cat

WER Gallery: Carrie Chapman Catt : Photos

Carrie Chapman Catt Hall

Catt, Carrie Clinton Lane Chapman

National Women's Hall of Fame - Women of the Hall

Carrie Chapman Catt on the Web

Catt, Carrie Chapman. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001

Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt Papers : Primary sources.

PBS - American Experience: Woodrow Wilson | People

WINSTON CHURCHILL:

Sir Winston Churchill - The Churchill Centre

Sir Winston Churchill --  Encyclopædia Britannica

GI -- World War II Commemoration

First World War.com - Who's Who

British Prime Ministers: Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer (1874-1965)

Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill : Timeline of his life.

Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer, The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001


GEORGES CLEMENCEAU:

PBS - American Experience: Woodrow Wilson | People

Georges Clemenceau

First World War.com - Who's Who - Georges Clemenceau

Georges Clemenceau

Translated version of http://www.dhm.de/lemo/html/biografien/ClemenceauGeorges/ : Time line of his life

Georges Clemenceau - Wikipedia

Georges Clemenceau :: Online Encyclopedia :: Information Genius

Channel4.com - The First World War : Clemenceau

Georges Clemenceau: Biography of Georges Clemenceau


GEORGE CREEL:

First World War.com - Who's Who - George Creel

Who is George Creel and what is the Committee on Public Information?

George Creel

George Creel on the Selling of the War

George Creel

Creel Committee

Propaganda Analysis - World War I Propaganda

Committee on Public Information - Disinfopedia

SIR ARTHUR CURRIE:

Arthur Currie

Lieutenant-General Sir Arthur Currie and : was a capable Canadian army commander who enjoyed a consistently successful run of victories throughout the war.

Sir Arthur Currie - World War I - Profile of Arthur Currie

Arthur Currie - Wikipedia

Arthur Currie :: Online Encyclopedia :: Information Genius

Arthur Currie - Vimy Ridge Schematic

Joyce Kennedy's Album: Sir Arthur Currie

Arthur Currie by Patrick Murray

Lieutenant-General Sir Arthur Currie : Basic facts

First World War.com - Primary Documents - Sir Arthur Currie on the Lys Offensive, April 1918 : Primary source

Sir Arthur W. Currie

4Reference || Arthur Currie

Arthur Currie
 


ARCHDUKE FRANZ FERDINAND:

Archduke Ferdinand and  Archduke Ferdinand

Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand

History House: Balkan Blunders : The
assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

TIMELINE: 28-Jun-1914 - Assassination in Sarajevo

Channel4.com - The First World War : Ferdinand
 


FERDINAND FOCH:

Trenches on the Web - Bio: Marshal Ferdinand Foch

Channel4.com - The First World War : Foch

First World War.com - Who's Who - Ferdinand Foch

Ferdinand Foch

Biography of Ferdinand Foch

Ferdinand Foch --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia Online Article

Ferdinand Foch - Wikipedia


JOSEPH GALLIENI:

Joseph Gallieni

First World War.com - Who's Who - Joseph Gallieni

First World War.com - Vintage Video - Joseph Gallieni, 1914

Joseph Gallieni


GENERAL DOUGLAS HAIG:

First Earl Douglas Haig

Trenches on the Web - Bio: First Earl Douglas Haig

Douglas Haig

Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig - Wikipedia

Sir Douglas Haig

BBC - History - Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (1861 - 1928)

Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig

General Douglas Haig

Haig, Douglas Haig, 1st Earl. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001

Haig-Debate : Historical debate on the personality and behavior of influential General Haig and his conduct in war.

Channel4.com - The First World War : Sir Douglas Haig

The Great War: Interviews - Wilson: British General Douglas Haig & German General Erich von Falkenhayn

Douglas Haig Butcher or Hero?


MATA HARI:

All about Mata Hari by Denise Noe

FemBio: notable women / Mata Hari

Mata Hari - Wikipedia

First World War.com - Who's Who - Mata Hari

BBC NEWS | Special Report | 1999 | 01/99 | Wartime spies | MI5 watched Mata Hari

NOVA Online | Secrets, Lies, and Atomic Spies | Mata Hari

Who was Mata Hari?

Mata Hari - The Greatest Woman Spy of the Century - French Culture

Mata Hari

BBC News | EUROPE | Mata Hari 'was framed'

HERBERT HOOVER:

Herbert Hoover Food Admnistrator

Biography of Herbert Hoover

Hoover Museum - Digital Archives

The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum

Herbert Hoover's Memoirs on the Belgian Relief

Hoover and the Belgian Relief 1914-1917 : This unit found at the Hoover Presidential library traces Herbert Hooverís efforts to help the war induced famine in Belgium.

Herbert Hoover

Hoover, Herbert Clark. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001

Picture History - World War I Food Administration Banner

War and social upheaval: World War I biographies -- Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover: Iowa Farm Boy and Humanitarian

The United States and World War I by John J. Dwyer

National Heritage Museum - Food is Ammunition: World War I Food ...

"Hard Chewing": Supporting World War I at the Kitchen Table


JOSEPH JOFFRE:

Trenches on the Web - Bio: Marshal Joseph Jacques Joffre

Joseph Joffre and  Joseph Joffre

First World War.com - Who's Who - Joseph Joffre

Reader's Companion to Military History - - Joffre, Joseph

Joseph Joffre - Wikipédia

MSN Encarta - Multimedia - French Commander Joseph Joffre

Joffre's Report on the Marne : Primary source

BBC NEWS | Special Report | 1998 | 10/98 | World War I | Verdun: Symbol of suffering


VERNON KELL:

Vernon Kell


MUSTAFA KEMAL:

General Mustafa Kemal Pasha

Trenches on the Web - Bio: General Mustafa Kemal Pasha

First World War.com - Who's Who - Mustafa Kemal Pasha


SIMON EMIL KOEDEL:

 Espionage - Spy - Koedel, Simon Emil


T.E. LAWRENCE:

Lawrence of Arabia . T.E. Lawrence | PBS

T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) - English Soldier and Author

"The Lawrence of Arabia Factfile"

 Trenches on the Web - Special: A Durable Lawrence (TE)

The 27 Articles of T. E. Lawrence

The T.E. Lawrence Society

T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) | British Soldier and Author

DAVID LLOYD GEORGE:

PBS - American Experience: Woodrow Wilson | People

Trenches on the Web - Bio: David Lloyd George

David Lloyd George

DAVID LLOYD GEORGE EXHIBITION 1863-1945 March 1995

First World War.com - Who's Who - David Lloyd George

David Lloyd George - Wikipedia

Britannia Government: Prime Ministers - David Lloyd George

David Lloyd George

Lloyd George on the Battle of the Somme

BBC - History - David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd George of ... and BBC - History - David Lloyd George 1916

Channel4.com - The First World War


KARL HANS LODY:

Espionage - Spy - Lody, Karl Hans


ERICH LUDENDORFF:

Erich Ludendorff

First World War.com - Who's Who - Erich Ludendorff

First World War.com - Primary Documents - Erich Ludendorff on ...

Erich Ludendorff

Erich Ludendorff - Wikipedia

BBC - History - Erich Ludendorff (1865 - 1937)

Reader's Companion to Military History - - Ludendorff, Erich

Channel4.com - The First World War

Erich Ludendorff - InformationBlast

Erich Ludendorff, "On Overcoming the Consequences of the Lost War" (1922)

Erich Ludendorff

MSN Encarta - Ludendorff, Erich

SOMERSET MAUGHAM:

NOVA Online | Secrets, Lies, and Atomic Spies | William Somerset Maugham

W. Somerset Maugham

Somerset Maugham

W. Somerset Maugham Center

Somerset Maugham

Maugham, William Somerset. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth ...

MAUGHAM

W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM: A Biography

Somerset Maugham


HELMUTH VON MOLTKE:

Trenches on the Web - Bio: Count Helmuth von Moltke

Helmuth von Moltke

Helmuth von Moltke

First World War.com - Who's Who - Helmuth von Moltke

Reader's Companion to Military History - - Moltke, Helmuth von (the Younger)

WALTHER NICOLAI:

Espionage - Spymaster - Nicolai, Walther

Espionage - Agency - Abwehr
 


VITTORIO ORLANDO:

Channel4.com - The First World War : Orlando


ALICE PAUL:

PBS - American Experience: Woodrow Wilson | People
 


HENRI-PHILIPPE PETAIN:

Channel4.com - The First World War : Petain


GENERAL JOHN J. "BLACK JACK" PERSHING:

General John J. "Blackjack" Pershing

General John J. Pershing


MANFRED VON RICHTOFEN:

The Red Fighter Pilot ** PRIMARY SOURCE

Flash Movie - The Red Baron

The Red Baron : Excellent site.


EDDIE RICKENBACKER:

Fighting the Flying Circus : This on-line edition of Eddie Rickenbacker's World War
One memoirs dates from the original version published by Stokes in 1919.  ** PRIMARY SOURCE

Rickenbacker Papers Historical Sketch of Eddie Rickenbacker:
 


ALFRED VON SCHIEFFLEN:

Alfred von Schlieffen

First World War.com - Who's Who - Alfred von Schlieffen

Alfred von Schlieffen

Trenches on the Web - Timeline: 1905-1914 - War Plans

Schlieffen, Alfred, Graf von on Encyclopedia.com

AllRefer Encyclopedia - Schlieffen, Alfred

Schlieffen, Alfred, Graf von. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001

Schlieffen Plan - Causes of WWI - World War I - GCSE ...


CHARLES WHITTLESEY:

Charles Whittlesey - Commander of the Lost Battalion

Maj. Charles Whittlesey, Florence's War Hero

Charles Whittlesey - Commander of the Lost Battalion

Medal Of Honor Citation for Charles Whittlesey

L.C. McCollum. History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion. 1918. Table of Contents.

Major Charles Whittlesey of the Lost Battalion

Lost Battalion of 308th Infantry Regiment, Documents File, Oct 1918 : An Acrobat Reader copy of the military investigation documents that occurred while the Lost Battalion was still "lost". Best part - pages 72-75 and 80-95!

A Personal Memory by Private Ralph E. John of the Lost Battalion


KAISER WILHELM II:

Trenches on the Web - Bio: Kaiser Wilhelm II

Channel4.com - The First World War : Kaiser Wilhelm II

Kaiser Wilhelm II

Kaiser Wilhelm the Second


WOODROW WILSON:

PBS - American Experience: Woodrow Wilson | Wilson- A Portrait : Also a good link on site about America at War.

Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson

Channel4.com - The First World War : Woodrow Wilson

SGT. ALVIN YORK:

 Alvin York

 Alvin C. York

 Sgt. Alvin York

 The Legends and Traditions of the Great War: Sergeant Alvin York

 Alvin York - Wikipedia

 The New American - The Real Sergeant York - January 5, 1998

 Alvin York Biography

 Diary of Sgt. York: ** PRIMARY SOURCE


ARTHUR ZIMMERMANN:

Channel4.com - The First World War : Zimmermann
 
 

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