First World War newspaper articles

August 2014 marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. To facilitate access to research in this field Cengage Learning have made made several newspaper articles from the period freely available online. Topics include: the prelude to war, the Western Front, keeping the Germany Army at bay, Germany’s advance, America joins the war, the end of the war and summarising the war.


Hints and tips are also provided on the site above about effective search strategies for locating further newspaper articles from this period. To find more primary sources about the First World War you may wish to explore the Library’s historical newspaper collections such as NewsVault and The Times Digital Archive.