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Meike and Fleur from the Netherlands

Meike and Fleur from the Netherlands

Tyne Cot Cemetery is busy on this Friday afternoon. Pupils, travel groups and individual visitors roam through the rows of graves, trying to understan…

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Behind the names on the Menin Gate

Behind the names on the Menin Gate

Here are some of the stories behind the names on the Menin Gate. The stories of particular soldiers are stories of mud and blood, of unspeakable suffe…

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Ernest Wood

Ernest Wood

While the Great War may have taken place in Europe, it changed and claimed the lives of countless people far beyond this single continent.  Ernest Wil…

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Irène Curie

Irène Curie

One of the many people to dedicate their lives to others during the Great War was Irène Curie, the eldest daughter of famous Nobel Prize winners Marie…

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