Monuments and visitors' centres
Interpretative Centre at the Canadian National Memorial, Vimy Ridge
Newfoundland Park - Beaumont-Hamel
Thiepval Visitors' Centre
TelFax: 01306 880960
Middlebrook-Hodgson Tours run one tour in holiday times geared to teachers (next due out Easter 2003)
Forgotten Victory by Gary Sheffield (Headline pound;7.99)
Thiepval (Somme) - Battleground Europe series by Michael Stedman (Pen amp; Sword Publications pound;9.95)
The Face of Battle by John Keegan (Pimlico Press pound;10)
Wilfred Owen by Dominic Hibberd (Weidenfeld and Nicholson pound;25) Video resources
The BBC documentary series from 1964, The Great War, has been re-mastered and released on DVD and VHS. The material has been re-assembled from archives at the BBC and the Imperial War Museum.
Prices: DVD pound;99.99, VHS pound;89.99
More modestly priced is the Channel4 resource: World War 1, Nazi Germany and Europe 1919-39. Prices: the initial purchase of the duel case version (pound;35.25) enables the buyer to get single case versions at pound;11.75 or buy a 10-user network license for pound;11.75.
Donations to the Thiepval Project, Trust Department, Charity's Aid Foundation, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent ME19 4TA
Tel: 01732 529305
Weapons and Technology of World War 1 by Paul Dowswell, Heinemann Price: pound;11.25
How the war saw a revolution in technology.
Key Battles of World War 1 by David Taylor Price: pound;11.25 Useful abbreviated descriptions with illustrations and maps of the key battles in Europe on sea and in the air.
The First World War by Dennis Hamley published by Franklin Watts Price: pound;12.99
Highly illustrated with simple text exploring the war's consequences with material on the rise of Hitler
World War 1 by Simon Adams, photographs Andy Crawford, Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Guide Price: pound;9.99
A superb volume full of fascinating and sometimes gruesome images many of which are provided by the Imperial War Museum. Really delves into the everyday life of soldiers showing their equipment.