The First World War

The First World War Postcards

In 1914 Germany and Austro-Hungary went to war against Belgium, France and Russia. Others countries, including Great Britain, Italy and eventually the USA became involved. The war ended in November 1918 with the defeat of Germany and its allies. The postcards illustrate two key battles of the war – the Somme and Ypres; the Air War on the Western Front, and the major war poets.

Hand drawn artwork Research, designed and illustrated in Bath (UK) Regularly verified by leading experts