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The BBC's Britain's Great War, episode two of four

A newly-arrived horse is taken in hand at Shirehampton Remount Depot (Bristol in the Great War) #WW1

Battlefields Then and Now: Verdun, France

Battlefield Verdun, France. Holes still left from WW One shelling. The fort and surrounding area is haunting. The town is truly beautiful.

A Gunner's Great War - An Artilleryman's Experience from the Somme to the Subcontinent

Unlike its near neighbour, working-class Salford, Manchester proved able to raise eight Pals battalions. Initially, these battalions were composed of middle-class men who experience before the war years was within the commercial, financial and manufacturing interests which formed the foundations of Edwardian Manchester's life and prosperity. Manchester was undeniably proud of its pals battalions.

Check out this #WW1 blog, Chelmsford in the Great War, by author Jonathan Swan @ChelmsfordWW1