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# The Great War

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# armistice day
Remembering World War I: The Hauntings Soldier keeps watch at St Stephen's Green
Events are taking place this morning to mark the moment the guns fell silent.
Voices
'2 more weeks and he'd be back with other survivors with scarred lungs, stumped limbs or a shattered sanity'
Remembering our war dead means reminding ourselves who and what made them war dead and to despise their modern-day equivalents, writes Tom Farrell.
# dublin docks
A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin
Of the 36 people who died in the bombings, only four bodies were found.
# The Great War
WWI German submarine wreck found off Belgium
The bodies of 22 sailors are understood to still be inside the wreckage.
# price of freedom
424 Irish borstal boys chose war over internment - many died hoping for redemption
British authorities saw institutions as fertile recruiting grounds for the army.
Voices
Arthur Corrie Lewin - the Irishman who went missing while flying over Africa
His story is told in this extract from the book The Glorious Madness, written by historian Turtle Bunbury.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you wear a poppy?
You might see a few around to mark Armistice Day.
# The Great War
These amazing colourised photographs bring World War I to life
The ‘war to end all wars’ up close.
# recovered voices
Photos: The Irish at War - stories of 21 Irish men and women brought to life
The propaganda posters, letters, guns and even the clothing of the time is on show.
# The Great War
8 Irish characters who were changed forever by World War I
The daughter of a Kerry clergyman, three Irish air aces and a Corkman who won the Victoria Cross – some of the hidden heroes of WWI.
# The Great War
A 'sunlit picture of hell': War poet Siegfried Sassoon's WWI diaries published online
The Cambridge University Library digitised archive shows how Sassoon documented his experiences of the First World War in sketches and poetry.
# WWI
This gif shows the spread of WWI into a global conflict
Gif shows scope of the Great War which claimed over 37 million lives.
Voices
Column: 'Hell is Coming' - fragments of horror from World War One
One hundred years ago today, a conflict broke out that would change the world forever.
# WWI
100 years since the double assassination which sparked WWI
Controversy and debate continue over the character of Gavrilo Princip, the man who shot the Austro-Hungarian heir.
# Tearjerker
A snapshot of the Irish in World War I
The National Archives has digitised the wills of 9,000 soldiers killed in action during the Great War.