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First World War

William A. Pelz, A People’s History of the German Revolution

Pluto, 2018; 208pp; £16.99

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The World is My Country

11-day exhibition marks end of PN touring show

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Remembrance and peace

UK peace groups mark 100th anniversary of First World War armistice

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Remembrance - Pacifist Style

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In some ways it is hard to believe it has now been over a century since the guns of the First World War fell silent. The 'war to end all wars' is so deeply engraved on our national consciousness that even now, when there is no living memory of the conflict, people gather to speak, remember and reflect on that awful, bloody war.

I observed the two minute silence at 11am in front of my television at home, unable to face the militarism (not to mention the crowds) taking place down the river at the Whitehall Cenotaph. The service in Tavistock Square, politely timed at 1pm for those who wished to attend both services in person, is far more my speed. Here there is no marching, no saluting, no talk of the glorious dead. Instead there is quiet reflection, poetry, and a deep sadness that far from ending all wars, 'The Great War' sowed the seeds for the next major conflict, and the Cold and proxy wars that followed. There was a theme this year at Tavistock Square, and a pledge – 'No More War – Let's Make Peace Happen'.

Devils on Horseback - Film Review

The case of Henry Rivett Albrow, a conscientious objector.

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Billy Bishop Goes To War – Review

31 October – 24 November, Jermyn Street Theatre

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The Good Soldier Schwejk – film review

A film that uses humour to convey the absurdity of armed conflict.

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'Long live peace!'

The unknown history of the German Revolution, 1918 - 1919

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Signs of life!

WW1 COs remembered

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Turning a teenage casualty into a war hero

100 years on from the battle of Jutland, exposing war propaganda

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