World War 1: A History in 100 Stories

25 April 2015 marked the Centenary of the Gallipoli Landings Discover 100 stories that will forever change the way you see the Great War Explore stories of hope, suffering and...

25 April 2015 marked the Centenary of the Gallipoli Landings

Discover 100 stories that will forever change the way you see the Great War

Explore stories of hope, suffering and loss from newly released historical archives with Monash University's World War 1: A History in 100 Stories free online course.

Go on a journey across the battlefields of Gallipoli and the Western Front

The 100 stories distil the experience of the Great War. Amongst the cast of the 100 stories are not just soldiers, sailors, airmen and nurses, but parents who lost their sons, wives who struggled with shell-shocked husbands, children who never knew their fathers. The themes these stories explore - grief and suffering, hope, anguish and loss - are universal. They are told in a language everyone can understand and are based on archives only just opened to historians.

Discover the forgotten stories.

Read Professor Bruce Scates' The battles don't end when the guns stop firing: Three forgotten stories to mark Anzac Day blog post to learn about the experiences of three Australian soldiers in the Great War.

Research your own stories.

Throughout the five weeks of the course you'll be introduced to the new digital archives that are changing the way War is remembered, and learn how to use them.

By the end of this course, you'll have a better understanding of one of the greatest catastrophes of the 20th Century, and the skills to embark on independent research of your own.

Join now

To learn more about the forgotten stories of the Great War and explore stories of grief and suffering, hope, anguish and loss, join the free online course World War 1: A History in 100 Stories.