First world war

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French city believes Madonna may own artwork lost in war – and asks for loan
Amiens mayor wants singer to lend Jérôme-Martin Langlois painting after it went missing in first world war

Kim Willsher in Paris

17, Jan, 2023 @11:17 AM

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Lupin star shines light on riflemen from France’s former colonies in new film
Tirailleurs, featuring Lupin star Omar Sy, tells story of father and son during first world war

Kim Willsher in Paris

08, Jan, 2023 @9:08 AM

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Joy, loss and relief: digitised collection reveals the stories behind Armistice Day
The Australian War Memorial project is bringing diaries and letters from the first world war to new audiences

Natasha May

10, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘Hidden gems’: British letters from first world war published online
Family history website makes cache of documents from National Archives available for public to view

Esther Addley

10, Nov, 2022 @11:40 AM

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The Path of Peace by Anthony Seldon review – a trail of painful history
The writer’s vivid account of walking the Western Front Way illuminates the traumas of the first world war while reassessing his own tumultuous life

Matthew Reisz

08, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Revealed: TE Lawrence felt ‘bitter shame’ over UK’s false promises of Arab self rule
Deleted chapter of book by British spy who supported Arab revolt reveals his true feelings about insincere pledge of self-government

David Barnett

30, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Daniel Brühl: ‘We Germans know better than anyone – there are no winners in war’
For a new adaptation of All Quiet on the Western Front, the actor faced a dual responsibility – to portray a forgotten German hero, and deliver a warning from history

Kate Connolly

24, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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All Quiet on the Western Front review – anti-war nightmare of bloodshed and chaos
Teenage boys quickly find themselves caught up in the ordeal of trench warfare in this German-language adaptation of the first world war novel

Peter Bradshaw

12, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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First German film adaptation of All Quiet on the Western Front shows ‘shame’ of war
Edward Berger’s adaptation of 1928 classic depicts ‘guilt and pain’ felt by Germans over wars

Kate Connolly

13, Sep, 2022 @2:16 PM

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Jimmy Fox obituary
Other lives: Editor-in-chief of Magnum Photos’ Paris office who devoted his retirement to researching the history of a British community in Ypres

Sue Elliott

10, Jul, 2022 @5:21 PM

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Mary West obituary
Other lives: Long-lived matriarch who contributed greatly to local community life in Somerset

Jacob West

07, Jul, 2022 @4:55 PM

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Don’t compare Ukraine invasion to first world war, says ‘Sleepwalkers’ historian
Christopher Clark, author of influential book widely read in Germany, says the 1914 analogy is flawed

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

26, Jun, 2022 @2:52 PM

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