World War One
World War One
The wreck of a German First World War submarine sunk by a mine on its maiden voyage has been discovered and the remains will become an official war grave, the Dutch defence ministry has announced.
THE closest surviving relatives of a soldier killed in a bomb blast in France more than 90 years ago have been traced by Edinburgh historians.
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STORIES of British and German troops playing football and exchanging gifts in no man's land during a Christmas ceasefire are among the most enduring images of the First World War.
Prince William urged people never to forget the sacrifices of the Great War yesterday as he became the patron of the Imperial War Museum Foundation.
SCOTLAND stopped for two minutes as across the country people paid a silent tribute to the servicemen and women who have lost their lives fighting in wars at home and overseas.
Muslim protesters burned a poppy and chanted "British soldiers burn in hell" during yesterday's two minutes of silence in London.
THEY stood in train stations and on city streets, in gardens and cemeteries, each with their own thoughts of the war dead and all part of the deafening sound of silence. For two minutes a rare stillness blanketed Britain at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, as millions marked Remembrance Day.
THE most highly decorated Luftwaffe bomber pilot of the Second World War - a Nazi to the end - has died in Germany at the age of 97.
THOUSANDS of Scots fell silent for two minutes today to remember those who have died in war.
Some who resisted conscription went on to serve with distinction in the First World War, according to the files.
Contrary to popular belief, only a minority of the cases were appeals by conscientious objectors.
In his application, Fyffe claimed his act was 'one of the best tonics for soldiers and sailors'
IT IS a remarkable story of wartime sacrifice that reads like a Scottish version of Saving Private Ryan. With three sons already killed in the First World War and another badly injured on the Western Front, grieving Glasgow mother Elsie Cowie begged a military tribunal not to conscript her fifth son Frank.
FROM a future Secretary of State for Scotland to a mother who had lost three sons and was desperate to keep her fourth at home, they are the Scots who resisted the call-up to fight in World War One.
HEART of midlothian FC have demanded the club's memorial to mark the fallen of the Great War be reinstated to its rightful spot at Haymarket before next year's Remembrance Service, after the tramsworks forced the event to be moved to Tynecastle Stadium again this year.
THE First World War will finally end for Germany on Sunday, with the last payment of nearly £60 million of a £22 billion debt imposed for starting "The War to End all Wars".
Three British warships sunk off the coast of Estonia in action immediately after the First World War have been discovered.
REVEALED: "the devils in skirts" in all their glory. A military historian has unearthed German propaganda from the First World War which shows how the Kaiser's army demonised Scottish soldiers as savage barbarians.
NAZI claims that Hitler was a hero of the Great War have been debunked as a propaganda myth by a Scottish historian.
FROM rats and gas attacks to the realities of fighting in the trenches wearing a kilt, visitors to Edinburgh Castle this weekend are to get a dose of Scottish soldiers' experiences in the First World War.