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British Society for the History of Science (BSHS)
British Society for the History of Science is the main organisation in the British Isles working to bring together people with an interest in the histories of science, technology and medicine and their changing relationship with society.
http://www.bshs.org.uk

BT archives
BT Archives preserves the historical information of British Telecommunications plc and its predecessors from the early part of the nineteenth century up to the present day, effectively the history of telecommunications services in the United Kingdom and from the UK to overseas.
http://www.btplc.com/Thegroup/BTsHistory/BTgrouparchives/

Centenary News
Independent, impartial and international coverage of the First World War Centenary and Centennial 2014 – 2018
http://www.centenarynews.com/

The Centenary of the First World War: commemorating the centenary of the Great War of 1914-18
A website provided by The Western Front Association to record items of interest during the course of the Centenary of the Great War 1914-18. The aim of the site is also to include a comprehensive calendar of Great War Centenary events provided not only by the WFA itself but by many others in the UK and internationally.
http://www.firstworldwarcentenary.co.uk/

David Doughty
Australian website about all things World War One with a particular focus on the ANZAC experience.
http://www.ddoughty.com/

Defence Electronics History Society (DEHS)
The aim of DEHS is to contribute to the study and public awareness of the history of defence electronics leading to a better understanding of the complex world of technology and its impact in the global marketplace. The DEHS comprises a membership of some eminent pioneers of radar along with others who contributed to pathfinding innovations of the 20th Century.
http://www.dehs.org.uk

The Green Howards Museum
The Green Howards Regimental Museum is the museum of the Green Howards infantry regiment of the British Army and is located in the old Trinity Church in the centre of the market place of Richmond, North Yorkshire. Founded in 1938, the museum houses artefacts and displays showing three centuries of the history of the regiment.
http://www.greenhowards.org.uk/

Historic Newspapers: World War One Teaching History Resources
Free teaching packs to help students discover the cause and consequence of historical events including World War One. Hard copies are currently available to schools, universities, libraries and accredited education establishments only. The World War One pack includes material on the Battle of Loos, the Gallipoli withdrawal, London Air Raids, and War is Over.
http://www.historic-newspapers.co.uk/info/teaching-history-resources/

Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) archives
IET archives is a unique collection of material promoting and preserving the history of science, engineering and technology. Includes biographies, featured articles, online exhibitions, research guides, information about the IET’s history.
http://www.theiet.org/resources/library/archives/

Imperial War Museum (IWM), North
The multi-award winning IWM North opened on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal on 5 July 2002 and has since welcomed over 2.5 million visitors. It is the youngest of IWM’s five branches and the first outside the south-east of England.
http://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-north/

Imperial War Museum First World War Centenary Partnership
2014 will mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War. 1914.org will highlight centenary events and resources from across the globe.
http://www.1914.org/

IWM Putting Art on the Map
A collection of First World War artworks from Imperial War Museums has been added to Historypin for you to explore, curate and update with comments, suggestions and stories. The site features the work of artists including John Singer Sargent, Paul Nash and Eric Kennington.
http://www.historypin.com/project/41-putting-art-on-the-map#!photos/gallery/

Legacies of War, University of Leeds
Legacies of War at the University of Leeds is a First World War Centenary project for 2014-2018. The project will work with people and organisations in Leeds, the UK and internationally to explore the legacy of the First World War.
http://arts.leeds.ac.uk/legaciesofwar/

Museum of the History of Science, Oxford
The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments in the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building, the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford. The museum is both a department of the University of Oxford and an active public museum, offering a programme of family-friendly events, gallery tours, table talks and much more, along with taught sessions for schools.
http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk

Museums Sheffield
Museums Sheffield is the charitable Trust responsible for three of the city’s museums and galleries: Millennium Gallery, Weston Park Museum and Graves Gallery. Museums Sheffield is here to help connect visitors with art, nature, history, ideas – and each other.
http://www.museums-sheffield.org.uk/

Museum of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of Leeds
The Museum works to uncover and represent the scientific past of the University of Leeds and the surrounding area, and to contribute more generally to work in the history and material culture of science.
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/heritage/hpsmuseum/

National Railway Museum
The National Railway Museum in York and Shildon is home to the UK’s national rail collection and includes museum visitor info, events, exhibitions and collections.
http://www.nrm.org.uk/

The Newcomen Society
The Newcomen Society is the world’s oldest learned society devoted to the study of the history of engineering and technology.
http://www.newcomen.com/

the Online Book Page: World War, 1914-1918
A regularly updated list of digitised books on the subject of World War One, sub-divided by subject
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/browse?type=lcsubc&key=World%20War%2C%201914-1918

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum, Cornwall
Porthcurno has a unique historic provenance: this is where the telegraph cables that linked Britain with its Empire and other nations came ashore. The valley was the hub of international cable communications from 1870-1970 and also training college for the communications industry until 1993. Porthcurno was the largest cable station in the world. The ethos of the museum is to have as much as possible to be demonstrated in working order. To keep the collections working we rely on the knowledge and support of a dedicated team of volunteers.
http://www.porthcurno.org.uk/

Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB)
First founded in 1913 as the London Wireless Club,[1] the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) is the United Kingdom’s recognised national society for amateur radio operators.
http://rsgb.org/

RAF Museum
The Royal Air Force Museum is Britain’s only national museum dedicated wholly to aviation. With a world-class aircraft collection, integrated with special exhibitions, films, interactives, artwork, engines, missiles, photographs, uniforms, medals and research and education facilities, the Museum takes an innovative approach while keeping with tradition.
http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/

Royal Engineers Museum, Library and Archive
A military engineering museum and library in Gillingham, Medway, South East England. The museum tells the story of the Corps of Royal Engineers and British military engineering.
http://www.re-museum.co.uk/

Science Museum, London
The Science Museum was founded in 1857 as part of the South Kensington Museum, and gained independence in 1909. Today the Museum is world renowned for its historic collections, awe-inspiring galleries and inspirational exhibitions.
http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/

Thackray Museum
The Thackray Medical Museum is one of the UK’s largest medical museums. We are a vibrant, inclusive and forward-looking charitable organisation, committed to educating, entertaining and inspiring people of all ages and abilities and from all walks of life, from primary school children to international scholars.
http://www.thackraymedicalmuseum.co.uk

Western Front Association
The Western Front Association (WFA) was formed with the aim of furthering interest in The Great War of 1914-1918. We also aim to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of all those on all sides who served their countries in France and Flanders and their own countries during The Great War.
http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/

University of Oxford First World War Centenary
A central portal provided by the University of Oxford listing various events, resources, and projects taking place at the university relating to the Centenary of World War One.
http://www.ox.ac.uk/subsite/first_world_war_centenary/first_world_war_centenary/

Vintage Military & Amateur Radio Society (VMARS)
VMARS exists to help and support Radio Amateurs and Shortwave Listeners who wish to restore and operate vintage military and commercial radio equipment on the amateur bands.
http://www.vmars.org.uk/

World War One propaganda posters
Assorted propaganda posters from all participants in World War One
http://www.ww1propaganda.com/

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