Poster advertising the 1930 Academy
Award winning film. (Image courtesy filmsite.org)
Oregon State Archives Web exhibits
These exhibits offer more information about society and culture
in Oregon before, during, and after World War I:
View Life on the Home Front: Oregon Responds to World War II
history exhibit, 1837-1859
agent regulations exhibit page
exclusion act exhibit page
Massacre trial exhibit
in Oregon exhibit
Harbor and Oregonians exhibit
River Gorge exhibit
Conservation Corps exhibit
WPA tour of the Oregon Coast
tour across Oregon
Oregon Historical Records Index
This searchable index includes World War I personal service
histories gathered by the Oregon State Defense Council:
Historical Records Index
Selected Web sites
These sites include extensive descriptions, documents, and media related
to World War I:
Link World War I Document Archive
Link Encyclopaedia of the First World War
War I: Trenches on the Web
Link The Great War (PBS)
World War I links
Selected television documentary
"World War I: The Complete Story" (CBS, 1963)
Still the best television documentary on the war. Over ten hours long
with extensive archival
"All Quiet on the Western Front" (Lewis Milestone,
director, 1930) Several German schoolboys
are followed through the horrors of the trenches.This anti-war film is
based on the best-selling 1929 novel by Erich Maria Remarque.
"Paths of Glory" (Stanley Kubrick, director,
1957) Fictional doomed French assault leads to scapegoating and court
martials as this film looks at patriotism and ambition during war.
"Gallipoli" (Peter Weir, director,
1981) Two Australian message runners face the brutal realities of
war when they are sent to fight in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey
World War I.
Gilbert, Martin, "First World War: A Complete History" (1996).
Howard, Michael, "First World War" (2003).
Keegan, John, "The First World War" (2000).
Kennedy, David, "Over Here: The First World War and American Society" (1990).
Strachan, H (ed.), "The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War" (1998).
Tuchman, Barbara, "The Guns of August" (1994).