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Technology and the First World War

The First World War was the first industrial war and resulted in military innovation at an almost unimaginable scale. Here are a small sample of the technologies that were accelerated through the conflict, from tanks to telecommunications, as seen in the records we hold.

The Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles

This debated document officially ended the First World War and set out the terms and conditions for peace, and determined the course of the 20th century.