Commemorating the First World War
Commemorating World War I
2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. Here you can find a collection of informative websites about events in Germany commemorating the First World War, as well as speeches and articles by German politicians.
Foreword from Ambassador Ammon
Here you can find Ambassador Ammon's foreword on the First World War centenary, first published in a special edition of DE Magazin Deutschland in June 2014. Dr Ammon is the German Ambassador to the Court of St James's.
Official events, speeches and opinion pieces
Throughout 2014, official events are taking place across Germany and beyond to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War. Click here to find articles about a selection of these events.
Here you can find speeches and opinion pieces by German and international public figures commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.
Take a look at a diverse range of resources and projects focussing on the centenary of the First World War.
Find current, past and future events commemorating the First World War in the UK and Germany here.
Year of commemoration 2014 – a task for German foreign policy
One hundred years have passed since the outbreak of the First World War, 75 years since the start of the Second World War. We are celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall and the peaceful revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe for the 25th time. Ten years ago the EU’s eastward enlargement was successful.
2014 – year of remembrance
In 2014, 100 years will have passed since the outbreak of the First World War, 75 years since the start of World War II, and 25 years since of the fall of the Berlin Wall.