A First World War film which brought old footage to life in colour has been praised by viewers as extraordinary.
First World War
Michael Alexander pays tribute to his great great uncle James Alexander of St Andrews whose body was found – but lost again – after perishing at Gallipoli during the First World War.
How a Fife naval officer shortened the First World War by hours after defying his Prime Minister at the Armistice
With the 100th anniversary of the First World War Armistice upon us, Michael Alexander hears the remarkable story of a Fife naval officer - instrumental in its signing - who shortened the war by several hours after defying the orders of his Prime Minister.
Remembrance, inexorably linked with the annual commemoration of Armistice and the red Flanders poppy, is still an integral part of our national character. Poignant sentiments expressed in November 1918 are, for so many, similarly relevant today.
How a First World War family tragedy led to the gifting of Kirkcaldy Galleries and war memorial to the town
As the nation reflects on the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War on November 11 1918, prominent businessman Sir Michael Nairn tells Michael Alexander about the family tragedy that directly led to the gifting of Kirkcaldy Galleries and war memorial to the town.
In the penultimate excerpt from The Courier’s book The First World War – The Scottish Soldier’s Story, we look at a tale of courage from the Battle of Jutland.
A Perthshire church will mark this weekend’s Armistice Day with a poignant display of around 4,000 poppies.
A County Remembers is to be the theme of a First World War commemorative event to be held on the eve of Armistice in Angus.
On the morning of September 25 1915, long lines of khaki-clad British infantry advanced on heavily defended German positions in and around Loos, a small coalmining town in the heart of the industrial area of north-east France, says Dr Derek Patrick, University of St Andrews.
The story of how war touched the lives of local people is being told in a new exhibition.