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Monday, 19 November, 2001, 16:03 GMT

Over the top The war to end all wars
World War I eclipsed all previous wars with its scale of destruction - historians estimate that 10 million men lost their lives on the battlefield.
Russian Infantry War and revolution in Russia
One country which will not be marking the 80th anniversary of the end of the Great War in November 1918 is Russia.
soldier Lions led by donkeys?
Were the British generals of World War I "butchers and bunglers"? The Senior Historian at the Imperial War Museum, Peter Simkins, says not.
The Christmas truce
Stories tell of the British and German soldiers playing football together in No Man's Land on Christmas day - but is this just a legend? Historian Malcolm Brown separates fact from fantasy.
Germany declines armistice day invite
Leaders of the nations which fought in World War I will gather to mark the 80th armistice day - but Germany's chancellor has said he will not attend.
Letters home: Becoming a man
EJ 'Ted' Poole was the younger brother of a soldier who was killed at the third battle of Ypres in 1917.
Letters home: Forever sweethearts
Private William Martin and Emily Chitticks were engaged to be married - when he was tragically killed in action.
Letters home: Over the top
Company Sergeant-Major James Milne wrote this poignant letter to his wife moments before he was ordered over the top.
Letters home: 'Pray for me'
Lance-Corporal Frank Earley was a young journalist from Derby who regularly wrote to his family from the front.
Letters home: 'The real state of affairs'
Tired of fighting at the front Laurie Rowlands wrote a frank letter to his sweetheart Alice, in which he revealed his fears and the low morale of his comrades.
The Somme: Hell on earth
The first day of the Somme offensive was the bloodiest day in the history of the British Army with 20,000 killed and 60,000 more injured.
Gallipoli: Heat and thirst
The Gallipoli campaign was a disaster from beginning to end - it was called off after nine months at a loss of more than 100,000 lives.
Verdun: Symbol of suffering
The battle of Verdun was the longest battle of war and cost both sides hundreds of thousands of casualties.
Passchendaele: Drowning in mud
Passchendaele is outstanding among the battles of World War I not only for its cost, but also for the conditions in which those casualties were incurred.
My grandfather's war
BBC Radio 4 Today reporter, Andrew Bell, describes how he set out to visit some of the places mentioned in his grandfather's diary of his time on the Western Front in 1917.
Legacies of the Great War
Eighty years after the guns fell silent the bomb disposal squad in northern France is still defusing or destroying hundreds of tons of unexploded ammunition every year.
War memorials: Lest we forget
There could be as many as 60,000 war memorials in the UK , but no one really knows - the Imperial War Museum is spearheading a project to count every last one of them.
World War I : Your stories
Here are some of your stories about friends and relatives who lived through World War I.
Huge interest in war graves website
Going online has increased inquries to the War Graves Commission from 50,000 per year to 700,000 hits per day.
Veterans tell of war horrors
As the numbers of veterans returning to the battlefields of World War I diminish, many of those with personal reasons to mark Armistice day remain at home.