Obsessed as I am with WWI, the best way to end a recent trip to London for the Historical Novel Society Conference was a visit to the Imperial War Museum’s WWI exhibit. With the centennial on, we should have known it would be crowded. Organized as a grand winding path, this exhibit sweeps you from pre-war days through each year of the conflict and the aftermath of the Paris Peace conference. Each artefact, picture and memento is displayed for easy viewing often punctuated by the sounds of war. A compelling reminder of what happened to the world in that great catastrophe.
I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.