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The World Is My Country

A series of ten posters, and the stories behind them, celebrating key figures and events from the First World War anti-war movement.

Choosing war

A historian uncovers the truth behind Britain’s rush to war in 1914


The Tribunal

No 2 in Peace News’ ‘The World is my Country’ poster project.


Remembering conscientious objectors, 100 years on

On International Conscientious Objectors Day


Film: 'To end all wars' with Adam Hochschild

Adam Hochschild, author of 'To End All Wars' helped us launch the Peace News WW1 project 'The World is My Country' in January 2014 at Friends House in London.

Bodkin v. Bodkin

by Emily Johns. The first in the Peace News poster series celebrating the anti-war movements of the First World War. For the whole story see www.theworldismycountry.info


Mobilising empires for war

During the First World War, the great powers mobilised economic, human and military resources all over the world. They drew fighting men from all over the world into the conflict. They fought battles all over the world. The empires of the day threw their colonies and their colonial subjects into a war for supremacy.


Gatling gun gangsters go global

The European war against the world began long before 1914


First World War COs to be honoured on 15 May

On 15 May, descendants of more than 30 First World War conscientious objectors will take part in this year’s International Conscientious Objectors’ Day commemoration in Tavistock Square, London.

Postcards from home: a film made for Peace News by Dai Vaughan

Originally made for Peace News in 1966, 'Postcards from Home' is entirely composed of postcards sent to and from the front during the First World War, both picture and text.