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World War I: Commemorating the Centennial

Take a look back on the Great War, the momentous event that forever changed the course of world history. From its very beginnings to post-war reflections, we're excited to bring you contributions from our expert authors.

Our Story During WWI

God Save the King sign erected at OUP Oxford"Probably no European Press did more to propagate historical and ethical truth
about the war."

- The Times Literary Supplement, reviewing the last edition of the Oxford University Roll of Service



OUP was itself caught up in the events of World War I. Many of its staff walked out of the gates for the front line, never to return. The Press started printing Oxford Pamphlets on World Affairs to educate the public, and undertook secret work for Government Intelligence departments.