Our latest story on Our Town Stories describes the impact of World War One on the people at home.
Find out about the zeppelin raid, the Gretna Rail Disaster, the city’s footballing heroes, recuperating war poets and pioneering female doctor, Elsie Inglis.
The war that was meant to be over by Christmas lasted over four years and touched the lives of all communities across Britain.
If you’re interested in discovering more about World War One, Edinburgh Libraries has many more resources for research and reflection. We’ve created a new page on our Your Library website where you can explore a growing collection of material related to the conflict.