1915 Newspapers

1915 newspapers were dominated by stories of war. For many people, their parents or grandparents, the years of the First World War had a huge impact on their lives or the lives of their family members.

With our extensive collection of historic newspapers you can understand the terror that people felt living in the midst of a world war. Our collection of authentic 1915 newspaper articles is the largest in the world and provides comprehensive insight into how the war unfolded, and the ups and downs that would follow. Look at how 1915 events impacted the world and its future.

1915 Original Newspaper
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1915 Original Newspaper

1915 Headlines

A lot happened during this year, but what major events were big news for a 1915 newspaper? World War I was underway, and Europe was a continent divided, as its countries were in the middle of a war that would last 4 long years. 1915 newspaper articles reported on the first German zeppelin attack on Britain as well as the first military use of poison gas, spreading terror throughout the nation.

The battle of Gallipoli began during this year, and involved soldiers from Britain and France, as well as those sent from New Zealand and Australia. It was the only major Ottoman success of the war. Overall, 1915 was a successful year for Germany and its allies, however a disappointing year for the allied forces. A devastating 6.7 earthquake struck in Avezzano, Italy, which killed almost 30,000 people, and destroyed landmarks, homes and lives. Across the ditch in New York, a staggering 25,000 people staged a march in support of women’s suffrage. Read about all these shocking and fascinating events and much more in an original 1915 newspaper.

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JACQUELINE ANN FINCH Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 3 2020

This was a gift and the person I gave it to was delighted with it.

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Ed B Nottingham Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 3 2020

Great service many thanks.

Dvernon Trustpilot product review 4 star rating December 3 2020

A nice product for gifts of memorable dates

Nik Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 2 2020

Easier and cheaper than expected. Absolutely excellent

Customer Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 2 2020

Enjoyed reading what happened on the day I was born. The paper arrived in a display box which will where the paper will be kept.

Hayley Savery Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 2 2020

Amazing! Just what I hoped for and more. Great value for money. Lovely trip down memory lane for my grandad!

joe goldby Trustpilot product review 1 star rating December 2 2020

never received

  • Historic Newspapers Team December 2 2020

    Thank you for your review.

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Ben Trustpilot product review 5 star rating December 2 2020

Lovely old paper to read

Lavinia Bradley Trustpilot product review 3 star rating December 1 2020

Very disappointed. Only 3 pages and was very disappointed as it was to be a special gift but I have now had to go and find something else. It did arrive in a lovely box but as the box was virtually empty even that looked a bit ridiculous. If you had made contact with me and perhaps suggested an additional paper , I would have very happily paid for an additional copy of another paper.

  • Historic Newspapers Team December 2 2020

    Thank you for your review.

    We are sorry to hear this.

    We will always provide you with your requested newspaper as it was printed on your selected date. As you have ordered a 1940’s date, during the Second World War, all newspapers were affected by the national rationing and therefore every newspaper only consisted of a few papers. The newspaper rationing continued until the early 1950’s. When you received your newspaper you should have received a card within the gift box to stating this information.

    Please accept our apologies for any inconvenienced caused.

    If you require any further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us on 03300669700 or email us at info@historic-newspapers.co.uk.

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    The Historic Newspapers Team