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Sky News launches @SkyNewsWW1 to commemorate the Great War

Get daily tweets and follow the events that took place from 1914-1918.

As part of the Sky News' coverage of the centenary of World War One the channel has launched a twitter account, @SkyNewsWW1, and will tweet daily updates to followers on the events that took place from 1914-1918. The account will officially go live on 28 June 2014, 100 years after Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo. Sky News will draw on a variety of historical resources to tweet out a daily message focused on the military progress and set-backs that occurred 100 years ago. Events will include the start of conscription, the major battles, Christmas football matches in the trenches, and the Gallipoli Campaign.



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