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Following up on the success of Timeline WW2, Timeline WW1 for iPad brings to life the events of 100 years ago for a 21st century audience.  This ground-breaking app features the an amazing interactive timeline that revolutionises the way that history can be viewed and understood.

Over 100 films from the archives of British Pathé, US and other international broadcasters, with additional audio commentaries by Peter FitzSimons, combined with over 500 images, 1000 written entries combined with a map give the viewer an insight into the events of WW1 in a way never before possible.

Whatever your level of knowledge or specific interest the Timeline WW1 app allows you to experience for yourself the defining event of the early 20th Century.

Features include:

  • Unique interactive timeline giving a great overview of the war as well as detail on over 1500 events of WW1 in revolutionary new way.
  • Search and filter the timeline to see the content that most interests you, for example: “Gallipoli”; “WW1 on film”; or “the war in the air”.
  • Use the location feature on each event to see it pinpointed on a world map.
  • Over 100 WW1 British Pathé, US and international newsreels from the declaration of war to the Battle of the Somme and on to the celebrations that accompanied the final armistice in 1918, all with full AirPlay support.
  • Diary extracts and first-hand accounts from Generals and priests to airmen and sailors give personal insight into events of the war.
  • Poetry from some of the greatest war poets, read by serving soldiers.

Available to download for FREE* from Sat 29th June in iTunes store

*FREE version includes full functionality and all of the content for the first two months of the war.  In-app purchase payment of AU$10.49 to unlock the entire WW1 Timeline.


From the Press for Timeline WW2:


The Guardian

“The app is impressive, centred around a timeline of more than 2,000 events during the war, a dynamic map, and Snow’s own commentary on the Pathé videos.”


New York Times

“Navigation is smooth and intuitive in Timeline WW2…..this immersive app for the iPad.”


USA Today

“Timeline World War 2 is a fantastic way to teach eager minds the course of the conflict….Worth the buy? Absolutely. Even if you’re not a World War II buff, it never hurts to learn about the past.”


History Today Magazine

Timeline WW2 is one of the most impressive history apps we’ve seen yet, and has set the bar very high.”


Independent on Sunday

“Dan Snow brings the cataclysmic events of the Second World War to life…..unique timeline maps and expert commentary from the estimable historian himself.  The ultimate guide to the ultimate conflict..”


Daily Mail

“Who needs books with apps like this?  For the price of a paperback you get a day-by-day history of WWII that brilliantly combines text, maps, photos and archive film.”



“Timeline World War 2 stands out with features that put history in context….it is absolutely gorgeous…Features like a scrollable map, updated audio for newsreel footage, and day-by-day layout of information…create an app that really stands apart.”


TUAW App Review (The Apple Unofficial Weblog)

“It’s a groundbreaking application in that it fully realizes the museum experience, providing a nuanced exploration of a huge amount of data……for any fan of History, this is sure to be a perfect gift. It’s beautiful, it’s expansive, and it’s a great demonstration of what the iPad can do at its best.”



It’s a beautifully-designed demonstration of the iPad’s powers as a publishing platform for non-fiction…..This reader, for one, found it a vivid and immersive exploration of a defining event in history.




2012 Lovie Award Winner:

Education and Reference (Tablet)


Daily Telegraph 24/12/12

Top 100 Essential iPad App


Sunday Times 27/1/13

The App List – Top 500 Apps in the World


2013 Webby Honoree Award Winner

Education and Reference


#1 rated reference app in US, UK, Ireland, Brazil iTunes Stores

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