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Dulce et Decorum Est

Dulce et Decorum Est


by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est Resources


The Great War

This website builds upon the massive (and actually pretty interesting) documentary on WWI, The Great War. It's got lots of cool interactive tools, as well

Life During a Gas Attack

An animated account of experiencing a gas attack, complete with photos and first-hand testimony.


The BBC reads Owen's "The Sentry"

We know this isn't the poem we're discussing – but everybody loves a good British accent, right?

Poems Aloud

Hey, why read aloud yourself when you can get someone else to do it for you?

Set to Music

Listen to a young Natalie Merchant sing Owen's poem in the 10,000 Maniacs song "The Latin One."


Gas Attack

A photo of a gas attack.

Gas Masks

Check out the WWI gas masks on these men.

Wilfred Owen

A photo of the poet.

Historical Documents

For all you Latin junkies…

Check out Horace's original ode here.

All about World War I

On the BBC's extensive website, you can find a ton of information about World War I – or any other war, for that matter.

All about Wilfred Own

As far as war celebrities go, Wilfred Owen's rather high on the list. Check out his info on the BBC's history site.


The Regeneration Trilogy

Pat Barker's multiple Booker Award-winning novels are collected in this three-volume set. They're fictional accounts of Craiglockhart War Hospital, where Wilfred Owen spent a good deal of time. They're also darn good books.

The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen

If "Dulce et Decorum Est" wasn't enough for you, check out one of these collections of Owen's poetry.

Movies & TV

Wilfred Owen: a Remembrance Tale

Part documentary, part re-enactment, this T.V. show does just what its title promises – it remembers Wilfred.

The Great War and the Shaping of the Twentieth Century

An amazing PBS documentary about fighting wars.


All Wilfred, All the Time

The Wilfred Owen Multimedia Digital Archive includes links to just about everything that could ever have had anything to do with Wilfred Owen. We're not even kidding.

The Wilfred Owen Association

OK, so the layout's not so pretty – but this site does have some cool information. And lots of pictures of Owen's grave.

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