This video takes you on a whistle-stop tour of the National Army Museum's origins and evolution, from its founding at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst to its transformation in 21st-century Chelsea.
After the Armistice in November 1918, millions of soldiers hoped they would soon go home. But demobilising so many troops was a huge task. How best to mark the Allied victory and commemorate the fallen also became subjects for debate.
The Second World War took place between 1939 and 1945 and was the bloodiest conflict in human history. It split the world's nations into two opposing military alliances, the Allies and the Axis Powers.