The War To End All Wars: The American Military Experience in World War I

The War To End All Wars: The American Military Experience in World War I

The War to End All Wars, The American Military Experience in World War I by Edward M. Coffman   This work, first pu…

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Here come the girls! The women volunteers at the Army Pay Office Woolwich from August to October 1914

Here come the girls! The women volunteers at the Army Pay Office Woolwich from August…

Abstract August 2014 will witness the centenary of the start of the First World War. It is considered that much of the …

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Did Kitchener’s decision to raise his ‘New Armies’ carelessly wreck the pre-war plans to achieve smooth and effective British military expansion?

Did Kitchener’s decision to raise his ‘New Armies’ carelessly wreck the pre-war plans…

Image: Grimsby Pals (copyright IWM)   Did Kitchener's decision to raise his ‘New Armies’ carelessly wreck the pre-wa…

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Visiting and Revisiting the battlefields, 1919-1938 by Prof. Mark Connelly

Visiting and Revisiting the battlefields, 1919-1938 by Prof. Mark Connelly

Throughout the Great War the battlefields and the hinterland behind them held a fascination for people. Trying to unders…

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Evidence in Camera. A cautionary tale by Dr A J Peacock

Evidence in Camera. A cautionary tale by Dr A J Peacock

[The following article first appeared in the third edition of Stand To! December 1981 pp3-6. Western Front Association M…

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'The Western Front. A Plea for Understanding' by John Terraine

'The Western Front. A Plea for Understanding' by John Terraine

John Terraine’s 1983 Address to the Western Front Association. 1984  [This article first appeared in the journal of the…

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1914 The Memoirs of a Volunteer by Harry Fellows

1914 The Memoirs of a Volunteer by Harry Fellows

[This article first appeared in Stand To! No 11 Summer 1984 pp.34-35. At this time, there were more than 170 members of …

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MA Dissertations

MA Dissertations

MA Dissertations

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The Western Front Association preserves a major Great War archive of 6.5 million records

The Western Front Association preserves a major Great War archive of 6.5 million reco…

Introduction The Western Front Association (WFA) is delighted to announce that it has secured the safe storage and pres…

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'We Too Were Soldiers' by Dr Vivien Newman

'We Too Were Soldiers' by Dr Vivien Newman

WAAC workers and Chief Ordnance Office Staff, Rouen 1917   [This article was first published April 2007, Stand To! P…

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Passchendaele and the Flanders U-Boats

Passchendaele and the Flanders U-Boats

There can be no doubt that the Flanders U-boats, the thirty seven small UB and UC vessels based at Bruges and going…

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Porton Revealed

Porton Revealed

General view of Porton from the water tower, c.1918. In the centre background is ’Gas Wood’, where the first gas cylin…

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