Great War Pension Record Cards and Ledgers: deeper understanding

Great War Pension Record Cards and Ledgers: deeper understanding

The history of the Great War is not just about generals and statesmen. In examining the Great War, we can often overlo…

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Pension Record Cards and Ledgers: some examples of dependents' cards

Pension Record Cards and Ledgers: some examples of dependents' cards

Just part of one load of the records being transferred to the WFA's storage facility. Three HGVs were eventually re…

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To Cross the Rubicon You Need… Life-Jackets! The 46th (North Midland ) Division Crossing of the St Quentin Canal: A Supply Perspective

To Cross the Rubicon You Need… Life-Jackets! The 46th (North Midland ) Division Cross…

One of the most remarkable ‘tactical incidents’ (as the official battle nomenclature describes it) of the Battle of St…

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'Wully' Field Marshall Sir William Robertson Bart : GCB, KCVO, DSO

'Wully' Field Marshall Sir William Robertson Bart : GCB, KCVO, DSO

Part 1 (Lecture delivered by John Terraine at the Western Front Association's Annual Seminar at Abergavenny in June 1…

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British Military Leadership in the First World War by John Terraine

British Military Leadership in the First World War by John Terraine

(This lecture was given by John Terraine , the then Honorary President of The Western Front Association in 1991. It was …

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Mons 1914 by John Terraine

Mons 1914 by John Terraine

Mons 1914 (Lecture given to The Western Front Association in 1990 by the then Honorary President John Terraine) I didn…

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Britain in the First World War : Lecture given by John Terraine in 1988

Britain in the First World War : Lecture given by John Terraine in 1988

(Lecture given by John Terraine in 1988) The 1914-1918 War was, for Britain, a traumatic experience - hence the emotion…

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1914-1918 Essays on Leadership & War by John Terraine : Introduction by Correlli Barnett

1914-1918 Essays on Leadership & War by John Terraine : Introduction by Correlli Barn…

The articles that made up 'Leadership & War' were edited by Ann Clayton, in 1998 the Honorary Editor of Stand To! th…

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‘General Joffre’    The 1994 Presidential Address, delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine

‘General Joffre’ The 1994 Presidential Address, delivered by the Honorary Presiden…

[This article first appeared in Stand To! 42 January 1995 pp6-12] The more you study the Great War, the more you can…

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‘Understanding’  The 1991 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine

‘Understanding’ The 1991 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President Jo…

[This article first appeared in Stand To! 34 Spring 1992 pp7-12] I think I have to begin with an apology today. It is a…

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The Annual General Meeting Address delivered by Mr John Terraine at the AGM on 31 January 1987

The Annual General Meeting Address delivered by Mr John Terraine at the AGM on 31 Jan…

[This article first appeared in Stand To ! 20 Summer 1987] pp 7 - 8   First let me say a word of reassurance: it's onl…

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The Final Offensive : The 1993 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine

The Final Offensive : The 1993 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary Preside…

[This article first appeared in Stand To! 40 pp 5-11] When the Armistice came on 11 November, seventy-five years ago…

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