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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‘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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'Passchendaele' The 1992 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine

'Passchendaele' The 1992 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President Joh…

(This article first appears in Stand To! 37 Spring 1993  pp6 - 10 This year, 8 November was Remembrance Day—remembrance…

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‘The U-Boat Wars, 1916-1945’ The Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine

‘The U-Boat Wars, 1916-1945’ The Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary Presi…

(This article first appeared in Stand To! 28 Spring 1990 pp7-11) As some of you will know, but others may not, the b…

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Germany 1917. The 1987 Presidential Address 'Germany 1917' delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine

Germany 1917. The 1987 Presidential Address 'Germany 1917' delivered by the Honorary …

Germany 1917. The 1987 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine   (This article first a…

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Relearning the Lessons. John Terraine’s 1984 WFA Address

Relearning the Lessons. John Terraine’s 1984 WFA Address

Relearning the Lessons. John Terraine’s 1984 WFA Address (This article, a transcript of John Terraine's 1984 Address fi…

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The Generals. John Terraine's 1982 Address to The Western Front Association

The Generals. John Terraine's 1982 Address to The Western Front Association

[This piece, a transcript of John Terraine's 1982 address, first appeared in Stand To! No. 7 Spring 1983 pp.4- 7] IM…

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After Amiens – 38th (Welsh) Division

After Amiens – 38th (Welsh) Division

It happened in the barber’s where my mother had taken me when I was a young child. ‘Mummy, why is that man making funny…

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Arthur Boyle  Private and Pensioner

Arthur Boyle Private and Pensioner

Painting by Diane Lavery 1998 from a photograph of Arthur Boyle taken in 1917     Arthur Boyle, born in 1894, from …

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