An Irish Soldier in the British Army

An Irish Soldier in the British Army

The Last General Absolution of 2nd Royal  Munster Fusiliers at the Rue du Bois before the Battle of Aubers Rid…

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Romania

Romania

Romania   By Harald Heppner and Rudolf Gräf   World War I afforded the first opportunity for modern Romania to parti…

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Victoria Crosses Won on the Western Front

Victoria Crosses Won on the Western Front

The Victoria Cross (VC) is awarded for 'conspicuous bravery in the presence of the enemy'. For a medal that is awa…

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Harold Mugford VC

Harold Mugford VC

Harold Mugford was born at 149 Keetons Road, Bermondsey, London on 31 August 1894, the second son of Richard John Sanfor…

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Henry May VC

Henry May VC

Henry May VC was one of 5 servicemen to win a VC on the Western Front in October 1914 and will have a commemorative pavi…

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The most successful British Bomber Aircraft of The First World War

The most successful British Bomber Aircraft of The First World War

An introduction to British Aircraft of the First World War If one were asked to choose a paradigm to represent the effe…

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Charles Kuentz - Germany's last surviving veteran of the Great War

Charles Kuentz - Germany's last surviving veteran of the Great War

Ninety years after he was conscripted, Germany's only surviving veteran of the Great War talks to Tony Paterson in Alsac…

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Mapping The Front

Mapping The Front

The Great War has left a colossal legacy of grief. Almost all those who survived the war have now passed away, but their…

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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.

Tourists in Ypres, Whit Monday, 1919. Image from the Imperial War Museum collection (c) Jeremy Gordon-Smith  By Prof.…

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Some Prominent British Generals and their Fortunes in The Great War

Some Prominent British Generals and their Fortunes in The Great War

Introduction At first sight, the neophyte amateur war historian may find the nomenclature of the war of 1914-1918 …

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Vera Brittain - The Militant Pacifist: Misconceptions of her Importance in Military History

Vera Brittain - The Militant Pacifist: Misconceptions of her Importance in Military H…

By Dr. Phylomena H. Badsey Originally published by the Journal of the Centre for First World Studies. Posted here …

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Field Marshal Haig assessed by John Terraine

Field Marshal Haig assessed by John Terraine

Field Marshall Haig Essay on Leadership and War (John Terraine. First published in Stand To! Number 26, Summer 1989 …

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