The BEF, Human Diseases and Trench Warfare on The Western Front

The BEF, Human Diseases and Trench Warfare on The Western Front

The BEF, Human Diseases and Trench Warfare on The Western Front Introduction   The Great War was the first major co…

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Trench Diseases of the First World War

Trench Diseases of the First World War

Trench Diseases of the First World War Introduction to the Western Front The establishment by the belligerent nations,…

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The One Hundred Days

The One Hundred Days

The Final One Hundred Days of the Western Front   Introduction   The British involvement in war on the Western Front…

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'From Private to Major via the Foresters Arms': The life, death and rediscovery of Octavius Darby-Griffith, MC

'From Private to Major via the Foresters Arms': The life, death and rediscovery of Oc…

British visitors to the south of France will often take the A26 'Autoroute des Anglais' out of Calais. Some 140 miles do…

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Major 'Alastair' Soutar, M.C.

Major 'Alastair' Soutar, M.C.

One of the well known 'classic' accounts of the First World War is 'Twelve Days' published in 1933 (and more recently re…

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Brothers in Arms

Brothers in Arms

Detailed biographies of individuals who served during the First World War.

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Memorials

Memorials

Memorials of the First World War

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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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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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'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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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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MA Dissertations

MA Dissertations

The WFA is pleased to showcase here MA Dissertations written on First World War related subjects.

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