April 2018

April 2018

THE SNIPER AND HIS RIFLE By Bob Butcher Trench warfare gave plenty of opportunity for sniping and it would seem that, …

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May 2018

May 2018

YPRES VISIT 2018 This edition of Brumration will reflect on some of the sites we visited on the first day of our WFA Br…

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June 2018

June 2018

YPRES VISIT 2018 - PART 2 The village of Vlamertinghe was in range of the German medium artillery fire and as a result …

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March 2018

March 2018

The Bulletin of the Birmingham Branch of the WFA March 2018 Compiled by Richard Lloyd OPERATION MICHAEL 1918 General…

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February 2018

February 2018

The Bulletin of the Birmingham Branch of the WFA February 2018 Compiled by Richard Lloyd   The Germans held a Confer…

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January 2018

January 2018

JANUARY 1918 There are some aspects of life in Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield as described in the Sutton Coldfield New…

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December 2017

December 2017

CHRISTMAS 1917 In last December's€™ Brumration I examined how one newspaper, the Sutton Coldfield News, reported on eve…

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October 2017

October 2017

The Bulletin of the Birmingham Branch of the WFA October 2017 Compiled by Richard Lloyd   The Forgotten Treaty of th…

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November 2017

November 2017

REMEMBRANCE He didn’t stop to reason, when first the war began But went and did his duty like a soldier and a man But w…

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