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Members Afternoon

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Our January meeting is the traditional Members' Afternoon when we will be treated to a selection of short presentations by branch members. All members and guests are most welcome to come along - doors open at 13.45 and we have the room until 17.00 to allow for all these talks plus refreshments mid-way through the programme. We do ask for £3 on the…


011: Summer 1984

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040: Spring 1994

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‘The Great War: New Songs and Stories’ by folk storytellers Harp and a Monkey

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A small rural church in Cumbria, a disused airfield in Norfolk, an old railway wagon in Sussex, and the winding room of a former colliery in Tyne and Wear – these are the intriguing sites that provide the backdrop for a new documentary about a series of poignant performances by the acclaimed experimental folk and storytelling act Harp and a Monke…


072: January 2005

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078: January 2007

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080: September 2007

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081: January 2008

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099: January 2014

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SPECIAL OFFER: 'Two Sides of the Same Wrong Penny: Gallipoli and the Western Front: A comparison' edited by Michael LoCicero with contributions from Gary Sheffield, Stephen Chambers and others.

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Announcing the launch of the Western Front Association / Helion publication: Two Sides of the Same Wrong Penny: Gallipoli and the Western Front, A Comparison The year 1915 saw the BEF severely challenged on the Western Front. Recovering from the loss of the majority of experienced regulars in 1914, a largely new army had to come to terms with t…


109: July 2017 Paschendaele Remembered

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Old Soldier Sahib

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ISBN: 0 9547252 1 12  Hb 269 pp  Edited by Krijnen. H J & Langley. D E. In 1933 the first of two books by Frank Richards was published by Faber and Faber. It was “ Soldiers Never Die” and is I believe a true classic of literature of the First World War. The second. “Old Soldier Sahib” was considered by Robert Graves to be the better of the tw…


Battle Lines: Ypres - Nieupoort to Ploegsteert

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Authors: Jon Cooksey and Jerry Murland ISBN 978 1 84884 783 4 Publisher: Pen and Sword 31 March 2013 240 pages including maps and illustrations When I signed up to provide a book review for the Western Front Association I was curious as to what book I would receive, given the information I had provided on my area of interest. However, when I rec…


Malaria in the Great War

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A 1946 map by kind permission of the World Health Organisation)   Malaria in the Great War by Dr David Payne (This article first appeared in Stand To! No.77 September 2006 pp5 - 8)   Introduction Throughout history pestilence has been the cause of the majority of the casualties of war. In general, the Great War proved to be an exception, wi…


'Hugh Jeudwine and the 55th Division' a talk by Dr Michael Orr

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Dr Michael Orr will be giving a talk on 'Hugh Jeudwine and the 55th Division'.   Read more on Sir Hugh Sandham Jeudwine   Images courtesy of Wikipedia. British 55th (West Lancashire) Division troops blinded by tear gas await treatment at an Advanced Dressing Station near Bethune during the Battle of Estaires, 10 April 1918, part of the German o…



The Gallipoli Conference 2018 : 3 November

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To honour the 100th Anniversary of the formation of the RAF this year's Gallipoli Conference is being held at the prestigious RAF Club.  A subsidised rate is also offered to members of The Western Front Association.  To book a place, all Western Front Association members need to do is email conference@gallipoli-association.org. The subjects be…


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

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[This article first appeared in Stand To ! 20 Summer 1987] pp 7 - 8   First let me say a word of reassurance: it's only a few weeks ago that a number of you will have received a longish burst from me at the National Army Museum on Founder's Day. Don't worry - this time I shan't keep you long. I only want to say two things, really, about ourse…