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'The Western Front. A Plea for Understanding' by John Terraine

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John Terraine’s 1983 Address to the Western Front Association. 1984  [This article first appeared in the journal of the Western Front Association, Stand To! No.10 Spring 1984 pp24-27. John Terraine was the first President of The Western Front Association, founded by John Giles in 1980. For much of 1984, John Giles had been unwell which explains th…


Mons 1914 by John Terraine

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Mons 1914 (Lecture given to The Western Front Association in 1990 by the then Honorary President John Terraine) I didn’t have much choice about the title of  my first book, Mons, the Retreat to Victory, which came out thirty years ago, in 1960. Messrs B. T. Batsford were publishing a series overall title of Great British Battles. It was a good se…