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British Widows of the First World War: The Forgotten Legion


 By Andrea Hetherington Pen & Sword, £19.99, 174pp, hb, 23 ills, endnotes, bibliog and index. ISBN: 978–147–388–676–6 Andrea Hetherington’s book is a well–researched addition to the historiography of the Great War – of particular interest to social historians – on an aspect of the war upon which few dwell today. Yet, in 1919 there were som…

Ep. 151 – Desertion in the UK during WW1 – Andrea Hetherington


Andrea Hetherington talks about her research into soldiers who deserted in Britain during the Great War.

Image: Parliamentary Recruiting Committee Poster No.125. (c) IWM PSY 0314

The Unknown Warrior: A special magazine for members from The Western Front Association


On the evening of 10 November 1920 a train pulled into Platform 8 of London’s Victoria Station. An honour guard and deep reverence surrounded the arrival of the Unknown Warrior, somebody’s father, somebody’s son, a nameless everyman from the Western Front. The event itself has stirred the imagination ever since. The Warrior’s burial next day at We…