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Visiting and Revisiting the battlefields, 1919-1938 by Prof. Mark Connelly

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Throughout the Great War the battlefields and the hinterland behind them held a fascination for people. Trying to understand what the major theatre of operations was actually like remained a preoccupation of huge numbers of British people for fairly obvious reasons: family members and friends were fighting and dying out there and often their own wo…



'Visiting and Revisiting the Battlefields' Launch Event 8 February 2018

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Join us for a free event at Westgate Hall, Canterbury, to launch two new booklets exploring the history of First World War battlefield visits during the 1920s and 1930s. Book your free place here. The booklets are the result of the Visiting and Revisiting the Battlefields crowd-sourcing project devised by Professor Mark Connelly and supported by …


'Reflections' a talk by Keith Quibell

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Keith Quibell is a highly respected and sought after guide on the Western Front. One of the earliest members of the Western Front Association (No. 11), he formed this branch with a very gallant band of enthusiastic Great War veterans as members. Joins us as Keith reflects on the times he took the Great War veterans back to the areas where they fou…