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The Imperial War Museum Book of the Somme

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Book Review by Bob Butcher. It was with a certain feeling of 'We've been here before' that I opened this book, afterall, had not so many already explored the Somme from every angle? Moreover I am not too keen on books consisting largely of personal accounts, valuable though these may be. Nonetheless I had not turned many pages before I became engr…


Aces Falling, War Above The Trenches, 1918

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  By Peter Hart ISBN: 978 0 297 84653 6 HB 386 £22.50 Published by Weidenfield & Nicholson. Peter Hart, as one has come to expect, has written a first class account of the 1918 Air War. He has used his intimate knowledge of Great War veterans to illuminate their vital part in achieving the hard won victories in the late summer and autumn of 1…


Stand To! 1 to 115 Full Contents Listing

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Stand To! 1-115 Contents    Stand To  1 Spring 1981 Editorial Notes (Peter T. Scott) Serving members of the Western Front Association Early Days, New Paths and Acknowledgements Inaugural Meeting: John Terraine's Address. Historian John Terraine berates those who indulge in ‘purely tragic pilgrimages to the Western Front’. The Loving Care o…


The call for papers for the 2nd Modern Conflict Research Symposium (MCRS) is now open

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Call for Papers Are you interested in presenting at the conference, or attending the event? Papers are invited which offer new interpretations into the study of modern war. Following in success of the inaugural MCRS event hosted at the University of Bradford in February 2018, the series returns with a two day international conference at the ou…


9 October : First World War Nursing as seen through the Women’s Work Collection at the Imperial War Museum.

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The RNOH is hosting a free event with Sarah Paterson, Librarian from the Imperial War Museum, who will be presenting: ‘First World War nursing as seen through the Women’s Work Collection at the Imperial War Museum’: an illustrated talk looking at the development of different nursing organisations in the First World War and the work they did. The W…


First World War Centenary Programme. A Report from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Support

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DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT << HERE  The overall conclusion to be drawn from this section is that the First World War Centenary was commemorated in an appropriate way across all parts of the UK and successfully engaged with a broad audience. A second conclusion is that the Commonwealth and wider international dimension to the First World War…