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'The killing of the Iron Twelve' with Dr. Hedley Malloch

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Dr. Hedley Malloch will be giving a talk based on his book of the same name 'The killing of the Iron Twelve: an account of the largest execution of British soldiers on the Western Front in the First World War'.  IMAGES: Book Cover, Edith Stent at the grave of the eleven soldiers and the graves as they appear today featured on the Iron 12 Story web…


The Iron 12 : The inauguration of the Iron Memorial and Commemorative Plaques in Guise

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This article first appeared in Bulletin No.91 October/November 2011. Bulletin and Stand To! are the two magazines of The Western Front Association, each are sent to members alternatively, each three times a year, either in print or digitally.  INTRODUCTION Between October 1914 and February 1915 Iron sheltered eleven British soldiers trapped beh…


The Killing of the Iron Twelve by Hedley Malloch

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This compelling read begins by establishing the context whereby the German Army of occupation in 1914/1915 could execute soldiers found behind the lines. A wide variety of examples are given of soldiers caught alone or in groups, sent to prisoner of war camps or executed. A similarly thorough and enlightening study is done for German treatment of…