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The Great War, Memory and Ritual: Commemoration in the City and East London, 1916-1939

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Book review by James Brazier. This is the latest volume in The Royal Historical Society's Studies in History series. The book's author, Dr Mark Connelly, is Reuters Lecturer in Media History at the University of Kent and has given talks to a number of Western Front Association Branches in the south east on Great War British and Canadian war artist…


SPECIAL OFFER: 'Two Sides of the Same Wrong Penny: Gallipoli and the Western Front: A comparison' edited by Michael LoCicero with contributions from Gary Sheffield, Stephen Chambers and others.

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Announcing the launch of the Western Front Association / Helion publication: Two Sides of the Same Wrong Penny: Gallipoli and the Western Front, A Comparison The year 1915 saw the BEF severely challenged on the Western Front. Recovering from the loss of the majority of experienced regulars in 1914, a largely new army had to come to terms with t…


‘1918-2018: The End of the War and the Re-Shaping of a Century’ 6-8 September

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‘1918-2018: The End of the War and the Re-Shaping of a Century’   This important and unique conference will be taking place between the 6-8 September 2018 at the University of Wolverhampton. Seven keynote addresses from some of the leading academic authorities on the First World War and its aftermath will be at the heart of the conference, alo…


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

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Tourists in Ypres, Whit Monday, 1919. Image from the Imperial War Museum collection (c) Jeremy Gordon-Smith  By Prof. Mark Connelly 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 n…


Long Long Trail A–winding: Centenary Perspectives on the Great War Editor  Dr Andrew Cromac

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Editor  Dr Andrew Cromac The Society of Army Historical Research, Special Publication No.18, £10.00+p&p postage and packing, 173pp, 38 ills, tables and maps. Copies are available from the Honorary Editor, Andrew Cormack (editor@sahr.org.uk). Invoices will be sent after posting. Please do not send money with your order. PayPal facility is avai…


116: October 2019

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Ep. 174 – Ypres and its meaning through time – Prof Mark Connelly & Dr Stefan Goebel

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Professor Mark Connelly, Professor of Modern British History, University of Kent and Dr Stefan Goebel, Reader and Director of the Centre for the History of War, Media and Society, University of Kent, talk about their recent book on Ypres. This is published by OUP. Your browser…


Steady the Buffs! A Regiment, a Region & the Great War by Mark Connelly

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OUP, 2006, £55 (Price in 2006) 267pp, ills, bibliography, index (ISBN 0 19 9278601) Mark Connelly [This review first appeared in Stand To! No.81 January 2008] The author is the Head of History at the University of Kent and has examined the Buffs (the East Kent Regiment) to tell how the “learning curve” took several battalions from the Somme to t…


Out Now! Bulletin August 2021 No.120

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Bulletin - the internal magazine of The Western Front Association is published three times a year and includes national and branch notices, as well as articles. It is available to members in either print or digital form.  August 2021 Contents  The Experience of Mass Bereavement by Professor Mark Connelly : pages 3-6 12/13th June Virtu…