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'Nursing through shot and shell' by Viv Newman.

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Seeking to correct the myth that those who nursed overseas were all well-bred VADs, ‘Nursing through Shot, Shell and Shell-shock’ looks instead at the dedicated service of professional nurses and doctors as well as the volunteers. Historian and author, Dr. Viv Newman will focus is women who worked in some of the most horrific conditions in all the…


'Noel Chavasse - Double VC' with Pete Starling

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Peter Starling revisits Ox & Bucks to discuss Noel Chavasse's military service, the actions for which he was awarded the VC not one but twice and his untimely death. 


'War is the only school for a Surgeon, Medical Developments during the Great War' by Peter Starling

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Peter Starling is a retired Director of the Army Medical Services Museum and a former RAMC officer. He lectures on the medical aspects of the First World War and has led battlefield tours concentrating on medical aspects of the war including the Western Front,  Gallipoli and various Second World War battlefields.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Histor…


Pending Advice > 1 May : A World Aflame - Illuminating new perspectives on the Great War

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Contact the organisers closer to the time to know if this event is going ahead or not.   70 million men served in the First World War. Countless millions more lives were affected, whether through munitions production, medical services or familial ties. This FREE student-run conference will bring together current research on non-military histori…