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'The Wagoners' by Ian Machines

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Ian Machines will be giving a talk the Wagoners of the First World War.      Image: Scene at a British water-supply post. National Army Museum, Study collection. 


Digging the Trenches: The Archaeology of the Western Front.

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Andy Robertshaw, David Kenyon Pen and Sword, £25.00, 207pp ills throughout, notes, index. ISBN 184415671-0. Since I have frequently been guilty of criticising the quality of Pen and Sword books, I feel bound to note that, quite apart from its fascinating content, this is the company’s best quality book for a long time. Clear typography is support…


The Unknown Warrior: A special magazine for members from The Western Front Association

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On the evening of 10 November 1920 a train pulled into Platform 8 of London’s Victoria Station. An honour guard and deep reverence surrounded the arrival of the Unknown Warrior, somebody’s father, somebody’s son, a nameless everyman from the Western Front. The event itself has stirred the imagination ever since. The Warrior’s burial next day at We…


Announcing 'Illusions of Peace' Digital Conference

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The years after 1918 did not, as popular myth would have it, bring about universal peace. In fact, the ‘war to end all wars’ accomplished little of the sort. In the aftermath of the First World War, the belligerents endured years of ongoing military campaigns, domestic political upheaval, cultural transformation and territorial disputes. It was a …