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Stand To! No.1 to No.123 Full Contents Listing


Stand To! 1-121 Content 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 of the…

Mr Standfast by John Buchan


Whilst John Buchan was not a combatant in the Great War, he was a significant figure in the nascent business of propaganda. In 1917 Buchan was appointed director the newly created Dept. of Information and subsequently was director of intelligence in the fully-fledged Ministry of Information. Concomitant with undertaking these roles, Buchan wrote Mr…

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


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…