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Malaria in the Great War

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A 1946 map by kind permission of the World Health Organisation)   Malaria in the Great War by Dr David Payne (This article first appeared in Stand To! No.77 September 2006 pp5 - 8)   Introduction Throughout history pestilence has been the cause of the majority of the casualties of war. In general, the Great War proved to be an exception, wi…


The Conquest of German Togoland, August 1914

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Over the years the branch, on occasions, has strayed far from the Western Front and this month is another example of the focus being given to campaigns in Africa. Branch member James White will speak on ‘The Conquest of German Togoland, August 1914’ a location definitely not covered at any branch meeting in Highworth before! Image courtesy of 'Gr…