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034: Spring 1992

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'British Army Officer Selection and Training 1914-18' a talk by Charles Messenger

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A rapidly expanding army and heavy casualties meant an ever increasing demand for officers, which traditional sources were soon unable to meet.


Friends are Good on the Day of Battle: The 51st (Highland) Division During the First World War

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Review by Bob Wyatt. Friends are Good on the Day of Battle, an important evaluation of the 51st (Highland) Division, is the is the latest of several books about the formation which began with in 1920s  with the substantial and quite reliable History of the Highland Division by Major Bewsher and culminated in Campbell’s Empire of Destruction in 201…


Sport, Training and Leadership in the British Army in the First World War

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Professor Gary Sheffield, University of Wolverhampton will be giving a talk on ‘Sport, Training and Leadership in the British Army in the First World War’  ‘This paper examines the role played by sport, especially football, in the British army in the Edwardian period and the First World War. It argues that sport was seen as an important vehicle f…