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REMINDER: Up Coming WFA National and Regional Conferences

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  Suffolk : 11 August 2018 Suffolk 5th Annual Centenary Conference '1918 The Winning Formula'   Speakers: Peter Simkins, Jack Sheldon and Peter Hart Panel Discussion chaired by Taff Gillingham VENUE: University of Suffolk in Ipswich Purchase Tickets > HERE         Wolverhampton : 6-8 September 2018 WFA/University of Wolverhampt…


Dawn of Victory – Thank You China! – Star Shell Reflections 1918-1919

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Dawn of Victory – Thank You China! – Star Shell Reflections 1918-1919: The illustrated diaries of Jim Maultsaid £25.00 published price Pen & Sword 348pp, 219 illustrations (some composites) 70 b/w photos, 2 maps, ISBN 978-1-52671-270-7 Barbara McClune The centenary of the end of the First World War this year is unlikely to bring a change …


The Final Offensive : The 1993 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine

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  [This article first appeared in Stand To! 40 pp 5-11] When the Armistice came on 11 November, seventy-five years ago, it took a great many people (including some who should have known better) entirely by surprise and when it proved also to be the end of the War in Europe they were surprised once more. Having failed to perceive it coming, disbel…


‘Understanding’ The 1991 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine

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[This article first appeared in Stand To! 34 Spring 1992 pp7-12] I think I have to begin with an apology today. It is addressed to any of you who may have come to this meeting hoping that they would be hearing about the Aisne, the Department of Northern France named after a quiet, pretty river, noted for its fishing, which in 1914 became the scene…


How the Allies won The War in 1918

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Prof. Gary Sheffield - How the Allies won The War in 1918 Branch member, Academic, and prolific author, Gary Sheffield is sure to give a fascinating talk, usually encompassing his last research.  An annual event that is not to be missed.  


'Why the Allies Won the First World War' with Professor Gary Sheffield

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Why the Allies Won the First World War  Gary Sheffield need little introduction to members of the WFA, historians and all those interested in the First World War. AS Professor of War Studies at the University of Wolverhampton he has , along with the department of war studied at Birmingham, been central to the stimulation of interest and research …


Britain and Victory in the Great War (ed)

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Edited Peter Liddle Pen & Sword, £25.00, 374pp, 74 b/w ills, 12 maps, notes, refs, bibliog and index. ISBN: 978–147–389–161–6 Peter Liddle, compiler and editor of this themed essay collection, uses a slightly provocative title to remind us that Britain fought in a coalition and was not always the senior partner. Ed Spiers’ introductory essa…