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AGM then 'Women on the Western Front' by Dr. Phylomena Badsey

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After the Devon and Cornwall WFA Branch AGM, Dr Phylomena Badsey will give a presentation on Women on the Western Front.   


'From Brandhoek to Camp Bastion' by Jonathan Bell

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From Brandhoek to Camp Bastion by Jonathan Bell   The development of battlefield medical services.   IMAGE:  Surgeons at work at a dressing station near Hill 60 on the Ypres Salient. Austrian official photographer, August, 1917, Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium. IWM (E(Aus) 672), http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205213231.


Episode 36: 'A Subaltern on the Western Front' with guest John Rigby-Jones

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Tom Thorpe interviews John Rigby-Jones the author of 'Best Love to All'. LINK TO > Mentioned in Dispatches   


Grandpa's War - Susan Burnett

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The fascinating story of Norman Woodcock by his granddaughter Susan Burnett. Norman joined the T/A aged 17 in January 1914 and was immediately called up on the outbreak of war.  He served on almost every front in the war with the exception of the African campaigns as a signaller Beginning with the ill fated Gallipoli campaign and ending on the W…


Frances Hurd: Lives Interuppted - Ten Young Officers in the Great War

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An impulse bid online bought Frances a damp and dirty box of Edwardian photographs. Amongst them was one of a hockey team at Sandhurst, dated 1915. Hers is not a 'sports team' project, however, but an exploration of ten families before, during and after the Great War. Five of the men lived and five died: but the survivors as well as all the famili…


SPECIAL OFFER: 'Two Sides of the Same Wrong Penny: Gallipoli and the Western Front: A comparison' edited by Michael LoCicero with contributions from Gary Sheffield, Stephen Chambers and others.

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Announcing the launch of the Western Front Association / Helion publication: Two Sides of the Same Wrong Penny: Gallipoli and the Western Front, A Comparison The year 1915 saw the BEF severely challenged on the Western Front. Recovering from the loss of the majority of experienced regulars in 1914, a largely new army had to come to terms with t…