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Stand To! 1 to 120 Full Contents Listing

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Stand To! 1-120 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…


The Story of the Unknown Warrior by Michael Gavaghan

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M & L Publications, c/o Livesey-Scott Solicitors, Derby House, Fulwood, Preston, Lancs. PR2 8JF, 1995. Hardback, 88p [This First World War book review first appeared in Stand To! No. 46 April 1996. This magazine, the journal of The Western Front Association is published three times a year. The entire archive of over 118 issues is available to …


Not Forgotten by Neil Oliver

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Accompanied the major Channel Four series on World War I Neil Oliver with a forward by Ian Hislop Hodder & Stoughton (2005) Second Hand Hardback edition purchased recently > 99p  Though a companion to a Channel 4 TV documentary series on remembrance originally presented by Ian Hislop, the accompanying book was written by the then less we…


'A Letter to the Unknown Warrior' by Eloise Rawsthorne-Durand

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  The author's great-grandparents during the Second World War    This is my story. Many still come to me for reassurance, many still look at me in pain and many more look at me for guidance but I call to the unknown whilst their families are near. Giving them a spark of hope just when time runs out.  I had a family once long ago but I had to p…


The Name Beneath the Stone by Robert Newcome

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Universe Press, 2019, £10.99, pb. Ills. 350pp.  ISBN: 9781912690558 In November, 1920, the body of an unknown soldier was plucked from the battlefields of the First World War and buried amidst great solemnity in Westminster Abbey – a powerful symbol of those who lost their life in the catastrophic conflict. The importance of this body’s identity …