Ep. 41 – The Canadians on the Somme – Dr William Stewart

Ep. 41 – The Canadians on the Somme – Dr William Stewart

Dr William Stewart talks about his latest book, published by Helion and Co, that examines the Canadian forces contributi…

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Ep. 40 – Marjorie’s War – Charles Fair

Ep. 40 – Marjorie’s War – Charles Fair

Charles Fairs talks about a collection of letters and diaries written by his grandparents and their immediate social cir…

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Ep. 39 – The 8th Lincolns at Loos – Nigel Atter

Ep. 39 – The 8th Lincolns at Loos – Nigel Atter

Nigel Atter talks about the role and experience of his grandfather’s battalion, the 8th Lincolns at the Battle of Loos i…

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Ep. 38 – Spying for the Kaiser – Regina Diana and espionage in France – Dr Vivien Newman

Ep. 38 – Spying for the Kaiser – Regina Diana and espionage in France – Dr Vivien New…

Dr Vivien Newman talks about her new book (with David Alexander Scott Semeraro) on female agent Regina Diana who spied f…

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Ep. 37 – Dr Harold Gillies and plastic surgery during WW1 – Dr Andrew Bamji

Ep. 37 – Dr Harold Gillies and plastic surgery during WW1 – Dr Andrew Bamji

Dr Andrew Bamji talks about New Zealand surgeon Dr Harold Gillies and his pioneering work in plastic surgery to treat an…

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Ep. 36 – A subaltern on the Western Front – John Rigby-Jones

Ep. 36 – A subaltern on the Western Front – John Rigby-Jones

John Rigby Jones talks about his new book on the experience and service of his teenage grandfather, Captain Eric Rigby J…

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Ep. 35 – The Doughboys, 1917-8 – Michael St Maur Sheil

Ep. 35 – The Doughboys, 1917-8 – Michael St Maur Sheil

Photographer and historian Michael St Maur Sheil talks on the role of the Doughboys and US forces in France during 1917 …

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Ep. 34 – Shellshock in World War 1 – Dr Stefanie Linden

Ep. 34 – Shellshock in World War 1 – Dr Stefanie Linden

Psychiatrist and medical historian Dr Stefanie Linden discusses her new book on the diagnosis and treatment of shellshoc…

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Ep. 33 – The “Spanish Flu” Pandemic 1917-19 – Dr Jane Orr

Ep. 33 – The “Spanish Flu” Pandemic 1917-19 – Dr Jane Orr

Medical doctor and historian Dr Jane Orr talks to the podcast about the “Spanish Flu” pandemic which killed up to 100 mi…

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Ep. 32 – Brigadier General Frank Crozier – Charles Messenger

Ep. 32 – Brigadier General Frank Crozier – Charles Messenger

Historian Charles Messenger discusses his biography of controversial solider Franck Crozier; Brigadier in the Great War,…

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Ep. 31 – Women in Britain and Europe during the Great War – Dr Vivien Newman

Ep. 31 – Women in Britain and Europe during the Great War – Dr Vivien Newman

Historian and author Dr Vivien Newman talks about the role and experience of women in Europe and Britain during the Firs…

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Ep. 30 – Joseph Steward’s Platoon – Andy Robertshaw

Ep. 30 – Joseph Steward’s Platoon – Andy Robertshaw

Military historian Andy Robertshaw talks about the amazing account of Private Joseph John Steward’s military service in …

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