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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Ep. 29 – Commemoration of the Great War in Ireland – Dr Chris Manson

Ep. 29 – Commemoration of the Great War in Ireland – Dr Chris Manson

Dr Chris Manson talks on ‘Commemoration of WW1 in Ireland’. This talk was given to Antrim and Down branch of the WFA in …

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Ep. 28 – Military Recruitment in Ireland, 1916 – Dr William Butler

Ep. 28 – Military Recruitment in Ireland, 1916 – Dr William Butler

Dr William Butler (University of Kent) talks on ‘Can you any longer resist the call?’  Military Recruiting in Ireland, 1…

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Ep. 27 – Black Watch volunteers in Dublin before the First World War – Ian Montgomery

Ep. 27 – Black Watch volunteers in Dublin before the First World War – Ian Montgomery…

Ian Montgomery, Co-chair, Antrim and Down WFA branch, talks on ‘Thoroughbred Irishmen: Black Watch volunteers in Dublin …

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Ep. 26 – Beyond the Somme – West Belfast’s Somme service in context – Prof Richard Grayson

Ep. 26 – Beyond the Somme – West Belfast’s Somme service in context – Prof Richard Gr…

Professor Richard Grayson (Goldsmiths, University of London) talks on ‘Beyond the Somme: West Belfast’s Somme service in…

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