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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Ep. 25 – Major General Nugent, the Ulster Division and their army commanders in 1916 – Nicholas Perry

Ep. 25 – Major General Nugent, the Ulster Division and their army commanders in 1916 …

Nicholas Perry talks on ‘After the battle: Nugent, the Ulster Division and their Army commanders in 1916’. This was a le…

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Ep. 24 – The First Battle of the Scarpe (Arras) April 1917 – Jim Smithson

Ep. 24 – The First Battle of the Scarpe (Arras) April 1917 – Jim Smithson

Jim Smithson discusses his latest book A Taste of Success: The First Battle of the Scarpe April 9-14 1917 (Solihull: Hel…

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Ep. 23 – The Auxiliaries in Ireland’s War of Independence – Paul O’Brien

Ep. 23 – The Auxiliaries in Ireland’s War of Independence – Paul O’Brien

Military historian Paul O’Brien discusses his new book Havoc on the role and impact of the Auxiliary Division of the Roy…

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Ep. 22 – Donegall Pass Heroes of the Great War Project – Ron McMurray

Ep. 22 – Donegall Pass Heroes of the Great War Project – Ron McMurray

Ron McMurray from the Donegall Pass Heroes of the Great War Project explains the community based initiative that has bee…

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Ep. 21 – Jutland and the Meaning of Victory – Prof Andrew Lambert

Ep. 21 – Jutland and the Meaning of Victory – Prof Andrew Lambert

This recording is of a talk given by Professor Andrew Lambert, King’s College London, to the Antrim and Down WFA branch …

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Ep. 20 – Sniping in the Great War – Martin Pegler

Ep. 20 – Sniping in the Great War – Martin Pegler

Martin Pegler, former Senior Curator of Firearms at the Royal Armouries, discusses sniping and field-craft in the First …

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Ep. 19 – Animals in the Great War – Lucinda Moore

Ep. 19 – Animals in the Great War – Lucinda Moore

Lucinda Moore, a picture researcher at the Mary Evans Picture Library, discusses her new book Animals in the Great War (…

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Ep. 18 – Passchendaele – Dr Nick Lloyd

Ep. 18 – Passchendaele – Dr Nick Lloyd

Dr Nick Lloyd, from King’s College London, discusses the Battle of Third Ypres and his new book Passchendaele, A New His…

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