Ep. 73 – Learning to Fight – Military innovation in the British Army in the British Army 1914-1918 – Dr Aimee Fox

Ep. 73 – Learning to Fight – Military innovation in the British Army in the British A…

Dr. Aimee Fox, Lecturer in Defence Studies at King·s College London, talks about her new book Learning to Fight. This …

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Ep. 72 – British POWs in Germany during WW1 – Dr Oliver Wilkinson

Ep. 72 – British POWs in Germany during WW1 – Dr Oliver Wilkinson

Dr Oliver Wilkinson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Wolverhampton, talks about his recent book titled…

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Ep. 71 – From Docks and Sand – The 7th Battalion Liverpool Regiment in WW1 – Dr Adrian Gregson

Ep. 71 – From Docks and Sand – The 7th Battalion Liverpool Regiment in WW1 – Dr Adria…

Dr Adrian Gregson talks about his recent book, From Docks and Sand, Southport and Bottle·s Battalion, the 7th King·s Liv…

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Ep. 70 – The Last Battle – Endgame on the Western Front 1918 – Peter Hart

Ep. 70 – The Last Battle – Endgame on the Western Front 1918 – Peter Hart

Historian Peter Hart about his new book The Last Battle – Endgame on the Western Front 1918, published by Profile books.…

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Ep. 69 – The German 1918 Spring Offensives – Dr Jonathan Boff

Ep. 69 – The German 1918 Spring Offensives – Dr Jonathan Boff

Dr Jonathan Boff, University of Birmingham, gives a lecture on the German Spring Offensives which happened from March to…

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Ep. 68 – The British Manpower Crisis of 1918 – Dr Alison Hines

Ep. 68 – The British Manpower Crisis of 1918 – Dr Alison Hines

Dr Alison Hines, gives a lecture on the British Manpower Crisis of 1918; this talk was given at the WFA’s 7th President’…

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Ep. 67 – Kriegsgefangen in Skipton – Anne Buckley

Ep. 67 – Kriegsgefangen in Skipton – Anne Buckley

Anne Buckley, Lecturer in Translation Studies and German at Leeds University, talks about translating memoirs of a group…

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Ep. 66 – The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu – Kenneth C. Davis

Ep. 66 – The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu – Kenneth C. Davis

Author Kenneth C. Davis talks about his latest book on the hidden history of the Spanish Flu during World War 1, publish…

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Ep. 65 – Major Discoveries on the Western Front – David Tattersfield

Ep. 65 – Major Discoveries on the Western Front – David Tattersfield

WFA trustee David Tattersfield talks about his detective work in France to determine the identities of two majors buried…

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Ep. 64 – The London Irish in the Great War – Richard O’Sullivan

Ep. 64 – The London Irish in the Great War – Richard O’Sullivan

Richard O’Sullivan, Assistant Curator at the London Irish Rifles Association, talks about the London Irish battalions of…

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Ep. 63 – Blockade, economic warfare and the use of hunger during the Great War – Sir Hew Strachan

Ep. 63 – Blockade, economic warfare and the use of hunger during the Great War – Sir …

Sir Hew Strachan, patron of the WFA and Professor of International Relations at the University of St Andrews, delivers a…

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Ep. 62 – King George V during the Great War – Alexandra Churchill

Ep. 62 – King George V during the Great War – Alexandra Churchill

TV historian and author Alexandra Churchill talks about research for her forthcoming book on King George V during the Gr…

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