Hooge Tunnel, Essex Farm (and other) drawings

Hooge Tunnel, Essex Farm (and other) drawings

[Another very interesting article from the recently digitised editions of Gun Fire is one entitled 'Hooge Tunnel, Essex …

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Gun Fire 'Notes and Queries'. Some examples

Gun Fire 'Notes and Queries'. Some examples

In Gun Fire Alf Peacock ran for the entire 59 editions (with the exception of one or two of the special editions) a 'Not…

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A Second Alternative Guide to the Western Front (extract)

A Second Alternative Guide to the Western Front (extract)

The largest edition of Gun Fire was edition number 26 being 'A Second Alternative Guide to the Western Front'. This edit…

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Sentenced to Death. The Public Record Office Court Martial Files.

Sentenced to Death. The Public Record Office Court Martial Files.

[This article originally appeared in Gun Fire No.31. It has been lightly edited for the purposes of publishing on the WF…

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The Sinking of the Anglia

The Sinking of the Anglia

[This article originally appeared in Gun Fire number 57 and has been lightly edited for website reproduction. All of iss…

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The Zion Muleteers of Gallipoli

The Zion Muleteers of Gallipoli

[This article was first published in Gun Fire No. 50. All of these magazines are now available to WFA members' via the M…

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British Divisional Commanders During the Great War - First Thoughts

British Divisional Commanders During the Great War - First Thoughts

[This article first appeared some years ago in 'Gun Fire' edition 29. Although these are not dated, it is likely Gun Fir…

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‘The Black Man’, ‘The Brat’ and Londoners on the Somme

‘The Black Man’, ‘The Brat’ and Londoners on the Somme

Reflections on the Capture of Thiepval, September 1916 by Prof Peter Simkins. I have long been interested in 18th (East…

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A Perspective on the Western Front by an Indian Army Office on the Western Front by Dr DeWitt C Ellinwood

A Perspective on the Western Front by an Indian Army Office on the Western Front by D…

[This article first appeared in Stand To! No.63 January 2002 pp 29-32. Members of The Western Front Association have acc…

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The New Zealanders at Polderhoek Chateau

The New Zealanders at Polderhoek Chateau

The Third Battle of Ypres officially ended on 10 November 1917, but this did not mean fighting in Flanders stopped. Alth…

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Revealed: The soldier with two families. How The Western Front Association's Pension Records helped unravel a family mystery

Revealed: The soldier with two families. How The Western Front Association's Pension …

This story of discovery begins with researching the life of my Great Grandfather Alfred Nelson William Beckley BAKER. Th…

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The Prince and the Pilot

The Prince and the Pilot

On a windswept hill overlooking the Yorkshire mill town of Halifax stands the area's most visible landmark - the Wainhou…

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