Major 'Alastair' Soutar, M.C.
One of the well known 'classic' accounts of the First World War is 'Twelve Days' published in 1933 (and more recently re…
Brothers in Arms
Detailed biographies of individuals who served during the First World War.
Memorials of the First World War
General view of Porton from the water tower, c.1918. In the centre background is ’Gas Wood’, where the first gas cylin…
Passchendaele and the Flanders U-Boats
There can be no doubt that the Flanders U-boats, the thirty seven small UB and UC vessels based at Bruges and going…
'We Too Were Soldiers' by Dr Vivien Newman
WAAC workers and Chief Ordnance Office Staff, Rouen 1917
[This article was first published April 2007, Stand To! P…
The Western Front Association preserves a major Great War archive of 6.5 million reco…
The Western Front Association (WFA) is delighted to announce that it has secured the safe storage and pres…
The WFA is pleased to showcase here MA Dissertations written on First World War related subjects.
1914 The Memoirs of a Volunteer by Harry Fellows
[This article first appeared in Stand To! No 11 Summer 1984 pp.34-35. At this time, there were more than 170 members of …
'The Western Front. A Plea for Understanding' by John Terraine
John Terraine’s 1983 Address to the Western Front Association. 1984
[This article first appeared in the journal of the…
Evidence in Camera. A cautionary tale by Dr A J Peacock
[The following article first appeared in the third edition of Stand To! December 1981 pp3-6. Western Front Association M…
Visiting and Revisiting the battlefields, 1919-1938 by Prof. Mark Connelly
Throughout the Great War the battlefields and the hinterland behind them held a fascination for people. Trying to unders…