Truth in the Telling  by Alexander Falbo-Wild, Chairman East Coast USA Branch

Truth in the Telling by Alexander Falbo-Wild, Chairman East Coast USA Bran…

[This article first appeared in the April 2020 edition of Bulletin, No. 116.] There is much t…

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November 1918 in East Africa

November 1918 in East Africa

At the end of September 1918, the German commander Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck had made a clean break fr…

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Fighting For The Rufiji River Crossing: The British 1st East African Brigade in action German East Africa, 1 to 19 January 1917

Fighting For The Rufiji River Crossing: The British 1st East African Brigad…

In September 1916 the British theatre commander in East Africa, General J C Smuts, had been forced t…

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Out on a Limb - the road through Tunduru: German East Africa, May to November 1917

Out on a Limb - the road through Tunduru: German East Africa, May to Novemb…

In May 1917 the 1st Battalion of the Uganda-based 4th Regiment of the King's African Rifles (1/4 KAR…

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The King's African Rifles at Kibata, German East Africa December 1916 to January 1917

The King's African Rifles at Kibata, German East Africa December 1916 to Ja…

When the Great War commenced in August 1914 "A", "B", "C" and "E" Companies of the 1st (Nyasaland, n…

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Indian Volunteers in the Great War East African Campaign

Indian Volunteers in the Great War East African Campaign

In August 1914 the Volunteer units of the Indian Defence Force were recruited from white and mixed-r…

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The Battle for Latema-Reata Nek, British East Africa, 11-12 March 1916

The Battle for Latema-Reata Nek, British East Africa, 11-12 March 1916

By early March 1916 the British forces in British East Africa (BEA - now named Kenya) had been order…

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Crossing the Devastated Zone, 1917: Lessons and Consequences for the British Expeditionary Force by Rob Thompson

Crossing the Devastated Zone, 1917: Lessons and Consequences for the Britis…

The German withdrawal to the Hindenburg Line, 14 March – 5 April, 1917, is something of a footnote i…

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Private Memorials on the Western Front

Private Memorials on the Western Front

In 1999, a member of The Western Front Association, Barrie Thorpe, who was the WFA's memorial's offi…

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Major Willie Redmond MP

Major Willie Redmond MP

William Hoey Kearney Redmond was born on 13 April 1861 to a Catholic father and a Protestant mother.…

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Ernest Brooks and the photograph of The 'Forty Thieves'

Ernest Brooks and the photograph of The 'Forty Thieves'

With recent developments in technology, the colourisation of monochrome images from the Great War ha…

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Video: Four veterans remember the Battle of the Somme

Video: Four veterans remember the Battle of the Somme

The documentary below was produced in 1991 and featured four veterans reminiscing about their time o…

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