The Rationale for and the Deployment of Poisonous Gas on The Western Front in the Great War

The Rationale for and the Deployment of Poisonous Gas on The Western Front …

The rationale for and the deployment of poisonous gas on The Western Front in the Great War Intro…

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The BEF, Human Diseases and Trench Warfare on The Western Front

The BEF, Human Diseases and Trench Warfare on The Western Front

Introduction The Great War was the first major conflict where the death rate due to the trauma of…

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Trench Diseases of the First World War

Trench Diseases of the First World War

Trench Diseases of the First World War Introduction to the Western Front The establishment by the …

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The One Hundred Days

The One Hundred Days

The Final One Hundred Days of the Western Front   Introduction   The British involvement in war …

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'From Private to Major via the Foresters Arms': The life, death and rediscovery of Octavius Darby-Griffith, MC

'From Private to Major via the Foresters Arms': The life, death and redisco…

British visitors to the south of France will often take the A26 'Autoroute des Anglais' out of Calai…

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Major 'Alastair' Soutar, M.C.

Major 'Alastair' Soutar, M.C.

One of the well known 'classic' accounts of the First World War is 'Twelve Days' published in 1933 (…

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Brothers in Arms

Brothers in Arms

Detailed biographies of individuals who served during the First World War.

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Memorials

Memorials

Memorials of the First World War

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Porton Revealed

Porton Revealed

General view of Porton from the water tower, c.1918. In the centre background is ’Gas Wood’, where…

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Passchendaele and the Flanders U-Boats

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 B…

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'We Too Were Soldiers' by Dr Vivien Newman

'We Too Were Soldiers' by Dr Vivien Newman

WAAC workers and Chief Ordnance Office Staff, Rouen 1917   [This article was first published Apr…

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The Western Front Association preserves a major Great War archive of 6.5 million records

The Western Front Association preserves a major Great War archive of 6.5 mi…

Introduction The Western Front Association (WFA) is delighted to announce that it has secured the s…

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