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Givenchy in the Great War – a Village on the Front Line


Reviewed Stephen Broomfield. I am sure many reading this review will have visited Givenchy - lying as it does in a central part of the British line and close to the scenes of major engagements. Givenchy in the Great War is possibly the first study of a single geographic location during the war. The author’s focus is the village - mentioning othe…

Lancashire North Despatch Issue 1: May 2008


Lancashire North Despatch Issue 1 In May 1918 the War Illustrated carried this front page photo of the 55th (West Lancashire) Division after their gallant defence of Givenchy.  90 years later if fittingly marks our first issue of the Despatch and the anniversary is reported on the back page.