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Ep. 80 – The Landing in the Dawn – dissecting the Anzac Gallipoli legend – Dr James Hurst

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Dr James Hurst talks about his latest book (published by Helion & Co.) which reappraises the landing by the ANZAC forces on the Dardanelles on 25 April 1915.  


Pillars of Fire - the Battles of Messines Ridge 1917 by Ian Passingham

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Sutton Publishing 1998. Hardback, 223pp„ £19.99. ISBN 0 7509 1704 0.  In his foreword to this book, Peter Simkins of the Imperial War Museum states that 'Messines has long merited a separate study, even though it is widely accepted that it formed a crucial prelude to Third Ypres. This work is a solid piece of historical research and detailed analy…


121 : January 2021

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Stand To ! No. 121 Recently Published

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Contents  Communication Lines 2–6  A Bridge Too Many on the Oise by Michael Carragher 7–11  A Short Spell on Mudros and Helles by Barbara Meredith 12–18  Another Lonely Anzac 1394 Private H V Meston 9th Battalion AIF by Paul Cobb 19–21  The Camera Returns (102) by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall 22–23  A Fascination for Flora Along the Western …


Ep. 190 - Sir John Monash – Dr Aaron Pegram

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Dr Aaron Pegram of the Australian War Memorial, developed his interest in the First World War initially through family history. A Senior Historian at the Australian War Memorial, in this, his second talk for Mentioned in Dispatches, Aaron talks about Sir John Monash. Your…


Out Now! Stand To ! No. 125 January 2022

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From the Editor Welcome to the first edition of Stand To! for 2022. As I write this in late December, COVID–19 is still running wild, the Omicron variant the latest to threaten us. France (and most of Europe) has closed its borders with the UK and travelling abroad is off the cards again. Who knows what the next 12 months will bring? I hope bet…


125: January 2022

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“The War on the Wire – The story of signalling in the Gallipoli Campaign” - Clive Harris

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We welcome Clive Harris back to Hornchurch for his most recent talk about Gallipoli. Clive is well known to WFA members through the Battle Honours tour company. Before this and a spell in the Hertfordshire Police, Clive spent several years in the Army, specifically with the Royal Corps of Signals.  This talk therefore combines his professional bac…