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REMINDER: Up Coming WFA National and Regional Conferences

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  Suffolk : 11 August 2018 Suffolk 5th Annual Centenary Conference '1918 The Winning Formula'   Speakers: Peter Simkins, Jack Sheldon and Peter Hart Panel Discussion chaired by Taff Gillingham VENUE: University of Suffolk in Ipswich Purchase Tickets > HERE         Wolverhampton : 6-8 September 2018 WFA/University of Wolverhampt…


April Fools? The Formation Of The RAF with Andy Robertshaw

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The renowned historian, author and TV presenter Andy Robertshaw makes a welcome return to the branch to present what has become his annual New Year talk to the branch. This year Andy presents a brand new talk all about the Royal Air Force which was formed 100 years ago on the 1st April 1918, when the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) and the Royal Naval Ai…


FREE EVENT 'War Horse' : behind the scenes with the film's technical advisor Any Robertshaw 25 August at 5:30pm

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Andy Robertshaw, two men in a trench, the historian famous for digging a First World War trench in a neighbour's back garden, will be appearing at Riverside Caravan Park this Sunday to give a talk about the making of the Stephen Spielberg film War Horse. Andy worked as the a technical advisor on the set and has named the evening “My eight week h…


Digging the Trenches: The Archaeology of the Western Front.

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Andy Robertshaw, David Kenyon Pen and Sword, £25.00, 207pp ills throughout, notes, index. ISBN 184415671-0. Since I have frequently been guilty of criticising the quality of Pen and Sword books, I feel bound to note that, quite apart from its fascinating content, this is the company’s best quality book for a long time. Clear typography is support…


Ep. 30 – Joseph Steward’s Platoon – Andy Robertshaw

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Military historian Andy Robertshaw talks about the amazing account of Private Joseph John Steward’s military service in the 1/13 Battalion London Regiment during the Great War he edited (published by Pen & Sword, 2011).


'The Platoon in WWI' with Andy Robertshaw

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'The Platoon' is based on the military experience of Joseph Johns Steward from 1916 to 1919 written between the end of the Great War and the outbreak of WW2. Sadly the typescript was not published in his lifetime, but a copy was handed to Andy Robertshaw who, with the assistance of Steve Roberts, edited and annotated this first hand account on th…


Ep.246 – Centre for Experimental Military Archaeology and the Great War – Andy Robertshaw

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Archaeologist, historian and author Andy Robertshaw talks about his work with the Centre for Experimental Military Archaeology (CEMA) at the Kent Event Centre in Detling. CEMA is the home of pan-historical experimentation concerning methods of military attack and defence, and of soldiers’ day-to-day lives, from the Roman period to the Second World …