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Relearning the Lessons. John Terraine’s 1984 WFA Address


Relearning the Lessons. John Terraine’s 1984 WFA Address (This article, a transcript of John Terraine's 1984 Address first appeared in Stand To! 1985 No.13  pp4-7) "Mr. Chairman, fellow-members of The Western Front Association: I hope you will forgive me if today - contrary to my usual practice - I strike a personal note in my address to you. B…

109 : June/July 2017 Special Edition


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CANCELLED 'From business as usual to total war' by Tony Bolton


Did Britain have a strategy for fighting the Great War or did we just blunder from crisis to crisis? During his presentation, our speak Tony Bolton will explain all. Business as usual was a policy followed by the British government, under Prime Minister H H Asquith , during the early years of the First World War Its fundamental belief was that in…

Ep. 198 - Churchill and the Dardanelles - Prof. Chris Bell


Canadian historian Professor Christopher Bell, Professor of History at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, talks about his recent book that examines the role Winston Churchill in the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign. Your browser does not support the audio element. …

War Books by David Filsell 2005


War Books: A reflection on some contemporary views by David J. Filsell, for Stand To! No.74 September 2005 'Frightened of War Books'  Although many books published in Britain during the Great War were propagandist, interest in 'war stories' remained at an extremely high level between 1914 and 1918. Only when the conflict ended did interest declin…