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014: Summer 1985

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Stand To! 1 to 118 Full Contents Listing

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Stand To! 1-118 Content Stand To  1 Spring 1981 Editorial Notes (Peter T. Scott) Serving members of the Western Front Association Early Days, New Paths and Acknowledgements Inaugural Meeting: John Terraine's Address. Historian John Terraine berates those who indulge in ‘purely tragic pilgrimages to the Western Front’. The Loving Care of the…


13 November: Soldiers of the Empire by Prof Peter Stanley

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'Soldiers of the Empire' international, intercultural encounters in the Great War, then and now by Professor Peter Stanley (University of New South Wales at Australian Defence Force Academy)  Peter Stanley looks at the ways the Great War opened up connections between parts of the British Empire and its peoples, suggesting how the war created con…


A Perspective on the Western Front by an Indian Army Office on the Western Front by Dr DeWitt C Ellinwood

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[This article first appeared in Stand To! No.63 January 2002 pp 29-32. Members of The Western Front Association have access to the full digital archive running to 116 editions and some 2000 articles such as this one}. When Britain entered the war in August 1914, it was immediately apparent that the British Isles could not supply the number of troo…


For King and Another Country: Indian Soldiers on the Western Front 1914-1918 by Shrabani Basu

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Bloomsbury India, £25.00, 224pp. 41 ills, notes and refs, bibliog, index. ISBN: 978-83-84052-91-1  Shrabani Basu’s work on the Indian Army - not to be confused with another book of the same name about a Second World War fighter pilot in the RAF - is, unsurprisingly given her background in journalism, ‘populist’ in style and approach and largely dr…


The Sons of John Company: The Indian & Pakistan Armies by John Gaylor

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1903-1991 Parapress. 1996. Hardback, 379 pp., £19.99. ISBN 1898594 414.  [This review first appeared in Stand To! no.51 January 1998. It is one of over 2,200 reviews of books about the First World War which are available to search in the Stand To! archive by members of The Western Front Association]. This is a very welcome book.  The contributio…