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Britain and Victory in the Great War (ed)


Edited Peter Liddle Pen & Sword, £25.00, 374pp, 74 b/w ills, 12 maps, notes, refs, bibliog and index. ISBN: 978–147–389–161–6 Peter Liddle, compiler and editor of this themed essay collection, uses a slightly provocative title to remind us that Britain fought in a coalition and was not always the senior partner. Ed Spiers’ introductory essa…

A Battle too Far: Arras 1917


By Don Farr Helion, £29.95, 352pp. 16 b/w and 12 col. Ills, 24 b/w maps, footnotes, bibliog, appendices, index. ISBN: 978–191–217–492–8 The fighting around Arras in the spring of 1917 – three battles of the Scarpe and two of Bullecourt – were not the choice of Sir Douglas Haig. They were forced upon him by the interference of British politician…

'Bitter Experience: Evolution of a Doctrine in the BEF' by John Lee


John Lee will be giving a talk he called 'Bitter Experience' about the evolution of a doctrine in the British Expeditionary Force. 

Ep. 44 – The Yanks are Coming! The AEF in World War One – John Lee


John Lee talks about the American Expeditionary Force and how the adapted to combat conditions on the Western Front in 1918. This lecture was given on the 9 November 2017 at the Ulster Museum in Belfast.