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The Vest Pocket Kodak & The First World War by Jon Cooksey


Ammonite PRess, £7.99, hardback, 96pp, ills throughout, index. ISBN: 978-178-145-279-0 Jon Cooksey's evaluation of the iPhone size Vest Pocket Kodak (VPK) is a handsome its presentation, graphic design and simplicity (and price) as the influential camera it celebrates. The reference to the iPhone is warranted. In its day the VPK was a low cost, t…

080: September 2007


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INTERVIEW: Jon Cooksey, Editor 'Stand To!' for over 10 Years


Jon Cooksey talks about his role as the editor of the journal of The Western Front Association 'Stand To!'. Archived copies are now online for members to enjoy using their Member Login.  Special Editions of Stand To! have been a feature of the Centenary years The content is rich and varied reflecting the interests of members who contribute t…

Stand To! Online


In 1982 a survey went out with Issue. No.5 of Stand To! It asked members what they were interested in. This list of ‘requests’ immediately fed into the content for the following decade and represents the exceptional broad range of material readers and researchers can enjoy. These are the items that interested readers then:  Artillery War Artist…

Battle Lines: Ypres - Nieupoort to Ploegsteert


Authors: Jon Cooksey and Jerry Murland ISBN 978 1 84884 783 4 Publisher: Pen and Sword 31 March 2013 240 pages including maps and illustrations When I signed up to provide a book review for the Western Front Association I was curious as to what book I would receive, given the information I had provided on my area of interest. However, when I rec…

Cancelled: 25 April 2020 : AGM and Spring Conference


This event has been CANCELLED. Read on for the decision taken by the Executive Committee having consulted the Charity Commissions > AGM 25 April 2020     To book place + book optional £15 buffet lunch. Contact Steve Oram :    Venue: Headingley Theatre in Conference Centre - opposite main hotel entran…

Blair Swannell - Lion at War


Over the years Stand To! editor Jon Cooksey has been involved in co-writing and producing several documentaries for the BBC in collaboration with BBC Senior Broadcast Journalist and Sports Editor Graham McKechnie. These have now been made available with permission for members during the period of lockdown.  In the broadcast which we have made avai…

Jon Cooksey - fundraising page


Members will be interested to hear that Heather, the widow of Jon Cooksey has set up a scheme to enable friends to remember Jon and make a practical difference to two causes that meant a lot to Jon.  This is what Heather has said about the donation page she has set up:  This is to celebrate and remember this wonderful husband, father, friend an…