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The Contemptible Little Army, 1914 -1918

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By Alex Saunt   The story of the expansion and development of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) 1914-1918 and how the Contemptible Little Army became a huge, effective machine.   BEF AND THE START The possible conception: In 1904 King Edward, having decided our pretty frosty relationship with France should be improved, went to Paris with the…


ONLINE: “ Narrow Gauge Railways of World War One “ - Phil Robinson ZOOM

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“ Narrow Gauge Railways of World War One “  -   Phil Robinson  ZOOM Narrow Gauge Railways of World War One The story of the light railways used in WW1 does not start in 1914, it starts with the inception of railways in Europe, and its seeds were in the Franco Prussian war of 1870-71 in which France saw the loss of the provinces of Alsace and Lorr…