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Matania's Vision of the First World War by Lucinda Gosling

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Matania's work is magnificent. It does for scenes of the First World War that only a Technicolor Movie could achieve decades later - faithful recreation of a scene based on as much evidence as possible gather to fill the senses. This smart, short book, like a gallery guide, takes you through the significant works of Fortunino Mantania. His ability…


Ep. 11 – Winning with Laughter – Cartoonists in the Great War – Luci Gosling

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Luci Gosling, from the Mary Evans Picture Library, discusses a talk she gave to the Western Front Association's 2017 AGM in Newcastle on cartoons, cartoonists and the Great War. Your browser does not support the audio element. Dr Tom Thorp…


Ep. 19 – Animals in the Great War – Lucinda Moore

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Lucinda Moore, a picture researcher at the Mary Evans Picture Library, discusses her new book Animals in the Great War with Tom Thorpe.  Your browser does not support the audio element. Transcript  Dr Tom Thorpe [TT]: In this week's episo…


Stand To! No.119 October 2020

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Stand To! is out, with special editions marking the interment of the Unknown Warrior and 40th Anniversary of the foundation of The Western Front Association due out later this year. Edition 119 includes the following articles and book reviews:  Keeping up the Strength 1914–1967 by Tom Blackman  The 1/5th Lincolns and the Attack at The Hohenzol…


Finding the Horses for War

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Horses and mules were not a marginal resource for the Army during the First World War - they were to play a crucial role in the Allied victory. Whilst motorised vehicles had started being introduced into the ranks in 1903, the horse still reigned supreme for artillery and cavalry. In 1914 the Army had a completely integrated transport system feat…