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'British Children’s Literature and the First World War ' with Dr David Budgen


Dr David Budgen will be giving a talk on British Children’s Literature and the First World War based on his academic study 'British Children's Literature and the First World War: Representations since 1914'. Children's authors have continually attempted to engage with changing perceptions, points of view and attitudes towards the First World War…

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


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…

The Roles Animals Played in the First World War Competition


  This year’s Western Front Association 'Project with Prizes' asks 12-14 year old secondary school students to think about the roles animals played in the First World War. Using examples from Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse as their starting point, students are invited to submit either: 1) One or two passages in which an animal describes their war…