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Professor Gary Sheffield pays tribute to his predecessor as Honorary President of The Western Front Association, Professor Peter Simkins MBE


  I would like to pay tribute to my predecessor as Honorary President of the Western Front Association, Professor Peter Simkins MBE. Peter has been active in the WFA over many years, latterly in the Cheltenham and Gloucester branch. When Corelli Barnett stepped down, Peter was an obvious choice to succeed him as President of the WFA, as he is on…

A Military Atlas of the First World War by Arthur Banks


Leo Cooper, 2001, softback, 338pp., £14.95. ISBN 0 85052 791 0.  As editor of this journal (Ann Clayton writing in 2002), this is one book of very few books I would not want to be without. I use tips one for checking battle details and place-name spellings, and the statistical summaries have also proved invaluable over the last eight or so years. …

Ep. 4 – The Honourable Artillery Company in 1917 – Michael Orr


Michael Orr talks about ‘Bunny and his artillery company: Command and Morale in 2nd Battalion Honourable Artillery Company in 1917’, a lecture from the joint WFA and British Commission for Military History conference ‘The Armies of 1917’, held in April 2017.


Ep. 279 – The Bucks Battalion in the Great War – Prof Ian Beckett


Professor Ian Beckett, Honorary Professor of Military History at the University of Kent, talks about the 1/1st Bucks Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, during the Great War. Your browser does not support the audio element. …