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100: June 2014 Special Edition

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Stand To! No.1 to No.126 Full Contents Listing

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Stand To! 1-126 Content Stand To  1 Spring 1981 Editorial Notes (Peter T. Scott) Serving members of the Western Front Association Early Days, New Paths and Acknowledgements Inaugural Meeting: John Terraine's Address. Historian John Terraine berates those who indulge in ‘purely tragic pilgrimages to the Western Front’. The Loving Care of the…


"Cogs in the Machinery of War" by Dr Viv Newman

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On 15 November 1918, The Times enthusiastically thanked women for 'the invaluable services which they have so freely given to the national cause', in particular the women who, from 1915 had flocked into the munitions factories which had sprung up across the land. Vital 'cogs in the machinery of war', the newspaper acknowledged that munitions worker…


The Munitionette’s First Heavy Shell. The Struggle to produce Munitions 1915 to 1918 by John Hughes-Wilson

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If, in modern warfare, fuel is the blood of victory, then munitions – in all their varied forms – are the muscles and sinews. This raw truth was first understood as the First World War deteriorated into a crude slogging match dominated by guns, shells, machines and the power of industrial output to support soldiers on the battlefield. The Germans e…


HM Factory Gretna - a study in First World War genealogy on the Home Front

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Due to our original speaker being unavailable, we have asked Nigel to present his talk (originally due in early 2023!) which looks at the work being undertaken to identify and list workers who served the war effort by being employed at HM Cordite Factory, Gretna.