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030: Winter 1990

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045: January 1996

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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…


Ep. 72 – British POWs in Germany during WW1 – Dr Oliver Wilkinson

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Dr Oliver Wilkinson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Wolverhampton, talks about his recent book titled British Prisoners of War in First World War Germany published by Cambridge University Press.


Stereoscope images from the Western Front and elsewhere

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Having just published the initial batch of stereoscopic images on The Western Front Association's website, it is perhaps a good time to pick out just a handful of these to show the kind of images that are available. There is no 'science' to the selection of the following images, it is merely a selection of some that have caught my eye as being of …


Richard Lloyd - 'Escapers All'

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In this talk, Richard Lloyd will discuss the stories of officers and men who escaped from German captivity during 1914-1918.

Members and non-members of The Western Front Association are equally welcome. Any new visitors are guaranteed a friendly atmosphere and a warm welcome from a group of like-minded enthusiasts. 

 


Using the Red Cross Records as a Resource For Researching British Prisoners of War/George Henry Archer - The Story Behind a Postcard

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Unfortunately Roger Penny will not be able to give his talk on the Battle of the Marne from the French perspective as previously advertised. Instead John Beech will be giving a talk on Prisoners of the First World War - Using The International Committee of the Red Cross Records as a Resource   Chris Preston will be giving a short talk on Georg…


Brothers in Arms: Three Died and Three Survived the First World War

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The First World War resulted in terrible suffering for many families, but the Willis family was among those that paid the highest of prices: six brothers went to war, but only three came home. Of the surviving siblings, one had lost a leg and the other two also left with recurring health problems. The Willis family had travelled from Nottingham to…