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Postponed : 8th President's Conference - Theme '1915 Revisited'

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Given current situation with spread of coronavirus the President's Conference will be postponed until further notice. The welfare of delegates and speakers is uppermost in our thoughts.  Speakers:    Aimee Fox : 'To Gallipoli and Back Again: Learning lessons between theatres, Gallipoli and the Western Front, 1915-1916'? Aimee Fox This talk fo…


ONLINE: A Reappraisal of 1915 - a virtual conference

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The conference will be live and online. It will be held on Saturday 1 May and split into two sessions the first starting at 10am and running to approximately 12 noon, the second from 2pm to approximately 4pm. There will be new talks which examine how the BEF learned to deal with the challenges of an expanding war. The event is free, but if anyon…


Announcing New Appointments to the Executive Committee

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The Executive Committee is pleased to announce that Dr Adam Prime has taken over the universities role on the Executive Committee following Will Butler's decision to stand down due to family commitments. Adam will initially serve on the EC as an appointee but it is hoped he will eventually take on a trustee role. Simultaneously Michael (Rocky) Sal…


Find here a full contents listing for Stand To! No.126 (April 2022) with part of the introduction to this edition from the Editor.

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All standard members of The Western Front Association should have received their print copy over the weekend; all digital members were sent their copy this morning and can also download it via their Member Login.  Communication Lines p.2  An introduction from the editor Matthew Leonard It’s April 2022, and Europe and the world is again staring i…


CONFERENCE : Gas in the Great War and its Legacy WFA/NAM Conference

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The Western Front Association / National Army Museum Conference 0930 Arrivals1000 Welcome1010 Keynote 1+ Q&AProfessor Edward M. Spiers (University of Leeds), ‘Chemical Warfare in the First World War’ Chemical warfare, if not a war winner, was not a failure in 1915-1918, as often described. It was a form of warfare that evolved steadily during …


Ep.270 – Gas Warfare during the First World War – Rocky Salmon

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WFA European Officer Rocky Salmon talks about gas warfare during the Great War. Your browser does not support the audio element. Rocky talks about the types of chemical agents used, their efficacy and tactics used by combatant forces to dep…