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Ep. 104 – The Salonika Front – Alan Wakefield


Alan Wakefield, Head of First World War & Early 20th Century Conflict at the Imperial War Museum and Chairman of the Salonika Campaign Society, talks about the Salonika campaign during the Great War.

A British soldier catches up with the latest war stories from 'Balkans News', the official organ of the British Salonika Force. It was published from November 1915, NAM. 1978-11-157-29-6 until May 1919.

'The Salonika Campaign' with Alan Wakefield


Between 1915 and 1918, British troops were part of a multi-national Allied force fighting against the Bulgarians and their allies in the Balkans. Although disease and the harsh conditions took a heavy toll, they eventually brought the campaign to a successful conclusion. Alan Wakefield is the leading expert on this 'forgotten' campaign and will tal…