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013: Spring 1985


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The Indian Corps on the Western Front by Simon Doherty and Tom Donovan


Richly illustrated throughout, with clear maps and explanatory plans, many contemporary black and white photographs and a wealth of recent photographs on the ground, as well as colour illustrations, The Indian Corps on the Western Front makes an excellent companion to a trip along that stretch of the Western Front taken over by the Indian Army in O…

Ep. 124 – Archibald Wavell – William Franklin


William Franklin talks about the First World War career of Archibald Wavell.

2 May 1915 : James Reynolds


He was the eldest son of James Reynolds (a solicitor) and Annie Delesia (née Lowe) in a family of three.  In 1901, age 8, the family lived of five with two domestic servants at 6 Whitworth Road, Croydon.   He was educated at Dulwich College and gained his BA in Law at London University. An article solicitor he enlisted for active service …

‘I shall hope to try an officer and at least one corporal for cowardice’. Talk by – Michael de Cicero


1916 was a pivotal year for the British Army, a year of intense combat defined by the Battle of the Somme and the appalling casualties of 1916. Yet it was also the year in which the British Army began to master industrial warfare and the tide of the war began to turn in favour of the Allies. Michael’s talk looks in detail at the German Tren…

Albert Mountain Horse


His parents were Mountain Horse and Sikski.  The Dictionary of Canadian Biography tells his story. Like his brother, Albert was educated at St Paul's Boarding School. He became a cadet in the school cadet corps - the first step into a military career. When old enough he was sent to summer camp in Calgary. At the outbreak of war in 1914 he was a …