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The Influenza Epidemic of 1918


The Influenza Epidemic of 1918 by Dr. David Payne, PhD EurProBiol CBiol MIBiol History records several great pandemics (i.e. country-, continental- or world-wide outbreaks of disease). Prominent among these were the Black Death, 1347-1351, the Great Plague in the 1660s, cholera in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and the 1918 in...

Ep. 33 – The 'Spanish Flu' Pandemic 1917-19 – Dr Jane Orr


Medical doctor and historian Dr Jane Orr talks to the podcast about the “Spanish Flu” pandemic which killed up to 100 million people across the world between 1917 and 1919. Your browser does not support the audio element.

Ep. 66 – The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu – Kenneth C. Davis


Author Kenneth C. Davis talks about his latest book on the hidden history of the Spanish Flu during World War 1, published by Henry Holt.  Your browser does not support the audio element.

'Spanish Flu' with Dr Jane Orr (MD)


In this timely, detailed and insightful talk, Dr Jane Orr, a medical doctor, a former army Regulars and Territorials doctor, and GP talks about Spanish Flu during the First World War. 'Spanish Flu' The talk, delivered online via Zoom, is in a number of sections: The preamble introduces how she became interest in the subject The biology of the v...

More Deadly Than War: the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the First World War by Kenneth Davis.


Henry Holt & Co 304 pages Reading age 12 -18 years Walt Disney. Age 16 in 1918 Walt Disney had an older brother Roy in the navy and like his 17 year old brother Russell he was eager to enlist. Clearly underage they were turned away. Learning that 17 year olds could join the Red Cross Walt persuaded his mother to sign some release papers, th...

Lancashire North Despatch: May 2020 1st Email Edition


The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918 A Visit to Friedrichshafen and the Zeppelin and Dornier Museums “England has been all she could be to Jews; Jews will be all they can be to England” Brigadier General Reginald John Kentish (RJK)  Gone but not forgotten The Lathom Remount Depot, Ormskirk Lancashire Hospitals during the First World War Mates in War...

The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919


Edited by  David Killingray and Howard Phillips Routledge (2003)  390 pages ISBN 9780415510790 There is so much to learn from ‘The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919’.  A comparative history will be written in due course comparing the pandemic of 1918-19 and that of 2019-2021. Writing in 1998, ‘What occurred in 1918-19, we are repeatedly to...

Ep.230 – 'Staking the coffins' – the 1918 flu Epidemic in Ireland – Dr Ida Milne


Dr Ida Milne, Lecturer in European History at Carlow College, Ireland, talks about her recent book, 'Stacking the Coffins', that looks at the impact of 1918 Spanish Flu in Ireland at the end of the Great War and early 1920s. Her book is published by Manchester University Press....

Ep. 273 – The German Army in October 1918 – Katherine Quinlan-Flatter


Historian and journalist Katherine Quinlan-Flatter talks about the German Army during the weeks of October 1918 before the Armistice in November. Your browser does not support the audio element. Katherine explains how in September 1918 it i...

Ep. 276a – Walking the Western Front Way – Sir Anthony Seldon


Author, historian and educationalist, Sir Anthony Seldon talks about his new book The Path of Peace which is his memoir of walking the Western Front Way in 2021. Your browser does not support the audio element. The route stretches 1,000 k...