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REMINDER: Up Coming WFA National and Regional Conferences


  Suffolk : 11 August 2018 Suffolk 5th Annual Centenary Conference '1918 The Winning Formula'   Speakers: Peter Simkins, Jack Sheldon and Peter Hart Panel Discussion chaired by Taff Gillingham VENUE: University of Suffolk in Ipswich Purchase Tickets > HERE         Wolverhampton : 6-8 September 2018 WFA/University of Wolverhampt…

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


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.

Ep. 84 – The British Army on the Western Front in 1916 – Dr Spencer Jones


Scholar and author Dr Spencer Jones from the University of Wolverhampton talks about his new book, At All Costs, which looks at the British Army on the Western Front in 1916. This is published by Helion and Co.

Ep. 106 - The Impact of the First World War on Australian-British relations – Dr Jack Davies


Dr Jack Davies, Assistant Curator at the Science Museum, talks about the impact of the First World War on Australian-British relations. This talk was given as part of the  End of the War & The Reshaping of a Century International Conference held at the University of Wolverhampton in September last year. …

Ep.202 - General Sir Cecil Pereira - Dr Spencer Jones


Dr Spencer Jones, Senior Lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton, talks about the wartime letters of General Edward Pereira which he recently edited with Michael Locicero and Edward Pereria.

The Western Front Association is delighted to announce the winners of its inaugural Masters Grant Scheme.


The Western Front Association Masters Grant Scheme is offered to provide postgraduate students the opportunity to enrich their research and thus elevate their dissertation on a First World War topic. This first iteration of the award saw a range of topics proposed. The judging panel, made up of The Western Front Association President Professor…

Ep.264 – 1917, The Darkest Year – Dr Spencer Jones


Dr Spencer Jones talks about The Darkest Year, a collection of essays he edited on the British Army fighting on the Western Front in 1917 during the First World War. Your browser does not support the audio element. The Darkest Year covers: g…

Hawthorn Ridge: Then and Now, by Rick Smith


The H.R.C.A., is an association set up to rescue, protect, and preserve this iconic site. The members have done a considerable amount of research concerning all aspects of this crater. This talk will give a history of the area from its early occupation, the plan, and execution of the blowing of the mine on 1st July 1916, and its filming by Geoffrey…

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