Search results for Vivien Newman.

'We Too Were Soldiers' by Dr Vivien Newman


WAAC workers and Chief Ordnance Office Staff, Rouen 1917     ‘We Too Were Soldiers’ 1 By Dr Vivien Newman   Viv Newman's long-standing interest in the Great War led, after many years teaching women's war poetry at A level, to a PhD thesis entitled Songs of Wartime Lives: Women's Poetry of the First World War (2004) University of Essex. The …

Ep. 31 – Women in Britain and Europe during the Great War – Dr Vivien Newman


Historian and author Dr Vivien Newman talks about the role and experience of women in Europe and Britain during the First World War. 



Children at War 1914–1918 by Vivien Newman


£14.99, Pen and Sword, Barnsley 2019.  176pp, soft covers, 50 ills. incl. endnotes, bibliography and index.  Also available as Kindle edition. ISBN: 9781473821071  This anthology of children’s remembrance and later writing on the Great War is wider ranging than the last I reviewed in Stand To! some two years ago. This covers all the warring nati…

‘Children at War 1914-1918’ with Dr. Vivien Newman


We are delighted to have as our guest for this talk the author and speaker Dr Vivien Newman who could entertain an audience on several First World War topics from women at war and female war poets but tonight will be returning to another of her favourite topics 'Children at War'.  In her book ‘Children at War 1914-1918’ , Vivien Newman researched …

A talk by Dr. Vivien Newman 'With bill-hook and stick they cleared out the ditches. Women on the land in the First World War'


In 2004, Viv Newman was awarded a PhD for her thesis Songs of Wartime Lives: Women's Poetry of the First World War (Essex). She was selected by the BBC for their 'Expert Women' training and speaks widely about women in WW1 on local radio, at national and international conferences, and for specialist and general interest audiences. She writes fo…

The Journal of The Western Front Association Stand To! No. 132 is out today


Stand To! No.132 is out now. Print copies have been delivered, digital copies are about to go out to Digital Members, and it will also shortly be made available via out digital search plaform.  Stand To! 132 Contents The Camera Returns (113) by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall...4–5 The War in Ukraine and the First World War by Hew Strachan...6–11 …