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21 August 1918 : Sgt Sebastian Mitterhofer, 7 Komp, Kgl Bay 10 Inf Regt ‘König'.

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Born on 7 June 1887, Sebastian was from Dachau. An active reservist at the outbreak of war and, therefore, he saw service from the very earliest days of the war. He was married with one child.  He was in action from August 1914 in Lorraine, then on the Meuse, at Verdun, the Somme, Arras, Third Ypres, Cambrai, Dixmude and Verdun (1918) to August …


017: Summer 1986

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061: April 2001

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062: September 2001

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Stand To! 1 to 118 Full Contents Listing

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Stand To! 1-118 Content Stand To  1 Spring 1981 Editorial Notes (Peter T. Scott) Serving members of the Western Front Association Early Days, New Paths and Acknowledgements Inaugural Meeting: John Terraine's Address. Historian John Terraine berates those who indulge in ‘purely tragic pilgrimages to the Western Front’. The Loving Care of the…


The Verdun Regiment. Into the Furnace: The 151st Infantry Regiment in the Battle of Verdun 1916

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By Johnathan Bracken Pen & Sword, £25.00, 269pp, hb, 30 ills, maps, notes, refs, bibliog and index. ISBN: 978–152–671–029–1 The author is the president of a living history organisation dedicated to the French 151st Infantry whose home garrison was Verdun. Diverted from its annual summer manoeuvres several days before war was declared, the 15…


114: February 2019

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The Somme 1916: Touring the French Sector

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By David O’Mara  Pen & Sword, £14.99, 240pp 32 maps & ills throughout. ISBN: 978–147–389–770–0  ‘Oh, No! Not another book on the Somme!’ Not my words but those of the author. David O'Mara makes it clear that his book is different – and without doubt he succeeds. This is an essential read for those who study the Somme. The French sector …


Verdun : Remembrance Sunday 10 November 2019

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Report by Suzanne Make This year I decided to spend a few days over Armistice weekend with friends in Verdun. We took part in two ceremonies. On Remembrance Sunday we stood, side by side with the French and a small German contingency, outside the Ossuary in Verdun. The Eternal Flame had come from the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and was carried care…



Memories of Verdun by Francois Wikart

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The following article is based on the recollections of General Caloni and recollections of the authors’ grandfather’s experience of Verdun.  Most people know the battle of Verdun started on the 21st February 1916. The city lies on both banks of the River Meuse in North-eastern France. In 1916 the fortress of Verdun was stripped of its guns and …