Ep. 38 – Spying for the Kaiser – Regina Diana and espionage in France – Dr Vivien Newman

Ep. 38 – Spying for the Kaiser – Regina Diana and espionage in France – Dr …

Dr Vivien Newman talks about her new book (with David Alexander Scott Semeraro) on female agent Regi…

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Ep. 37 – Dr Harold Gillies and plastic surgery during WW1 – Dr Andrew Bamji

Ep. 37 – Dr Harold Gillies and plastic surgery during WW1 – Dr Andrew Bamji…

Dr Andrew Bamji talks about New Zealand surgeon Dr Harold Gillies and his pioneering work in plastic…

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Ep. 36 – A subaltern on the Western Front – John Rigby-Jones

Ep. 36 – A subaltern on the Western Front – John Rigby-Jones

John Rigby Jones talks about his new book on the experience and service of his teenage grandfather, …

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Ep. 35 – The Doughboys, 1917-1918 – Michael St Maur Sheil

Ep. 35 – The Doughboys, 1917-1918 – Michael St Maur Sheil

Photographer and historian Michael St Maur Sheil talks on the role of the Doughboys and US forces in…

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Ep. 34 – Shellshock in World War 1 – Dr Stefanie Linden

Ep. 34 – Shellshock in World War 1 – Dr Stefanie Linden

Psychiatrist and medical historian Dr Stefanie Linden discusses her new book on the diagnosis and tr…

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

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…

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Ep. 32 – Brigadier General Frank Crozier – Charles Messenger

Ep. 32 – Brigadier General Frank Crozier – Charles Messenger

Historian Charles Messenger discusses his biography of controversial soldier Frank Crozier; Brigadie…

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

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

Historian and author Dr Vivien Newman talks about the role and experience of women in Europe and Bri…

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Ep. 30 – Joseph Steward’s Platoon – Andy Robertshaw

Ep. 30 – Joseph Steward’s Platoon – Andy Robertshaw

Military historian Andy Robertshaw talks about the amazing account of Private Joseph John Steward’s …

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Ep. 29 – Commemoration of the Great War in Ireland – Dr Chris Manson

Ep. 29 – Commemoration of the Great War in Ireland – Dr Chris Manson

Dr Chris Manson talks on ‘Commemoration of WW1 in Ireland’. This talk was given to Antrim and Down b…

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Ep. 28 – Military Recruitment in Ireland, 1916 – Dr William Butler

Ep. 28 – Military Recruitment in Ireland, 1916 – Dr William Butler

Dr William Butler (University of Kent) talks on ‘Can you any longer resist the call?’ Military Recru…

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Ep. 27 – Black Watch volunteers in Dublin before the First World War – Ian Montgomery

Ep. 27 – Black Watch volunteers in Dublin before the First World War – Ian …

Ian Montgomery, Co-chair, Antrim and Down WFA branch, talks on ‘Thoroughbred Irishmen: Black Watch v…

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