The One Hundred Days

The One Hundred Days

The Final One Hundred Days of the Western Front   Introduction   The British involvement in war …

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'From Private to Major via the Foresters Arms': The life, death and rediscovery of Octavius Darby-Griffith, MC

'From Private to Major via the Foresters Arms': The life, death and redisco…

British visitors to the south of France will often take the A26 'Autoroute des Anglais' out of Calai…

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Major 'Alastair' Soutar, M.C.

Major 'Alastair' Soutar, M.C.

One of the well known 'classic' accounts of the First World War is 'Twelve Days' published in 1933 (…

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Brothers in Arms

Brothers in Arms

Detailed biographies of individuals who served during the First World War.

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Memorials

Memorials

Memorials of the First World War

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Porton Revealed

Porton Revealed

General view of Porton from the water tower, c.1918. In the centre background is ’Gas Wood’, where…

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Passchendaele and the Flanders U-Boats

Passchendaele and the Flanders U-Boats

There can be no doubt that the Flanders U-boats, the thirty seven small UB and UC vessels based at B…

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'We Too Were Soldiers' by Dr 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 Vi…

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The Western Front Association preserves a major Great War archive of 6.5 million records

The Western Front Association preserves a major Great War archive of 6.5 mi…

Introduction The Western Front Association (WFA) is delighted to announce that it has secured the s…

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MA Dissertations

MA Dissertations

The Western Front Association is pleased to showcase here MA Dissertations written on First World Wa…

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1914 The Memoirs of a Volunteer by Harry Fellows

1914 The Memoirs of a Volunteer by Harry Fellows

[This article first appeared in Stand To! No 11 Summer 1984 pp.34-35. At this time, there were more …

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'The Western Front. A Plea for Understanding' by John Terraine

'The Western Front. A Plea for Understanding' by John Terraine

John Terraine’s 1983 Address to the Western Front Association. 1984 [This article first appeared in…

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