Richard O’Sullivan, Assistant Curator at the London Irish Rifles Association, talks about the London Irish battalions of the London Regiment during the Great War.
Sir Hew Strachan, patron of the WFA and Professor of International Relations at the University of St Andrews, delivers a lecture on blockade, economic warfare and the use of starvation during the Great War. This lecture was recorded at the WFA’s AGM in London last month.
TV historian and author Alexandra Churchill talks about research for her forthcoming book on King George V during the Great War.
Dr Andrew Humphries, Senior Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University, talks on D.H. Lawrence during the Great War and his recent book D. H. Lawrence, Transport and Cultural Transition: ‘A Great Sense of Journeying’ (published by Palgrave Macmillan).
Irish Times Journalist Ronan McGreevy about his book Wherever the Firing line Extends, published by the History Press Ireland. This book examines the legacy of the 23 Irish memorials to fallen men on the Western Front. In the podcast, Ronan talks about documentary he made that looks at the Irish involvement in the 1917 campaign. […]
Andrea Hetherington talks about her new book British Widows of the First World War (published Pen and Sword).
Dr Linda Parker talks about her new book (published by Helion and Co) on Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, better known as Woodbine Willie, during his service as an Army Chaplain in the Great War.
GP Dr Irfan Malik talks about his research into the Great War contribution of his ancestral village of Dulmial, which is located in the Punjab area of Pakistan.
Doctoral candidate Carol Henderson talks about her research into the military appeals tribunals in Middlesex where men sought to gain exemption from conscription and military service during the Great War.
Dr Jonathan Boff, University of Birmingham, discusses his latest book Haig’s Enemy on Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria during the Great War on the Western Front (published by OUP).