Dr Alison Hines, gives a lecture on the British Manpower Crisis of 1918; this talk was given at the WFA’s 7th President’s Conference in Birmingham on 2 June 2018.
Anne Buckley (@skiptonpow), Lecturer in Translation Studies and German at Leeds University, talks about translating memoirs of a group of German officers imprisoned in Skipton in World War I.
Author Kenneth C. Davis (@kennethcdavis) talks about his latest book on the hidden history of the Spanish Flu during World War 1, published by Henry Holt.
WFA trustee David Tattersfield talks about his detective work in France to determine the identities of two majors buried in graves marked unknown, who were both killed in the German Spring offensive on the River Aisne in May 1918.
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).