John Lee talks about the American Expeditionary Force and how the adapted to combat conditions on the Western Front in 1918. This lecture was given on the 9 November 2017 at the Ulster Museum in Belfast.
Sarah Reay (http://www.halfshillingcurate.com/) talks about her latest book The Half Shilling Curate which details her Grandfather Herbert Cowl’s military service as an army chaplain in the 23rd Division on the Western Front during the Great War (published by Helion and Co.).
This was an article from the WFA website on the Western Front Association Service of Commemoration at the Cenotaph 11 November 2017
Charles Barrington talks about his new book (published by Helion and Co.) What did you do in the Great War, Grandfather? about his grandfather’s service in the Great War as a regular artillery officer serving with the BEF in 1914 and then with the 61st Division.
Dr William Stewart talks about his latest book, published by Helion and Co, that examines the Canadian forces contribution, experience and performance during the Battle of the Somme.
Charles Fairs talks about a collection of letters and diaries written by his grandparents and their immediate social circle during the Great War that he published in 2012. The central character is his grandmother Marjorie Secretan and Charles talks about how the war affected her as she lost her brother, fiancé and other close family […]
Nigel Atter talks about the role and experience of his grandfather’s battalion, the 8th Lincolns at the Battle of Loos in September 1915, this is based on his latest book published by Helion and Co.
Dr Vivien Newman talks about her new book (with David Alexander Scott Semeraro) on female agent Regina Diana who spied for the Germans in France during the Great War. Her book is titled Seductress, Siren, Spy: The Undercover World of Agent Regina Diana 1914-1918, and is published by Pen and Sword.
Dr Andrew Bamji talks about New Zealand surgeon Dr Harold Gillies and his pioneering work in plastic surgery to treat and manage facial injuries at the Queen’s Hospital, Sidcup during WW1. This talk is based around his recent book Faces from the Front, published by Helion and Co.
John Rigby Jones talks about his new book on the experience and service of his teenage grandfather, Captain Eric Rigby Jones, on the Western Front during the Great War with the Liverpool Pals (published by Helion and Co).