David Tattersfield, Development Trustee of the WFA, talks about Operation Alias, a project by the WFA to identify men who fell in the Great War who served under an alias or different name.
This post gives the number of ‘hits’ for the Western Front Association’s Mentioned in Dispatches podcast that I host and produce. Since February 2017 to end of June 2020, 168 episodes of the podcast have been broadcast. The podcast is available on a range of Apple and Android platforms through apps such as including iTunes, […]
Professor Alison Fell, Professor of French Cultural History at the University of Leeds, talks about her recent book on women as veterans in post-Great War France and Britain. Alison’s book examines the cultural and social identity some women adopted, or were given, as war veterans in the 1920s and how this was received by the […]
Peter Welsh talks about his research into the community of Washington during the Great War.
Simon Bendry, the former Programme Director of the First World War Centenary Battlefield Tours Programme based at University College London, talks about the programme that completed its work in April 2020.
Pratap Chhetri talks about his research into Rana Jodha Jung Bahadur, the first Gurkha officer in the British Army during the Great War.
Gerry White, Chair of the Cork branch of the WFA, talks about his research into Tom Barry, who was a British soldier in WW1 and became a leading IRA commander during the Anglo-Irish War.
Kate Imy, Assistant Professor of History at the University of North Texas, talks about her recent book Faithful Fighters. Her book explores the Indian Army’s attempts to racialize and militarize the South Asian identities of its multi-racial, multi-linguistic, and multi-faith soldiery to secure their loyalty, cooperation. Her book is published by Standford University Press.
Professor Matthew Stibbe, Professor of Modern European History at Sheffield Hallam University about his book on civilian internment during the Great War. This is published by Palgrave Macmillan.
Historian Nigel Atter about his book on the Great War service of the 2nd Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. This is published by Helion.