Dr Richard Batten, Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, talks about a collection of papers relating to the wartime experience of Hugh Fortescue, the Fourth Earl Fortescue, who was Lord Lieutenant for Devon during the Great War, that he has recently edited. These papers are collected in a volume produced by the Devon […]
Colin Campbell about his book on the 51st Highland Division during the Great War that has been reprinted by Pen and Sword.
Dr Bruce Cherry talks about his book on the sex life of the Tommy on the Western Front, They Didn’t Want to Die Virgins: Sex and Morale in the British Army on the Western Front 1914-1918, which was published by Helion and Co in 2016.
Pär Sundström, bass player in the Swedish heavy metal band Sabaton, talks about their new album, the Great War, inspired by the First World War, and the fundraising the band has done for the Heugh Battery Museum (http://www.heughbattery.co.uk/) in Hartlepool.
Dr Samuel Foster, Visiting Academic in the School of History, University of East Anglia, talks about Serbia in the Great War.
Emile Coetzee, from North West University in South Africa, talks about the 1914 Afrikaner Rebellion.
Dr Chris Kempshall, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Army Leadership, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, talks about his book on The First World War in Computer Games. This was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2015. Use the following token on palgrave.com (qj9JE7Czmn4DJFq) to get a 20% discount. Valid 2.9.19 to 30.9.19.
Antonio Garcia talks about his recent book on the South African campaign against German South West Africa in 1914/5 (published by Helion).
William Franklin talks about the First World War career of Archibald Wavell.
Mike Hally, PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh, discusses his research into veterans’ response to Peace Day that was held on 19 July 1919.