George Lepre’s excellent book is the first academic study into the Vietnam War phenomenon known as ‘fragging’, where US servicemen sought to murder other American soldiers using fragmentation grenades. He estimates there were up to 1,000 attacks that resulted in at least 57 deaths. His publication examines why soldiers perpetrated these crimes and how the […]
Dr Emily Anderson, from Newcastle University, talks about her PhD research into humour in British literature during the Great War.
Emile Coetzee, from North West University in South Africa, talks about L/Cpl L/Cpl Wijnand “Vic” Hamman, who served in South African 2nd Regt during the Great War.
Prof. Peter Stanley, from the University of New South Wales, talks about his latest book on British Territorials in India during the Great War, published by Helion.
Dr Bill Stewart talks about the Canadian Corp’s Operation Delta and how it shaped operations during the 100 Days in 1918.
Phil Sutcliffe talks about his father’s account of being an infantryman during the Great War.
Doctoral student Percy Leung at the University of St Andrews’ talks about his research into the Berlin Philharmonic and London Symphony Orchestras during the Great War.
Dr Jack Davies, Assistant Curator at the Science Museum, talks abou the impact of WW1 on Australian-British relations. This talk was given as part of the The End of the War & The Reshaping of a Century International Conference held at the University of Wolverhampton in September last year.
Emeritus Professor Michael Durey, from Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia, talks about his research project that explores the lives of British officers killed on the Western Front during the Great War.
Alan Wakefield, Head of First World War & Early 20th Century Conflict at the Imperial War Museum and Chairman of the Salonika Campaign Society, talks about the Salonika campaign during the Great War.