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A podcast on all aspects of the Great War from the UK's leading First World War history society The Western Front Association (www.westernfrontassociation.com).

A podcast on all aspects of the Great War from the UK's leading First World War history society The Western Front Association (www.westernfrontassociation.com).
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A podcast on all aspects of the Great War from the UK's leading First World War history society The Western Front Association (www.westernfrontassociation.com).

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English


Episodes

Ep115 – English infantryman’s morale and the perception of crisis on the Western Front – Dr Alex Mayhew

5/27/2019
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Dr Alex Mayhew discusses his PhD that looked at the English infantryman’s morale and perception of crisis on the Western Front.

Ep114 – Chaplains and religion on the Western Front – Dr Martin Purdy

5/20/2019
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Dr Martin Purdy talks about chaplains and religion on the Western Front during the Great War.

Ep113 – The Ulster Division during the German Spring Offensive – Michael Nugent

5/13/2019
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Michael Nugent talks about his book on the 36th Ulster Division during the German 1918 Spring Offensive, published by Helion.

Ep112 – Humour in British literature during the Great War – Dr Emily Anderson

5/6/2019
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Dr Emily Anderson, from Newcastle University, talks about her PhD research into humour in British literature during the Great War.

Ep111 – L/Cpl Wijnand “Vic” Hamman, 2nd South African Regt – Emile Coetzee

4/29/2019
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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.

Ep110 – British Territorials in India – Prof Peter Stanley

4/22/2019
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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.

Duration:00:23:59

Ep109 – Operation Delta – Dr Bill Stewart

4/15/2019
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Dr Bill Stewart talks about the Canadian Corp’s Operation Delta and how it shaped operations during the 100 Days in 1918.

Duration:00:16:10

Ep108 – Nobody of Any Importance – Phil Sutcliffe

4/8/2019
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Phil Sutcliffe talks about his father’s account of being an infantryman during the Great War.

Duration:00:25:19

Ep107 – The Berlin Philharmonic & London Symphony Orchestras in WW1 – Percy Leung

4/1/2019
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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.

Duration:00:19:10

Ep106 -The Impact of the First World War on Australian-British relations – Dr Jack Davies

3/25/2019
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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.

Duration:00:20:05

Ep105 – Researching British Officers in WW1 – Prof. Michael Durey

3/18/2019
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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.

Duration:00:22:40

Ep104 – The Salonika Front – Alan Wakefield

3/11/2019
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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.

Duration:00:14:17

Ep103 – The impact of military service for women who served in WW1 – Jane Clarke

3/4/2019
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Doctoral candidate Jane Clarke, studying at the University of Manchester, discusses her research into the impact of military service for women who served in the First World War.

Duration:00:19:35

Ep102 – British Infantry Training during WW1 – Harry Sanderson

2/25/2019
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Doctoral candidate Harry Sanderson, from the University of Leeds, discusses his research into the training of British infantry soldiers during the Great War.

Duration:00:31:35

Ep101 – The Treatment of Mentally Ill Irish Ex-servicemen After WW1 – Dr Michael Robinson

2/18/2019
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Medical historian Dr Michael Robinson, from the University of Liverpool, talks about the treatment of mentally-ill Irish ex-serviceman after the Great War.

Duration:00:21:07

Ep100 – Reflections on the Great War Centenary and Historiography – Prof. Peter Simkins

2/11/2019
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For the 100th edition, outgoing WFA President, Prof. Peter Simkins, gives his reflections on the Great War Centenary and his life as a First World War historian.

Duration:00:14:15

Ep99 – The German Army in 1918 – Jack Sheldon

2/4/2019
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Historian Jack Sheldon talks about the performance and collapse of the German Army during the Hundred Days in 1918.

Duration:00:18:29

Ep98 – Australian Corps Operations during the Hundred Days – Richard Stobo

1/28/2019
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Richard Stobo talks about, ‘The Australian Victories in France in 1918? An Examination of Australian Corps Operations during the Hundred Days’. This talk was given as part of the ‘End of the War & the Reshaping of a Century’ conference held at the University of Wolverhampton in September last year.

Duration:00:18:23

Ep97 – Witnessing the End of the German Occupation of Brussels,1918 – Prof Tammy Proctor

1/20/2019
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Professor Tammy Proctor from Utah State University gives a talk on the end of the German occupation of Brussels between the dates of October to December 1918. This talk was given as part of the ‘End of the War & the Reshaping of a Century’ conference held at the University of Wolverhampton in September last […]

Duration:00:16:28

Ep96 – Lawrence of Arabia – Dr John Peaty

1/13/2019
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Military historian Dr John Peaty talks about Lawrence of Arabia.

Duration:00:24:27