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1918-2018 Conference
International Conference on the First World War at the University of Wolverhampton, in partnership with the WFA & FWW Network, held 6-8 September 2018
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1918-2018 Conference Nov 12
's great grandfather's experience showing war did not end for him on 11/11/18. Illustrates points made by , Prof Winter & others re the continuation of war experiences and of conflict and violence post-Armistice
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1918-2018 Conference Nov 9
Check out very own book on - it’s pick of the day and you can get it with a healthy 25% discount. Friday treat anyone?
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1918-2018 Conference Nov 7
Thanks a - Yes, definitely one to get an order request into the library. I hope will oblige - they might like to note there is a discount for pre-orders!
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1918-2018 Conference Nov 7
Veterans of the First World War: Ex-Servicemen and Ex-Servicewomen in Post-War Britain and Ireland, Edited by Oliver Wilkinson & David Swift
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1918-2018 Conference Nov 7
latest book on Veterans due out next year. Details now up . Hopefully some followers may find it of interest (and may even be interested in ordering it for their library!)
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UoW FOSS Nov 1
A recipe for success? Innovation and the British Army in - lecture tonight by . We welcome the winner of the British Army Military Book of the Year prize, for the final lecture in the series with . 5.30pm, MH002. More:
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1918-2018 Conference Oct 29
If your up in the North West this looks like a really interesting upcoming lecture from
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Gary Sheffield Oct 26
Free public lecture by on Thu 1 Nov 'Innovation & British army in FWW', 5.30-7pm, M Seacole Building, MH102, Uni of Wolverhampton. *All welcome* - just turn up or book in advance. Generously supported by
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Oliver Wilkinson Oct 26
Willie Wilk fully appreciates the mercies of Red Cross Parcels to POWs in Germany OTD 26/10/18: 'I am in bed from Cold + weakness but we get Red Cross Parcel. 3 Tins of Beef 2 of Cheese 1 tin of milk 3 of Biscuits 1 Pkt of tea + 1 Pkt of Cocoa.' (Picture copyright Mr D Johnson)
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FWW Network Oct 24
We are delighted to announce that and Stephen Roberts will be joining the organising committee for our 2019 conference 'The First World War: Past, Present, and Future'. Welcome on board!
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InternmentWWI Oct 16
Great news - we're IN the news! Lofthouse Park will appear in the Yorkshire Evening Post WWI series this Thursday
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Oliver Wilkinson Oct 5
October 2018 - International First World War conference success - University of Wolverhampton
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Oliver Wilkinson Oct 4
Check this out the book is excellent and is a steal at just £16.50 posted
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InternmentWWI Oct 4
It's fast approaching the anniversary since Lofthouse Park first opened its gates to the first batch of fifty civilian internees in October 1914. We'll be marking this anniversary with a special blog about the camp.
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Simon Batten Oct 1
Great to see on BBC Breakfast News marking a vital moment in the advance to victory in 1918. Some wonderful footage.
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Gary Sheffield Sep 30
1918 was an Allied victory, and it is particularly pleasing to celebrate (in non-jingoistic sense) very ordinary soldiers from the English Midlands who achieved an extraordinary success.
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Gary Sheffield Sep 29
⁩ Chairman Colin Wagstaff at Ricqueval bridge
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1918-2018 Conference Sep 25
Check out Brian Feltman's review of Oliver Wilkinson's book, British Prisoners of War in First World War Germany in the latest British Journal for Military History
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1918-2018 Conference Sep 16
Yes, some were recorded. We are working with ; some will be released in their Mentioned in Dispatches podcasts; we hope to make others available on CHR Web pages (all subject to speaker consents of course). Watch this space; we will announce once things are 'live'
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1918-2018 Conference Sep 15
Great conference report on by Dr Jim Beach (University of Northampton): "Brussels or Brussels Sprouts?" that is the question? Read the report here to see what the heck I'm talking about:
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