Who was Ivor Gurney’s ‘The Silent One’? The night attack by the 2/5th Glosters on 6-7 April 1917
2017 First World War Battlefield Tour, Poets on the Western Front: Words, Music and Landscapes, 25-28 July
Photographs of the exhibition that I curated for the Stonehenge Visitor Centre as English Heritage Guest Curator, by the designers Northover & Brown.
My article in The Guardian on the centenary of the first gas attacks
Myths of Messines: the ‘Lost Mines’
Myths of Messines: the Big Bang heard in Downing Street
Buy Underground Warfare 1914-1918 at a reduced price
A piece by Theo Emery about our visit to Belgium
Understanding the 1914 Christmas Truce
Understanding Chemical Warfare in the First World War
Where did Vera Brittain serve in France during the First World War?
Col di Lana: the First World War in the Dolomite mountains
Shirebrook Miners in the Tunnelling Companies
Who dug the Lochnagar Mine? ‘La mine Lochnagar’ en français
Edward Harrison, who gave his life to protect against poison gas
Famous Verdun photographs which are not what they seem
The story behind a painting: ‘A German Attack on a Wet Morning’ by Harold Sandys Williamson
Where and how was Edward Brittain killed? The death in action of her brother Edward, in Italy in June 1918, forms the final tragedy of Vera Brittain’s memoir Testament of Youth.
A Rifleman at Waterloo: my ancestor who served with the 95th.
The Italian Front in the First World War at Asiago: Monte Zovetto and Magnaboschi
The Italian Front in the First World War at Monte San Michele
The Italian Front in the First World War at Asiago: Granezza and Barenthal Road
The Italian Front in the First World War at Redipuglia and Monte Sei Busi
‘We were simply blown to pieces’. An eyewitness account of the stand by Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry at Bellewaerde, 8th May 1915.
A thoughtful article by Theo Emery after our visit to Ypres on 21-22 April 2015.
Picture essay: Trenches and Memorials from the First World War around Caporetto
Journal article: The First Gas Attacks, a Century On
Illustrated essay: Yellow Cross: the advent of Mustard Gas in 1917
Illustrated essay: Yellow Cross: Measures to protect against Mustard Gas
Journal article: When chemical weapons were first dropped from the air, North Russia 1919
Link: Virtual Tour of Trenches and Tunnels excavated at La Boisselle, Somme, France
Anon. no longer: the author of ‘Man-at-Arms’ revealed
Video: Born Fighters: who were the Tunnellers? Paper to the conference ‘The Great War Underground’ held at the National Army Museum on 2 November 2013.
Illustrated essay: Infiltration by Close Order: André Laffargue and the Attack of 9 May 1915
Short research piece: Why the poet Isaac Rosenberg is not shown in First World War archive footage