Len's Summary: Collection of 11 essays based on papers presented at the 2007 Australian Chief of Army’s Military History Conference in 2007. Contributors include Robin Prior, Gary Sheffield, Dan Todman, Tim Cook and Andrew Wiest, Robert Doughty and Michael Neiberg. // An anthology focusing mainly but not exclusively on the BEF. Favorably reviewed by Bruce Gudmundsson in The Journal of Military History.
1911: Preliminary Moves: The 2011 Chief of Army Staff Conference by Peter Dennis, Jeffrey Grey ISBN: 978 1 9219 4155 9 Published byBig Sky on 2012 Pages: 308
Len's Summary: Fourteen essays examining the pivotal May and June 1911 meetings of the British Committee of Imperial Defense involving self-governing Dominion Prime Ministers and senior military officers of Canada, Newfoundland, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa which took place on the margins of the coronation of King George V. At this conclave, Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Gray made clear that Germany was a potential enemy and that Great Britain would probably not stand aside in a continental war.
A Message from the WW1HA President:
14 March 2022
On Saturday March 12 the WW1HA hosted its first ever online quiz night. This was a fun way to get geographically distant members together virtually. We are considering doing this a few times a year.
The next issue of World War One Illustrated (WWOI) will be printed shortly. Members/subscribers should receive their printed issue in the next month or so.
Members are encouraged to participate in the monthly online seminars hosted by the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter; and we plan to announce a gathering of WW1HA members at the National World War I Museum’s Fall 2022 symposium. Stay tuned!
Do you have a special interest or knowledge regarding a WW1 topic? Consider sharing your knowledge by writing an article for WWOI or a shorter blog post (500 – 1,000 words) for the WW1HA Facebook page. Talk to Editor Ed Klekowski (email@example.com) or Charles Van Way (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.
Finally, you can always reach out to me with your thoughts or questions.