Len's Summary: In cooperation with the Imperial War Museum with a foreword by Richard Holmes. Also published by Osprey under the title Battlefields of the First World War: From the First Battle of Ypres to Passchendaele. // Also published by Osprey under the title Battlefields of the First World War: From the First Battle of Ypres to Passchendaele. Covers British and Belgian sectors of the front from the North Sea to the Somme. The included CDs contain the 200 panoramic photos seen the book. Available from the publisher at www.constablerobinson.com or discounted at $65 from Barnes & Nobel. Highly recommended by WFA member John Hurst in Canada.
The Centennial commemorations are over, but WW1 remains a relevant area of study because of its enormous impact on the 20th and 21st centuries: Many present-day geographic tensions come from the post-war peace and drawing of boundaries. More families than ever are seeking to understand the war’s impact on their ancestors. The war had a profound impact on all facets of society, including post-war re-building. At the time of this writing, the influenza epidemic of 1918-19 is again newsworthy.
In 2020 we are working to increase engagement and communication with the membership. This will include: regular publication of our Journal, World War One Illustrated, and our newsletter, Here and There; a more regular social media presence; and a refreshed website.