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Birmingham war hero kept his silence on saving hundreds of lives

Birmingham war hero kept his silence on saving hundreds of lives
Description
Alumnus Charles Horton helped to save many lives as a stretcher bearer in the First World War. A new book on his memoirs is being published.
Date:
20/05/2013

How the Dam Busters mission became a British wartime legend

How the Dam Busters mission became a British wartime legend
Description
Peter Gray explores the myths surrounding the mission.
Date:
17/05/2013

Historians complain Government's WW1 commemoration 'focuses on British defeats'

Historians complain Government's WW1 commemoration 'focuses on British defeats'
Description
Telegraph article quoting Professor Gary Sheffield
Date:
09/05/2013

Gary Sheffield at the Virginia Military Institute

Gary Sheffield at the Virginia Military Institute
Description
Professor Gary Sheffield gave a seminar "Coalitions Compared: A Perspective on Alliance Warfare in World War I and World War II" to the VMA
Date:
10/04/2013

Max Rosen Essay Prize 2013

Max Rosen Essay Prize 2013
Description
The prize this year was won by Brian Curragh.
Date:
05/03/2013

From the backstreets of Leeds to fighting through Germany

From the backstreets of Leeds to fighting through Germany
Description
Professor Gary Sheffield quoted
Date:
28/02/2013

Bob Bushaway (1952-2013)

Bob Bushaway (1952-2013)
Description
Bob Bushaway, one of the founding fathers of war studies at Birmingham has died
Date:
28/02/2013

BA War Studies Video

BA War Studies Video
Description
The Department has recently produced a new student video for tha BA War Studies programme.
Date:
10/07/2012

Haig had vision and energy

Haig had vision and energy
Description
Professor Gary Sheffield featured on BBC Radio 4 Today programme discussing WWI British commander Douglas Haig, Friday 27 January
Date:
01/02/2012

David Thomas

Description
An obituary: David Thomas (MA British First World War Studies and BA War Studies)
Date:
01/12/2011
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