Tag Archives: Battlefield

Crucible of the Jacobite ’15

By Jonathan Oates The battle of Sherriffmuir is a battle known to me since 1982, when I read an article about it in a wargaming magazine when I was at school. There was only John Baynes’ book on the topic, … Continue reading

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Early July 1916: La Boisselle – Forgotten Battle of the Somme Engagement?

By Nick Thornicroft – Author of Dauntless Courage on the Somme. Officers of the 19th Division who fell at La Boisselle 1 – 10 July 1916. On 1 July 2016, commemorations of the centenary of the first day of the … Continue reading

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Landscape photography and the Battlefield: Tips for aspiring battlefield photographers by James Kerr

Many readers of this blog will no doubt have been to the Western Front to see for themselves where the battles were fought – be it the main British sectors of Ypres, Arras and the Somme. Others may have ventured … Continue reading

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King Arthur’s Wars: The Anglo-Saxon Conquest of England by Jim Storr

The Wandsyke is a late-, or probably post-, Roman period earthwork. It runs for about 45 miles from near Marlborough to Bristol, and is about 20 feet high in places. Have you even heard of it?  There are dozens, if not … Continue reading

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Military Manuals and Battlefield Interpretation: Warwick Louth

Moving interpretation of the typical battlefield from the blank field to a space where a number of ephemeral actions take place…  This research project was a result of my Masters Dissertation undertaken with the Centre for Battlefield Archaeology at the University … Continue reading

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