Someone like you was affected by the First World War
‘Iron Jaw’ Criqui
the French disfigured boxer Eugène Criqui
Eugène Criqui was born in Belleville, near Paris, on 15 August 1893. A rather frail looking boy, he started an apprenticeship in a factory where his quick temper got him involved in many a fight. What he lacked in physical...
FWW Society News Feed
23 April 2014
Dans le cadre de la Commémoration du Centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale, l’Union des Blessés de la Face et de la Tête (UBFT) et la Fondation des « Gueules Cassées » organisent le...
25 March 2014
To mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, the BBC has released a collection of 13 previously unseen interviews with veterans and civilians filmed in the 1960s.
18 March 2014
A Conference Organized by the Humber School of Liberal Arts and Sciences in Participation with the
International Festival of Authors; Toronto, Canada; Oct 31-Nov 2 2014
FWW Society Members' Research
The Mobile Warfare of the Sinai and Palestine Campaign
21 April 2014
The focus of my research is on the mobile warfare of the Sinai and Palestine campaign. This wide-ranging study covers...
Unwilling allies?: Tommy-Poilu relations on the Western Front 1914-1918
17 April 2014
My research focuses predominantly on the interactions and relations between allied soldiers of different nationalities. My recently completed PhD thesis...
The lives of German ex-soldiers in the United States after World War I
03 April 2014
I am interpreting the lives of German ex-soldiers who migrated to the United States after the First World War. While...