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...
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24 July 2014
The Max Weber Stiftung and the Forum Transregionale Studien would like to kindly invite you to the WeberWorldCafé “Narrating the First World War – Experiences and Reports from Transregional Perspectives”, an exclusive event with international...
24 July 2014
A two-day conference on ‘War in Legend and Tradition’ will be held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th September 2014 as the ninth Legendary Weekend of the Folklore Society, at Fort Amherst in Chatham, Kent
22 July 2014
A conference organised by Dr. Tomás Irish (TCD) and Dr. Marie-Eve Chagnon (Université de Montréal) with the support of the Centre for War Studies, the Trinity Long Room Hub, the TCD Department of...
FWW Society Members' Research
First World War Galleries Project
07 May 2014
Since 2010 I have been working as Senior Curator on the team creating new First World War Galleries for Imperial...
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...