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The Artists Rifles – In Their Own Words

A beautiful short film on the history of The Artists Rifles during the First World War, produced by Cass Productions for 1914 – Hampshire’s Big Theme. Many famous artists and writers joined the regiment including Paul Nash, Wilfred Owen and Edward Thomas. The 11-minute film showcases much of their work and […]

CBC Radio airs First World War programming

In a previous article I criticized the CBC for being ‘missing in action’ when it came to First World War centenary coverage. However my claim was nipped in the bud by CBC Radio when they aired an excellent selection of programs in the week leading up to the 100th anniversary of the assassination of […]