The WW1 Christmas truce: The centenary

On Christmas day 1914 30,000 British troops put down their weapons, emerged from their trenches and met the German’s in no-man’s land. They exchanged food and cigarettes, talked about girls and even had the odd kick about. In the run…

British army kit in 1914 and today

British army kit in 1914 and today: Last week I reported to Sir John Moore Barracks in Winchester for a fascinating assignment. Along with colleague Robert Hall we were tasked with putting together a film showing the type of kit…