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Recording the Great War : military archives and the South African official history programme, 1914-1939
(Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2016)
The First World War marked a revolt against the traditional mode of official history as conceived and written by the General Staffs and taught at the Staff Colleges. After 1918, the publics in various countries, having ...
Deneys Reitz and the First World War : an Introduction to the Department of Defence Archival Holdings
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2016)
The historical sources detailing South Africa’s participation in the First World War are vast, and range from official publications to regimental histories, private diaries and first-hand accounts. The Department of Defence ...