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The Killing Ground: The British Army, the Western Front and the Emergence of Modern Warfare, 1900-18.

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TRAV

Scope and Contents

Annotated typescript.


  • Creation: 1986-08


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers wishing to publish excerpts from the papers must obtain prior permission from the copyright holders and should seek advice from Archives Centre staff.

Biographical / Historical

Professor Timothy Travers, University of Calgary [Canada], took his Ph.D. in history at Yale University [United States]. His research interests include: 19th and 20th century warfare; modern tactical and strategic thought; film and history; and popular culture.

Travers's other publications include: "Samuel Smiles and the Victorian work ethic" (1987); "How the war was won: command and technology in the British Army on the Western Front, 1917-1918" (1992); "Gallipoli 1915" (2001).


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Other Finding Aids

A copy of this finding aid is available for consultation at Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge and the National Register of Archives, London.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The typescript was deposited at Churchill Archives Centre by Professor Travers in April 1986.


Published by Allen and Unwin (1987) and Unwin Hyman (1990).


This collection (fonds) level description was prepared by Katharine Thomson of Churchill Archives Centre in October 2003, using information from Calgary University's history faculty and from the British Library.


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Repository Details

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