Lucy Noakes, University of Brighton, speaks at @_UoW: “War on the Web”

Earlier this evening I attended this talk, see my "rough" notes below. Lucy Noakes was visiting the University of Winchester's Modern History Research Centre. BBC People's War website 2003 - 2006. Veteran memories, referred to as stories. Cultural memory of the war! Growing since 1960s. Defined variously Inc mythical debunking…

Max Arthur, Forgotten Voices of the Second World War: A New History of World War Two in the Words of the Men and Women Who Were There, Ebury Press, 2004

"The Imperial War Museum holds a vast archive of interviews with soldiers, sailors, airmen and civilians of most nationalities who saw action during WW2. As in the highly acclaimed "Forgotten Voices of the Great War", Max Arthur and his team of researchers will spend hundreds of hours digging deep into…