Mountains, Mules and Malaria (Salonika) - Alan Wakefield
June 25, 2018 –
Mountains, Mules and Malaria – Soldiering with the British Salonika Force 1915-1918
This talk sheds light on the experiences of British soldiers serving in Macedonia during the First World War. Much use will be made of personal accounts from letters, diaries and memoirs to illustrate points in the narrative. Main subjects include; the nature of warfare in Macedonia and the problems posed by extremes of climate and by disease, chief amongst which was malaria.