University of Wolverhampton, First World War Studies Videos
- ‘Not Sleepwalking: The Origins of the First World War Revisited’. Here Gary argues that the First World War did not begin by accident, taking issue with influential recent work on the subject. This lecture was given at the University of Wolverhampton inaugural study day on the First World War, held in November 2013. Also to be found on this page are lectures by Gary’s Wolverhampton colleagues, Stephen Badsey, John Buckley and Spencer Jones.
Christ Church College, Oxford Video
- Victorious Donkeys? British Generals and Generalship of the First World War Reconsidered. In this video, Gary gives an overview of this highly controversial topic. This lecture was part of a series held at Christ Church College, Oxford in 2014.
BBC History Magazine Podcasts
- The post First World War career of Sir Douglas Haig. Gary discusses the last phase of Haig’s career and argue that his importance to the politics of the 1920s has been underestimated.
- The Allied Victory 1918. In an interview to mark the 90th anniversary of the Armistice Gary looks at the role of the British Army in the final battles of the war.
- The Duke of Wellington. Gary looks at the career of the Great Duke, focussing on his political skills as a commander.
Gary is a regular contributor to the BBC History Magazine, which is the best selling history magazine in Britain.