Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh is a graduate of the Victoria University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, and arrived in Australia in 1987. She worked as research assistant in the Department, then School, of History, UNSW @ ADFA and after completing her PhD edited the international journal War & Society between 2005 and 2010. She then became a full-time researcher, being awarded a UNSW postdoctoral fellowship and then an Australian Research Coucil Fellowship (2010-2014). She has published three books with Cambridge University Press on Franco-British relations and on the French Army  during the First World War. Currently she is working on a study of France's battles on the Western Front in 1915, and also on a study of how the Allies won the First World War.


Greenhalgh EP, 2014, The French Army and the First World War, http://www.cambridge.org/9781107605688

Greenhalgh E, 2013, Foch, chef de guerre, Editions La Martinière, Tallandier, Paris

Greenhalgh EP, 2011, Foch in Command: The Forging of a First World War General, 1st, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Greenhalgh EP, 2005, Victory Through Coalition: Britain and France during the First World War, First, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Book Chapters

Greenhalgh E, 2016, 'Introduction', in Greenhalgh EP (ed.), Liaison: General Pierre des Vallieres at British General headquarters, January 1916 to May 1917, edn. Publications of the Army Records Society ; vol. 36, The History Press for the Army Records Society, Stroud, UK, pp. 1 - 1

Greenhalgh EP, 2014, '‘Relations between High Commands’', in 1914: Join Now!, Snoeck/Musee de la Grande Guerre, Meaux (France), pp. 134 - 135

Greenhalgh EP, 2014, 'The French in the Meuse-Argonne campaign, 1918', in Companion to the Meuse–Argonne, pp. 215 - 231

Greenhalgh EP, 2013, ''The French at Gallipoli and their views of Australian Forces [with Colonel Frederic Guelton]', in Ekins A (ed.), Gallipoli: A Ridge too far, Exisle Publishing, Auckland, pp. 214 - 231

Greenhalgh EP, 2013, 'The Push to Victory, 1918: The Allied Contributions', in Tombs R; Chabal E (ed.), Britain and France in Two World Wars: Truth, Myth and Memory, Bloomsbury, London, pp. 63 - 79, http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/britain-and-france-in-two-world-wars-9781441130396/

Greenhalgh EP, 2010, 'The Australians broke the Hindenburg Line', in Stockings C (ed.), Zombie Myths of Australian Military History, edn. 1st, UNSW Press, Sydney Australia, pp. 70 - 92

Greenhalgh EP, 2010, '1918: A French Victory', in 1918: Year of Victory: The end of the Great War and the shaping of history, edn. Original, Wollombi, NSW: Exisle Publishing for the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, pp. 89 - 98

Journal articles

Greenhalgh EP, 2017, 'Marshal Ferdinanbd Foch versus Georges Clemencerau in 1919', War in History, vol. 24, pp. 458 - 497, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0968344516640827

Greenhalgh EP, 2017, 'From Mutiny to Renewal', Wartime, pp. 16 - 22

Greenhalgh EP, 2016, 'Summing Up 1916: The French Perspective', Over the Top: A Magazine of the First World War, vol. 10, pp. 3 - 11, http://www.worldwar1.com/overthetop/pdf/ott_dec16.pdf

Greenhalgh EP, 2016, 'The French at the Somme 1916', Wartime, pp. 28 - 34

Greenhalgh EP, 2016, 'General Ferdinand Foch and the French Contribution to the Battle of the Somme', British Journal of Military History, vol. 2, pp. 2 - 23, http://www.bjmh.org.uk/index.php/bjmh/article/view/113/87

Greenhalgh EP, 2015, 'The French Army in 1915 (Part 2)', Over the Top, vol. 9, pp. 3 - 10

Greenhalgh EP, 2015, 'General Ferdinand Foch and unified Allied command in 1918’', Journal of Military History (US), vol. 79, pp. 523 - 556

Greenhalgh EP, 2015, '‘The French Army in 1915 (Part 1)’', Over the Top, vol. 9, pp. 3 - 14

Greenhalgh EP, 2015, '‘The French Landing at Kum Kale’', Wartime 70, pp. 52 - 57

Greenhalgh EP, 2014, '‘The French campaigns of 1914’', Wartime

Greenhalgh EP, 2013, ''Did Sir Douglas Haig panic at Landrecies in August 1914 during the Great Retreat?'', Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, vol. 91, pp. 226 - 240

Greenhalgh EP, 2012, 'The Viviani-Joffre mission to the United States, April-May 1917: A reassessment', French Historical Studies, vol. 35, pp. 627 - 659, http://dx.doi.org/10.1215/00161071-1627072

Greenhalgh EP, 2011, 'Paul Painlevé and Franco-British Relations in 1917', Contemporary British History, vol. 25, pp. 5 - 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13619462.2011.546094

Greenhalgh EP, 2007, 'Your death would be mine: Paul and Marie Pireaud in the Great War', American Historical Review, vol. 112, pp. 1271 - 1271

Greenhalgh EP, 2007, 'Errors and Omissions in franco-British Co-operation over Munitions Production, 1914-1918', War in History, vol. 14:2, pp. 179 - 218

Greenhalgh EP, 2007, 'David Lloyd George, George Clemenceau and the 1918 Manpower Crisis', Historical Journal, vol. 5012, pp. 397 - 421

Greenhalgh EP, 2006, 'The Palgrave concise historical atlas of the First World War', International History Review, vol. 28, pp. 860 - 861

Greenhalgh EP, 2005, 'Writing about France`s Great War', Journal of Contemporary History, vol. 40, pp. 601 - 612

Greenhalgh EP, 2004, 'Myth and Memory: Sir Douglas Haig and the Imposition of Allied Unified Command in March 1918', Journal of Military History, vol. 68:3, pp. 771 - 820

Greenhalgh EP, 2004, 'Paris, 1918: The war diary of the British ambassador, the 17th Earl ofDerby', War in History, vol. 11, pp. 463 - 465

Greenhalgh EP, 2003, 'Flames over the Somme: A Retort to William Philpott', War in History, vol. 10:3, pp. 335 - 342

Greenhalgh EP, 2003, 'The Experience of Fighting with Allies: The Case of the Capture of Falfemont Farm during the Battle of the Somme, 1916', War in History, vol. 10:12, pp. 157 - 183

Greenhalgh EP, 2002, 'The Archival Sources for a Study of Franco-British Relations During the First World War', Archives, vol. XXVll, pp. 148 - 172

Greenhalgh EP; Tang P; Xue J, 2000, 'Researching the Modern Army: The Royal Australian Corps of Transport', Army Journal, pp. 95 - 100

Greenhalgh EP, 1999, 'Why the British were on the Somme in 1916', War in History, pp. 147 - 173

Greenhalgh EP, 1999, 'Parade Ground Soldiers` : French Army Assessments of the British in the Somme in 1916', Journal of Military History, pp. 283 - 312

Conference Papers

Greenhalgh EP, 2010, 'Liaisons not so Dangerous: First World War Liaison Officers and Marshal Ferdinand Foch', in Liaisons not so Dangerous: First World War Liaison Officers and Marshal Ferdinand Foch, Leiden/Boston: Brill 2011, Brill 2011, pp. 187 - 207, http://www.brill.nl/finding-common-ground

Greenhalgh EP, 2010, 'Liaisons not so dangerous: First World War liaison officers and Marshal Ferdinand Foch', in Proceedings of the 2008 International World War I Studies Conference, Leiden, Brill, pp. 187 - 207

Greenhalgh EP, 2009, 'Commemorating the Victor: Marshal Ferdinand Foch and the British, 1914-1931', in Synergies Royaume-Uni et Irelande, La guerre dans l'entre-deux-guerres/The war in the interwar, Birmingham, presented at La guerre dans l'entre-deux-guerres/The war in the interwar, Birmingham

Greenhalgh EP, 2000, 'The French Propaganda Service and Britain: the Batle of the Somme', in Proceedings for the Western Society for French History, Western Society for French History, Greely, Colorado, presented at Western Society for French History, Greely, Colorado

Theses / Dissertations

Greenhalgh EP, 2003, The Mechanics of Coalition: Britain and France During the First World War

Greenhalgh EP, 1997, A Study in Alliance Warfare: The Somme