Welcome to the Cambridgeshire branch of the WFA.
We meet at The Comrades Club, Godmanchester, PE29 2AY on the first Wednesday of every month with the exception of January and August.
Doors open at 7.00pm for a prompt 7.30pm start.
Meetings are open to the general public, WFA membership is not essential.
We welcome a small voluntary donation, payable at the door to help pay towards the running of the branch.
2019 Meetings in brief:
6 February: Nursing through shot and shell by Viv Newman
6 March: Zeebrugge Raid by Alan Wakefield
3 April: The Battle of Dogger Bank 1915 by Scott Lingren
1 May: British POWs on the Western Front by Richard Lloyd
Upcoming Branch Events
This presentation, whose full title is "The Treatment of British Prisoners of War by the Germans on the Western Front" is a talk based on interviews carried out with veterans in the 1970's and continued research. Special reference is made to those POWs who were never in a registered camp.Event Details
Tim will be giving a presentation on the roles performed by the 3rd Squadron Australian Air Force from its creation in 1917 through to the Armistice in 1918. This talk will will include details of all aspects of the work of a squadron, from photography to intelligence gathering.Event Details
Alan Wakefield makes a return visit to the branch. This time his presentation will be in the Zeebrugge raid in 1918, an ambitious combined arms operation designed to deprive Germany of the use of an important U-boat base. Alan will detail the events of the raid and the consequences of it.Event Details