Welcome to the Cleveland branch of the Western Front Association. 

We met on the third Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm for 8.00pm. 

We meet at Buffs Social Club, Stockton on Tees, TS18 2BX

 

2019 Meetings:

15 January

The Last Battle – Endgame on the Western Front by Peter Hart

19 February     

The Whippet Tank at the Battle of Amiens by Rob Langham

19 March

TBC

16 April

The Aftermath of the Great War by Professor John Derry



 

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'The Fast and the Furious' - The Whippet Tank in 1918 by Rob Langham
19 Feb

'The Fast and the Furious' - The Whippet Tank in 1918 by Rob Langham

Buffs Social Club, 60 Norton Road, Stockton on Tees, TS18 2BX
19 Feb 2019 19:30
07990 784605

‘Introduced in March 1918, the Medium Mark A ‘Whippet’ tank was unlike any other British tank used in action in the First World War. This talk covers the conception, design, production and operational service of this unusual and fascinating tank design’

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'Hunted...With All The Hounds' - 24th August 1914 - The Day After Mons by Sean Godfrey
19 Mar

'Hunted...With All The Hounds' - 24th August 1914 - The Day After Mons by Sean Godfrey

Buffs Social Club, 60 Norton Road, Stockton on Tees, TS18 2BX
19 Mar 2019 19:30
07990 784605

Historically accepted as the first day of the 'Great Retreat' the vicious engagements of the 24th August are often forgotten. However British casualties on this day were higher than the casualties for the Battle of Mons. This talk looks at the actions of this day, in particular at Frameries, Wasmes, Elouges and Audregnies.

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The Aftermath of the Great War by Professor John Derry
16 Apr

The Aftermath of the Great War by Professor John Derry

Buffs Social Club, 60 Norton Road, Stockton on Tees, TS18 2BX
16 Apr 2019 19:30
07990 784605

Professor Derry will be speaking about the events that occurred after the Armistice and how they still affect us in the 21st Century.

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