Welcome to the Heart of England branch of The Western Front Association.
We meet on every second Wednesday of each month at 7.30 pm for a 7.45pm start.
Further 2019 Meetings:
Sir John Monash and the Battle of Le Hamel, July 1918 by Paul Cobb
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Upcoming Branch Events
A radical firebrand and outspoken opponent of the Boer War, Lloyd George was an unlikely war leader but quickly emerged as the politician most able to rise to the extraordinary challenges of the Great War. Why did contemporaries see his role as so crucial? And were they right? Dr Jonathan Rodell studied History at Pembroke College, Cambridge and re…Event Details
In this talk Andrew will look at the military training and education of the pre-war junior officers and how this applied to their experience ‘at the sharp end’ during the early months of the war. He will examine the initial war of movement to the ‘siege-like’ trench offensive which had developed by the end of 1914. The survivors of these first mont…Event Details