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.

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Upcoming Branch Events

'Retreat and Rearguard - Somme 1918 : The Fifth Army Retreat' by Jerry Murland
14 Mar

'Retreat and Rearguard - Somme 1918 : The Fifth Army Retreat' by Jerry Murland

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street Warwick CV34 4AT
14 Mar 2018 19:45

In this talk, branch member Jerry Murland will describe some of the desperate rearguard actions fought by the British, Irish, and South African troops of the Fifth Army as they retreated on the Somme during the German's Michael offensive between 21st March to 5th April. Since retirement from teaching, Jerry has spent much of his time researching an…

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'From Flying Dreadnought to Dogfighter – The Troubled Birth of the British Fighter' by Greg Baughen
11 Apr

'From Flying Dreadnought to Dogfighter – The Troubled Birth of the British Fighter' by Greg Baughen

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street Warwick CV34 4AT
11 Apr 2018 19:45

This talk destroys many myths about WW1 fighter development. Part talk, part detective story, it explains how the importance of air superiority was understood long before the First World War began, explores how the influence of naval thinking delayed the development of dogfighters like the Camel and SE5a and tracks down the mysterious Fighting Expe…

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