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
Moving beyond the stereotypes of Edith Cavell and Mata Hari, this talk by Dr. Viv Newman explores the lives and actions of two Belgian and one French women whose espionage made a significant contribution to the Allied cause. One is believed to be the only woman, probably the only person, to have been decorated by France, Belgian, Britain AND German…Event Details
Paul Cobb first visited the battlefields in 1969 and has been back many times undertaking research on various aspects of the war and leading tours. He is a former Membership Secretary and Vice Chairman of the WFA. His main interest is the Australian Imperial Force. In this talk part one covers the life of Sir John Monash and part two studies the Ba…Event Details
A talk in two parts by branch member François Wicart. He will look at the mutiny in the French army in 1917 and Pétain's actions to repair and prepare it for future offensive action followed by an analysis of the results of the French successes in the 1918 fighting. François is a French national who studied at both French and British universities b…Event Details