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
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
Then as now, the Royal Society and its Fellows are among the global scientific elite. They invent and develop technologies we can only dream about. Many worked tirelessly throughout the war on such diverse subjects as maintaining supplies of pharmaceutical drugs previously obtained from German companies, the development of submarines, understanding…Event Details
Blessed with the Nelson touch, an matinee-idol image, and a ruthless and charismatic personality, Beatty rose with meteoric speed from Cadet to First Sea Lord and to Statesman. This talk discusses his rapidly increasing fame and fortune, his marriage to an opulent, hedonistic American socialite, Ethel, and his role as a national hero. It examines h…Event Details