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:

10 July 

Sir John Monash and the Battle of Le Hamel, July 1918  by Paul Cobb


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Upcoming Branch Events

Officers of 1914 by Andrew Duncan

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AT
11 Sep 2019 19:45

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…

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Top Secret: British Boffins in WW1 by Dave Rogers

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AT
09 Oct 2019 19:45

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…

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The Last Naval Hero: The extraordinary story of David, 1st Earl Beatty by Roy Smart

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AT
13 Nov 2019 19:45

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…

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