Welcome to the Midlands (East) branch of the Western Front Association.
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We meet at St. Peter's Rooms, Ruddington on the second Friday of every month except for August, when we have a summer break. Meetings start at 7.00pm, with the talk normally from 7.30pm.
Upcoming Branch Events
'A Moonlight Massacre - The Night Operation On The Passchendaele Ridge, 2nd December 1917' with Michael LoCicero
Michael LoCicero will be giving a presentation on the Night Operation on the Passchendaele Ridge, 2nd December 1917. The Third Battle of Ypres was officially terminated by Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig with the opening of the Battle of Cambrai on 20 November 1917. Nevertheless, a comparatively unknown set-piece attack - the only large-scale night…Event Details
'The Treatment of British Prisoners of War by the Germans on the Western Front' a talk by Richard Lloyd
Richard Lloyd will give a presentation titled "The Treatment of British Prisoners of War by the Germans on the Western Front". The presentation will look at how British Prisoners of War were treated during the War by the Germans and offer a fascinating insight into a little known subject.Event Details
David Blanchard will give a presentation titled 'The Aisne Again: May 1918 - The Essence of Blitzkrieg'. The talk will examine the German Blucher Offensive launched in May 1918 against the Chemin Des Dames and the Aisne.Event Details