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' 2 December 1917' by Michael LoCicero
Michael LoCicero will give a presentation based on his extraordinary book of the same title. Read about his book here: A Moonlight Massacre.Event Details
A presentation by Paul Swift on "Nottingham's Hospitals During the Great War". This is a well illustrated talk which identifies local sites and details of the massive expansion in all aspects of medical care within the City and County.Event Details
A presentation by Arthur Aston on "The Town That Died". Arthur Aston will tell the story of what actually happened in Halifax, Nova Scotia, when an ammunition ship exploded with cataclysmic effect across a wide area of the Town. The detonation on 6th December 1917 killing 2,000 and injuring 9,000.Event Details