Northumberland Branch Conference: 8 September
08 Sep

‘At the top of the curve? – the BEF striding towards victory in 1918’ 

Venue: The Northumberland Hall, Market Street, Alnwick, NE66 1TN

09:30-16:30 (Doors open 09:00)  

Guest Speakers & Subjects: 

  • Colin Buxton (Branch member) - ‘RAF involvement at the Battle of Amiens, 1918’
  • Andy Robertshaw (University College London) - ‘Sinews of Victory! – Logistics & the 100 Days’
  • Richard van Emden (World War 1 Expert & Author) - ‘1918: The Decisive Year in Soldiers Own Photographs’
  • Rob Thompson (City University of London) - Empire Strikes Back: Operation ‘Llandovery Castle’ - The Secret Move of Canadian Corps to The Amiens Battlefield, August 1918’

Conference Chairman - Professor John Derry

Tickets £15 (includes tea/coffee) available from Dave Barras, Branch Secretary

6 Field House, Acklington, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65 9PE

E-mail: dbarras1970@gmail.com

 

 

IMAGE: 8 August 1918 by Will Longstaff, showing German prisoners of war being led towards Amiens. The Collection Database of the Australian War Memorial under the ID Number: ART03022 

The Northumberland Hall, Market Street, Alnwick, NE66 1TN
08 Sep 2018 09:00