Welcome to the Scotland (Tayside) branch of The Western Front Association. 

We meet at 2.30pm at Glasite Hall, which is adjacent to St Andrew's Church, King Street, Dundee, DD1 2JB. (Bottom of King Street next door to the Wellgate Centre).

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'An Artist's War' with Phyllida Shaw
17 Mar

'An Artist's War' with Phyllida Shaw

Glasite Hall, King Street Dundee DD1 2JB
17 Mar 2018 14:30

Phyllida Shaw. At the start of the Great War Morris Meredith Williams was living in Edinburgh with his wife Alice, a sculptor, and earning his living from book illustration and teaching. In 1915 he was commissioned into the 17th Welsh. Never without a sketchbook and pencils in his pocket he drew at every opportunity, producing an extraordinary rec…

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'The Aisne Again: May 1918 - The Essence of Blitzkreig' with David Blanchard.
12 May

'The Aisne Again: May 1918 - The Essence of Blitzkreig' with David Blanchard.

Glasite Hall, King Street Dundee DD1 2JB
12 May 2018 14:30

David Blanchard. This year is the centenary of the Aisne Battle on 27 May- the greatest one day advance on the Western Front since trench warfare began in September 1914. This was a significant battle that also marked the turning point on the Western Front according to Sidney Rogerson it was  'The Last of the Ebb'.  After this action in May-June 1…

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'Planning the Attack at Amiens' with Charles Messenger
30 Jun

'Planning the Attack at Amiens' with Charles Messenger

Glasite Hall, King Street Dundee DD1 2JB
30 Jun 2018 14:30

Charles Messenger. The overwhelming attack at Amiens marked the start of the 'hundred days' and the 'advance to victory'. A major reason for the success of the attack was meticulous staff work - a measure of how far the BEF had developed since 1914. This talk will examine how the hugely complex operation was planned and implemented in total secrec…

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