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

'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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Film - The Battle of Arras
15 Sep

Film - The Battle of Arras

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

Alastair Fraser The Battle of Arras is the last of the three “great battle pictures” produced by British cameramen in the Great War. It has always languished in the shadow of its much better known cousins The Battle of the Somme and The Battle of the Ancre and did not achieve remotely the same commercial success. However it is a fascinating view o…

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