'Kitchener’s Mob' a presentation by Peter Doyle

'Kitchener’s Mob' a presentation by Peter Doyle

09 Dec 2017 14:30
Yorkshire

Nearly 6 million men served in the ranks of the BEF  between August 1914 and November 1918. A remark…

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An invisible foe: The 62nd (West Riding) Division - a talk by Tim Lynch

An invisible foe: The 62nd (West Riding) Division - a talk by Tim Lynch

13 Jan 2018 14:30
Yorkshire

In this talk, Tim Lynch will describe one of the 'unknown' battles of the First World War which argu…

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All Pretty Well Fed Up and Worn Out: a presentation by Prof Gary Sheffield

All Pretty Well Fed Up and Worn Out: a presentation by Prof Gary Sheffield

10 Feb 2018 14:30
Yorkshire

In this presentation, entitled 'All Pretty Well Fed Up and Worn Out'? Morale, Command, and Military …

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'Stabbed in the Back': a talk by Peter Edwards

'Stabbed in the Back': a talk by Peter Edwards

10 Mar 2018 14:30
Yorkshire

In this presentation, about the German General Staff and economic mismanagement during the Great War…

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‘Impressive in Futility': the German High Seas Fleet - by Prof John Derry

‘Impressive in Futility': the German High Seas Fleet - by Prof John Derry

14 Apr 2018 14:30
Yorkshire

One of the reasons for growing Anglo-German antagonism before 1914 was the German decision to build …

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'The ones who went first: the officers of the BEF in 1914’ by Andrew Duncan

'The ones who went first: the officers of the BEF in 1914’ by Andrew Duncan…

12 May 2018 14:30
Yorkshire

In this talk Andrew will look at the military training and education of the pre-war junior officers …

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The Aisne Again: May 1918, the Essence of the Blitzkrieg by David Blanchard

The Aisne Again: May 1918, the Essence of the Blitzkrieg by David Blanchard…

09 Jun 2018 14:00
Yorkshire

This year marks the centenary of the Battle of the Aisne which opened on 27 May which resulted in th…

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Germany in 2 World Wars (or why the Germans are bad at war) by John Bourne

Germany in 2 World Wars (or why the Germans are bad at war) by John Bourne

09 Jun 2018 15:30
Yorkshire

In the second of the afternoon's presentations, we are delighted to welcome back to the branch Prof …

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Watch this space!

07 Jul 2018 09:30
Yorkshire

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The 1914 experience of Lancashire regiments by Terry Dean

The 1914 experience of Lancashire regiments by Terry Dean

11 Aug 2018 14:30
Yorkshire

The talk covers the major events from declaration of war on 4 August to the end of the First Battle …

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The 21st Division at Loos, 1915 - a presentation by Dr Derek Clayton

The 21st Division at Loos, 1915 - a presentation by Dr Derek Clayton

08 Sep 2018 14:30
Yorkshire

With no battlefield experience, the 21st Division was thrown into action at Loos, on the second day …

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The Royal Naval Air Service - a talk by Phil Tomaselli

The Royal Naval Air Service - a talk by Phil Tomaselli

13 Oct 2018 14:30
Yorkshire

The Royal Naval Air Service, the air arm of the Royal Navy, came into existence in July 1914. The e…

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Winning with Laughter: Cartoonists & the Great War - a talk by Luci Gosling

Winning with Laughter: Cartoonists & the Great War - a talk by Luci Gosling…

10 Nov 2018 14:30
Yorkshire

Lucinda Gosling considers the role of the cartoon during the First World War and how this most light…

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Brothers in Arms: Breaking the Hindenburg Line - a talk by Clive Harris

Brothers in Arms: Breaking the Hindenburg Line - a talk by Clive Harris

08 Dec 2018 14:30
Yorkshire

On 29 September 1918 a force of British, Australian and US Troops attempted to break the Hindenburg …

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