'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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'Operation Michael' a talk by Rob Thompson

'Operation Michael' a talk by Rob Thompson

12 Jan 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

The German Spring offensive which commenced on 21 March 1918 has long been regarded as a master-stro…

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'Shout at the Devil': The hunt for SMS Königsberg. A talk by Kevin Patience

'Shout at the Devil': The hunt for SMS Königsberg. A talk by Kevin Patience…

16 Feb 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

The Königsberg was the first of a new class of 3,000 ton light cruisers named after famous cities in…

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'The British Third Army in the Hundred Days': a talk by Dr Jonathan Boff

'The British Third Army in the Hundred Days': a talk by Dr Jonathan Boff

16 Mar 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

This presentation will explore the role of the British Army in the defeat of Germany, with particula…

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'The First World War: the aftermath': A lecture by Prof John Derry

'The First World War: the aftermath': A lecture by Prof John Derry

13 Apr 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

A great deal of energy and controversy have been devoted to the study of the causes of WW1 but it is…

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'Of no earthly use: the 2nd Line divisions in WW1' by Bill Mitchinson

'Of no earthly use: the 2nd Line divisions in WW1' by Bill Mitchinson

11 May 2019 14:00
Yorkshire

There was a largely unacknowledged but quite widespread assumption that little was to be expected of…

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'Bradford Boys at Bullecourt': a talk by Fraser Skirrow

'Bradford Boys at Bullecourt': a talk by Fraser Skirrow

11 May 2019 15:30
Yorkshire

This is the second of two talks this afternoon Bullecourt was part of the wider Battle of Arras in …

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'The BEF: The final verdict': a lecture by Prof John Bourne

'The BEF: The final verdict': a lecture by Prof John Bourne

08 Jun 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

Now that the Great War is more than a hundred years behind us, and after five years of centenaries, …

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'The British Army in Mesopotamia 1914-1918': a talk by Paul Knight

'The British Army in Mesopotamia 1914-1918': a talk by Paul Knight

10 Aug 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

The campaign in Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq) was one of the great sideshows of the Great War, reach…

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'Mountains Mules & Malaria: the Salonika Force 1915-18' by Alan Wakefield

'Mountains Mules & Malaria: the Salonika Force 1915-18' by Alan Wakefield

14 Sep 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

The Salonika Campaign is very much one of the forgotten episodes of the First World War. Regarded as…

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'An Ambulance at Arras' a talk by Alistair Hollington

'An Ambulance at Arras' a talk by Alistair Hollington

12 Oct 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

The Royal Army Medical Corps' field ambulances were vital for the survival of wounded soldiers, and …

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‘The killing of the Iron 12’: the execution of British soldiers in WW1

‘The killing of the Iron 12’: the execution of British soldiers in WW1

09 Nov 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

In this talk Hedley Malloch will detail how, on 25 February 1915, the Germans shot eleven British so…

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'The Frocks and the Brass Hats' by Gordon Corrigan

'The Frocks and the Brass Hats' by Gordon Corrigan

14 Dec 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

Friction between politicians and military commanders is probably as old as warfare itself.  There ha…

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