June Branch Meeting Cancelled

June Branch Meeting Cancelled

27 Jun 2020 14:00
Scotland (Tayside)

BRANCH MEETING CANCELLED   Along with many others, our branch meeting and talk scheduled for Satu…

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“From business as usual to total war” :- by Tony Bolton

“From business as usual to total war” :- by Tony Bolton

07 Jul 2020 19:30
Chesterfield

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Shout at the Devil - Kevin Patience

Shout at the Devil - Kevin Patience

08 Jul 2020 19:30
Somerset

Shout at the Deveil by Kevin Patience     Come and hear the true story of the SMS Konisberg a Germ…

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The Guns of Le Cateau by Vern Littley.

The Guns of Le Cateau by Vern Littley.

08 Jul 2020 19:45
Heart of England

Vern looks at the Le Cateau battlefield as it is today, pointing out the best vantage points from wh…

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All Arms Warfare - a West Yorkshire Brigade at Cambrai

All Arms Warfare - a West Yorkshire Brigade at Cambrai

11 Jul 2020 14:30
Yorkshire

Fraser Skirrow makes a welcome return to the branch.  On 20th November 1917 the West Yorkshire Batt…

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Peter Hart 'V Beach Gallipoli 25 April 1915'

Peter Hart 'V Beach Gallipoli 25 April 1915'

13 Jul 2020 18:30
Staffs (North) & Cheshire (South)

We welcome back Peter Hart who has recently retired as an oral historian at the Imperial War Museum.…

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'Robert Circan, A General's Son and Captain of 18th Regiment D'Infanterie' with Jim Walton

'Robert Circan, A General's Son and Captain of 18th Regiment D'Infanterie' …

18 Jul 2020 14:00
Birmingham

A general's  son  is  the  story of a child  born into a military family who joined  the army  at  1…

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Book launch of Defending Trinity College Dublin: Anzacs in the 1916 Rising by Rory Sweetman

Book launch of Defending Trinity College Dublin: Anzacs in the 1916 Rising …

29 Jul 2020 13:00
Antrim and Down

Rory Sweetman’s new book challenges the historical orthodoxy that Trinity College Dublin was never u…

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'Vera Brittain 1893-1970: Her Life Known and Unknown by Philomena Badsey'

'Vera Brittain 1893-1970: Her Life Known and Unknown by Philomena Badsey'

03 Aug 2020 19:30
Lancashire (North)

"Vera Brittain 1893-1970 - Her Life Known and Unknown" Vera Brittain's 'Testament of Youth (1933)' …

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Disabled Soldiers Returning After WWI - by Beth Griffiths

Disabled Soldiers Returning After WWI - by Beth Griffiths

04 Aug 2020 19:30
Chesterfield

Information to be confirmed later  Beth Griffith  lives in Swansea and has a BA Politics and Hist…

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The U Boat Campaign and Experiences 1914-18: Graham Kemp

The U Boat Campaign and Experiences 1914-18: Graham Kemp

08 Aug 2020 14:30
Yorkshire

This presentation begins with essential differences between U-boats and Submarines, as different con…

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'The Third Anglo Afghan War' by Dr Adam Prime

'The Third Anglo Afghan War' by Dr Adam Prime

10 Aug 2020 18:30
Staffs (North) & Cheshire (South)

The Third Anglo-Afghan War is a conflict very closely tied to the First World War. Firstly, it occur…

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War Across the Water: The Belgian Army on the River Yser by Chris Baker.

War Across the Water: The Belgian Army on the River Yser by Chris Baker.

12 Aug 2020 19:45
Heart of England

It is well known that the Belgians flooded the flat lands of the River Yser to bring the German adva…

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'Eclectic Mix of WW1 Photographs' with Roy Larkin

'Eclectic Mix of WW1 Photographs' with Roy Larkin

15 Aug 2020 14:00
Birmingham

A diverse mix of some 150 WW1 related photographs and postcards from my own collection. Mostly, but …

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A Prelude to War’ (An Archduke’s Visit ;_ by John Taylor

A Prelude to War’ (An Archduke’s Visit ;_ by John Taylor

01 Sep 2020 19:30
Chesterfield

‘A Prelude to War’ (An Archduke’s Visit) This presentation, in part, explores the surprising visit …

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