25 April 2020 : AGM and Spring Conference

25 April 2020 : AGM and Spring Conference

25 Apr 2020 10:00
National Event

Speakers to be decided.

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'The Battle of Fromelles' with Niall Cherry'

'The Battle of Fromelles' with Niall Cherry'

04 May 2020 19:30
Lancashire (North)

Niall Cherry will be giving a talk on the Battle of Fromelles. Image: a German strongpoint in the F…

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'To Kill a Sub: the U-boat campaign and anti-submarine strategy, tactics and operations in the Great War by Scott Lindgren'

'To Kill a Sub: the U-boat campaign and anti-submarine strategy, tactics an…

04 May 2020 19:30
Lancashire (North)

To Kill a Sub: the U-boat campaign and anti-submarine strategy, tactics and operations in the Great …

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Secret Victory :- by Nick Baker

Secret Victory :- by Nick Baker

05 May 2020 19:30
Chesterfield

Secret Victory. An overview of the British Army’s battle against venereal disease with a particular…

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"British cavalry on the Western Front" by Professor Stephen Badsey

"British cavalry on the Western Front" by Professor Stephen Badsey

06 May 2020 19:30
Cambridgeshire

In this presentation Professor Stephen Badsey will be giving a detailed account of the cavalry's org…

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Corporal Vince Schürhoff (Part II): Life Off-Duty

Corporal Vince Schürhoff (Part II): Life Off-Duty

09 May 2020 14:00
Yorkshire

Corporal Vince Schürhoff came from a Birmingham business family that was German on his father’s side…

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Tea Pots to Tin Lids a talk by Andrew Rawson

Tea Pots to Tin Lids a talk by Andrew Rawson

09 May 2020 15:30
Yorkshire

This talk is inspired by a factory owned by James Dixon, who lived in Sheffield. His firm switched f…

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AGM and Members Evening.

AGM and Members Evening.

13 May 2020 19:45
Heart of England

This meeting will give branch members an opportunity to share with the rest of the branch a specific…

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MIKE COYLE  - “PROPOGANDA & REPORTAGE”

MIKE COYLE - “PROPOGANDA & REPORTAGE”

16 May 2020 14:00
Birmingham

MIKE COYLE  - “PROPOGANDA & REPORTAGE” Propaganda & Reportage The way that the war was rep…

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The Battle of Loos Revisited - a presentation by Colin Ellender

The Battle of Loos Revisited - a presentation by Colin Ellender

16 May 2020 14:30
Ox & Bucks

Colin returns to our Branch and will be discussing revisiting The Battle of Loos giving new perspect…

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Up Close & Personal - Infantry Weapons of Trench Warfare with Taff Gillingham

Up Close & Personal - Infantry Weapons of Trench Warfare with Taff Gillingh…

18 May 2020 20:00
Southend on Sea

Suffolk WFA Branch Chairman Taff Gillingham is a military historian specialising in the life of the …

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“The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the Soldiers of The Great War” with Rachel Duffett

“The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the Soldiers of The Great War” with Rac…

21 May 2020 19:30
London (East)

From the cover of Rachel Duffett's book, "The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the Soldiers of the Gre…

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23 May 2020 : 8th President's Conference - Theme '1915 Revisited'

23 May 2020 : 8th President's Conference - Theme '1915 Revisited'

23 May 2020 09:00
National Event

This annual event is held at the Tally Ho! Club, Birmingham each May. The theme, with speakers to b…

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The Gun Machine:- by Rob Thompson

The Gun Machine:- by Rob Thompson

02 Jun 2020 19:30
Chesterfield

'The Gun Machine: A Case Study of the Industrialisation of Battle during the Flanders Campaign, 191…

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"Field Marshall Sir Henry Wilson" by John Spencer

"Field Marshall Sir Henry Wilson" by John Spencer

03 Jun 2020 19:30
Cambridgeshire

In this talk John Spencer will be exploring the career of Field Marshall Sir Henry Wilson, who was t…

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