First World War Research Group 'British Command and Operations in the 100 Days Campaign' 3 March 2018
03 Mar

First World War Research Group

Special Convenor: Professor Peter Simkins

Room MH002, Lecture Theatre, Mary Seacole (MH) Building, City Campus Molineux (North), University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton WV1 1AD

Programme:

10.00 - 10.15am Welcome and Introduction

10.15-11.30am Professor Peter Simkins (University of Wolverhampton)

‘The Canadian Corps crossing of the Canal du Nord, September 1918’

11.30-12.00 Coffee

12.00 -1.15pm Professor John Bourne (University of Wolverhampton)

‘British Generals on the Cusp of Victory, September 1918’

1.15 - 2.15pm Lunch

2.15 -3.30pm Dr Peter Hodgkinson (Author and Independent Scholar)

‘Fourth Army’s ‘Way of War’ at the Selle, 17-18 October 1918’

3.30 - 4.00pm Tea

4.00 - 5.15pm Dr Derek Clayton (Author and Independent Scholar)

‘The Battle of the Sambre, 4 November 1918’

5.15 - 5.30pm Concluding Remarks Derek Clayton 5.30pm End of event. Derek Clayton

 

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IMAGE: Troops of the 8th Battalion, Liverpool Regiment (57th British Division, XI Corps), swarmed by local children, entering Lille, 18 October 1918. The soldier carrying a Lewis machine gun is Private Arthur John O'Hare. © IWM (Q 9579)

Room MH002, Lecture Theatre, Mary Seacole (MH) Building, City Campus Molineux (North), University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton WV1 1AD
First World War Research Group 'British Command and Operations in the 100 Days Campaign' 3 March 2018, sue.holden@wlv.ac.uk
03 Mar 2018 09:00