The Armies of 1917
Conference at the Institute of Historical Research, London, UK
Saturday, 1st April 2017
Following on from the successful conference on Armies in 1914, held to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, The British Commission for Military History, in partnership with the Sir Michael Howard Research Centre for the History of War, King's College London and The Western Front Association, is organizing a conference on the Armies of 1917 to be held at the Institute of Historical Research, London, on Saturday, 1st April 2017.
Keynote speakers will be Dr David Zabecki, formerly Visiting Professor at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis and Professor William Philpott, Dept. of War Studies, King's College London.
Topic covered will include:
- Command, Morale and Motivation of the British Army in 1917
- British and Arab Armies in the Middle East
- British and French approaches to armoured warfare