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'The 21st Division at Loos, 1915' a presentation by Dr Derek Clayton

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With no battlefield experience, the 21st Division was thrown into action at Loos, on the second day of what was at that time the biggest battle ever fought by the British Army. The widely accepted story is that the men of 21st Division advanced against the German Second Defensive Line and were routed by enemy machine gun fire. The true picture is …




104: September 2015 Special Edition

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'The Clash of the Battle Cruisers, Battle of Dogger Bank 1915'

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Dr Spencer Jones was due to give a talk on the Italian Front but has unfortunately had to cancel. Stepping into the breach Wessex Branch Vice Chairman Rod Arnold will give a talk on 'The Clash of the Battle Cruisers',  'The Battle of Dogger Bank 1915.'


The Generals. John Terraine's 1982 Address to The Western Front Association

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 [This piece, a transcript of John Terraine's 1982 address, first appeared in Stand To! No. 7 Spring 1983 pp.4- 7] IMAGE (Photo: IWM Q9689) Haig and his Army Commanders at Cambrai, 11 November 1918. First and second rows, left to right: Plumer (Second Army), Byng (Third Army), Haig, Birdwood (Fifth Army), Rawlinson (Fourth Army), Horne (First A…