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'All Pretty Well Fed Up and Worn Out' a presentation by Prof Gary Sheffield


In this presentation, entitled 'All Pretty Well Fed Up and Worn Out'? Morale, Command, and Military Effectiveness of British Empire Forces at Gallipoli Prof Gary Sheffield will examine morale among the British troops at Gallipoli in 1915. In spite of the number of books and articles written about the campaign, we know surprisingly little about som…

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


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 …