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'Brothers in Arms: Breaking the Hindenburg Line' a talk by Clive Harris


On 29 September 1918 a force of British, Australian and US Troops attempted to break the Hindenburg Line between Bellicourt and Bony. Despite sharing doctrine and fighting over similar ground against the same enemy, each of allied armies experienced very different days. Clive will examine the reasons behind such polar opposite battles by consideri…

"Third time lucky? The 46th Division at Bellenglise, 29th Sept 1918" by Prof. John Bourne BA PhD FRHistS


Above: George V inspecting the St Quentin canal after the attack,with the temporary assault bridges in the background. The talk tells the story of the assault by one British division during the "Hundred Days".┬áThe 46th was a pre-war territorial division. Mobilised on the outbreak of war in August 1914, they had seen much combat during the interven…