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The Use of wireless at the Battle of Amiens 8 - 11 August 1918

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The Use of wireless at the Battle of Amiens 8 - 11 August 1918 Author: Andy Powell MA A dissertation submitted as part of the requirements for the degree of MA in British First World War Studies at the University of Birmingham. This work won the WFA's prize for the best dissertation of 2013 which was awarded at the WFA President's Conference of 2…


'Planning The Attack At Amiens - 8th August 1918' a talk by Charles Messenger

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We start the season by welcoming back the legend that is Charles Messenger. Charles was an officer in the Royal Tank Regiment for over 20 years before becoming one of this country's leading military historians and defence analysts. To date he has written nearly forty books on all aspects of military history. This talk looks at the meticulous staff…


'Planning the Attack at Amiens' with Charles Messenger

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Charles Messenger. The overwhelming attack at Amiens marked the start of the 'hundred days' and the 'advance to victory'. A major reason for the success of the attack was meticulous staff work - a measure of how far the BEF had developed since 1914. This talk will examine how the hugely complex operation was planned and implemented in total secrec…


054: January 1999

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‘At the Top of the Curve? - The BEF Striding Towards Victory in 1918’

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The Northumberland Regional Conference   Conference Chairman - Professor John Derry   PROGRAMME Colin Buxton (Branch member): ‘RAF involvement at the Battle of Amiens, 1918’ Andy Robertshaw (University College London): ‘Sinews of Victory! – Logistics & the 100 Days’ Richard van Emden (World War 1 Expert & Author): ‘1918: The Decisive…


'From Crisis to Victory' a talk by Professor John Derry

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Professor John Derry is a well respected speaker who can paint a picture with words and cover any subject in great depth without notes. We are very pleased to welcome him back to the Branch. His talk 'From Crisis to Victory' covers the events which took place during 1918, the last year of the war, starting with the crisis of the German Spring Offe…


Northumberland Branch Conference: 8 September

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‘At the top of the curve? – the BEF striding towards victory in 1918’  Venue: The Northumberland Hall, Market Street, Alnwick, NE66 1TN 09:30-16:30 (Doors open 09:00)   Guest Speakers & Subjects:  Colin Buxton (Branch member) - ‘RAF involvement at the Battle of Amiens, 1918’ Andy Robertshaw (University College London) - ‘Sinews of Victor…