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'Jutland - a Fresh Perspective' with Professor Andrew Lambert


Wessex Branch welcomes Professor Andrew Lambert on his first visit to the branch. Andrew's talk on the Battle of Jutland gives an audience refreshing and enlightening insights into this action, the only 'Dreadnought' fleet engagement of the war.   IMAGE: Jutland 1916. 

'An Entente Centenary. Commemorating Trafalgar without wounding 'the susceptibilities of France' a talk by Andrew Lambert


Andrew Lambert will give a talk on the Entente Centenary. We meet at the Royal British Legion Club, Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent BR5 1DH at 7.30pm. IMAGES: Thumbnail of medal for commemorate the centenary of the Battle of Trafalgar in 1905 courtesy of Royal Museums Greenwich.  Scene de la bataille de Trafalgar Auguste Mayer courtesy o…

‘An Entente Centenary. Commemorating Trafalgar without wounding the susceptibilities of France’ a talk given by Andrew Lambert.


  In 1905 he British Government banned any celebration of the Trafalgar centenary, as part of the Entente process. However, this lecture will demonstrate that the Royal Navy was being deployed to uphold the balance of power in Europe, and won a major victory in the autumn of that year, one that served the British state as well as Trafalgar, and at…

Jutland - The Greatest Sea Battle of WW1 with Prof. Andrew Lambert FRHistS


Making his first of what I hope will be many visits to the branch is Prof. Andrew Lambert, one of this countries leading Naval Historians, who has kindly agreed to come and talk to us about this pivotal naval battle of WW1. Not only is he a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, but he is also Professor of War Studies at King’s College London and…