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'Towards Victory' The Western Front Association York Conference 2018 - 7 July 2018

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The Western Front Association's 2018 York Conference Saturday 7th July   Tickets will also be available on the door   The programme of talks and the speakers are as follows:    Tommies in 1918 Taff Gillingham Taff is a professional military adviser for film, television and theatre. He is one of the foremost authorities on the experience of …


053: September 1998

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At the Eleventh Hour. Reflections, Hopes and Anxieties at the Closing of the Great War. 1918

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Book Review by Bob Wyatt. This book deals with the Aftermath as it was being experienced by men and women all over the world, and the editors have drawn upon the expertise of scholars to provide a snapshot of the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. Contributions come from a wide range of historians: Bullitt Lowry on negotiati…


074: September 2005

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Remember RAF 100

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Join the Remember RAF100 project and commemorate air service personnel who lost their lives in WW1 2018 marks the centenary of the Royal Air Force. The Remember RAF100 project commemorates those who have died in RAF service with a special focus on the First World War and on British war graves and memorials. The programme is an opportunity fo…


REMINDER: Up Coming WFA National and Regional Conferences

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  Suffolk : 11 August 2018 Suffolk 5th Annual Centenary Conference '1918 The Winning Formula'   Speakers: Peter Simkins, Jack Sheldon and Peter Hart Panel Discussion chaired by Taff Gillingham VENUE: University of Suffolk in Ipswich Purchase Tickets > HERE         Wolverhampton : 6-8 September 2018 WFA/University of Wolverhampt…


Birmingham Branch November 11th 2018 Commemorations

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Birmingham Branch is holding a Commemoration to remember the Fallen on all sided and all Theatres on Remembrance / Armistice Day 11th November 2018 at 1400hrs. This will be held at the Branch Commemorative Stone at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas DE13 7AR. The event will be opened by an A.C.F. Padre and will comprise of  poems reading et…


The Thing Called 'Armistice' by A S Taylor

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(This article first appears in Stand To! No. 74 September 2005 pp 51-52) Stand To! 72 had just arrived, and as I sat in my office I eagerly ripped open the package to scan it, before putting it away to read in detail when I got home. At that moment a work colleague came in just as the journal was open at the article on the 15 (Service) Battalion D…


‘The Armistice’ with Gerry White.

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Gerry White will be giving a presentation on the Armistice.     Image: Marshal Ferdinand Foch's train arriving at Compiegne for negotiations with the German representatives, 6 November 1918.


Special Armistice Meeting

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A special meeting will be held to mark the 1918 Armistice. Details to follow. 


'The Long Arduous Road to Victory Part 2: The Tank Corps from Cambrai to the Armistice' by Lt Col Geoffrey Vesey Holt

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Lt Col Geoffrey Vesey Holt will be giving a presentation on the Tank Corps from Cambrai to the Armistice.   In less than two years between January 1916 and November 1917, the British tanks went from the first tank 'Mother' through their first and modest support to the infantry at the Battle of Flers in September 1916, the disaster of Bullencourt …