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030: Winter 1990

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Ferdinand Foch: the Professor Who Won the War by William Philpott

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William Philpott is Professor of the History of Warfare at King's College London and author of Attrition: Fighting the First World War and Bloody Victory: the Sacrifice on the Somme. His lecture will look at the military career and ideas of Marshal Ferdinand Foch, explaining how his pre-war career and wartime experience prepared him to take on and …


"Armistice 1918 and After: Some Local Perspectives" - By Stephen Barker

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                                                         Stephen is an independent Heritage Advisor who works with a number of museums, universities, charities and other heritage organisations to design exhibitions and make funding applications on their behalf.  He is currently working with the History Faculty, University of Oxford and the Soldi…


Armistice 1918 and After – Local perspectives by Stephen Barker

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This fully illustrated talk looks at the impact of the First World War Armistice and the legacy of the war in local communities. It looks at how the Armistice was celebrated, what happened when soldier returned home and how families managed in the immediate aftermath. Emphasis is placed on individual soldiers’ and families’ stories, oral testimony …