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'From Crisis to Victory 1918' with Professor John Derry

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John Derry will be giving a historical and political overview of 1918.  IMAGE: 2 May 1918 British gunners position an 18-pounder field gun at Saint Floris, during the Battle of Lys.


'1918: The Fourth and Fifth Battles of Ypres' with Sean Godfrey

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Sean Godfrey will be giving a presentation on the Fourth and Fifth Battles of Ypres, 1918.   IMAGE: British infantry holding the line of a canal near the village of Merville, 12 April 1918. (C) IWM Q 006612


Best Love to All: The letters and diaries of Captain Eric-Rigby Jones, MC and Bar and his Experiences as a Young Officer with the Liverpool Pals on the Western Front in 1917 and 1918

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Reviewed by Phil Curme. The soldier’s experience during the First World War is far from neglected. The number of biographical accounts and published diaries from the First World War so voluminous one might think, there is nothing left to be said. However, every soldier fought his own war and their stories are as varied as the personalities of the …


Journey's End - The Surrey Branch Seminar

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Journey’s End A seminar reflecting on the events of 1918 and the legacy of WW1 Surrey branch of the Western Front Association Saturday, 3rd November 2018 at Dorking Halls, Dorking, Surrey £30 per person (includes refreshments and buffet lunch) 09:15 – 09:55 Registration and Coffee & Tea 10:00 – 10:10 Welcome from Andy Thompson, Chair,…