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'21st Division at Loos' with Dr Derek Clayton

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Derek Clayton will be giving a presentation on the 21st Division at the Battle of Loos. The British did not want to want to fight in this area nor did they want to fight a major battle until 1916. However they were pressed into fighting in 1915 by the French and the Russians.  This was the largest Battle fought to date and the first in which the …