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‘Remembering Bungo – the life and career of Field Marshal Lord Byng of Vimy’ by William Franklin

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William Franklin will be giving a talk on the life and career of Field Marshal Lord Byng of Vimy.   IMAGE: Byng and Currie, location unknown (LAC M#3404870) Courtesy of Valour Canada.   


The Battle of Cambrai - why did it succeed and what went wrong?

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The Battle of Cambrai in November 1917 turned out, for both Britain and Germany, to be a major signpost showing how to break the trench deadlock of the previous three years. The lessons of the operational successes and failures would be digested by both sides over the forthcoming winter. For the British, especially, the battle failed to live up to …