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'Great War Logistics' a talk by Rob Thompson

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Rob Thompson will give a presentation titled 'Great War Logistics". His talk will cover the vital but often forgotten part played by logistics in the Great War.


Repair and Maintenance on the Western Front by Roy Larkin

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Repair and Maintenance on the Western Front by Roy Larkin The British army had just 200 motor lorries in 1914 and the supply corps depended on the GS Wagon, pulled by two horses, to keep the army on the move and supplied in the field.  As the army expanded during the war the number of motor vehicles increased accordingly and by 1918 there were som…


'Ambrosia and Ulcers: Douglas Haig and BEF Logistical Development during the Great War' with Rob Thompson

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Rob Thompson: Ambrosia and Ulcers: Douglas Haig and BEF Logistical Development during the Great War Facing his first mid-life crisis Rob took a degree in Politics & Contemporary history graduating with a First. It was there that he blindly stumbled into the world of military history and the Great War which he ended up teaching at the Universit…