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Haig – Foch – Pershing, The Battle of St Mihiel 1918 with Michael O’Brien

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St Mihiel is noteworthy because it was the first set piece battle planned by Americans and carried out under American command. This talk by Michael O'Brien will cover the personalities involved; the battle itself and the German analysis of the situation.   It remains a controversial event and the issues which arose will be discussed.



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 …


Haig, Foch and the Battle of St Mihiel - Sept 1918 by Michael O'Brien

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St Mihiel is noteworthy because it was the first set piece battle planned by Americans and carried out under American command. This talk by Michael O'Brien will cover the personalities involved; the battle itself and the German analysis of the situation. It remains a controversial event and the issues which arose will be discussed.