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'Wully' Field Marshal Sir William Robertson Bart: GCB, KCVO, DSO (Part II)

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  (Lecture delivered by John Terraine at the Western Front Association's Annual Seminar at Abergavenny in June 1992) In August 1914 William Robertson crossed to France to meet the long-expected foe, together with the rest of the British Expeditionary Force, on the staff of the Commander­ in-Chief, Field-Marshal Sir John French, and in the post of…


ONLINE Zoom Meeting - The men who planned the war by Paul Harris

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The men who planned the war by Paul Harris We welcome Paul Harris, a leading researcher into leadership during WW1, who will talk about the staff of the British Army on the Western Front 1914-18 and examine the characteristics of the staff and how they and their leadership evolved over the course of the war. For decades the theory of ‘Lions led b…