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'The Tanks' road to Cambria' with Lt-Col Geoffrey Vesey Holt


Lt-Col Geoffrey Vesey Holt will be talking about how tanks were used at the Battle of Cambrai. Geoffrey Vesey Holt is an historian of the Royal Tank Regiment. He served with the British Army from 1975 t0 2010. IMAGES: A British Mark IV tank being loaded onto railway trucks for transport. © IWM (Q 46933) British tanks maneuvering during the Batt…

The Tanks’ Road to Cambrai


This talk will cover the role of the tank on the Battle of Cambrai, the first British combined arms battle (20-27 Nov 1917) and the German dress rehearsal for their 1918 offensives (30 Nov to 02 Dec). It will show how this role was developed from the first battle at Flers-Courcelette through the Battles of Arras (April 1917) and Bullecourt ( April-…

'The Tanks' Road to Cambrai' a talk by Lt Col Geoffrey Vesey Holt


Lt Col Geoffrey Vesey Holt will be talk about tanks. We meet at the Drill Hall, Leros TA Centre, Sturry Road, Canterbury, CT1 1HR at 7:00pm for 7:00pm meetings.   

'The Tanks' Road to Cambrai' by Lt Col (Ret) Geoffrey Vesey Holt


Lt Col (Ret) Geoffrey Vesey Holt will give a talk on tanks at Cambrai, 1917.    We meet at the White Horse Inn, The Street, Trowse, Norwich NR14 8ST on the first Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm

'From Cambrai To Victory - The Tank Battles Of 1918' with Lt Col Geoffrey Vesey Holt MBE


Geoffrey Vesey Holt makes a welcome return to the branch to present the third and final part of his trilogy of talks concerning the role of the tank in the First World War. The talk will look at the unique contribution of this revolutionary form of warfare in the final victorious year of the war. It will explore how it was used during battles suc…

Tanks in the Hundred Days - a talk by Lt-Col Geoffrey Vesey Holt


Lt Col (Ret'd) Geoffrey Vesey Holt MBE of the Royal Tank Regiment and the Tank Museum makes a welcome return to the Durham branch to discuss the importance of tanks to the operations of the BEF during the Hundred Days.   All are welcome

BCMH/WFA conference: 'FORGOTTEN VICTORY' - The Final Campaigns of the First World War : 27 October


IMAGE: Mark V tank goes into Battle. Courtesy: Imperial War Museum 'FORGOTTEN VICTORY' is a two-day not-for-profit Central London conference on the final campaigns of the First World War. It is organised by the British Commission for Military History (BCMH) and the Western Front Association (WFA). The conference itself takes place on Sat 27 Oct an…