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The German Army in the Offensives of 1917: Arras, the Aisne and Champagne

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By Jack Sheldon Pen and Sword 2015, £25.00, 384pp, 55 ills, 13 maps, notes and refs, 2 appendices (including selective biographical notes, bibliog, index. ISBN: 9– 781–783–463–459 Review by David Filsell This volume of Jack Sheldon’s highly–detailed series of books on the German Army in the Great War follows his usual effective model – employing…


Western Front 100 Seminar

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‘The Winning Formula’ will be held at the University of Suffolk in Ipswich Saturday 11th August, starting at 10 am. It will feature the following speakers: Professor Peter Simkins - Men on the Spot - Some BEF Divisional and Brigade Commanders in the Hundred Days Jack Sheldon - The German Army in the Allied Advance Peter Hart - The American…


The Kaiser’s Reluctant Conscript: My Experiences in the War 1914-1918. Richert, Dominik.

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Barnsley, South Yorkshire Pen & Sword Military, 2012.   Born in 1893, Dominick Richert had completed less than a year of his compulsory service with the German Army when war broke out in August 1914. Almost five years passed before he returned home. His experiences during the intervening period were almost unbelievably eventful. He participa…


Britain and Victory in the Great War (ed)

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Edited Peter Liddle Pen & Sword, £25.00, 374pp, 74 b/w ills, 12 maps, notes, refs, bibliog and index. ISBN: 978–147–389–161–6 Peter Liddle, compiler and editor of this themed essay collection, uses a slightly provocative title to remind us that Britain fought in a coalition and was not always the senior partner. Ed Spiers’ introductory essa…


'The Kaiser Goes To War' a talk by Michael Credland

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Following on from his interesting talk last year, 'Tommy Goes To War', Michael Credland returns to the Branch and will give a presentation entitled 'The Kaiser Goes To War'. Every item of equipment issued to the German Soldier in the Front Line during the First World War will be shown and explained. Join us for what will be a very…


The German Defeat and the Myth of the Stab in the Back

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To start our 2019/20 season we are delighted to welcome Jack Sheldon and turn our attention to an aspect of the Great War that the branch has not studied for many years - the German Army. Jack will speak on 'The German Defeat and the Myth of The Stab in the Back’. He will discuss the reasons for the rapid collapse of German resistance and project …