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7th WFA President’s Conference 'German Spring Offensives' - 2 June 2018


7th WFA President’s Conference 'German Spring Offensives'      Speakers:  Dr. Jonathan Boff: Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria and the German Spring Offensive 1918 Dr. Jim Beach: British Intelligence and the German Spring Offensive.  Dr. Alison Hine: Manpower Issues in early 1918 Chris Baker: The Battle for Flanders: German Defeat on the Lys…

'Gough's Fire Brigade - the role of the cavalry in resisting the German 'Michael' Offensive in March/April 1918' with Nick Howgill


Nick Howgill will give a presentation on the use of cavalry by Gough during the German Spring Offensive of 1918.  On 21 March 1918 the Germans launched the first of their so-called “Spring Offensives”, Operation Michael, against the British Fifth and Third Armies, holding the southern end of the British front in France.  A substantial part of the …

'The Beginning of the End – the German Spring Offensive 1918' by David Dunham


David will speak about the early gains the Germans achieved in the spring of 1918. A well researched talk about the nature of the battle and how the Allies responded to the German advances.

'The Aisne Again: May 1918 - The Essence of Blitzkrieg' a presentation by David Blanchard


David Blanchard will give a presentation titled 'The Aisne Again: May 1918 - The Essence of Blitzkrieg'.   The talk will examine the German Blucher Offensive launched in May 1918 against the Chemin Des Dames and the Aisne.

'From Crisis to Victory' a talk by Professor John Derry


Professor John Derry is a well respected speaker who can paint a picture with words and cover any subject in great depth without notes. We are very pleased to welcome him back to the Branch. His talk 'From Crisis to Victory' covers the events which took place during 1918, the last year of the war, starting with the crisis of the German Spring Offe…