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'First Battle of Arras and the Battle of Hamel 1918' a presentation by John Lee


'Perfect Defence, Perfect Attack: Arras and Hamel 1918' with John Lee This month's presenter is John Lee. His talk will include the First Battle of Arras, 28 March 1918 and the Battle of Hamel, 4 July 1918.  IMAGES: The Battle of Hamel, Australian and American troops dug in together during the Battle of Hamel. (CC) Australian War Memorial ; Battl…

Battle of Hamel by Gareth Davies


Gareth Davies will present the Battle of Hamel  A brilliant success in two hours all objectives were captured and 1,400 German prisoners taken by the Australians. New techniques and weapons such as the successful use of tanks and the improved accuracy of the artillery contributed to this victory.   Members of the Western Front association and n…