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'General Rawlinson' with Rodney Atwood

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Well Known Historian, Author and Branch member Rodney Atwood gives his first talk based on his latest book, recently published after much hard research on the  


Germany 1917. The 1987 Presidential Address 'Germany 1917' delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine

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Germany 1917. The 1987 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine   (This article first appeared in Stand To! 24 Winter 1988 pp 14 - 18)   It was Field Marshal von Hindenburg who said: 1916 spoke a language which made itself heard.' I think he was right: it is important to understand that language, because otherwise…


Futile Exercise? The British Army’s Preparations for War 1902–1914

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By Simon Batten Helion, £35.00, 235pp, hb, 48 ills, 4 maps, notes and refs, bibliog, index. ISBN: 978–191–151–285–1 Based on wide ranging research of British Army manoeuvres conducted between 1904 and 1914, this superb book presents a convincing case – that the high command took a serious and close interest in the development, preparation and tra…