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7th Western Front Association President’s Conference 2018 - 2 June 2018

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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 1918   The panel discussion will include Profs. Gary Sheffield …


'Everyday life of Corporal Vince Schurhoff' with Dr. Jim Beach

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Corporal Vince Schürhoff came from a Birmingham business family that was German on his father’s side. He joined the British army in 1914 and served with 16/Warwicks until 1916. He was then seconded to signals intelligence work and later transferred to the Royal Engineers (Signal Service). Employed in a variety of intelligence roles, he was awarded…


'Everyday Life of the Intelligence Soldier: Corporal Vince Schurhoff 1916-1918' with Dr Jim Beach

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Dr Jim Beach will give a presentation on the life of the intelligence soldier.    Corporal Vince Schürhoff came from a Birmingham business family that was German on his father’s side. In 1914 he joined the British army in 1914 and served with 16 Warwicks. In 1916 he was seconded to signals intelligence work and later transferred to the Royal En…


British Intelligence and the German Spring Offensives with Dr Jim Beach

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Jim's presentation will explain what British intelligence knew in advance of the German offensives of March and April 1918. As he will show, contrary to popular belief, the British were not taken by surprise.