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6th WFA President's Conference : Saturday, 3rd June 2017


6th Western Front Association President's Conference Tally Ho Conference & Banqueting CentrePershore RdBirminghamB5 7RN Saturday, 3rd June 2017 Doors 09.00Start 09.45 until 16.30 'An Army of Brigadiers: British Brigade Commanders at the Battle of Arras 1917' by Trevor Harvey 'Arras 1917 - The Lost Opportunity' by Jim Smithson 'Messines 19…

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


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 …

'Germany in 2 World Wars (or why the Germans are bad at war)' by John Bourne


In the second of the afternoon's presentations, we are delighted to welcome back to the branch Prof John Bourne. John will describe how Germany’s armed forces proved to be formidable adversaries in two world wars, inflicting defeats on two major military powers, Russia (in 1918) and France (in 1940), before succumbing to the combined strength of t…

'Elder Road / Hot Lane Shrine' with Dr John Bourne


IMAGES: From 'Researching Staffordshire's Great War Memorial. Available to download > HERE    John Bourne was born in in Burslem.  He attended North Road Primary School and Stanfield Tech. North Road School is opposite the Dog & Partridge pub.  He has therefore been aware of the war memorial attached to its walls for most of his life, but …

Facing Armageddon: The First World War Experienced


By Hugh Cecil and Dr Peter Liddle First published by Leo Cooper in 1996, New edition edition (April 2003) £60 hardback 2003 edition. £10 - £13 second hand. ISBN-10: 1844680029 ISBN-13: 978-1844680023 New Edition 3 November 2016 £16.99 softback or £4.99 Kindle from Pen & Sword Pen & Sword, 936p, Ills, detialed notess & refs, bibl…

First World War Research Group 'British Command and Operations in the 100 Days Campaign' 3 March 2018


First World War Research Group Special Convenor: Professor Peter Simkins Room MH002, Lecture Theatre, Mary Seacole (MH) Building, City Campus Molineux (North), University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton WV1 1AD Programme: 10.00 - 10.15am Welcome and Introduction 10.15-11.30am Professor Peter Simkins (University of Wolverhampton) ‘The Canadian…

'The BEF 1914-1918 – the verdict' by Professor John Bourne BA PhD FRHistS


Professor John Bourne from the University of Wolverhampton joins the branch to talk about the BEF and the lessons learnt by 1918.