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Dr Knight bases the talk on his book The British Army in Mesopotamia 1914-18, with his own insights from two operational tours in Iraq. The talk focuses on the technological and tactical developments, the international dimension and relationship with other theatres of the war.
Dr Paul Knight will give a presentation on the British Army in Mesopotamia.
Sam Eedle will give a presentation on the British Army's arrival into Jerusalem during the First World War.
Phil Ventham will give a presentation on the British Army in North West Persia (Mesopotamia) 1919-1921. IMAGE: A British officer from the Dunsterforce watches a Russian instructing a group of Persian police at Resht. (C) IWM Q 24960
In this talk Paul Knight will explain why he thinks Mesopotamia – Iraq – was the greatest of the Great War's 'sideshows', being a far more successful campaign despite being overshadowed by both the Gallipoli and Palestine campaigns. He will examine the international dimension as well as technological and tactical developments including a successful…
John Johnson-Allen will give a presentation on the Navy in relation to the waterways of Mesopotamia.
The Indian Army in the First World War - Major Gordon Corrigan MBE Thursday 8th March 2018, 6pm A free and open lecture at the University of Kent, organised by the Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded Gateways to the First World War project. The British Expeditionary Force that crossed to Europe in August 1914 was said, then and now, to b…