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REMINDER: Up Coming WFA National and Regional Conferences

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  Suffolk : 11 August 2018 Suffolk 5th Annual Centenary Conference '1918 The Winning Formula'   Speakers: Peter Simkins, Jack Sheldon and Peter Hart Panel Discussion chaired by Taff Gillingham VENUE: University of Suffolk in Ipswich Purchase Tickets > HERE         Wolverhampton : 6-8 September 2018 WFA/University of Wolverhampt…


Operation REFLECT: What the modern British Army learned from the First World War by Major General Mungo Melvin

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When one thinks of lessons from the Great War (1914-1918), most historians would point to the Kirke Report of 1932. Yet the recent centenary commemorations of the First World War provided an opportunity for the modern British Army not only to remember the conflict, but also to study it afresh in order to derive some pertinent lessons for today. Man…


Western Front 100 - 1919 Seminar 'Coping with the Aftermath' with guest speakers

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This concluding seminar in the six year series features the following guest speakers: Richard van Emden The Soldier ​Peter Hart Demobilisation Mungo Melvin CB OBE What the British Army Learned From the War Professor Anita Prazmowska    To What Extent Did the Outcomes of the First World War…


6 July 'Ends and Beginnings: Legacies of the Great War'

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A one day conference about the legacies of the Great War will be held at the National Army Museum on Saturday 6 July. Doors open 10:00 finish 17:00. ‘Ends and Beginnings: Legacies of the Great War’ will explore aspects of the conflict following the Armistice on 11 November 1918.   Organised jointly by The Western Front Association, The Nationa…