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108: January 2017 Open Access Copy

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'A Kick up the Arras' a talk by Peter Hart

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  The renowned historian Peter Hart will give a presentation called "A Kick up the Arras". Themed on the events surrounding the town in April through to May 1917. With the town in British hands the Tommie's had to contend themselves with conducting their daily life's from the tunnels running under the town. Meeting at the Sobraon Barracks on Burt…


'Guns at Passchendaele, 1917' a talk by Peter Hart

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A talk given by Peter hart on Passchendaele.   IMAGES: British 18 pounder taking up new positions near Boesinghe, 31 July 1917. Courtesy of Wikipedia. Public Domain.  Aerial view of Passchendaele village before and after the battle. Courtesy of Wikipedia. Public Domain.     



'Guns at Passchendaele 1917’ a talk by Peter Hart

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Peter Hart, Oral Historian at the Imperial War Museum. Peter Hart was born in 1955. He went to Liverpool University before joining the Sound Archive at the Imperial War Museum in 1981. He is now Oral Historian at the Archive. He will be talking about Passchendaele, the Third Battle of Ypres, 1917.  IMAGE: photograph of Peter Hart  courtesy of Rog…


‘Aces Falling: War on the Trenches, 1918’ a talk given by Peter Hart

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This month the Milton Keynes branch welcomes back Peter Hart to give another of his entertaining and informative talks; this month Peter's topic is that of flying aces lost during 1918.



'Ypres of Trouble. The RFC and the Battle of Passchendaele' by Peter Hart

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Peter Hart will give a talk on the Royal Flying Corps at Third Ypres.  We meet at the Royal British Legion Club, Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent BR5 1DH at 7.30pm.



'Flashbacks from the Front - Personal experience and oral history' by Peter Hart

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Peter Hart will give a talk on personal experience and the First World War.    We meet at the White Horse Inn, The Street, Trowse, Norwich NR14 8ST on the first Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm



'Ypres of Trouble: The RFC at Passchendaele' by Peter Hart

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Peter Hart will be giving a presentation on the Royal Flying Corps at the Third Battles of Ypres 'Passchendaele'.    We meet on the third Monday of each month at 7.30pm for 8.00pm.  VENUE: Allotment Social Club, North Terrace, West Allotment, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE27 ODN.  


'The Americans on the Meuse-Argonne' by Peter Hart

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The Americans on the Meuse-Argonne by Peter Hart   Peter Hart, Oral Historian at the Imperial War Museum. Peter studied at Liverpool University before joining the Sound Archive at the Imperial War Museum in 1981. He is now Oral Historian at the Archive.   IMAGE: This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Pho…


'Not again: The Battle of the Aisne, 27 May 1918' by Peter Hart

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Peter Hart will be giving a presentation on the 3rd battle of the Aisne which started in the early morning hours of May 27, 1918, when the German army began the battle with an attack on Allied positions at the Chemin des Dames ridge, in the Aisne River region of France.



'American Expeditionary Force on the Meuse Argonne 1918' with Peter Hart

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Peter Hart will give a presentation on the AEF in the Meuse Argonne in 1918.    IMAGE:A column of American troops marching past British soldiers resting on the side of the road, France, in 1917 or 1918. (CC) International Encyclopedia of the First World War. 




'Not Again! The German Offensive of the Aisne May 1918' with Peter Hart

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Peter Hart will be giving a presentation on the background to the third major thrust of the German Spring Offensives. Concentrating on personal reactions of men at the end of their tether. 


100: June 2014 Centenary Edition

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104: September 2015 Special Edition

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106: July 2016 Special Edition

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The Fifth Annual WWI Seminar

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‘The Winning Formula’ will be held at the University of Suffolk in Ipswich Saturday 11th August, starting at 10 am. It will feature the following speakers: Professor Peter Simkins - Men on the Spot - Some BEF Divisional and Brigade Commanders in the Hundred Days Jack Sheldon - The German Army in the Allied Advance Peter Hart - The American…


‘The Winning Formula’ The Suffolk Branch Annual WWI Conference

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‘The Winning Formula’ will be held at the University of Suffolk in Ipswich Saturday 11th August, starting at 10 am. It will feature the following speakers: Professor Peter Simkins - The British Army in 1918. Jack Sheldon - The condition of the German Army. Peter Hart - The arrival of the USA. There will then be a discussion chaired by T…


Journey's End - The Surrey Branch Seminar - November 2018

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For more info and to book:
Email Caroline Haley, Programme Secretary,
WFA Surrey branch:
c.haley379@btinternet.com


The Last Battle - Endgame On The Western Front. A talk by Peter Hart

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By August 1918, the outcome of the Great War was not in doubt: the Allies would win. But what was unclear was how this defeat would play out, would the Germans hold on, prolonging the fighting deep into 1919, with the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives, or could the war be won in 1918? In this talk, Peter Hart will bring to life the dramatic …


SPECIAL OFFER: 'Two Sides of the Same Wrong Penny: Gallipoli and the Western Front: A comparison' edited by Michael LoCicero with contributions from Gary Sheffield, Stephen Chambers and others.

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Announcing the launch of the Western Front Association / Helion publication: Two Sides of the Same Wrong Penny: Gallipoli and the Western Front, A Comparison The year 1915 saw the BEF severely challenged on the Western Front. Recovering from the loss of the majority of experienced regulars in 1914, a largely new army had to come to terms with t…


'Not Again: The German Attack on the Aisne 27th May-6th June 1918' by Peter Hart

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Three Great War battles were fought on the bloodied and contested ground through which the river Aisne flows in Northern France. The ridge that dominates the region - the Chemin des Dames - was of great strategic importance as Paris is less than 100 miles south. The first battle, in September 1914, saw the Germans successfully attacking and then h…