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'Impressive in its Futility: The Case of the German High Seas Fleet' by Professor John Derry

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Professor John Derry will be giving a talk on the German High Seas Fleet. One of the reasons for growing Anglo-German antagonism before 1914 was the German decision to build a modern battlefleet, triggering a naval arms race. Though the German High Seas Fleet was an excellent navy – well-trained officers and men, superbly designed capital ships an…


The Aftermath of the Great War by Professor John Derry

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Professor Derry will be speaking about the events that occurred after the Armistice and how they still affect us in the 21st Century.


'From Crisis to Victory 1918' a talk by Professor John Derry

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We are delighted to welcome Professor Derry for another talk on the First World War. On this occasion he will cover the events which took place in 1918, the last year of the war, starting with the crisis of the German Spring Offensives through to the Advance to Victory during the last 100 Days and ending with the Armistice on 11 November 1918. An …