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'The Royal Artillery August 1914' with Geoff Spring

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Geoff Spring has been a regular speaker at this branch over the years and we are pleased to welcome him back. On this occasion we will hear about 'The Royal Artillery on 1st August 1914 - Mortars, Railway Guns and Howitzers'. Members and guests are welcome to attend - doors open c13.45. We do ask for a donation of £3 to cover room hire etc.    …


'The Artillery of the British Expeditionary Force 1918: Ground-based Air Defence' by Geoff Spring

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Geoff Spring's presentation describes the threat to the BEF from German air attacks and the weapons, anti-aircraft guns and searchlights used to deter, damage or destroy enemy aircraft. The talk concludes with the defeat of the night bombe and the last flight of the Red Baron.