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'Planning The Attack At Amiens - 8th August 1918' a talk by Charles Messenger


We start the season by welcoming back the legend that is Charles Messenger. Charles was an officer in the Royal Tank Regiment for over 20 years before becoming one of this country's leading military historians and defence analysts. To date he has written nearly forty books on all aspects of military history. This talk looks at the meticulous staff…

'The Long Arduous Road to Victory Part 2: The Tank Corps from Cambrai to the Armistice' by Lt Col Geoffrey Vesey Holt


Lt Col Geoffrey Vesey Holt will be giving a presentation on the Tank Corps from Cambrai to the Armistice.   In less than two years between January 1916 and November 1917, the British tanks went from the first tank 'Mother' through their first and modest support to the infantry at the Battle of Flers in September 1916, the disaster of Bullencourt …