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'From Crisis to Victory 1918' with Professor John Derry

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John Derry will be giving a historical and political overview of 1918.  IMAGE: 2 May 1918 British gunners position an 18-pounder field gun at Saint Floris, during the Battle of Lys.


'1918: The Fourth and Fifth Battles of Ypres' with Sean Godfrey

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Sean Godfrey will be giving a presentation on the Fourth and Fifth Battles of Ypres, 1918.   IMAGE: British infantry holding the line of a canal near the village of Merville, 12 April 1918. (C) IWM Q 006612


'The Battles of 4th and 5th Ypres' with Sean Godfrey

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Sean Godfrey will give a presentation on the Fourth and Fifth Battles of Ypres, 1918.  Read more on the Fourth Battle of Ypres, 'The Battle of Lys'.  Read more on the Fifth Battle of Ypres. IMAGE: British gunners with 18 pounder at Saint Floris Battle of the Lys 1918 IWM Q 6583.


'The Fourth and Fifth Battle of Ypres' with Sean Godfrey

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Sean Godfrey will be giving a presentation on the Fourth and Fifth Battles of Ypres.  IMAGE: British 55th (West Lancashire) Division troops blinded by poison gas during the battle, 10 April 1918. This is photograph Q 11586 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums (collection no. 1900-22)  


Inaugural Meeting of a NEW Branch of The Western Front Association

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This meeting is aimed at establishing a branch for Richmond & North Yorkshire and to be the first of a regular programme.   Setting up the branch: recruiting volunteers and dates for further meetings etc.   Inaugural Lecture   Sean Godfrey Chairman Cleveland Branch WFA   '1914 – Illusions Shattered: How the war began, British actions u…


'1918 The Forgotten Year' by Sean Godfrey

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Sean Godfrey will give a talk on 1918.    IMAGE: Gun Carrier Miraumont August 1918 AWM H04522


CONFERENCE: The German Offensive and Action leading to the Armistice

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The day’s theme ‘The German offensive and Action leading to the Armistice’ is of direct relevance to remembering the centenary of 1918. Summer Meeting with Carvery Lunch 10.30am-4.00pm The event starts with Coffee at 10.30am The Shap Hotel is easily accessible from Junction 39 (just 2 miles from the Shap Junction) of the M6. Non- members and vi…


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…


'Disaster at Hooge' by Sean Godfrey

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Sean Godfrey will be giving a presentation on Hooge.  Local policeman and history fan, Sean Godfrey focuses on the 1915 action at Hooge. The presentation looks at the life and death of First World War soldier, Keith Rae and his friends.   IMAGE: A general view of a New Zealand Brigade's headquarters at Hooge Crater on the Ypres Salient in World…