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'The Battle of Messines: Myths and Anti-Myths' a talk by Simon Jones


Simon Jones will be talking about The Battle of Messines, the myths and anti-myths. IMAGE: Messines Ridge from Hill 63, George Edmund Butler.   

'Mustard Gas - Ypres 1917' a talk by Simon Jones


  Please note Simon's presentation follows the Branch AGM which begins at 14.30. Prior to the AGM there will be a buffet lunch - see our Twitter account for further details

014: Summer 1985


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'The Battle of Caporetto' by Simon Jones


Simon Jones will give a presentation on the Battle of Caporetto. Learn more about Simon Jones here: Simon Jones Historian    We meet at the Warwick Arms Hotel, Warwick, on the second Wednesday of each month, 7:30pm for a 7:45pm start.

'The Battle of Caporetto' by Simon Jones


The Battle of Caporetto by Simon Jones Following his much-acclaimed visit to the branch in March, Simon returns to relate the story of the battle of Caporetto, a remarkable but little-known battle which led to a massive break-through on the Italian front in October 1917. The talk combines his knowledge of chemical weapons and of the battlefields i…

'Underground Warfare' with Simon Jones


Simon jones will be giving a talk on underground warfare. Simon is our guest speaker for the Christmas meeting. His will be talking about mining operations and the methods used. Our photograph shows a mines rescue post during the Great War underground in France

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Simon Jones is an Honorary Research Fellow in War Studies at the University of Birmingham and a Member of the British Commission for Military History.