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