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British Military Leadership in the First World War by John Terraine

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(This lecture was given by John Terraine , the then Honorary President of The Western Front Association in 1991. It was later published in a 'Leadership & War' and published by The Western Front Association in 1998).  This is a subject  subject which has been  steeped in misunderstanding,  prejudice and pure mythology for over seventy years an…


Cancelled: Byng of Vimy: a talk by Prof John Derry

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A cavalryman by profession, Julian Byng served on the Western Front and Gallipoli before becoming Commander of the Canadian Corps, gaining sensational success at Vimy Ridge. Always interested in the welfare of the men he commanded, he improved methods of training and was a capable commander of Third Army. After the war he was Governor-General of Ca…