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104: September 2015 Special Edition

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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…


'Sir William Robertson: Architect of Victory' with Ross Beadle

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Ross visits the Branch with his presentation where he discusses the impact of Sir William Robertson on British Military tactics and finally the road to victory 


CHECK WITH THE BRANCH : Sir William Robertson Architect of Victory? - Talk by Ross Beadle

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Haig gets all the attention, but he was only half of the double act that set British war plans from December 1915 to February 1918, all the way through the Somme and Passchendaele battles, the other half of the act was Sir William Robertson, Chief of the Imperial General Staff and famously the only man ever to rise from the lowest rank all the way …