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'The Bear's Last Breath: The Brusilov Offensive, 1916' with Spencer Jones

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Dr Spencer Jones is Senior Lecturer in Armed Forces & War Studies at the University of Wolverhampton.  He also serves as the Regimental Historian of the Royal Regiment of Artillery.  He is the author of From Boer War to World War: Tactical Reform of the British Army 1902 -1914 and the editor of Stemming the Tide: Officers and Leadership in the …


'The Bear's Last Breath: The Brusilov Offensive 1916 ' a talk by Dr Spencer Jones

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  In June 1916 the Russian Imperial Army launched its last great offensive.  Named after its architect, General Alexei Brusilov, the opening attack shattered the Austro-Hungarian lines and precipitated the greatest crisis faced by the Central Powers on the Eastern Front.  Yet it ultimately degenerated into remorseless attritional fighting that rag…


'The Brusilov Offensive 1916' by Dr. Spencer Jones

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Dr. Spencer Jones of the University of Wolverhampton will be giving a talk on the Brusilov Offensive of 1916.  IMAGES: Dr. Spencer Jones Russian Infantry. National Geographic Magazine, Vol 31 (1917) Public Domain. 


The Battle of Cambrai, 1917

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‘The Battle of Cambrai, 1917’   Programme:   10.00 - 10.15am   Welcome and Introduction 10.15-11.30am Bryn Hammond (Imperial War Museums)   ‘What Was the Battle of Cambrai?’    11.30-12.00 Coffee 12.00 -1.15pm Dr David Cox (University of Wolverhampton)   ‘From W…