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The Surrey Branch Tour of the 1917 Battlefields

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The Surrey Branch tour for 2017 will cover the 1917 battlefields of Arras, Messines and Third Ypres. The detailed itinerary is as follows: Saturday September 23rd The luxury coach departs from Reigate College (where there is secure free car parking) at 07:00 and we cross to the battlefield via Eurotunnel. The tour starts at Lijssenthoek Military…


'The Third Battle of Ypres' by Prof. John Derry

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Professor John Derry will give a talk on the Third Battle of Ypres. We meet at the Royal British Legion Club, Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent BR5 1DH at 7.30pm. IMAGES: The Menin Road out of Ypres on 26 September 1917. IWM (Q 2905) The interior of an Australian advanced dressing station on the Menin Road, 20 September 1917. 


'Third Ypres' a talk by Professor John Derry

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Although usually known by the ultimate battle in winter conditions for the village of Passchendaele, Third Ypres had commenced in the summer with a innovative attack along the Messines Ridge. Professor Derry considers how the fighting developed over increasingly treacherous terrain. IMAGE: The Battle of Pilckem Ridge. An advanced British 18 pounde…



'Third Ypres 1917’ a talk by Professor John Derry

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Join Prof. John Derry and other members of the Kent (East) branch of the Western Front Association for a presentation on Third Ypres.


050: September 1997

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Durham WFA First World War Centenary Conference

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Our Guest Speakers introduced by Conference Chairman Prof. John Derry are:   The Nivelle Offensive: Dr David Murphy (Maynooth University, Ireland) The 1917 U-Boat Campaign Reconsidered: Prof. Eric Grove (Liverpool Hope University, Ret'd) German Defence in Depth at Third Ypres: Dr Matthias Strohn (Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst) The Battle o…


'Ypres of Trouble. The RFC and the Battle of Passchendaele' by Peter Hart

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Peter Hart will give a talk on the Royal Flying Corps at Third Ypres.  We meet at the Royal British Legion Club, Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent BR5 1DH at 7.30pm.


Panel Debate: 'Passchendaele: A Step Towards Victory or An Unnecessary Failure?

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Those taking part in this debate on Passchendaele include: John Lee, Dr Andy Simpson and Charles Messenger. The event will be chaired by WFA Chairman Colin Wagstaff.  PLEASE NOTE: If you have not attended a branch meeting before or not attended for a while then please make sure you contact us as soon as possible to ensure we have your name on the …