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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…
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.
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…
David Sneddon will give a presentation on the Bombay Sappers.
Join Prof. John Derry and other members of the Kent (East) branch of the Western Front Association for a presentation on Third Ypres.
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The iconic historian and speaker Peter Hart will give a talk on the RFC at Ypres.
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…
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.
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 …
'A Moonlight Massacre: The Night operation on the Passchendaele Ridge' 2 December 1917' by Michael LoCicero
Michael LoCicero will give a presentation based on his extraordinary book of the same title. Read about his book here: A Moonlight Massacre.
Dr. Michael LoCicero will give a presentation based on his substantial and meticulously researched book of the same name.