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‘The US Army in the First World War’ a talk by Tony Taylor-Neale


Join Tony Taylor-Neal and other members of the Kent (East) branch of the Western Front Association for a presentation on the US Army in World War One.  We meet at the Drill Hall, Leros TA Centre, Sturry Road, Canterbury, CT1 1HR on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm for 7:00pm meetings. IMAGE: Members of the first contingent of New Yorkers…

'Haig, Foch, Pershing and the Battle of St.Mihiel' with Michael O'Brian


St Mihiel is noteworthy because it was the first set piece battle planned by Americans and carried out under American command. This talk by Michael O'Brian will cover the personalities involved; the battle itself and the German analysis of the situation. It remains a controversial event and the issues which arose will be discussed.

'Brothers in Arms: Breaking the Hindenburg Line' a talk by Clive Harris


On 29 September 1918 a force of British, Australian and US Troops attempted to break the Hindenburg Line between Bellicourt and Bony. Despite sharing doctrine and fighting over similar ground against the same enemy, each of allied armies experienced very different days. Clive will examine the reasons behind such polar opposite battles by consideri…

'The Americans on the Argonne' with Peter Hart


Peter Hart will be giving a talk on the Americans on the Argonne.  Peter Hart is the oral historian at the Imperial War Museum and has written several titles on the First World War. His latest books for Profile are Gallipoli, The Great War and Voices from the Front. IMAGE: Soldiers of Headquarters Company, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Div…