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Blood on the Sand - the Action at Qatia, 23rd April 1916 by Stuart Hadaway


A detailed look at the small but important action in the Sinai Desert 23rd April 1916, when a single British cavalry brigade stunted a major Ottoman attack on the crucial Suez Canal, albeit at horrendous cost to themselves. On this day, an Ottoman force intent on attacking the Suez Canal (what Kaiser Wilhelm called the 'jugular vein of the British …

The Warwickshire Yeomanry in World War One by Philip Wilson


We live in a digital world and when it comes to military history not everything we find in books or in the internet is accurate. Using primary sources and original photographs from the Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum’s Archives Philip Wilson's talk will provide: A very brief resume of why the Regiment was formed in 1794. We will then fast fo…