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The Armies of 1917, Conference at the Institute of Historical Research, Saturday, 1st April 2017

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The Armies of 1917 Conference at the Institute of Historical Research, London, UK Saturday, 1st April 2017   Following on from the successful conference on Armies in 1914, held to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, The British Commission for Military History, in partnership with the Sir Michael Howard Research Centre for th…


Ferdinand Foch: the Professor Who Won the War by William Philpott

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William Philpott is Professor of the History of Warfare at King's College London and author of Attrition: Fighting the First World War and Bloody Victory: the Sacrifice on the Somme. His lecture will look at the military career and ideas of Marshal Ferdinand Foch, explaining how his pre-war career and wartime experience prepared him to take on and …