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Nature of War


A range of materials for mixed ability classes, for year 7, 8 and 9. Right click to save documents. If you have any resources you wish to share, please let us know! Document Title Focus Format Death of Red Baron Mystery activity ¬†Word FWW Dressing station Medical services information ¬†Word …

'The Royal Fusiliers at The Battle of the Somme' - Talk by Jonathan Nicholls


After his popular talk to the branch last year about the Battle of Arras, the acclaimed author and battlefield tour guide Jonathan Nicholls makes a welcome return to talk about the role of the Royal Fusiliers at the Battle of the Somme. Based mainly on interviews with veteran's from the 8th (service) Battalion (City of London Regiment) whom the sp…

Mike Coyle Comparing the Battle of the Somme 1916 and the Battle of Arras


Both battles were equally fierce, both with heavy losses, yet 100 years on, the Somme lives in our consciousness whilst few know of the Battle of Arras. This talk discusses possible conclusions.