'Retreat and Rearguard - Somme 1918 : The Fifth Army Retreat' by Jerry Murland
14 Mar

In this talk, branch member Jerry Murland will describe some of the desperate rearguard actions fought by the British, Irish, and South African troops of the Fifth Army as they retreated on the Somme during the German's Michael offensive between 21st March to 5th April. Since retirement from teaching, Jerry has spent much of his time researching and writing about both World Wars having more than 15 books published by Pen & Sword, including Aristocrats Go To War, Retreat and Rearguard 1914, and a number in the Battleground series, plus the Battle Lines series of Western Front guidebooks co-authored with Jon Cooksey.

Warwick Arms Hotel, High Street, Warwick, CV34 4AT
14 Mar 2018 19:45