"Mountains, Mules and Malaria, Soldiering with the British Salonika Force 1915-1918" by Alan Wakefield
10 Jul

Alan is currently Head of First World War & Early 20th Century Conflict curatorial team at the IWM. He is a member of the British Commission for Military History and chairs the Salonika Campaign Society. Alan writes and lectures on various aspects of military history, with particular emphasis on the First World War and over the past decade has led many tour groups to the battlefields of the Salonika Campaign.

Alan's talk uses letters, diaries and memoirs to illustrate points in the narrative. It looks at
the nature of warfare in Macedonia, and the problems of climate and disease.
Congregational Church, King Street, Newcastle under Lyme, StaffsST5 1EJ
10 Jul 2023 18:30