Gary Sheffield, Honorary President of The Western Front Association will be speaking at this event on the amateur soldier in the British Arm over five decades: through the South African War, First and Second World Wars.
The organisers say that places will be strictly limited with an entry cost of £8 payable on the door. Please email the organisers at the British Modern Military History Society at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm availability.
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IMAGES: King George VI inspecting men of the Australian Imperial Force, Salisbury, 4 July 1940 (C) IWM Object 205197200 and Kitchener's Army recruits doing drill.