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ONLINE: 'The Western Front' by Nick Lloyd


The presentation will be live and online. Nick Lloyd will talk about his latest book, 'The Western Front', the first of a trilogy on the history of the Great War. Drawing upon the latest scholarship, Nick will re-examine the fighting in France and Belgium between 1914-18, and explain the achievements that have been too long obscured by legends of …

'The Battle of Verdun' - Christina Holstein


The Essex Branch, in recent memory, has not addressed the Battle of Verdun, something we are putting right with the visit of Verdun expert Christina Holstein to our Hornchurch venue. What was the thinking behind the German offensive of February 1916 and why was Verdun chosen? A thundering opening bombardment brought early success but French determ…