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ONLINE: From Gallipoli to the Caspian Sea, the Life of Eric Gascoigne 'Kipper' Robinson VC


The presentation will be live and online. One of the most intriguing characters of the Great War, Eric 'Kipper' Robinson served notably in the Gallipoli Campaign, Palestine and The Caspian Sea.  He was decorated on numerous occasions and appears on the fringes of seemingly endless moments of history from the Boxer Rebellion, through the…

Before the Music Sounded – the Naval Career of Baron Georg Von Trapp


Our July talk is Michael O’Brien on the naval career of Baron Georg von Trapp. Best known as the stern father in the musical ‘The Sound of Music,’ Von Trapp was originally more famous for being Austria-Hungary’s leading submarine ace in the First World War. The talk examines his fighting record and the unique links of the Trapp family to Britain. …