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SPECIAL OFFER: 'Two Sides of the Same Wrong Penny: Gallipoli and the Western Front: A comparison' edited by Michael LoCicero with contributions from Gary Sheffield, Stephen Chambers and others.

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Announcing the launch of the Western Front Association / Helion publication: Two Sides of the Same Wrong Penny: Gallipoli and the Western Front, A Comparison The year 1915 saw the BEF severely challenged on the Western Front. Recovering from the loss of the majority of experienced regulars in 1914, a largely new army had to come to terms with t…


113: October 2018

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ONLINE 'Propaganda is not a dirty word!' by Clive Harris

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Online talks: These talks start at 19:45 (for 20:00) and end about 21:00. Participating is quick and easy. The only equipment you need is either a computer, or a tablet, or a smart phone. Simply email us - wfa.nwkent@gmail.com - and we'll get you a link for the next video meeting. We'll also automatically add you to the branch mailing list to kee…


Virtual Battlefield tours - details of tours announced!

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We are absolutely delighted to announce the details of the first six Virtual Battlefield Tours, commissioned exclusively for Western Front Association members from Battle Guide Virtual Tours. As previously described, these are 'immersive', interactive 'virtual' tours combining modern technology with original and current audio and video content to g…


Propaganda Is Not A Dirty Word! with Clive Harris

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This new presentation looks at the introduction, development and refinement of British Propaganda during the Great War.  From the manipulation of the domestic press, through to the ingenious  influencing of neutral countries, this fascinating story of Britain's Propaganda war offers a number of memorable incidents in what is clearly an often overl…


ONLINE: The Development and Influence of Propaganda by Britain 1914-18

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The presentation will be live and online. This presentation by Clive Harris looks at the introduction, development and refinement of British Propaganda during the Great War from the manipulation of the domestic press, through to the ingenious influencing of neutral countries. This fascinating story of Britain's Propaganda war offers a number of m…


ONLINE: 'Wings Over the Somme' with Clive Harris

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The presentation will be live and online. The Battle Of the Somme, seen through the eyes of those British Airman flying above it, offers a fascinating glimpse of the potential, and relevance, of air power over the Western Front. Whilst many accounts focus on the fighter squadrons, described by Lloyd George as ‘the cavalry of the clouds’, it was th…


ONLINE: 'Cockney war stories from Pozières to Palestine' by Clive Harris

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About this talk: This is a brand new talk by Clive, put together specially for NW Kent. It looks at London-based regiments and helps bring to life the exploits and experiences of its soldiers - whether they be Regulars, Territorials, Kitchener volunteers or Conscripts. About this speaker: A popular visitor to NW Kent, Clive served in the Royal Sig…


HYBRID ONLINE/LIVE MEETING: Learning on the Job – Sir Douglas Haig 1916-1918 by Clive Harris

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This is a hybrid meeting with Clive Harris will be 'live' and 'online' at the same time. It will be streamed live into zoom from the branch event which will be taking place in York on Saturday 11 September at 2.30pm UK time.  When Douglas Haig took command of the BEF in late 1915, he soon realised he would have to become as much a ‘Battlefield Man…


ONLINE VIRTUAL TOUR 'To Bite and to hold' The Royal Naval Division at Krithia, 1915

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This digital virtual tour of the Krithia battlefield will 'go live' tonight, 18 November 2021 at 7.30pm UK time. (There is no pre-registration for this event) This virtual battlefield tour will concentrate on the action of the Royal Naval Division at Krithia during the 1915 battles on the peninsula.There is also, immediately after the tour at 8.…


VIRTUAL BATTLEFIELD TOUR 'To Bite and to Hold' The Royal Naval Division at Krithia, 1915'

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This is a reminder that we have just published the first in a brand new series of Virtual Battlefield Tours. These tours are part of our commitment to adding value to the overall membership package.This tour will concentrate on the Royal Naval Division's actions at Krithia during the 1915 battles on the peninsula.  The tour is absolutely free to m…


A brief clip from our 'Virtual Tour #1': The Royal Naval Division at Krithia 1915

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Due to overwhelming demand 'on the night' there was a degree of buffering on the initial 'Virtual Tour'. This was quickly fixed at the time, and the hour-long tour remains available for members to watch via the 'members log-in'. This can be seen without any technical 'gremlins' and has received excellent feedback. Please keep an eye out for news of…


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

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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…


January 2022's Webinars from The Western Front Association

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To help members get through what may be a tough January 2022 with possible restrictions being ‘on the cards’ we have set out a bumper series of events which we hope members will appreciate. Here’s what is in store over the next few weeks. (All times quoted are UK / GMT) Monday 3 January at 8:00pm Webinar ‘From Gallipoli to the Caspian Sea, the …