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CANCELLED 'The Exploits of the SMS Emden' with John Chester


 The exploits of the SMS Emden In 1914 when war broke out, the German Eastern Asiatic Squadron was based in the port of Tsing Tao in the German Province of Shantung, China. When war broke out the squadron was away from its base and, with entry of Japan into the war on the side of the Allies, Admiral Graf von Spee called for the squadron to gather …

Railways at War in Britain - John Chester


The story of how Britain’s railway companies coped, or didn’t, with the demands of total war; plus a few railway disasters from the period. Meeting at Sobraon Barracks on Burton Road in Lincoln the doors are open from 18.30. Free and ample car parking is available on-site. Tea, coffee and biscuits are available along with a bar for those who would…