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'The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East 1914-1920' with Professor Eugene Rogan
Professor Rogan's presentation covers the Ottoman perspective of this theatre of war, considered largely, a 'side show' by other powers. He examines the geo-political landscape and draws on his research using little known Turkish and Arab sources, addresses the Armenian genocide, Arab statehood and the Balfour Declaration bringing into focus those …
CANCELLED 'Guests of The Sultan, Prisoners of War in Turkish Hands' by Steve Chambers
Steve Chambers will be giving a talk he calls 'Guests of The Sultan, Prisoners of War in Turkish Hands'.
Cancelled 14 March : Study Day ‘The War Against the Ottoman Empire 1914-1918'
First World War Research Group Study Day : ‘The War Against the Ottoman Empire 1914-1918' featuring presentations from Professor Gary Sheffield, Dr James Kitchen, James Halstead and Dr Phylomena Badsey. VENUE: Room MC001, Lecture Theatre, Millennium City (MC) Building, City Campus Wulfruna (South), University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton WV1…
A Tour of Mesopotamian War Cemeteries in 2003
In the early summer of 2003, fortunately or not, I found myself and the Battalion I was commanding at the time, 7 Air Assault Battalion REME, based just outside of Al-Amarah in what had once been the British front line in Mesopotamia. Wherever I am in the world if there is an opportunity to visit a CWGC site then I will. A quick look on the map and…
The Battle of Mughar Ridge: One soldier's story
By the autumn of 1917, the allied forces had advanced from Egypt and were on the verge of advancing into Palestine. Two attempts had been made earlier in the year, but a third attack under General Allenby was planned. On 27th October 1917, the British started a bombardment of Gaza. The Turks had been fed reports indicating that a third frontal atta…
Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of War, 1914 - Michael S. Neiberg
336 pages Belknap Press Publication Date: 10/14/2013 ISBN 9780674725935 ‘Dance of the Furies’ by Michael S Neiberg is a definitive social history of Europe leading up to the outbreak of world war, its initial spasms and the first months of the conflict. ‘Dance of the Furies’ is a comprehensive academic study into the lives of those who were l…
Ep.261a – In the Centennial Footsteps of the Great War – Attila Szalay-Berzeviczy
In this special podcast, Dr Tom Thorpe talks to historian and photographer Attila Szalay-Berzeviczy about the launch of his book In the Centennial Footsteps of the Great War. Your browser does not support the audio element. The two-volume bo…
In the Centennial Footsteps of the Great War from Sarajevo to Versailles VOL I by Attila Szalay-Berzeviczy
It is an ambitious author and photographer who states that the aim of his book is to ‘help prevent the Third World War’, but from someone who is now Hungary’s Ambassador to France, I applaud his ambition that if we ‘understand the reasons and the consequences of the First World War’, we can understand the reasons and consequences of all war, let al…
The First Battle of the Suez Canal - a presentation by Stuart Hadaway
Stuart's presentation focuses on the First Battle of Suez Canal. This will include the actions of Indian forces, the Royal Navy, etc.
The Story of Dunsterforce is real Boys Own Paper stuff. A story that could also underwrite a James Bond film, and precedes the SAS. Dunsterforce was an Allied military force, established in December 1917 and named after its commander, Major-General Lionel Dunsterville. The force comprised fewer than 350 Australian, New Zealand, British and Can…
From Gaza to Jerusalem: The Palestine Campaign of 1917 - Stuart Hadaway
On Wednesday 9th of August we welcome Stuart Hadaway to our Hornchurch venue to present his talk on the Palestine campaign in 1917. This talk will look at the three battles for Gaza and the push on to Jerusalem in December. This talk will include reference to the 54th (Eastern) Division, in which four battalions of the Essex Regiment served as 161 …