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'The Palestine Campaign of 1917' with Stuart Hadaway

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Stuart Hadaway—From Gaza to Jerusalem: The Palestine Campaigns of 1917 or Defeat into Victory: The 1st, 2nd and 3rd Battles of Gaza . Stuart Hadaway is a professional military historian, who has written several books about the campaigns in Egypt and Palestine during the First World War. At the start of 1917, the Egyptian Expeditionary Force stood…


'Egypt & Palestine three battles in Gaza ( concentrating on Welsh Battalions)' by Stuart Hadaway

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  Stuart Hadaway will be talking about the roles Welsh Battalions played in Egypt & Palestine and three battles in Gaza.    IMAGE: Group photo of Royal Engineers in Egypt/Palestine. Welsh Voices of the Great War.   


53rd Welsh Division in Palestine by Phil Davies

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Phil Davies will give a talk on the 53rd Welsh Division in Palestine.    IMAGE: 53rd Welsh training in Northamptonshire. 


Cumbria Branch Summer Meeting

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Starting at 10.30am.  Theme of the Meeting: 'A World at War' Speakers and Topics Stuart Eastwood: 'Salonika' Stuart Hadaway: 'From Gaza to Jerusalem, 1917' Dale Hjort: ' British Forces in Italy, 1917-1918'   To register for this meeting, which will include lunch, please contact the Branch Chairman Chris Payne. 


'Palestine 1917' a talk given by Stuart Hadaway

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Stuart Hadaway will be giving a talk on Palestine 1917.  Stuart is the author of 'From Gaza to Jerusalem: The Campaign for Southern Palestine 1917'.  Read more about this book in The History Press.  Image: The 1/5th Buffs (East Kent Regiment) passing over the Jebel Hamrin, Palestine, December 1917. Imperial War Museum image Q24374. 


'The Palestine Tank Detachment' a talk given by Gareth Davies

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Gareth Davies will give a presentation on the use of tanks in Palestine during the First World War.  Gareth spent 28 years in the British Army as a tank commander, staff officer, and instructor. He taught at Sandhurst and the Staff College. He has a Masters Degree in Defence Studies from KCL. Gareth is a keen student of twentieth century warfare …


Newsletter Feb 2018

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Welcome to the February 2018 newsletter of the New Zealand branch WFA


'No Parades' – A song for the end of the World War I

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Members of The Western Front Association might be interested in a new song, commissioned by 'Away from the Western Front', a charity which is looking at the First World War outside Western Europe – in Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Macedonia, Libya, Tanzania and many other countries. The song is called ‘No Parades’.   It is in the style of a so…


‘Mounted Troops in Palestine’ with Gareth Davis

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 Gareth Davis  will be giving a talk on  ‘Mounted Troops in Palestine’.   IMAGE: Guerrilla Operations 1918: The 'Imperial' nature of the Camel Corps in 1918; mounted troops from left to right, the Australian, British, New Zealand and Indian sections 


British Military Leadership in the First World War by John Terraine

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(This lecture was given by John Terraine , the then Honorary President of The Western Front Association in 1991. It was later published in a 'Leadership & War' and published by The Western Front Association in 1998).  This is a subject  subject which has been  steeped in misunderstanding,  prejudice and pure mythology for over seventy years an…


FREE EVENT 'Away from the Western Front' : Salonika, Palestine & Mesopotamia - National Conference 30 October

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'Away from the Western Front' National Conference Programme 09.00 Venue open for exhibitors to set up 10.00 Registration, refreshments on arrival 10.30 Opening remarks – Lyn Edmonds, Project Director 10.35 Introduction – Robin Clutterbuck, National Coordinator 10.40 'A Most Cosmopolitan Front: Defining features of the Salonika Campaign 1915…


The Sons of John Company: The Indian & Pakistan Armies by John Gaylor

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1903-1991 Parapress. 1996. Hardback, 379 pp., £19.99. ISBN 1898594 414.  [This review first appeared in Stand To! no.51 January 1998. It is one of over 2,200 reviews of books about the First World War which are available to search in the Stand To! archive by members of The Western Front Association]. This is a very welcome book.  The contributio…


Dr Graham Kemp 'Experiences of The Royal Flying Corps in the Desert 1914-1917'

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Please note change of date due to the Easter holidays! Graham's talk covers the stories of the RFC and the AFC aircrew in their Egyptian,  Palestine  and Mesopotamia campaigns. It ends with the story of the nine miles of death in Palestine that reveals how terrible a weapon the aircraft would become.