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St Mihiel is noteworthy because it was the first set piece battle planned by Americans and carried out under American command. This talk by Michael O'Brien will cover the personalities involved; the battle itself and the German analysis of the situation. It remains a controversial event and the issues which arose will be discussed.
By John Hughes-Wilson Uniform Publishing, £12.99, pb, 163pp, 15 ills. ISBN: 978–191–160–442–6 This is a somewhat odd book about an event which normally takes up no more than a chapter in many histories. Nevertheless, Hamel was undoubtedly a significant action, part of what the Australians called ‘peaceful penetration’ of the German lines which…
We welcome Tony Taylor-Neale to the Poppy Lounge at the Royal British Legion, Hornchurch to present hos talk about America forces. There is a suggested entrance donation of £3 and there is also an optional buffet for £1.50 None members of the Assocation are always welcome