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034: Spring 1992

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Friends are Good on the Day of Battle: The 51st (Highland) Division During the First World War

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Review by Bob Wyatt. Friends are Good on the Day of Battle, an important evaluation of the 51st (Highland) Division, is the is the latest of several books about the formation which began with in 1920s  with the substantial and quite reliable History of the Highland Division by Major Bewsher and culminated in Campbell’s Empire of Destruction in 201…


ONLINE: Boer War to World War: Tactics and Training in the British Army 1902 - 1914

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The presentation will be live and online. We are delighted to welcome back Dr Spencer Jones for another webinar, when he will look at the tactics of the British Army between the end of the Boer War and the start of the Great War. Rudyard Kipling reflected in his poem 'The Lesson' how the hard-fought Boer War (1899-1902) had provided 'no end of a …


"Recruitment and training in the Royal Flying Corps" by David Spruce

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In this lecture David Spruce will be looking at the recruitment and training methods used when the newest arm of the British military, the Royal Flying Corps, was operational over the Western Front. David is a former CEO/CFO but now an aspiring historian with an MA from Wolverhampton University. His MA thesis was judged a Masters Prize Winner by th…