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2018

May 11. Greg Baughen ‘The myth of fighter development in WW1’

Greg Baughen looks at the reality of fighter development during the conduct of the First World War.

June 8.  Dr Michael LoCicero ‘A Moonlight massacre, Ypres, December 1917’

July 13.  Dr Hodgkinson.  ‘Clearing the dead 1919-1929’

Aug 10. Prof John Derry ‘The German High Seas Fleet. A case of futility’.

Sept 10  Dr Michael Orr  'Hugh Jeudwine and the 55th Division'.

Oct 12 Winning the War by Laughter. Cartoonists at war by Luci Gosling.

Nov 9  Malcome Sime '66 Division (2nd East Lancs)-Defence in Depth March 1918'

Dec 14 Prof John Bourne- The First 100,000.

On the outbreak of war, Kitchener, the new Minister for war, envisaged a long struggle. With reservations as to the effectiveness of the Territorial Force he set about recruiting the 100,000 men who would form K1. Professor John Bourne reviews the birth of the first volunteer army.