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Mar 9. Dr Jane Orr ‘The Spanish ‘Flu’.
Apl 13. Dr Jim Beach ‘The papers of Intelligence Officer Cpl Vince Schühoff’
The need to know what was going on on the other side of the hill was increasingly important as the war progressed. Dr Jim Beach looks at the papers of a German-speaking intelligence officer in the British Army and the effect of the information that was gathered.
May 11. Greg Baughen ‘The myth of fighter development in WW1’
Jun 8. Dr Michael LoCicero ‘A Moonlight massacre, Ypres, December 1917’
Jul 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'.
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.