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Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
Exhibition

12 September 2020 - 1 July 2021

FREE

Foe to Friend

More than a million British soldiers have lived and served in Germany over the past 75 years. Immerse yourself in their stories and follow their evolution from conquerors and occupiers to allies and friends.

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Procession bringing the Unknown Warrior to be laid to rest in Westminster Abbey, 1920
Exhibition

20 October 2020 - 14 February 2021

FREE

Buried Among Kings

One hundred years ago, the Unknown Warrior was laid to rest in Westminster Abbey. Our exhibition tells the story of this symbolic memorial dedicated to the British service personnel who died during the First World War.

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Detail from 'A Grand Review on Hounslow Heath, 1687'
Members Only

2 December 2020, 6.30pm

FREE

Generals, Soldiers and Veterans of the English Civil War (Lecture 2/3)

An exploration of the military experiences of soldiers in the English Civil War and their interactions with the state powers for whom they fought.

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Boarding the troopship 'Nevasa' en route to Malaya, 1957
In Conversation

3 December 2020, 6.30pm

FREE

National Service: A Generation in Uniform

The last National Servicemen were called up 60 years ago. Discover the reality of peacetime conscription and its impact on Britain with Professor Richard Vinen.

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Civilians gather around British tanks outside Hamburg rail station, May 1945
Talk

4 December 2020, 12.00pm

FREE

Reconstruction, Renewal and Reconciliation in Occupied Germany

Join Dr Christopher Knowles as he looks at the roles of four British individuals shaping the British occupation in Germany following the Second World War.

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Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
Members Only

9 December 2020, 2.00pm

FREE

Foe to Friend: Curatorial Tour

Behind-the-scenes tour of our special exhibition with Dr Peter Johnston.

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Procession bringing the Unknown Warrior to be laid to rest in Westminster Abbey, 1920
Members Only

9 December 2020, 3.30pm

FREE

Buried Among Kings: Curatorial Tour

Behind the scenes of our focus exhibition with lead curator, Justin Saddington.

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Detail from 'A Grand Review on Hounslow Heath, 1687'
Members Only

9 December 2020, 6.30pm

FREE

Generals, Soldiers and Veterans of the English Civil War (Lecture 3/3)

Recollections, repercussions and the residual afterlife of the English Civil War from contemporary times until the present day.

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'British Army Music in the Interwar Years' book cover
Talk

11 December 2020, 12.00pm

FREE

British Army Music in the Interwar Years

David Hammond explores the role and influence, both cultural and military, of British Army music between the two world wars.

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Fox Bay Memorial, Falkland Islands
Patrons Only

15 December 2020, 6.30pm

FREE

From the Sea, Freedom: The Falklands Conflict, 1982

Dr Chris Parry will discuss with General Sir Michael Rose and Major General Julian Thompson how the initial plan for the recapture of the Falkland Islands was formulated, and the ways in which planning was adapted as the campaign progressed.

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Fox Bay Memorial, Falkland Islands
Members Only

17 December 2020, 6.30pm

FREE

From the Sea, Freedom: The Falklands Conflict, 1982

Dr Chris Parry in conversation with General General Sir Michael Rose and Major General Julian Thompson discussing the planning for the recapture of the Falkland Islands.

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Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
Members Only

13 January 2021, 2.00pm

FREE

Foe to Friend: Curatorial Tour

Behind-the-scenes tour of our special exhibition with Dr Peter Johnston.

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