Fought in April 1951 in Korea, this was the bloodiest engagement endured by the British Army since the Second World War. For three days the 29th British Independent Infantry Brigade Group thwarted massed Chinese attacks.
In 1950, the Cold War significantly heated up, with the outbreak of the Korean War. The three year long struggle left millions dead, and its legacy still has explosive global impact today.
23 April 2021, 12.00pm
Join historian Andrew Salmon MBE as he marks the 70th anniversary of the bloodiest battle fought by UK troops since the Second World War.
11 May 2021, 6.30pm
Brigadier (retd) Brian Parritt CBE served during the Korean War. In this talk, he covers the final phase of the fighting, when the possibility of a ceasefire appeared imminent.
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