A British infantryman capturing a German tank crewman at El Alamein, 1942
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Second World War

The Second World War took place between 1939 and 1945 and was the bloodiest conflict in human history.

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'Eve in Khaki': Women and the British Army, 1917-48
Talk

2 March 2018, 11.30am

FREE

'Eve in Khaki': Women and the British Army, 1917-48

Professor Lucy Noakes discusses the key role women played in Britain in both world wars.

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Researching women and the military
Conference

9 March 2018, 2.00pm

FREE

Researching women and the military

Spend an afternoon exploring current research on women and the military around the world.

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The British Army and its Intelligence Corps, 1904-40
Talk

30 March 2018, 11.30am

FREE

The British Army and its Intelligence Corps, 1904-40

Dr Jim Beach discusses the history of the Intelligence Corps.

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