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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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'From Boer War to World War' book cover
Talk

5 March 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

The Boer War

Join award-winning historian Spencer Jones online as he explores the events of the Boer War and considers the legacy of this conflict for Britain and her army.

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'The Western Front' book cover
In Conversation

9 March 2021, 7.00pm

£5.00

The Western Front: A History of the First World War

In this exclusive online event, join best-selling historian Nick Lloyd, in conversation with Dr Jonathan Boff, as he discusses his new book and highlights some of the misconceptions about the Western Front.

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'The Great Waterloo Controversy' book cover
Talk

12 March 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

The Great Waterloo Controversy

Gareth Glover outlines his contribution to the long-standing debate over which regiments defeated the Imperial Guard during the 'crisis' of Waterloo.

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Army Life in Germany: Virtual Tour
Tour

18 March 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Army Life in Germany: Virtual Tour

Find out what it was like to live and serve with the British Army in Germany in this virtual guided tour of our special exhibition.

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'Brixmis: The Last Cold War Mission' book cover
Talk

19 March 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Brixmis: The Last Cold War Mission

Join Dr Steve Gibson in this online talk as he explores the role of Brixmis during the Cold War.

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US map of Korea showing UN and enemy dispositions on 30 May 1953
Members Only

23 March 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

The Unworthy, Worthwhile War: Korea, 1950-53 (Lecture 1/3)

Dr Chris Parry will outline the geo-strategic background to the Korean War, the reasons for British involvement, and the scale of the British military contribution. He will also highlight features that apply to today’s strategic environment.

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'After the Wall Came Down' book cover
In Conversation

24 March 2021, 7.00pm

FREE

After the Wall Came Down

Join Andrew Richards in this online event as he discusses the transformation the British Army has undertaken since 1990.

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Polish soldiers in Scotland, c1940-43
Talk

26 March 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Sikorski’s Tourists: The Polish Armed Forces in Britain, 1939-45

Join Jennifer Grant in this online talk as she explores the relationship between the Polish and British armed forces during the Second World War.

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German paratroops and their equipment descend from aircraft, Crete, 20 May 1941
Patrons Only

30 March 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

The Battle of Crete WWII, Defeat and Defiance

Historian Dr Glyn Prysor will look at the strategic context of the Battle of Crete, providing an overview of events in the air, on land and at sea.

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Rex Cain
Members Only

14 April 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

The Unworthy, Worthwhile War: Korea, 1950-53 (Lecture 2/3)

This conversation between Colonel (retd) Rex Cain OBE and Lieutenant General Doug Chalmers DSO OBE will allow the audience to get a feel for what it was like to be a young subaltern joining his unit in the middle of the Korean War.

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British vehicles pass through a Greek column, 1941
Patrons Only

24 - 29 April 2021

FREE

The Battle of Crete WWII, Defeat and Defiance (Battlefield Walk)

A special tour of the beautiful Mediterranean island of Crete, exploring the famous battle of May 1941 and its aftermath.

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