Two WFA 2017 Conferences



6th WFA President’s Conference

Saturday 3rd June 2017

Doors 09.00

Start 09.45 until 16.30

Tally Ho! Sports and Social Club, Birmingham B5 7RN

An Army of Brigadiers: British Brigade Commanders at the Battle of Arras 1917: Trevor Harvey

Arras 1917 – The lost opportunity: Jim Smithson

Messines 1917 – The Zenith of Siege Warfare: Lt. Col. Alex Turner

Fritz von Lossberg and German flexible defence 1917: Jack Sheldon

Panel Discussion including Prof. Peter Simkins and Prof. John Bourne

WFA York Conference

Saturday 8th July 2017

Doors 09.00

Start 09.45 until 16.15

Manor Academy, Millfield Lane, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6AP

The Wider War in 1917: Prof Sir Hew Strachan

British Propaganda and The Third Battle Of Ypres: Prof. Stephen Badsey

If we do this, we do it properly: The Canadian Corps at Passchendaele 1917: Rob Thompson

An equal and opposite reaction: The BEF’s response to the German counter-attack and the final days of the Battle of Cambrai 1917: Dr. Bryn Hammond

‘The Vest Pocket Kodak Camera and the First World War’: by Jon Cooksey

£50 combined fee for both conferences.

Tickets can also be booked via the WFA office on 0207 118 1914.

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