The British Army and the End of the First World War by Jonathan Boff
Wednesday 1st May 2019
Dr Jonathan Boff will discuss the transformation undergone by the British army during the First World War and the role it played in the defeat of Germany.
This talk is free and open to all, but attendees are asked to register in advance via this link.
Location - National Army Museum, London.
1730 Doors Open
1900 Wine Reception
Jonathan Boff is a Senior Lecturer in History and War Studies at the University of Birmingham, where he teaches courses on conflict from Homer to Helmand. He specializes in the First World War. Haig's Enemy: Crown Prince Rupprecht and Germany's War on the Western Front, 1914-18 was published by Oxford University Press in April 2018. His previous book, Winning and Losing on the Western Front: The British Third Army and the Defeat of Germany in 1918 (Cambridge University Press, 2012) was short-listed for the Templer Medal and for the British Army Book of the Year award. He was educated at Merton College, Oxford and the Department of War Studies, King's College London. He serves on the councils of the National Army Museum and Army Records Society, has worked as a historical consultant with the British Army and the BBC, and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
Image: A British Officer c1810 by Charles Jagger (Bonhams)