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Richard Holmes Lecture 2017, What the General said…

The fourth Richard Holmes Memorial Lecture was held on Monday 9th October at Armoury House in London, the Headquarters of the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC).  We are most grateful to Michael Orr for making the arrangements for members of the BCMH, the Battlefields Trust and the Gu
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Defence Studies Talk Series, Prince Consort’s Library Aldershot

BCMH Member Paul Barnes has instituted a series of talks, twice monthly at the Prince Consort's Library in Aldershot at 18.00.  Details are at his blog https://thewarrantofficer.org/2017/07/26/defence-studies-talk-series-update-2/ and Paul has now provided this programme:    
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Institute of Historical Research, Military History Seminars and Events

Military History - Autumn 2017 Seminar Programme Summer 2017 Seminar Programme, Military History Seminar Venue: HR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU, unless otherwise stated, Tuesdays, 17:15 History Events publicised by the IHR   Comple
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The Polish Air Force in the Battle of Britain, 7 October 2017

Polish Heritage Society UK (PHS) with the support of The Embassy of The Republic of Poland, Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum and The Polish Underground Study Trust now presents its fourth military conference. The next conference is on the:-  7th October 2017 with the title: - “The
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Proposed Battlefield Tours for 2018

We have two offers for tours in 2018 and now seek expressions of interest.  Members may of course attend either, neither or both. Michael Orr has offered to guide a Tour to Malta, probably over the dates Thursday 26 to Monday 30 April. Some of you will have seen his presentation at th
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RAF Museum 2017 Research Programme & Conference

RAF Museum 2017 Research Programme  Forthcoming Conference  Air Power in an Age of Uncertainty, A One-Day International Conference to be held at the RAF Museum London and organised in conjunction with the Air Power Studies Research Group, King’s College London at the Joint Services Co
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7/8/9 July 2017: ‘Russet-Coated Soldiers: A BCMH conference on the British Civil Wars’ PHOTOS

In conjunction with the National Civil War Centre (NCWC), the British Commission for Military History (BCMH) is holding its summer conference on the theme of the British Civil Wars at the NCWC, Newark Museum, Nottinghamshire from 7 to 9 July 2017. The keynote lectures will be provided
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Women in War Newsletter, Countess Maria Tarnowska

A Special issue of the Women in War Newsletter about the memoir by Countess Maria Tarnowska.     Image: Countess Maria Tarnowska and Dr Hieronim Bartoszewski, Delegates of the Polish Red Cross, being blindfolded by German soldiers before passing through German lines to negot
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Female Speaker Bingo

I have been sent the attached slide which was recently used at a university conference in London on military history and asked to circulate it.  The slide should scotch any ideas that the sisterhood does not have a sense of humour.  After all, it cannot be a reflection of reality, can
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Women in War Newsletter 18, June 2017

Please see the latest Women in War Newsletter    
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BJMH, Vol 3, Issue 3

Volume 3, Issue 3 - EDITORIAL BJMH Vol 3 Issue 3 Welcome to issue 3 of our third volume. In this edition we take a closer look at the First World War at Sea. Working with the Journal for Maritime Research, this issue pulls together a number of papers from a conference put on by the Br
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Forthcoming Military History Conferences

I am again grateful to Dr Harold Raugh for sending me this list of military history conferences from June  2017. Military History Conferences from 1 June 2017   From Dr Raugh as at 1 June 2017: Greetings Fellow International Military History Colleagues,   The International Commis
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