‘Amphibious Warfare from Gallipoli to the Falklands’

[Cross-posted at Birmingham “On War”]

Some information on an event I will be involved with in October.

A Study Day on ‘Amphibious Warfare from Gallipoli to the Falklands’

Saturday 30th October 2010

Organised by the Battlefields Trust in collaboration with the Queen’s Lancashire Regiment Museum, at the Fulwood Barracks, Watling Street Road, Preston PR2 8AA

The Provisional Programme is as follows, although it is hoped to add at least one other lecturer to either the morning or afternoon sessions:-

  • 9.30 am: Doors open: Registration
  • 10 am: Paddy Griffith (freelance military historian) on “Gallipoli and the theories of Amphibious Warfare that led to it.”
  • 11 am: – Matt Heaslip (Univ. of Wolverhampton) on “Amphibious Developments from Gallipoli to OVERLORD”
  • 12 am: Speaker to be announced
  • 1 pm: Lunch with wine (included in the study day price)
  • 2 pm: Stephen Bull (Museum of Lancashire Life) on “Hot air or cold steel? Army Commandos in training and action, 1940-1941”
  • 3 pm: Ross Mahoney (Univ. of Birmingham) on “The RAF, Combined Operations Doctrine and the Raid on Dieppe”
  • 4 pm: Final thoughts and open discussion
  • 4.30 pm: Farewells

To Book your Place, please send a cheque for £17.50 made out to ‘Paddy Griffith’, to Paddy at 41 Burlington Road, Manchester M20 4QA, or to the Curator of the QLR Museum. Profits go to the Battlefields Trust plus £ 2.50 per head to the Regimental Museum. Please note that free parking is available at the barracks if you inform P.Griffith (or the barracks) of the colour, make and reg. number of your car before the event.

The Battlefields Trust is a registered charity (No.1017387; Company No.2786730) dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of battlefields. For membership details please contact David Austin, 23 Queens Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk 1P33 3EW. e-mail:- daustin.bt@btinternet.com

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