November

Tayside Branch

Programme of Events, 2017

4th November

Simon Justice 'The Organization of Defeat'.

 

A look at the BEF in the build-up to the German Spring Offensives and how the army reorganisation and loss of three infantry battalions from each British division affected the tactical and strategic situation during the 1918 battles of the Somme and Lys.

 

Simon Justice is an independent scholar and author who has written about the 1918 Army Reorganisation and about Haig and the Cavalry Corps in 1918.