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Monday, 27 November 2017

Historical Association talk: Saturday 2 December 2017

First World War Talk

The Essex Branch of the Historical Association will be holding a talk on Saturday, 2 December 2017, at 2.30pm at the Trinity Methodist Church,Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, CM1 2XB  entitled: ‘1918 Revisited: How the First World War ended’ by Professor David Stevenson. This talk reassesses the closing months of the First World War. Retracing the road to the armistice of 11 November, it will address two key questions: why did Germany request a ceasefire, and why did America and the European Allies agree to grant one?

Professor David Stevenson is a professor of international history at the London School of Economics and Political Science who has written a number of books  including his latest: 1917:War, Peace, and Revolution (Oxford, 2017).

Visitors and prospective members warmly welcome

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