16 November 2023 19:30
Steve Chambers - 'Mapping the Old Front Line'
About: Based in the south-east of England, Stephen Chambers is one of the leading military historians on the Gallipoli campaign. Even though this is his prime passion, he also has in-depth knowledge of many British military campaigns and battles that include Waterloo to the end of the Second World War. Stephen is a freelance battlefield guide, author and researcher specialising in British military history, from the redcoats to khaki. He is also a Trustee of the Gallipoli Association and a member of the Western Front Association and Orders and Medals Research Society. He is also an accredited member of the Guild of Battlefield Guides, Badge No.75.
He has many books to his name including: Gallipoli - Gully Ravine (Pen & Sword 2002), Anzac The Landing (Pen & Sword 2008), Suvla: August Offensive (Pen & Sword 2011) and Anzac: Sari Bair (Pen & Sword 2014). Uniforms & Equipment of the British Army in World War One (Schiffer Books, 2005). During the Great War centenary Stephen, with co-author Richard van Emden, wrote Gallipoli: The Dardanelles Disaster in Soldiers' Words and Photographs (Bloomsbury 2015). His latest books are guidebooks to Walking Gallipoli, and Krithia were published in 2020/2021. He is currently working on a Cambrai book.
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Cost: Our talks are FREE, but if you enjoy them, cash donations are encouraged - we rely totally on them to cover our costs - venue, speakers etc.! Whenever possible a complimentary drink will also be provided. Car parking is also free.
Doors open 19:00.
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