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WW1 Commemoration Poster

A special Haddenham Village Society November meeting will form part of  Haddenham's Commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War
 
On Thursday 27th November, in the village hall at 8.00pm
 
Professor Gary Sheffield will present a talk on
 
THE ORIGINS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
 
What were the causes of the War?  Did the Government sleepwalk into conflict or were international tensions responsible?
 
These and other questions will be answered by Professor Gary Sheffield of the University of Wolverhampton. A renowned historian of this era, Professor Sheffield frequently broadcasts on television and radio. In the past, he has lectured at The Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and at the UK's Joint Services Command and Staff College. He has many publications to his name — copies of a book will be available.

You can find out more about Professor Sheffield here

Light refreshments will be available. Collection for Help for Heroes and The Royal British Legion.
 
Admission is free — but tickets are required. Available from Blooming Fruity, the Community Library or from the Secretary, Brian Cole: Tel: 01844 291876 Email: jbcoleuk@aol.com

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