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Zoom War in Ukraine Chris Parry

What has happened and is happening in Ukraine.

Rear Admiral Dr Chris Parry

Chris Parry will review the Ukrainian and Russian military campaigns in Ukraine, highlight some of the salient lessons and forecast what the conflict might mean for the future of geopolitics and warfare.
Rear Admiral Chris Parry, CBE

Chris Parry is well-known as a successful strategic forecaster, broadcaster and best selling author.  He was mentioned in dispatches during the Falklands War for disabling an enemy submarine and rescuing 16 SAS from a glacier in South Georgia. 

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Welcome to the British Modern Military History Society.  Formed in early 2019, we organise monthly talks for anyone interested in military history over the last 200 years from Nelson’s times to the present day.   

With top quality talks given by writers, academics, former military personnel, and experts in their field with a wide variety of topics, we are based in Woodcote Village Hall RG8 0QY (near Wallingford) in South Oxfordshire.   We can accommodate up to 100 people at each talk in pleasant surroundings, offering a warm and welcoming evening out.

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Glimpses of War

A compilation of military stories and eyewitness accounts to raise funds for Blind Veterans UK.

Registered charity in England and Wales (216227) and in Scotland (SC039411). Proceeds raised are donated to Blind Veterans UK.
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Battle Experience from the 'Forgotten War'; Korea 1950-53

The Intelligence Section from 1st Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment looking relaxed and wearing kit typical of the 1952-1953 period, including cap comforters rather than steel helmets. (Sniper Sgt Tom Nowell MM)

By James Goulty

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RAF Squadron Losses

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