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Zeppelins Over Essex

August 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

£5

Zeppelins Over Essex with Robert Fleming

Robert Fleming has been a curator at the National Army Museum, the British Army’s central museum, for over seven years and before that the Imperial War Museum. He has studied law and political science, and history and archaeology, with expertise in imperialism and post-colonial societies. Particularly the military history of the British empire and First World War.

His illustrated talk at The Forum will explore the nature, impact and legacy of the German strategic bombing campaign of English targets during the Great War, going into specific detail regarding the Zeppelin raids on Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

The talk will include:

  • The weapons and vehicles used
  • The impact the bombing campaigns had on the targets
  • Counter-measures employed
  • Recruitment and propaganda
  • The legacy that remains

Details

Date:
August 20, 2014
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£5
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.theforumsouthend.co.uk/events/robert-fleming/

Organiser

The Forum
Phone:
01702 215000
Website:
http://www.theforumsouthend.co.uk/

Venue

The Forum
Elmer Square
Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 1NE United Kingdom
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Phone:
01702 215000
Website:
http://www.theforumsouthend.co.uk/

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