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Expired Event - The Battle of Hamel: A WWI Centenary Military History Talk - 21 Apr 2018

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The Battle of Hamel: A WWI Centenary Military History Talk

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When:
Sat 21 Apr 2018
Time:
2.00pm
Details:
Local military historian, retired infantry lieutenant colonel and battlefield guide, Peter Sweeney, will be presenting another of his popular military history talks on The Battle of Hamel (4 July 1918). Planned and commanded by Lieutenant General John Monash, this was a highly successful attack against German positions by the Australian Army and US Army infantry with support from British tanks and was the first ‘combined arms’ battle in military history. Monash's calculated battle time was 90 minutes and all of the Allies' objectives were achieved within 93 minutes. Event includes afternoon tea.

Free event - bookings essential via phone or at any Blue Mountains Library branch.
Location:
Springwood Library, Macquarie Road, Springwood
Contact:
Bookings on
  4725 5040

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