Great War: the last 100 days

August 29 2018

A TALK will take place later this month detailing the actions of the Canadian corps in the last 100 days of the Great War.

A TALK will take place later this month detailing the actions of the Canadian corps in the last 100 days of the Great War.

The event, led by historian and author Jeremy Banning, is part of the Avon branch of the Western Front Association's yearly events.

It will include facts about August 8, 1918 - dubbed the black day of the German Army - when Canadians led the advance of 12 miles over three days, and how, between Aug 8 and Nov 11,1918, more than 100,000 Canadians advanced over 80 miles and captured 32,000 prisoners and 3,800 artillery pieces, machine guns and mortars. 

The talk is on Wed Sep 19 at Kingswood Community Association Centre, Regent Street. Visitors are asked to make a £5 donation.