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GreshamCollege: David Stevenson | The Military History of the First World War | Overview and Analysis

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he entire military history in just under an hour, with close examination of the changing tactics and weaponry that made this such an appalling conflict: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and…

This lecture will analyse the reasons for the failure in 1914-15 of the initial war of movement and the factors underlying the trench stalemate that characterised the middle years of the conflict, before examining the return to more mobile campaigning in 1917-18.

It will include the war at sea as well as the war on land, and refer particularly to technology, tactics and logistics.