20 February 2019 19:00
Subject: The Battle of the Somme Film
This month we will be joined by well-known military historian Steve Roberts who will analyse and discuss the famous 1916 Geoffrey Malin's film 'the Battle of the Somme'.
Steve spent 12 years as a regular soldier serving with the Royal Military Police in a variety of operational theatres. On leaving the Army, he joined the Metropolitan Police and served for a further 23 years. Following his retirement he established himself in a second career, as a Military Historian and researcher and in this capacity has worked on a number of TV productions including, “Who Do You Think You Are”, “Find My Past” and “The One Show”. He was also one of the panel experts on the “BBC WW1 Roadshow”. For the past twenty years Steve has been involved in archaeology on the Western Front and in this capacity both as historian and archaeologist has been involved in a number of television productions on the subject.
Steve is widely recognised as one of the foremost experts on the Western Front and particularly the 1916 Battle of the Somme. this is not a talk to be missed!
Steve will be speaking at the room N001 (opp Weston Auditorium entrance), University of Hertfordshire, De Havilland Campus, Herts, AL10 9EU. The talk will start at 7.30pm with doors open from 7pm. To book your FREE ticket or for further enquiries please visit the link below:
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