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Research Group Seminar - The Trials and Tribulations of Air Support in North West Europe

Updated: Jan 8, 2019


The next Second World War Research Group Seminar at the Joint Services Command and Staff College will be:


Dr David Jordan

(King’s College London at the Joint Services Command and Staff College)

'A Most Cooperative Organization': The Trials and Tribulations of Air Support in North West Europe, June-December 1944


Dr David Jordan is a Senior Lecturer in the Defence Studies Department and a leading commentator on the role of air power during the Second World War. In this lecture he will examine aspects of the contribution it made to the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 and the subsequent advance to the German frontier.

An aircrew officer and a guard on night duty listen to a choir, composed of the ground crew of No. 122 Wing, singing Christmas carols by a Hawker Tempest in a dispersal at Volkel airfield (B80), Holland, conducted by the Wing's Padre, Squadron Leader K J Morgan. (Source: © IWM (CL 1736))

The seminar will take place on 20 February 2018. Seminars are held from 13:00-14:00 and meet in the Ramslade Room, Joint Services Command and Staff College, Shrivenham, Wiltshire.


For information about how to attend this event, please contact the seminar convenor, Dr Andrew Stewart (andrew.stewart@kcl.ac.uk)


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