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National Service: A Generation in Uniform 1945-1963

October 4, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Wednesday 4th October 2017 – Professor Richard Vinen

Professor Richard Vinen will be talking about his new book, National Service: A Generation in Uniform 1945-1963.

The reasons why Britain instituted compulsory military service in the fifteen years after the Second World War and the social effects that performing military service had on generation of men born in the 1930s.

Richard Vinen is a Professor in History. Prior to joining the department in 1991, he was a Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge and lecturer at Queen Mary College.

Lecture first Wednesday of every month, at 7pm.

Tickets are £5 and include refreshments.

Booking is essential as places are limited, please book early to avoid disappointment.

To book a place click here or call: 01634 822839


October 4, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm