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FRIENDS AGM 29TH SEPTEMBER 2011 AND COLONEL GEOFFREY POWELL LECTURE.
The 2011 Friends of the Green Howards AGM will be held on Thursday 29th September 2011 at, Worsley Barracks, York, YO10 4EB, courtesy of the Commanding Officer of the 4th Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment.
This years Geoffrey Powell lecture will be given by Robert Lyman www.robertlyman.com who will be discussing, "Generalship: a Historical Perspective".
Robert Lyman was born in New Zealand in January 1963 and educated at Scotch College, Melbourne, Australia. He was commissioned into the Light Infantry from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in April 1982 and was an officer in the British Army for twenty years.
He has a First Class Honours degree in History from the University of York; Masters degrees in Strategic Studies (University College of Wales, Aberystwyth), War Studies (King's College, London) and Military Studies (Cranfield He is a graduate of the Joint Services Command and Staff College. Robert Lyman is a highly acclaimed writer on Military History. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.
His books include: The Generals from Defeat to Victory Leadership in Asia 1941 - 45 / Slim, Master of War: Burma and the Birth of Modern Warfare / First Victory: Britain's forgotten struggle in the Middle East 1941.
Tickets for the lecture are £5.00 and the cost for the lecture and supper will be £15.00. The format will be as follows:
6.30pm - 7.00pm: Reception / Drinks.
7.00pm - 7.20pm: AGM.
7.20pm - 7.45pm: Recharge Glasses.
7.45pm: Colonel Geoffrey Powell Annual Lecture followed by questions.
8.45pm: Bar Open / Hot Buffet Supper.
Tickets can be obtained by completing the form below and posting to Richard Inman, Greenside, Burton Leonard, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 3RW
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