38 (Irish) Brigade – events in London and Northern Ireland, July 2013.

Living History

Friends,

I would just like to draw your attention to a couple of events that my brother, Edmund, and I have organised to take place in London and Londonderry for later in the week (w/c 22nd July 2013)…both are free to join so if any of you are in the vicinity of either place, we would be very pleased to see you…

1) Thursday 25 July 2013, 1100-1300.
Venue: Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI), Whitehall, London.
“Military History and the World Wide Web”

A special briefing about the role of the internet in recording knowledge and insight about the Second World War.

further details: http://www.irishbrigade.co.uk/media/Military%20History%20and%20the%20World%20Wide%20Web%20(1).pdf

2) Saturday 27th July 2013, 1000-1300.
Venue: Tower Museum, Derry/Londonderry.
“Irish Brigade in the Second World War”

Highlighting the key role played by Ireland and soldiers of Irish descent in battles throughout Tunisia, Sicily, and mainland Italy during the period 1942 to 1945.
Speakers will include local historian and Prehen resident Richard Doherty, author of Clear the Way! A History of the 38th (Irish) Brigade, 1941-47.

best wishes.,

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