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Greg Baughen: The RAF in 1939: Ready for War?

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Greg Baughen: The RAF in 1939: Ready for War?

Part of Portsmouth Festivities 2019.

Time:  6.30 PM to 8.00 PM Location:  St John’s College

The 20th century saw the emergence of the aircraft and the tank. Could these new weapons win wars? How would future wars be fought? Had Britain started to prepare for war too late? Was the RAF preparing for the right war? No questions left unanswered in this fascinating talk from author and military historian Greg Baughen.

About Greg Baughen

Greg Baughen was educated at Sussex University where he obtained a degree in Mathematics. His interest in military aviation was sparked by curiosity over the defeat of British and French forces in the Battle of France in 1940. For many years, he has delved though public archives seeking explanations. The quest has taken him back to the origins of air power in both countries and forwards to what might have been in the Cold War. Baughen is working on a series that will trace the history of the RAF from its origins through to the thermonuclear age.

Event Summary

Tickets: Free (Limited capacity, booking required)
Date: 18/06/2019 
Time: 6.30 PM to 8.00 PM
Location: St John’s College

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