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Synopsis: JW3 Rivers Course Thursday 3rd March

Please note that because of the Tube strike I shall be giving the lecture by zoom. So annoying, but there that's life! You may join online or by going to the online presentation at JW3.


RIVER RHINE: A rich source of history


  1. Some introductory facts

  2. Roman Germania, centring on the Battle of Teutoburg Forest, AD 9, a great Roman defeat

  3. Romantic River of nineteenth century British travellers, painters, and writers

  4. Failure at Arnhem and of Operation Market Garden leads to lengthening of the war. Monty in the dock?

The Rhine Sir Halford Mackinder (1908)

Teutoburg Forest Michael McNally (Osprey Series)

The Armchair General John Buckley (an interactive book)

Many other books besides!


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