SAVILE HISTORY – PROFESSOR IAN BECKETT ON ENDING THE WAR TO END ALL WARS

Why the Great War went on as long as it did, why it ended in 1918, and the legacies of how it ended.

Professor Ian Beckett retired as Professor of Military History from the University of Kent in 2015 but remains an Honorary Professor there. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is known internationally for his work on the First World War and on the history of the British Army.

Chairman – Savilian Mike Senior