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G.H.Q. book launch in Montreuil-sur-Mer

GHQ Launch Speech Montreuil 11 November 2015 Good afternoon to such a distinguished gathering…. I am delighted to be back in Montreuil-sur-Mer, a town of great beauty and distinction which holds many happy memories for me from numerous visits over the years. I am grateful to MCM for the invitation- in particular to Prof. Bruno B√©thouart and to Siobhan Stevens who are the driving forces behind the Committee which ensures that the town’s relatively recent history is properly recognised. I […]

Agony of Belgium book launch

Below is the speech given by Dr.Charles Goodson-Wickes at both the Belgian Embassy in London and the reception at Kasteel Schoonhoven in Aarschot during the relaunch of The Agony of Belgium (The Invasion of Belgium; August-December 1914). The reception was hosted by Doctor and Mrs.Ludo Schellens at the¬†Kasteel Schoonhoven in Belgium on September 10th, 2014. Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen (Flemish) Thank you all for coming here tonight / (French) I am delighted to welcome everyone Now you will immediately […]