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Fireside Chat The Battle For South Georgia And Hms AntrimFireside Chat The Battle For South Georgia And Hms Antrim

Fireside Chat

You may not be aware but the General Secretary has being inviting a variety of Shipmates and guest presenters to provide a 15 minute Presentation/Chat/Lecturettes on Zoom, which he has been organising during the lockdown period.  The  presentations take place on Monday evenings at 1800 and have covered a wide range of naval related subjects, including Jutland and WW2 Memories from WW2 Veteran S/M Bill Taylor

I have certainly learned a lot and I commend viewing these presentation to you.  Captain Bill would be delighted if you joined in at the link below on Mondays at 1800.  It is planned that the presentations will take place weekly during June and July and become a monthly evolution.   July’s presenters will be published in the next couple of weeks  

Booked so far……………………….

Monday 15 June                             ‘Op Paraquet - HMS Antrim and South Georgia 1982’  by S/M Paul Godfrey (Peterborough Branch)

Monday 22 June                             ’German naval surface strategy in WWII’ Dr Jan Witt  (General Secretary of the German equivalent of the RNA and lecturer at the German Staff College).

Monday 29 June                             ‘The challenges of Naval Recruiting in 2020’ by Capt Pete Viney RN, Captain Naval Recruiting.   

Monday 6th   July                             Ralph Dodds Saddam Hussein – My part in his Downfall (Op GRANBY)
Monday 13th July                             Dr Jann Witt German Surface Strategy in WW2
Monday 20th July                             Mike Smith CCMEA, HMS SHEFFIELD 1982
Monday 27th July                             Captain  Jude Terry A modern perspective on the RN 


Why not get your Zoom client up and running and join us.

Not sure how, have a look at Shipmate Karl's Advice and support guide Zoom Meetings

to Download Zoom go to this link on your iPad / Laptop/ Phone

To Join for the evening you will then need to enter the meeting ID which is:      288 830 5105  ( nearly a Pussers/NATO stock number – can you tell that I was a ‘Jack Dusty’!)

And then the password;        Shipmate      (The ‘S’ is upper case)

Enjoy it is free!!!