I am a speaker for meetings. My subjects are:
- The bomber offensive in WW2 - the key decisions on the formation and strategy of the huge British bomber force is discussed, and its operation as seen from the aircrew point of view is illustrated.
- Eugenics - this controversial subject had a dramatic impact in the first half of the twentieth century. The background genetics is outlined and the historical and modern views are discussed.
- Decisive Years: the Eastern Front 1941-42 - In June 1941 3 million soldiers of the best army in the world attacked Russia. The talk discusses the dramatic decisions governing the campaign and its progress culminating in the defeat at Stalingrad.
- History of Antibiotics. A non-technical survey of the discovery of the causes of infectious diseases and the development of antibiotics.
- The Battle of Jutland.The legacy of Nelson, the last decisive British sea battle.
Talks last for about one hour and are illustrated using Powerpoint.
I charge £40 plus travel costs please check this price on enquiry.