Presentation on the Great War trench systems

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Presentation on the Great War trench systems

Postby ironside on Sat Apr 26, 2014 8:48 pm

The Kilcullen World War 1 Commemoration Group will host a presentation on the Great War trench systems of the Curragh at 2pm on Sunday 11th May in the Heritage Centre in Kilcullen, County Kildare followed by a site visit to view the trench systems at Flagstaff Hill on the Curragh.

The presentation will be given by Des Travers who will discuss with the aid of slides:
Trench systems, various types of trenches and their purposes
The tactical rationale for a complex of trenches including opposing trenches and "no mans land"
Life and routine in a forward trench
Comparison between the Curragh trenches and those in Kilworth and Gosforth (UK)
Trenches of the Western Front.

Admission is free and for more details contact or 045 482193 or 045 442175
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