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November 2020

ZOOM TALK: Oxfordshire in the Second World War

9 November @ 19:30 - 21:00

Speaker: Stephen Barker Stephen looks at the ‘home front’ in the county and significant events in which its people were involved overseas. Stephen is a historian and heritage adviser, and another return speaker. His talk was first written to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry attack on Pegasus Bridge during D-Day in 1944. Non-members are welcome to join this online Zoom meeting as a guest for a fee of £2.50 per person per meeting. Pay to…

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December 2020

ZOOM TALK: Einstein and the refugee scholars of Oxford

14 December @ 19:30 - 21:00

Speaker: Victoria Bentata Victoria tells us about Albert Einstein and other academics who sought refuge in Oxford from Nazi tyranny. Victoria is an Oxford Green Badge Tour guide and member of the Oxford Guild of Tour Guides. She last spoke to us on Oxford and Medicine. Non-members are welcome to join this online Zoom meeting as a guest for a fee of £2.50 per person per meeting. Pay to buy a guest fee to join this Zoom meeting (deadline: 4pm on day…

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January 2021

“Unknown and yet well known”: the final journey of the Unknown Warrior

11 January 2021 @ 19:30 - 21:00

Speaker: Dick Richards The 11th of November 2020 saw the first centenary of the burial of The Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey and the unveiling of the permanent Cenotaph in Whitehall. This talk tells the story of the Unknown Warrior from the conception of the idea; the selection; the journey to Westminster Abbey and the burial. In addition, we will learn something about the national remembrance monument that is the Cenotaph. Dick Richards makes a return to Radley History Club…

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