Lecture and Buffet Supper
BOUVERIE HALL, PEWSEY at 7.00PM
with Brigadier (Retd) Peter Sharpe
A unique insight by one of the operational planning team of Gulf War 1, with a focus on the extraordinary logistic challenge.
The lecture will describe the political background to the conflict, the rapid and complex preparation phase and the deployment of an Armoured Division to Saudi Arabia.
It will also cover the actual ground offensive, the devastating effects of precision weapons and the impact of the first instant media war.