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Stalingrad to Syria – how warfare has changed (Defence Lecture)

Antony Beevor, military historian

Date/Time: 10th November 2016

Battles between armies used to take place in open spaces away from centres of population. Cities were sometimes besieged and even stormed, but urban warfare did not really begin until the Second World War.

Antony Beevor looked at how warfare was changed and the way that western armies today are now having to prepare to fight in the megacities of the future.