Interest Groups Online Groups

Military History

Members of the Military History Group are encouraged to give talks/ PowerPoint presentations on any aspect of military history they are interested in, via Zoom, whether it be battles, campaigns, personalities, weapons development, family history, or personal experience. Members have presented a wide range of interesting subjects covering conflicts from different periods of history and from different parts of the globe. Presentations are followed by a discussion on the subject matter. The subject matter is chosen by individual members. There is no compulsion for members to make presentations, but it is encouraged. New members are welcome; no qualifications are required except an enthusiasm for military history and an email address which members are expected to share with other members to continue the conversations outside the Zoom meeting.


Read more about the group in the January 2023 News Extra


Wednesdays from 10.30 am to 12 pm

Group Size & Availability

No minimum; maximum of 40

Spaces Available

How to Join

You can join this group, or the waiting list, via the Beacon Members Portal. To join a group you must first subscribe to Interest Groups Online. This is separate to a local u3a membership. 

If you would be interested in helping to lead a group around this subject or any other, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

You can contact the group leader via the Beacon Members Portal. For any other queries or information please contact the Interest Groups Online team by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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