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Ross Ellis Memorial Lecture in Military and Strategic Studies 2015

Date & Time:
October 29, 2015 | 7:00 pm
Location:
The Military Museums
Speaker:
Mark Zuehlke

The Ross Ellis Memorial Lecture in Military and Strategic Studies is scheduled for October 29, 2015. Author Mark Zuehlke’s 2015 Ross Ellis Memorial Lecture, A Perfectly Engineered Killing Ground: The Calgary Highlanders and the Walcheren Causeway Battle, pays tribute to the regiment’s gallantry and also the key role that Major Ross Ellis played in this battle.This lecture will now be held in conjuncture with the Calgary Highlanders’ Battle of Walcheren Causeway Dinner. The Battle of Walcheren Causeway (31 Oct - 2 Nov 1944) is commemorated annually by the Regiment on the weekend closest to October 31. The Ellis Lecture will be co-sponsored by the Calgary Highlanders, the Military Museums and the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies. 

For information, contact njmackie@ucalgary.ca