Military History Circle: Craufurd's Misadventure: The Action at Villar de Puerco

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The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies invites you to attend a Military History Circle on the subject of ‘Craufurd's Missadventure: The Action at Villar de Puerco, July 1810' by Dr Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones MBE, Naval Historical Branch, Ministry of Defence.


Dr Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones MBE retired eight years ago from the Royal Navy after 26 years' service, mainly in the Fleet Air Arm. He was involved in the analysis of helicopter anti-submarine tactics and his flying career culminated in command of a front line naval air squadron, followed by six years in the Ministry of Defence sponsoring the requirement and operational analysis studies for the Merlin anti-submarine helicopter.

Having gained an MA in war studies in 1997, he recently graduated from King's College, London with a PhD in anti-submarine warfare. He also works as a full-time historian in the Naval Historical Branch of the Ministry of Defence, where he is engaged on a Staff History of Cold War anti-submarine warfare. He has published papers on the British preparations to defeat the Type XXI U-boat, the anti-submarine submarine, training against the fast submarine, and large convoy studies by Patrick Blackett.



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