Watch in the Museum or Online

Burning Horizon

7pm Tuesday 13th June

Codenamed Operation TELIC, the British component of the invasion of Iraq in 2003 was the largest gathering of British troops since the Second World War. While much has been said about the controversial background to the Operation, not enough has been heard from those men and women that took part in Operation Telic. Polarised public opinion and the post-war media portrayal of the war has detracted from what was achieved by these forces, when tasked to do so, often with insufficient or inadequate resources.

Join Julian Whippy at 7pm on Tuesday 13th June for 'Burning Horizon' to hear stories of courage, fortitude, pride, and camaraderie amidst the harsh realities of modern asymmetric warfare. The event will be hosted by George Bacon and there will be the opportunity to buy a glass of wine or a soft drink beforehand.

If you are unable to be there on the night, buy an online pass to watch live and join in the Q&A, or watch on catch up afterwards. Simply select a session - this is a requirement of our online ticketing system, but it doesn't matter which session you select because you will be able to watch the lecture at any time from 7pm on Tuesday 13th June. You will be sent a link to the page where you'll be able to view the lecture.

Please note, all content of lectures are based on the research and views of the guest speakers.

The Museum is an independent charity and all proceeds from this event go towards supporting the work we do in preserving the history of British Army aviation.