The French Army at Verdun : new from Pen & Sword and their 'Images of War'

The French Army at Verdun : new from Pen & Sw…

Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives Ian Sumner (South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword Military, 2016) Softback £14.99 …

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The War to End all Wars.

The War to End all Wars.

The War to End all Wars. The American military experience in World War I. Edward Coffman. The history of the American …

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Hamilton Fish: Memoir of an American Patriot

Hamilton Fish: Memoir of an American Patriot

Hamilton Fish: Memoir of an American Patriot by Hamilton Fish jr.   This review by 'Gunner' first appeared in the West…

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The Vest Pocket Kodak & The First World War by Jon Cooksey

The Vest Pocket Kodak & The First World War b…

Ammonite PRess, £7.99, hardback, 96pp, ills throughout, index. ISBN: 978-178-145-279-0 Jon Cooksey's evaluation of the…

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Last Man Standing: the memoirs, letters and photographs of a teenage officer

Last Man Standing: the memoirs, letters and p…

Last Man Standing: the memoirs, letters and photographs of a teenage officer, Norman Collins.   Pen and Sword Milita…

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The Half Shilling Curate: A Personal Account of War and Faith 1914-1918 by Sarah Reay

The Half Shilling Curate: A Personal Account …

Foreword by Hugh Pym Helion & Co., £25.00, 194pp, many ills, 2 maps, short biographies of war-time colleagues, trib…

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Battle: Passchendaele 1917: Evidence of War’s Reality.

Battle: Passchendaele 1917: Evidence of War’s…

Battle: Passchendaele 1917: Evidence of War’s Reality. 144 pages. (Travelling Light Ltd, 62 West Hill, London SW18. Pbk.…

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White Heat: The New Warfare 1914

White Heat: The New Warfare 1914

John Terraine: White Heat: The New Warfare 1914. 352 pp., casebound. £9.95. Sidgwick & Jackson. The appearance of a …

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Billy Congreve. Armageddon Road: A VC’s Diary, 1914-1916. Ed Terry Norman.

Billy Congreve. Armageddon Road: A VC’s Diary…

A VC’s Record. Major William La Touche Congreve, VC, DOS, MC, was killed by a sniper on 20 July 196. He left behind a …

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The War Walk: A Journey along the Western Front.  Nigel H Jones.

The War Walk: A Journey along the Western Fro…

228 pp., casebound. £11.50 Robert Hale. “And I felt a great longing to be liberated from these few hundred yards of ant…

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The First Battle of Britain

The First Battle of Britain

The Air Defence of Britain 1914-1918. Putnam/Bodley Head. 486pp. £25. (1984 price). Christopher Cole & E.F. Cheesem…

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'A Nation in Arms; a social study of the British Army in the First World War'  by Ian F W Beckett and Keith Simpson.

'A Nation in Arms; a social study of the Brit…

2796pp., casebound. £25. Manchester University Press. [This review, by 'Obturator' first appeared i the Summer 1985 edi…

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