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The Imperial War Museum Book of the Somme


Book Review by Bob Butcher. It was with a certain feeling of 'We've been here before' that I opened this book, afterall, had not so many already explored the Somme from every angle? Moreover I am not too keen on books consisting largely of personal accounts, valuable though these may be. Nonetheless I had not turned many pages before I became engr…

Aces Falling, War Above The Trenches, 1918


  By Peter Hart ISBN: 978 0 297 84653 6 HB 386 £22.50 Published by Weidenfield & Nicholson. Peter Hart, as one has come to expect, has written a first class account of the 1918 Air War. He has used his intimate knowledge of Great War veterans to illuminate their vital part in achieving the hard won victories in the late summer and autumn of 1…

Land, Sea and Air: First World War Seminar


  An exciting full day seminar arranged by the Milton Keynes Branch of The Western Front Association. What an excellent way to mark the centenary of the Great War. Our four distinguished speakers are historians who specialise in the First World War on land, sea and in the air. Peter Hart, Oral Historian, Imperial War Museum, presenting a bran…