Notes By The Way (Notices from the Editor)

  • Tideway School Project with Jim Fanning
  • WFA Schools Prize
  • 900+ cemeteries survey by Brent Whittam and Terry Heard

Command and Control in 1915: The Attack on Lone Tree, 25 September 1915 by Nick Lloyd

My Aunt at Mons - Further Information 

War Books: A Reflection on Some Contemporary Views by David J.Filsell 

The Royal Dublin Fusiliers: Origins and background of casualties during the Great War by Tom Burke

Great Uncle Ted's War: 10233 Pte Edward Sturgess 2nd Bn The Wiltshire Regiment by Robert F Stone

Haig. 'Tally-Ho' & 'Historical Amnesia': The Great War and Popular Conceptions by Gary Haines 

Poetry

The National Reserve

War Art: Major John Empson Tindall, MC (Part II) by David Cohen 

Philatelic Corner by Len Shurtleff 

Two Black Country Families: George Alfred Goburn, Alfred Reynolds by Beverley Reynolds 

The George Cecil Memorial at Villers Cotterets by Michael Aidin 

Tracking a Tank by Frank Herron

Le Panthéon de la Guerre

Major-General M S Mercer CB VD: The Highest Ranking Canadian Killed in the Great War by Gordon MacKinnon

Jimmy Carpenter's War Diary Part III edited by Peter Mealyer and Colin Hague 

Communications Lines (Letters to the Editor)

  • Wangratta's lost sons
  • Empire Casualties at Gallipoli
  • Youngest Burial 
  • Members' Questions

The Thing Called 'Armistice' by A S Taylor 

The Camera Returns (56): Tank near Premont by Steve Wall and Bob Grundy 

Garrison Library (First World War Book Reviews)

  • The Sculpture of Charles Sergeant Jagger by Ann Compton (Reviewed by David Cohen) 
  • The Sculpture of Eric Kennington by Jonathan Black (Reviewed by David Cohen)
  • Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers' War 1914-1918 by Peter Barton, Peter Doyle and Johan Vandewalle
  • Tunneling to Freedom and Other Escape Narratives from World War I by Hugh Durnford
  • Concise Illustrated Battlefield Guide to The Western Front - North by Major and Mrs Holt 
  • Command on the Western Front: The Military Career of Sir Henry Wilson by Robin Prior & Trevor Wilson 
  • The First Great Triumph: How Five Americans Made their Country a World Power by Warren Zimmerman et al. 
  • Collapse at Meuse-Argonne: The Failure of the Missouri-Kansas Division by Robert H Ferrell
  • Meuse-Argonne Diary - A Division Commanders in World War I by William M Wright
  • Trench Knives and Mustard Gas - With the 42nd Rainbow Division in France by Hugh S Thompson
  • Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front by Richard Holmes
  • The Imperial War Museum Book of 1914 by Malcolm Brown
  • Beacons of Remembrance by Jean Bingham 

Recently Published Books in Brief reviewed by Bob Wyatt, Ann Clayton and David Filsell

  • VCs of the First World War: the Sideshows by Gerald Gliddon
  • Winston Churchill - Soldier by Douglas S. Russell
  • Fortification on the Western Front by Paddy Griffiths
  • With the German Guns by Herbert Sulzbach
  • The Diary of a Forgotten Battalion. The Household Battalion in the First World War by Gerald Harvey
  • Remembered. The Men on the Mareham-le-Fen War Memorial by M Hodgson
  • Lest We Forget. The Men of Dorchester-on-Thames who fell in the Two World Wars 1914-18, 1939-45 by D P McGregor
  • Plumer. The Soldier’s General by Geoffrey Powell
  • Good Old Somerset. An ‘Old Contemptible’ Battalion in 1914. The 1st Battalion Somerset Light Infantry August - December 1914 by Brian Gillard
  • The Saga of the Beckinghams & Kaiser Bill by Alex J McGahey
  • Researching World War I, a Handbook by Robin Higham (ed) with D E Showalter
  • Tracing Your First World War Ancestors by Simon Fowler
  • Die Hard Aby! By David Lister
  • Angels and Heroes. The Story of a Machine Gunner with the Royal Irish Fusiliers August 1914 to April 1915 by A Moreno & D Truesdale
  • Amiens 1918 by J McWilliams & R J Steel
  • How the War was Won by Tim Travers
  • The Daily Mail Official War Postcards by Tony Allen
  • Illustrate: Your Family History with Postcards from the Great War by Tony Allen
  • The Ingleton War by Andrew Brooks
  • Dear Little Girl by Pamela McCleary
  • With A Smile & A Wave - the life of Captain Aidan Liddell, VC by Peter Daybell
  • Boy Soldiers of the Great War by Richard van Emden
  • The Secret Annexe - an Anthology of War Diarists by Irene & Alan Taylor (Eds.)
  • Heroic Option: the Irish in the British Army by Desmond & Jean Bowen
  • Reconsidering Gallipoli by Jenny Macleod
  • Forgotten Heroes. Men of Waterlooville, Cowplain and Purbrook Killed in two World War by John Symonds
  • The Further Price A Parish Paid (a memorial at Knowle and Dorridge) by Michael Harrison
  • Roll of Honour - the story of the Hundreds of Leek Men Who Fell in the First World War by C W Sheldon
  • Italian Arditi Elite Assault Troops by Angelo Pirocchi
  • Swansea Pals. A History of the 14th (Service) Battalion The Welsh Regiment in the Great War by Bernard Lewis (reviewed by David Filsell) READ THE REVIEW > HERE
  • The Austro-Hungarian Forces in World War I by S A Coil
  • Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
  • To the Last Man: A Novel of the First World War by Jeff Shaara (reviewed by Len Shurtleff)

 

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