Editor’s Introduction

  • Jon Cooksey introduces himself as the new Editor Stand To!
  • Interest in the Western Front and how it has developed over 26 years

Communication Lines (Letters to the Editor)

  • The Haig ‘debate’
  • Salvation Army VC
  • From Pontefract to Picardy. The 9th Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in the First World War - a review revisited
  • Last US Great War Navy Veteran Lloyd Brown dies, age 105

The Moroccan Brigade on the Marne by Dr John Krijnen

John Sayer VC: A Forgotten Hero Re-assed by David Baker

Uncle Wallace’s War (Wallace Hancock): Queen's Westminster Rifles by Clive Wright

The Pals Battalions Revisited by Mike Senior

A Coldstream Subaltern's Recollections of the Retreat from Mons by Sir James Horlick Bt. OBE, MC, MP

War Art : Fortunino Matania (Part II) by David Cohen

The Camera Returns (62): Chelers by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

Edward Elgar: An Artist in Conflict

Lewis Straw MM 1895-1935 by Martin Passande by Tim Chamberlin

Personalities of the 2nd Royal Welch Fusiliers 'Stanway the Warrior' by David Langley

Devoted in Life, in Death Not Divided. The Knott Brothers and Ypres Reservoir Cemetery by John Dobson

Letters Lead to Harry's Last Resting Place by Jacquie Argent

My time in the Army 'The Diary of Heinrich Ludeke on the Western Front from 18 June 1917 - 21 November 1918' by Tim Chamberlin

Sergeant J H Spencer of Cwmgelli, Blackwood, Gwent by Ray Westlake

The Sons of Wellington College Part II - 1915 by G A Long

Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Gerald Brice Ferguson Smyth, DSO and Bar by Jerry Murland

Captains and Brothers by Andrew Brooks

Errors, Omissions, and Duplication in the British Jewry Book of Honour by Harold Pollins

A Life Less Ordinary - Captain Charles Harold Blackburne, DSO by Paul O'Brien

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)

  • Surely We Are Winning by Malcolm K Johnson
  • The Affair at Nery by Patrick Takle
  • Lest We Forget by David O'Neale
  • From Trench and Turret: Royal Marines' Letters and Diaries 1914-1918 by S M Holloway
  • Schlachtfliefer! Germany and the Origins of Air/Ground Support, 1916-1918 by Rick Duiven and Dan-San Abbott
  • War, Journalism and the Shaping of the 20th Century: The Life and Times of Henry W Nevinson 
  • War Memoirs of Earl Stanhope 1914-1918 by Brian Bond (Ed.)
  • The Russian Army and the First World War by Nik Cornish
  • In Flanders Flooded Fields by Paul Van Pul
  • The Russian Army and the First World War by Nik Cornish
  • War Memoirs of Earl Stanhope 1914-1918 edited by Professor Brian Bond
  • Directing Operations, British Corps Commanders on the Western Front 1914-1918 by Andy Simpson with a forward by Professor Gary Sheffield

Short Notices

  • Liverpool Heroes. Book I - The Stories of 16 Liverpool holders of the Victoria Cross edited by Ann Clayton
  • The Union Comes of Age by Anne Samson
  • Tip and Run. The Untold Tragedy of the Great War in Africa by Edward Paice
  • The Russian Army and the First World War by Nik Cornish
  • War Memoirs of Earl Stanhope 1914-1918 edited by Professor Brian Bond
  • Directing Operations, British Corps Commanders on the Western Front 1914-1918 by Andy Simpson with a forward by Professor Gary Sheffield
  • Suffolks and Sepoys. The Story of the 4th Suffolk Regiment on the Western Front 1914-15 by Neville Skinner
  • Ritual and Remembrance. The Memorialisation of the Great War in East Kent by Peter Donaldson
  • The Forts of the Meuse in World War I by Clayton Donnell
  • World War I in Cartoons by Mark Bryant

 

 

 

 

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