Editor’s Introduction

  • The power of culture and memory of the Great War to amaze, illuminate and educate
  • Remembrance and new memorials on the Western front

Communication Lines (Letters to the editor)

  • Black POWs
  • Tyne Cot visitors centre (for and against)

Behind the Lines: The Story of the Iron Twelve - Part I by Hedley Malloch

The Beauly Lads at Neuve Chapelle and Festubert by H W Harrison

  • Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Fraser VD 1 / 4 Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
  • Corporal Duncan Fraser 1 / 4 Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
  • Private Thomas Gallacher 1 / 4 Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
  • Private John Mackenzie, 1 / 4 Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
  • Second Lieutenant Alastair Finlay Paterson, 1 / 4 Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
  • Private Duncan Ross, 1 / 4 Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
  • Corporal James Vass, 1 / 4 Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
  • Private William Tolmie, 1 / 4 Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders

James Leach VC by Robert Bonner

War Art: 386202, Acting Sergeant Herbert Gibson MM, 1st Northumbrian Field Ambulance, Royal Army Corps by David and Judith Cohen

The Bantams at 'Bloody Bourlon' by Sidney Allison

Two Farms in October 1918: Lieutenant Philip R Meredith MC, 50th Bn MGC by Barbara Meredith

The Camera Returns (69): Ville-sur-Ancre by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

Rutherford, Geiger, Chadwick, Moseley, Cockcroft and their Role in the Great War - Part II - John Cockcroft by John Richardson, Russell Egdell, Nick and Harold Hankins

When the Spirit of Judah Maccabee Hovered over the Whitechapel Road. 38th Royal Fusilers by Martin Sugarman

Memorial on the Move - The Queen's Park and St.Peter's Park Memorial, Paddington by Ray Westlake

From 'Extra-Cushy' to Klein Zillebeke - R C Sherriff, Journey's End and the 9th East Surreys by Michael Lucas

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed) 

  • The Best Fragments from France by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather
  • 'A Breed Apart': Second Lieutenant Donald Bell VC and Captain Archive White VC by Richard Leake
  • William Orpen. An Onlooker in France by Robert Upstone and Angela Weight
  • Biggleswade and the Great War: Our own Flesh and Blood by Kenneth Wood
  • Walking Verdun: A Guide to the Battlefield by Christina Holstein
  • Gentlemen, we will stand and fight. Le Cateau 1914 by Antony Bird
  • The German Army at Cambrai by Jack Sheldon
  • Bloody Victory: The Sacrifice on the Somme and the Making of the twentieth Century by William Philpott
  • The First World War by Pitkin Guides
  • Letters from the Trenches. A Soldier of the Great War by Bill Lamin
  • Tanks and Trenches by David Fletcher (Ed.)
  • Untold War: New Perspectives in the First World War Studies by Heather Jones, Jennifer O'Brien and Christoph Schmidt-Supprain
  • Gazeteer of East Kent in the Great War 1914-1918 by Hazel Basford and K.McIntosh
  • The Spirit of the Troops is Excellent: The 6th (Morayshire) Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders in the Great War 1914-19 by Derek Bird
  • For Love and Courage. The Letters of Lieutenant Colonel E W Hermon from the Western Front 1914-1917 by Anne Nason (Ed.)
  • The Great War and Urban Life in Germany, Freiburg 1914-1918 by Roger Chickering
  • The Great War Handbook: A Guide for Family Historians and Students of the Great War by Geoff Bridger
  • Ghosts on the Somme, Filming the Battle June-July 1916 by Alastair H Fraser, Andrew Robertshaw and Steve Roberts
  • A Wheen of Medals: The History of the (9th) Bn. The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (The Tyrones) in the First World War by W J Canning
  • Verdun - an Integrated Defence by Neil J Wells 

 

Short Notices:

  • The Western Front 1914-1916. From the Schlieffen Plan to Verdun and the Somme by Michael Neiberg
  • The Happy Warrior. The Life and Letters of 2nd Lieut Alan Bullock, a Conscript of the Great War by Jon Miller
  • Forgotten Battlefronts by Martin Evans
  • Their Name Liveth for Evermore. The Great War Roll of Honour for Leicestershire and Rutland by Michael Doyle
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