Editor’s Introduction

  • Suffolk Hill and Le Cateau in the snow March 2013

Communication Lines (Letters to the Editor)

  • Medical Matters
  • LRB Remembered

‘The Bosches seem to have done pretty well what they intended to do.’ - I ANZAC Corps and the German Raid on the Bidoux Salient, May 1916 by Aaron Pegram

‘Brave Birds’ - Carrier Pigeons on the Western Front by Mike Senior

Hauptmann Willy Lange: The Life and Death of a Prussian Career Officer by Sebastian Laudan

Army Ordnance Services on the Western Front by Bob Butcher

Theft of Commemorative Plaques from Narborough Church, Norfolk

‘Lest We Forget’: The Mis-remembered Men of Two Essex Villages by John Sly

Loos to St.Eloi - the experience of Saxon 123, Infanterie-Division on the Western Front, 1915 (Part II) - Loos and Souchey by Andrew Lucas

The Camera Returns (79) Foncquevillers by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

Second Lieutenant Wilfred Owen and No.13 Casualty Clearing Station, Gailly by Philip Guest

War Art: Second Lieutenant Bertram Warner, Second Lieutenant Archibald Warner and Sergeant Evan Warne by David and Judith Cohen

Lester Bowles 'Mike' Pearson and the IRAF Great War Soldier, IRAF Instructor, Noble Laureate, Prime Minister by Gordon MacKinnon

Remembering the Great War - All Hallows-by-the-Tower to St. Olave’s City of London by Ray Westlake

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)

  • Blaker's Boys - 9th (Service) Battalion, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) (County Armagh) & 9th (North Irish Horse) Battalion, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) 1914-1919 by Nick Metcalfe
  • The Marne 1914: The Opening of World War I and the Battle that Changed the World by Holger Herwig
  • The Great War by Peter Hart
  • The Making of the First World War by Ian F. Beckett
  • Images of War - Great Push, The Battle of the Somme 1916 by William Langford 
  • The Land is Bright. Journey Through the Personal Experience of the Great War - Carroll Carstairs, Cambrai 1917 by Jon Hall
  • The Journey's End Battalion: The 9th East Surrey in the Great War 
  • The Military Papers of Lieutenant General Frederick Stanley Maude, 1914-1917 by Andrew Six (Ed.) 
  • The Final Whistle: The Great War in Fifteen Players by Stephen Cooper
  • The Devil’s Carnival. The First Hundred Days of Armageddon. 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers August-December 1914 by J M Sneddon
  • Reinventing Warfare, 1914-1918: Novel Munitions and Tactics of Trench Warfare by Anthony Saunders
  • Across the Blood Red Skies by Robert Radcliffe
  • No Empty Chairs by Ian Mackersey
  • Aisne 1914: The Dawn of Trench Warfare by Paul Kendal 
  • Battle of the Aisne 1914: The BEF and the Birth of the Western Front by Jerry Murland
  • The German Army on the Western Front by Jack Sheldon 
  • An Anzac on the Western Front: The Personal Reflections of an Australian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918 by H R Williams
  • Murderous Tommies. The Courts Martial of Thirteen British Soldiers Executed for Murder During the First World War by Julian Putkowski & Mark Dunning 
  • Loyalty in Time of Trial: The African American Experience of World War I by Nina Mjagkij
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