Editor’s Introduction

Last contribution by David and Judith Cohen ‘War Art’ after 22 years

Communication Lines (Letters to the Editor) 

The First Tank Action in History by David Fletcher

Facing the Tanks The German Army at Flers – 15 September 1916 by Jack Sheldon

The Camera Returns (89) by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

Cricketers to the Front: The Men of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club by Martin and Teresa Davies

Learning on the Ancre 2nd Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 13 November 1916 by Stephen Barker

‘Smokes for the Blokes’ Insights into the Tobacco Trade’s Perspective on the Early Years of the Great War by Henry Daniels

War Art by David and Judith Cohen – Second Lieutenant Thomas Ivester Lloyd (1873–1942) Royal Field Artillery

Extraordinary Friendship December 1915 on the Western Front: A Leicestershire Perspective by Karen Ette

Tunnelling Companies on the Somme Part Two by David Whittaker

Somme and Rhine: The Memoirs of Major Edward Ison Andrews Part Two – From Recovery to the Rhine Edited by Michael Lucas

Garrison Library (World War I Book Reviews)

  • Jutland 1996 - The Archaeology of a Naval Battlefield by Innes McCartney
  • Bloody Paralyser: The Great Handley Page Bombers of the First World War by Rob Langham
  • Johnny Enzed - The New Zealand Soldier in the First World War by Glyn Harper
  • Fighting the Kaiser’s War: The Saxons in Flanders 1914/1918 by Andrew Lucas and Jurgen Schmeischek
  • The German 66th Regiment in the Great War: The German Perspective by Otto Korfes
  • The German Army in the Spring Offensives 1917: Arras, Aisne and Champagne by Jack Sheldon
  • The Writer’s War, The Great War in the Words of Great Writers Who Experienced it by Felicity Trotman (Ed.)
  • Lord Kitchener’s One Hundred - World War I Surgeons Biographies and Diaries by L O Stunden
  • African American Doctors of World War I - The Lives of 104 Volunteers by W Douglas Fisher and Joann H Buckley
  • The Men Who Planned the War: A Study of the Staff of the British Army on the Western Front, 1914-1918 by Paul Harris
  • British Infantry Commanders in the Great War by Peter R Hogkinson
  • Courage without Glory: the British Army on the Western Front in 1915 by Spencer Jones (Ed.)
  • The Rising: Ireland Easter 1916 (Centenary Edition) by Fearghal McGarry
  • ‘A Slashing Man of Action’: The Life of Lieutenant General Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston by Elaine McFarland
  • The Fighting Pioneers. The Story of the 7th Battalion DLI by Clive Dunn
  • Genesis, Employment, Aftermath: First World War Tanks and the New Warfare, 1900-1945 by Alaric Searle (Ed.)
  • Beneath Troubled Skies: Poems from Scotland at War 1914-1918 by Lizzie MacGreggor (Ed.)
  • The Church Lads’ Brigade in the Great War. The 16th (Service) Battalion The King’s Royal Rifle Corps. The Long, Long, Trail by Jean Morris
  • Newcastle Commercials. Newcastle’s Very First Volunteer Battalion of the Great War
  • War Diaries: 3,300 diaries and over 1.5 million pages from The Naval and Military Press by Chris and Gary Buckland

Short Notices

  • Your Towns and Cities in the Great War: Aldershot by Murray Rowland
  • Weymouth, Dorchester & Portland in the Great War by Jacqueline Wadsworth
  • Portsmouth’s World War One Heroes: Stories of the Fallen Men and Women by James Daly
  • The Diary of Corporal Vince Schürhoff, 1914-1918 edited by Jim Beech
  • ‘When Shall Their Glory Face ?’ Dulwich Hamlet: First World War Roll of Honour
  • ‘An Ordinary Soldier’. His Experiences of Services in the First World War by S A  Bird
  • Captain by Sam Angus
  • Behind the Front - British Soldiers and French Civilians 1914-18 by Craig Gibson
  • Newcastle Commercials. Newcastle’s Very First Volunteer Battalion of the Great War by Ian Johnson
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