The German Army in the Offensives of 1917: Arras, the Aisne and Champagne

The German Army in the Offensives of 1917: Ar…

By Jack Sheldon Pen and Sword 2015, £25.00, 384pp, 55 ills, 13 maps, notes and refs, 2 appendices (including selective …

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Fritz and Tommy: Across the Barbed Wire

Fritz and Tommy: Across the Barbed Wire

By Peter Doyle and Robin Schäfer The History Press 2016, £20.00, 288pp, ills (in page), postscript (voices quoted), bi…

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The Somme: The Epic Battle in the Soldiers’ own Words and Photographs

The Somme: The Epic Battle in the Soldiers’ o…

By Richard van Emden Pen and Sword, 2016, £20.00 hb, £11.99 pb and £15.00 e–book, 355pp, fully illustrated throughout, …

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Zero Hour Z Day 1st July 1916: XIII Corps Operations between Maricourt and Mametz

Zero Hour Z Day 1st July 1916: XIII Corps Ope…

By Jonathan Porter Self–published, £30.00 hardback, £25.00 soft back, 500pp, ills, photographs and maps in monochrome …

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We are all Flourishing: The Letters and Diary of Captain Walter J J Coats MC 1914–1919

We are all Flourishing: The Letters and Diary…

We are all Flourishing: The Letters and Diary of Captain Walter J J Coats MC 1914–1919 Helion & Co., Solihull, £25…

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Frederick George Scott: The Great War as I Saw It

Frederick George Scott: The Great War as I Sa…

By F G Scott £16.99 (Amazon price), 327pp, Glossary, 1 map. ISBN: 978–077–354–425–3 Review by David Filsell (This r…

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Letters from the Trenches – The First World  War by Those Who Were There

Letters from the Trenches – The First World …

By Jacqueline Wadsworth Pen & Sword, £ 19.99p, 174pp ISBN: 978–178–159–284–7   Book Review by Louise Gaede …

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'They Called it Shell Shock: Combat Stress in the First World War' by Stefanie Linden

'They Called it Shell Shock: Combat Stress in…

Helion, £25.00 (£22.00 direct from publishers) Hardback, 269pp, heavily illustrated, bibliog, indices. ISBN: 978–191–1…

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'A Nation in Arms; a social study of the British Army in the First World War'  by Ian F W Beckett and Keith Simpson.

'A Nation in Arms; a social study of the Brit…

2796pp., casebound. £25. Manchester University Press. [This review, by 'Obturator' first appeared i the Summer 1985 edi…

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The First Battle of Britain

The First Battle of Britain

The Air Defence of Britain 1914-1918. Putnam/Bodley Head. 486pp. £25. (1984 price). Christopher Cole & E.F. Cheesem…

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The War Walk: A Journey along the Western Front.  Nigel H Jones.

The War Walk: A Journey along the Western Fro…

228 pp., casebound. £11.50 Robert Hale. “And I felt a great longing to be liberated from these few hundred yards of ant…

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Billy Congreve. Armageddon Road: A VC’s Diary, 1914-1916. Ed Terry Norman.

Billy Congreve. Armageddon Road: A VC’s Diary…

A VC’s Record. Major William La Touche Congreve, VC, DOS, MC, was killed by a sniper on 20 July 196. He left behind a …

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