Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern age by Modris Eksteins

Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth …

If a forensic analysis of the combat performance  of the 1st Battalion, The Blankshires Regiment, during the Battle of t…

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A Visitor’s Guide, the Battles of Arras: North: Vimy Ridge to Oppy Wood and Gavrelle

A Visitor’s Guide, the Battles of Arras: Nort…

Pen & Sword, 2019, £14.99, 192pp, b/w ills, maps, appendices, index. ISBN: 978–147–389–303–0 As all Western Front A…

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Manfred Von Richthofen. The Red Air Fighter

Manfred Von Richthofen. The Red Air Fighter

Manfred Von Richthofen. The Red Air Fighter ISBN 1 85367 079 0  199 pp. Illustrated. Casebound. £14.95.  Greenhill Bo…

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Blasting and Bombardiering by Wyndham Lewis

Blasting and Bombardiering by Wyndham Lewis

1992 facsimile reprint of 1937 work  xvi 312pp. Hardback. Imperial War Museum. £22.50 post free.  (1992 facsimile repr…

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Trial by Friendship. Anglo-American Relations 1917-1918. David R. Woodward.

Trial by Friendship. Anglo-American Relations…

1993 University Press of Kentucky  [This review first appeared in Stand To! No.43 April 1995. Members of The Western Fr…

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The Story of the Unknown Warrior by Michael Gavaghan

The Story of the Unknown Warrior by Michael G…

M & L Publications, c/o Livesey-Scott Solicitors, Derby House, Fulwood, Preston, Lancs. PR2 8JF, 1995. Hardback, 88p…

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‘Wisht Lads: Washington in the Great War by Peter Welsh

‘Wisht Lads: Washington in the Great War by P…

Pen & Sword, 2014,  £12.99, 172pp ISBN: 9–781–783–463–855 [This review by Peter Hart first appears in Issue 103 of…

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Wounded: The Long Journey Home From The Great War by Emily Mayhew

Wounded: The Long Journey Home From The Great…

The Great War is endlessly fascinating. One of the principle reasons for this is that the conflict was one of the first …

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The Tanks at Flers : An Account of the First Use of the Tanks in War at the Battle of Flers-Courcelette, the Somme, 15th September 1916 by Trevor Pidgeon

The Tanks at Flers : An Account of the First …

Fairmile Books 1995.  Hardback 2 volumes vol 1 contains 257pp with 106b/w and 40 colour illus vol 2 contains 12 trenc…

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Archduke Ferdinand and the Era of Assassination by Lisa Traynor

Archduke Ferdinand and the Era of Assassinati…

Royal Armouries Talking Points (2018) £14.99, 71pp, 39 ills, notes and refs, bibliog, index.  ISBN: 978–094–809–288–6 …

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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria…

'This book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure…

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The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman

The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman

‘Never judge a book by its cover’ or so the old adage goes. However, the cover of my edition of Barbara Tuchman’s The Gu…

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