The Lion and The Rose: The 1/5th Battalion The King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 1914-1919

The Lion and The Rose: The 1/5th Battalion Th…

Reviewed by Bob Wyatt. The 1st/5th Battalion The King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 1914-1919, is impressive. The majo…

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Crossing No Man’s Land. Experience and Learning with The Northumberland Fusiliers in the Great War

Crossing No Man’s Land. Experience and Learni…

Reviewed by Bob Wyatt. Crossing No Man’s Land is the 17th in Helion’s acclaimed series of Wolverhampton Military Studie…

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Friends are Good on the Day of Battle: The 51st (Highland) Division During the First World War

Friends are Good on the Day of Battle: The 51…

Review by Bob Wyatt. Friends are Good on the Day of Battle, an important evaluation of the 51st (Highland) Division, is…

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Loyal Gunners:  3rd Field Artillery Regiment (The Loyal Company) and the History of New Brunswick’s Artillery, 1893 to 2012.

Loyal Gunners:  3rd Field Artillery Regiment …

Review by Charles Messenger. This is Volume 2 of the Loyal Company’s History, the first, covering its initial hundred y…

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Fallen Eagles: Airmen Who Survived the Great War Only to Die in Peacetime

Fallen Eagles: Airmen Who Survived the Great …

In his introduction, Norman Franks states that he came across a list of RAF officers who died between the end of the Fir…

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Ypres 1914: Langemarck

Ypres 1914: Langemarck

Review by Andy Thompson. The bitter battles in and around the Langemarck during October and November 1914 have long bee…

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Kut: The Death of an Army.

Kut: The Death of an Army.

Review by Timothy Heck. Kut’s tragedy rings out as “the most abject capitulation in Britain's military history."  Given…

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The Chief: Douglas Haig and the British Army

The Chief: Douglas Haig and the British Army

Reviewed by David Filsell. In the last four years three new biographies of Douglas Haig have been published. Each, of t…

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Allied POWs in German Hands 1914 - 1918 (Images of War).

Allied POWs in German Hands 1914 - 1918 (Imag…

Reviewed by Timothy Heck. Allied POWs in German Hands, 1914-1918 is an engaging collection of short chapters and con…

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Devil Dogs Chronicle: Voices of the 4th Marine Brigade in World War I

Devil Dogs Chronicle: Voices of the 4th Marin…

Reviewed by Timothy Heck.  Works on the American participation in World War I are understandably harder to come by than…

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Forgotten Victory

Forgotten Victory

Book Review by David Filsell. Although published last year, lack of a publisher's copy has sadly long delayed the revie…

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The Great War, Memory and Ritual: Commemoration in the City and East London, 1916-1939

The Great War, Memory and Ritual: Commemorati…

Book review by James Brazier. This is the latest volume in The Royal Historical Society's Studies in History series. Th…

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