Influenza 1918: The Worst Epidemic in American History

Influenza 1918: The Worst Epidemic in America…

Book review by Bill Hanigan. The jacket of this book describes it as a companion to the documentary 'Influenza 1918' ai…

Read More
Retreat Hell! We Only Just Got Here! The American Expeditionary Force in France, 1917-1918

Retreat Hell! We Only Just Got Here! The Amer…

Book review by Gary Sheffield. I have always thought that the distinction sometimes drawn between 'popular' and 'academ…

Read More
At the Eleventh Hour. Reflections, Hopes and Anxieties at the Closing of the Great War. 1918

At the Eleventh Hour. Reflections, Hopes and …

Book Review by Bob Wyatt. This book deals with the Aftermath as it was being experienced by men and women all over the …

Read More
Eastbourne's Great War 1914-1918

Eastbourne's Great War 1914-1918

Book Review by Geoff Bridger. Following the success of his previous book, Lewes at War 1939-1945, Bob Elliston - a well…

Read More
British Logistics on the Western Front, 1914-1918

British Logistics on the Western Front, 1914-…

Book review by L G Shurtleff. Dr. Brown gives us what we seldom see, but need to understand: the history of how t…

Read More
Private Memorials on the Western Front

Private Memorials on the Western Front

Book review by Ann Clayton. The Western Front Association Memorials Officer (who recently stood down from his pos…

Read More
Amiens to the Armistice: The BEF in the Hundred Days' Campaign 8 August - 11 November 1918

Amiens to the Armistice: The BEF in the Hundr…

Book review by Ann Clayton. Both authors, being Senior Lecturers in the Department of War Studies at Sandhurst, demonst…

Read More
The Virago Book of Women & the Great War

The Virago Book of Women & the Great War

Book review by Ann Clayton. I was gratified to see that this collection of women's experiences of the Great War opens w…

Read More
Don't Shout at the Guns

Don't Shout at the Guns

Book Review by Fiona Bratherton. This is Laurence Harris's third children's book, being a sequel to Jackie was a Hero, …

Read More
Above the Trenches - Supplement

Above the Trenches - Supplement

Book review by Gary Sheffield. Above the Trenches - A Complete Record of the Fighter Aces and Units of the British Empi…

Read More
The Imperial War Museum Book of the Somme

The Imperial War Museum Book of the Somme

Book Review by Bob Butcher. It was with a certain feeling of 'We've been here before' that I opened this book, afterall…

Read More
Kitchener's Army: The Raising of the New Armies 1914-1916

Kitchener's Army: The Raising of the New Armi…

Book review by Gary Sheffield.  Peter Simkins will be well known to many readers of Stand To! As the Historian at the I…

Read More