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‘Allies are a Tiresome Lot’: The British Army in the First World War

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By John Dillon Helion & Co Ltd, Solihull, £29.95, 221pp, 15 ills,4 maps bibliog, notes and refs, index ISBN 978-1-910777-32-9. Book Review by David Filsell This, the 12th in the ever excellent Wolverhampton Military Series, published by Helion, is another good overview of Britain’s relative poorly covered involvement the war on the Italian …


When and Why the Doughboys Finally Joined the War in 1917

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When the First World War began in August 1914, none of the 48 autonomous states that then made up the United States of America (USA) supported the taking of sides with either the Entente Powers (Britain, France and Russia) nor the Central Powers (Germany and Austria-Hungary). The USA had a professional regular army of 100,000, nearly half of which …


With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and defeat in 1918 by David Stevenson

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Publisher‏: ‎ Allen Lane (2011) Hardcover‏: ‎ 688 pages, Glossary, index, maps, photographs ISBN‏: ‎ 978-0713998405 In With Our Backs to the Wall Professor David Stevenson sets out to explain why the First World War ended in 1918, how it ended and why the Allies outlasted their enemies. Employing rigorous scholarship, the reader is provided with…