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The War Underground. The Tunnellers of the Great War by Alexander Barrie
Spellmount Ltd, Staplehurst, £14.99, soft back, 272pp, 22ills, 5maps, bibliography, ISBN 1 86227 081 3. Amongst other new paperbacks is Spellmount's edition of Alexander Barrie's somewhat elderly War Underground. Although first published in 1962 and republished as a hardback in 2000, as far as I know it remains the fullest account on the subject …
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
Vintage, 1994. Softback, 407pp., £5.99. ISBN 009938791 3. Works of fiction are not often referred to in Stand To !, but occasionally a work appears of sufficient character to merit a review. Birdsong is one of these. It appeared in the Sunday Times best sellers list for many weeks during 1994. Briefly, the story opens in Amiens in 1910, when Ste…
Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers' War 1914- 1918 by Peter Barton, Peter Doyle and Johan Vandewalle
Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers' War 1914- 1918 Peter Barton, Peter Doyle and Johan Vandewalle Spellmount. 304 pp. £25.00. ISBN 86227 237 9 [This review first appeared in the September 2005 edition of Stand To! No.74] Every so often a book arrives for review which really stands out. It may be the research, the illustrations, the qual…