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Don't Shout at the Guns

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Book Review by Fiona Bratherton. This is Laurence Harris's third children's book, being a sequel to Jackie was a Hero, in which we met Polly and Tommy Metherson who owned a camcorder which allowed them to travel through time. This time they again meet American Second World War veteran Hank Jenson with his two grandchildren. The five of them go to …


Children at War 1914–1918 by Vivien Newman

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£14.99, Pen and Sword, Barnsley 2019.  176pp, soft covers, 50 ills. incl. endnotes, bibliography and index.  Also available as Kindle edition. ISBN: 9781473821071  This anthology of children’s remembrance and later writing on the Great War is wider ranging than the last I reviewed in Stand To! some two years ago. This covers all the warring nati…


The Gotha Air Raid on London – 13 June 1917

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German air raids on Britain during the First World War began in early 1915 when Zeppelins were used to bomb coastal targets in Eastern England. The use of Gotha bombers began in May 1917 - these aircraft were capable of long distance flights and were used to make daylight raids on South East England. On 13 June 1917, German Gotha aircraft carried…