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Billy Congreve. Armageddon Road: A VC’s Diary, 1914-1916. Ed Terry Norman.


A VC’s Record. Major William La Touche Congreve, VC, DOS, MC, was killed by a sniper on 20 July 196. He left behind a detailed diary, some sketch maps and photographs, that in the hands of Terry Norman have been turned into a valuable record of the front line service of a galant and resourceful young officer. Mr. Norman’s commentary and notes pr…

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Diary of an Old Contemptible by Edward Roe


ISBN: 1 84415 135 2 HB 329 pages £25.00Published by Pen & Sword Military Books Over the years numerous veterans have published their diaries, accounts and experiences of the Great War. Many of these volumes have been discovered, transcribed and edited after the death of the servicemen from whom they originated. Historians of varying literary sk…

The Diary of Dr. Cyril Helm, D.S.O., O.B.E., M.C. (1888 - 1972) August 1914


The following are taken without alteration from daily entries made in an Army Book 129 whilst Dr. Helm was the medical officer attached to the 2nd Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. I mobilised with the 2nd Battalion of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 5th Division, stationed at Portobello Barracks, Dublin. On August 14th 1914 …

The Mountain War, A Doctor’s Diary of the Italian Campaign 1914 – 1918


By Dr Isaak A Barash Pen & Sword, 2021 £20.00, 220 pages, photographs and index ISBN 978–1–39909–310–1 [This book review first appeared in the April 2022 issues of Stand To! No.126] There are so few Austrian or Italian memoirs from the Italian Front translated into English that it’s refreshing to find this offering from Pen & Sword de…

A Voice from the Trenches 1914–18: From the Diaries and Sketches of Bernard Eyre Walker by Bernard Eyre Walker and edited by Sara Woodall


(Blackthorn Press, 2020), £18.00, paperback, 192 pages with illustrations ISBN 978–1–906–25958–7 Bernard Eyre Walker’s diary was lost – not recently, as it has been known to be in the Liddle Collection for many years – but during the great retreat caused by the Kaiserslacht. It was returned to him some years after the war ended as the German soldi…