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The German Army in the Offensives of 1917: Arras, the Aisne and Champagne

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By Jack Sheldon Pen and Sword 2015, £25.00, 384pp, 55 ills, 13 maps, notes and refs, 2 appendices (including selective biographical notes, bibliog, index. ISBN: 9– 781–783–463–459 Review by David Filsell This volume of Jack Sheldon’s highly–detailed series of books on the German Army in the Great War follows his usual effective model – employing…


The Kaiser’s Reluctant Conscript: My Experiences in the War 1914-1918. Richert, Dominik.

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Barnsley, South Yorkshire Pen & Sword Military, 2012.   Born in 1893, Dominick Richert had completed less than a year of his compulsory service with the German Army when war broke out in August 1914. Almost five years passed before he returned home. His experiences during the intervening period were almost unbelievably eventful. He participa…


Britain and Victory in the Great War (ed)

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Edited Peter Liddle Pen & Sword, £25.00, 374pp, 74 b/w ills, 12 maps, notes, refs, bibliog and index. ISBN: 978–147–389–161–6 Peter Liddle, compiler and editor of this themed essay collection, uses a slightly provocative title to remind us that Britain fought in a coalition and was not always the senior partner. Ed Spiers’ introductory essa…


12 May 1915: Musk Josef Abberger

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Already a serving soldier at the outbreak of war, he transferred to the newly expanded Lehr Infantry Regiment at Potsdam in early 1914 and first saw action at Namur during the invasion of Belgium in August 1914. After moving to the Eastern Front, Josef fought at the 1st Battle of the Masurian Lakes and the Battle of Lodz before moving to the C…


Ep. 99 – The German Army in 1918 – Jack Sheldon

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Historian Jack Sheldon talks about the performance and collapse of the German Army during the Hundred Days in 1918.


Out Now ! Stand To ! No. 124 An introduction and Contents

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This is the fourth edition of Stand To! this year - one more than usual, and something we will do every year from now on, with four editions of Stand To! each year and three editions of Bulletin.  Stand To! Editor Matt Leonard writes that ‘the extra edition allows for more of your research to be published and gives further room for topics that g…


Marching to the Marne with Ross Beadle

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Ross examines the advance of the German Army through Belgium and France in August and September 1914 and identifies ten key decisions - six German, three French and one Anglo-French - that changed the eventual outcome of the campaign, two of which probably destroyed what small chance Germany had of a decisive victory. ~ ~ ~  The Warwick Arms Hote…


German Trench Raiding with Dr. Michael LoCicero

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Michael makes a welcome return to our Branch and will be presenting 'German Trench Raiding'. This will compliment a recent talk that discussed British raids, their successes, failures and the information gathered and how this assisted in decision making.