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'A Nation in Arms; a social study of the British Army in the First World War' by Ian F W Beckett and Keith Simpson.


2796pp., casebound. £25. Manchester University Press. [This review, by 'Obturator' first appeared i the Summer 1985 edition of Stand To! - No.14. It is one of a dozen reviews in this edition, alongside an array of veteran memoirs, diaries published for the first time and academic articles on the Indian Army, the German Air Service and gas warfare.…

The Great War 1914- 1918 by Ian F.W.Becket


Modern Wars in Perspective Series Longman, 2001, pb, 508pp, maps, £16.99. ISBN 0 582 32248 0. There have been some important works on the Great War published recently; the first volume of the new history by Hew Strachan is reviewed elsewhere in this issue, and we have a new contribution of great merit from Gary Sheffield. Ian Becket is a great m…