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Givenchy in the Great War – a Village on the Front Line

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Reviewed Stephen Broomfield. I am sure many reading this review will have visited Givenchy - lying as it does in a central part of the British line and close to the scenes of major engagements. Givenchy in the Great War is possibly the first study of a single geographic location during the war. The author’s focus is the village - mentioning othe…


The Indian Corps in France. Lt Col J.W .B.Merewether & Sir F. Smith

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The Indian Corps in France. Lt Col J.W .B.Merewether & Sir F. Smith: Reprint of 2nd edition, 1918, Naval & Military Press 1996. £29.95, 550pp. No ISBN given.  [This review first appeared in Stand To No. 49 April 1997. It is now one of over 2,200 reviews of books on the First World War available to search by members of The Western Front Ass…


Sepoys in the Trenches: The Indian Corps on the Western Front 1914-1915

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Hardback, 274pp.  Spellmount, 2000,  price £24.95 ISBN 1 86227 054 6. [This review first appeared in Stand To! No. 60 January 2001] Who amongst us has not been intrigued and moved by the long lists of Indian names on the Menin Gate, or on the impressive Indian memorial near Neuve Chapelle?  This book tells the story behind those names, from t…