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The Battle of Jutland: A Boy Telegraphist : 31 May 1916

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On 31 May 1916 the largest naval battle of the First World War took place off the coast Denmark. the Battle of Jutland is now easily the most remembered of the First World War naval engagements. HMS Queen Mary put to sea with the rest of the Battlecruiser Fleet to intercept a sortie by the High Seas Fleet into the North Sea. The British had bee…


Faces from the Front: Harold Gillies, the Queen’s Hospital, Sidcup and the Origins of Modern Plastic Surgery.

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Helion, £29.95, hb,  212 pp, ills. throughout – some in colour. ISBN: 978–191–151–266–0 This review first appeared in the journal of The Western Front  Association Stand To! No.112 June 2018   This is an excellent book. Andrew Bamji is a specialist in the field of rheumatology and rehabilitation, consultant archivist (for nearly 40 years) at Qu…