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The Battle of Jutland: A Boy Telegraphist : 31 May 1916
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.
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…
Sussex Women at War: Iva Mary Harland and Fanny Amelia Kennaird
The Great War is seen as an event that marked and occasioned deep and lasting social change. Historians might argue as to the scale or extent of its effect, but it cannot be denied that post-war Britain was a very different place from that which existed in the idyllic summer of 1914. All aspects of life were affected including the class system, rel…