Notes by the Way (Notices from the Editor)

Some tributes: Lieutenant-General Sir John Glubb KCB, CMG, DSO, OBE, MC Patron of the Western Front Association. Obituary reprinted from The Times 

  • A Personal Memory. Air Commodore R H S Spaight
  • A Tribute by Colonel Terry Cave 
  • Farewell to Sir John Glubb by John Giles

'Did the rations in the dark': Extracts from the 1916 Diary of Q.M.S. W.R.Rickets edited by Don Cook

Q744 : George Ashurst by R B Grundy - Men of the 1st Lancashire Fusiliers fixing bayonets in the trenches opposite Beaumont Hammel Maps of the Great War at the P.R.O (The Camera Returns) by R B 'Bob' Grundy

  • Remembered by Corporal George Ashurst, 1st Lancashire Fusiliers
  • Standing on the exact spot where the photograph was taken
  • Acknowledgements to Dr A J Peacock and Dr. S Badsey

Maps of the Great War at The P.R.O. by I Mumford (lately principal Map Research Officer MOD)

In the Furnace of Verdun by Karl Heimgartner translated and edited by R A Bauggartner

Craven's Part in the Great War by William Turner 

On the Somme: Behind the German Lines - Gommecourt Chateau, Pozieres, Bazentine le Petit, Combles. 

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed) by 'Obturator'

  • Holt's Battlefield Guides by T & V Holt
  • The 'Accrington Pals' The 11th (Service) Battalion (Accrington). East Lancashire Regiment, A Pictorial History by William Turner
  • The Poisonous Cloud. Chemical Warfare in the First World War by L F Haber
  • Silvertown by Michael Paris
  • The Great War and the French People by Jean-Jacques Becker
  • Captain Stormont Gibbs: From the Somme to the Armistice edited by Richard Devonald-Lewis 
  •  by L F Haber
  • The Long March. The Story of 'The Devils Own' B/210 (Burnley) Battery, Royal Field Artillery by Jack Horsfall 
  • The Diary of the World War I Cavalry Officer by Br General Sir Archibald Home 
  • Longueval by Ian Uys
  • From the Somme to the Armistice by Capt Stormont Gibbs 
  • With a Machine Gun to Cambrai by George Coppard
  • To Win a War 1918. The Year of Victory by John Terraine  
  • The Middle Part of Fortunes: Somme and Ancre 1916 by Frederick Manning
  • The Somme Then and Now by John Giles 
  • The Great War and the British People by J M Winter 
  • Old Battles and New Defences by Corelli Barnett et al 
  • Stars in a Dark Night. The Letters of Ivor Gurney: 2/5 Gloucesters 
  • Finding out about Fighting in World War I by Stephen Hoare
  • History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Order of Battle of Divisions I - The Regular British Divsions
  • Attack. An Infantry subalterns impressions of 1 July 1916 by Edward Liveing

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Communication Lines (Letters to the Editor)

  • The Battle of Arras
  • Statistics
  • Rigle Grenades
  • Haig's Headquarters when C in C by John Terraine

Intelligence Summary. Roll of Honour - deaths of veteran members

  • IWM News - Marking the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme
  • 1982 Memorial Stone at Tower Hamlets 
  • Roll of Honour - 18 Veteran Members Remembered

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