Notes by the way (Notices from the Editor)

  • NZ in ANZAC
  • Which unit?

The Camera Returns (8) Heavy Section of the Machine Gun Corps, Headquarters, Bermicourt Chateau

The Record Books of Mr Thomas Glover by W Turner

  • The 11th (Service) Battalion (Accrington) East Lancashire Regiment

The Presidents Address: Field Marshal Haig. The 1988 Presidential Address delivered by the Honorary President John Terraine

In the Trenches with the Lincolns

The Home Front (18) Women's Bit

Our Hearts that Died: Private Arthur Small (1891-1914) by B Cory Kilvert JR

  • Robert Rowe
  • Arthur Small 

The Last Victoria Cross: Colonel D J Dean VC by W J Westall

An Unusual Formation: The Royal Naval Division (RND) 

War Graves Headstones

IWM Publications

Youthful Memories of War by Major General Ashton Wade, CB, OBE, MC

Roll of Honour - 14 Veteran Members remembered 

The New Zealanders at Le Quesnoy 4 November 1918 by Tony Spagnoly introductory notes by Bob Wyatt

Derby Scheme VTC Brassards by Graham Stewart 

One Man's War (7): A V Simpson (Army No 3695) 

The Battle of La Couronne April 1918 by John Facer 

Behind the Lines (12): Vehicles Repairs

Communication Lines (Letters to the Editor)

  • Royal Fusiliers
  • Edmund Blunden
  • Sir John French
  • Volunteer armbands

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)

  • At the Going Down of the Sun. British First World War memorials by D Boorman
  • Monuments to Memory. The Story of Rye War Memorials by Peter and Lynne Ewart
  • Sheffield City Battalion by R Gibson and P Oldfield
  • Liddle Hart and the Weight of History by J J Mearsheimer
  • Chorley Pals, 'Y' Company 11th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. A Short History of the Company in the Great War 1914-1919 by John M Garwood
  • A Pictorial History of the Royal Tank Regiment 1916-1987 by G Forty
  • The Story of Rye's War Memorials by Peter and Lynne Ewart
  • A Generation Missing: The Grenadiers by Carroll Carstairs MC 
  • It’s Only Me. A Life of the Reverend Theodore Bayley Hardy VC, DSO, MC (1863-1918) by David Raw
  • Judy O'Grady and The Colonel's Lady. The army wife and camp followers since 1600 by N St Williams
  • From Vimy Ridge to the Rhine. The war letters of Christopher Stone by G D Sheffield and G I Inglis (Eds.)
  • My Own Darling. Letters from Montie to Kitty Carlisle by Christopher Carlisle (Ed.)
  • A Brass Hat in No-Man's Land by F P Crozier 
  • A Killing Life by Richard Robinson
  • Order of Battle of the British Armies in France. November 11th 1918 
  • For Labour and for Women. The Women's Labour League, 1906-1918 by Christine Collette
  • The Ipswich School Corps by David Warnes
  • Damn the Dardanelles! by J Laffin 
  • A Fortunate Soldier by Ken Perkins
  • Soldiers of Scotland by J Baynes with J Laffin (Eds.) 
  • Ireland and the First World War by D Fitzpatrick (Ed.)
  • The Sea and the Sand. The Story of HMS Tara and the Western Desert Force by W Davies
  • The Fateful Alliance. France, Russia and the coming of the First World War by George F Kennan
  • Never Such Innocence. A new anthology of Great War verse by M Stephen 
  • Wilfred Owen by Jon Stallworthy
  • A Military History of the University of Dublin and its Officer Training Corps, 1910-1922 by R Willoughby 
  • A Lancashire Fusilier at War by G Ashurst
  • The Coming of the First World War by R Evans and H von Strandmann (Ed.) The
  • Face of the Enemy by M Gaiger-Smith 
  • In Glass Houses. A History of the Military Provost Staff Corps by Robert Boyes
  • Angels and Citizens. British Women as Military Nurses 1854-1914 by Anne Summers
  • Armour against fate. British military intelligence in the First World War by Michael Occleshaw 
  • The Army, James II and the Glorious Revolution by John Childs

The Imperial War Museum reopens 29 June 1989

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