Editor’s Introduction

  • 90th Anniversary of the Battle of Cambrai
  • 90th Anniversary of the German Spring Offensives
  • 90th Anniversary of the Armistice

Communication Lines (Letters to the Editor)

  • Territorials vs Pals - the differences

The Three Seabrook Brothers - The Tragedy of an Australian Family - Passchendaele 1917 by Jan Van de Fraenen

The Chain of Command on the Western Front (as at 30 June 1916) by Martin Middlebrook

2nd Lieutenant Arthur Newberry Choyce: Leicestershire's Great War Poet - by Michael Kendrick

Brothers in Arms: Guernsey's Losses during the Great War by Elizabetg Walton

War Art: Christopher RIchard Wynne Nevison (1889-1946) by David Cohen

Personalities of the 2nd Battalion Royal Welch Fusiliers Victor Ward. Soldier, Artist and Collector by David Langley

Friends Reunited by Peter Last

The Camera Returns (63):Merris, south of Bailleul by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

1/7th Battalion Territorial Force (Pioneers) Durham Light Infantry in the First World War by David Thompson

On A Change of Mentality - Percy Stone: His post war thoughts by Ronald Croxford

Allenby's Generals by J P Lethbridge

  • Lieutenant General Sir Henry Chauvel
  • Lieutenant General Sir Philip Chetwode

The Chippenham War Memorial by Ray Westlake

The Diary of Sergeant Stephen Walter Dury - 33rd Sanitary Section, 2nd London Sanitary Company, RAMC, TT by Andrew Brooks

The Lion of Houplines by Dr John Krijnen

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)

  • The Battle of Vimy Ridge - 1917 by Jack Sheldon
  • Doing its Part Nobly - Coventry's King Henry VIII School and the Great War by Chris Holland and Rob Phillips
  • Doing Our Bit Middleton 1914-1919 by Martin Purdy and Ian Dawson
  • Steady the Buffs? A Regiment, a Region and the Great War by Mark Connelly
  • The Great War Diaries of Brigadier General Alexander Johnston by Edwin Astill
  • Brief by Glorious. The Story of the 8th (Service) Battalion The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918 by Charles Messenger
  • Walking Arras by Paul Reed
  • The German Army at Passchendaele by Jack Sheldon
  • The Preparatory Prologue: Douglas Haig Diaries and Letters 1861-1941 by Douglas Scott (Ed.)
  • American Battlefields of World War I. Chateau-Thierry - Then and Now. Volume One: Enter the Yanks as told in the actual words of the soldiers

Short Notices 

  • Liverpool Heroes Book 2 by Bill Sargean and Sid Lindsay edited by Ann Clayton
  • The Somme. A New Panoramic Perspective by Peter Baron
  • Passchendaele. Unseen panoramas of the Third Battles of Ypres by Peter Baron
  • Loos 1915. The Unwanted Battle by Gordon Corrigan
  • Trial by Fire. Command and the British Expeditionary Force in 1914 by Nicholas Gardner
  • A Richer Dust by Michael Oakland
  • Lest we Forget. A History of the War Memorials of Peasenhall and Sibton Suffolk by Leslie Larnder
  • Pro Patria Mori. The 56th (1st London) Division at Commecourt, 1st July 1916 by Bill MacCormick
  • American Battlefields of the World War 1. Chateau-Thierry - Then and Now. Volume One: Enter the Yanks.
  • The Devil’s Chariots. The Birth & Secret Battles of the First Tanks by John Glanfield.
  • French Strategy and Tactical Bombardment Forces of Word War 1 by Rene Martel
  • Five Days in October. The Lost Battalion of World War I by Robert H Ferrell
  • A Pity for Heroes by Derek Hunt

Also Received

  • Mr Punch’s History of the Great War
  • The Lion and the Poppy, British Veterans, Politics, and Society, 1921-1939 by Niall Barr
  • Julius Buckler: Malaula! Battle Cry of Jasta 17 by Norman Franks.
  • The Salient. Ypres, 1914-1918 by Alan Palmer
  • The Unwanted. Great War Letters from the Field edited by John Hughes
    Ottoman Army Effectiveness in World War I. A comparative study by Edward Erickson


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