Editor’s Introduction

  • Views, thoughts and ideas can be shared - often leading to a greater understanding of what happened on the ground.

Communication Lines (Letters to the Editor)

  • Sir Arthur Currie
  • La Boiselle Study Group
  • Tactical Railways

Landsknechte vs Sportsmen Operation Kirschbüte - Seicheprey 20 April 1918 by Sebastian Laudan

The BEF in the Great War (Part 5) by Bob Butcher

One of the Youngest Pilots Killed in the Great War: Second Lieutenant Pieter Cedric Earlam Johnson - 4 Squadron Royal Flying Corps by Clive Sharples

The Camera Returns (74) Mons-en-Chaussée, nr St Quentin by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

Private X and the Immortal Eighty of Festubert (Part 3) by Colin Taylor

War Art - The Tank as Art: David and Judith Cohen

University College Nottingham during the Great War by Dr David Nunn

Remembering the Great War at The Church of St John the Baptist, Cardiff by Ray Westlake

Just One of 21,000 by Brian Rogers

The Anzac Convoy, Albany, Western Australia by Christopher Nash

Garrison Library (First World War books reviewed)


  • Undefeated. The Extraordinary Life and Death of Lt. Col. Jack Sherwood Kelly VC, CMG, DSO by Philip Bujak
  • Gallipoli by Peter Hart
  • The Back Parts of War. The YMCA Memoirs and letters of Barclay Baron, 1915-1919 by Michael Snape (Ed.)
  • To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne 1918 by Edward G Lengel
  • The German Army at Ypres - 1914 by Jack Sheldon
  • Elsie and Mairi Go to War: Two Extraordinary Women on the Western Front by Diane Atkinson
  • Departed Warriors: The Story of a Family a War by Jerry Murland
  • Haig:Master of the Field By Major General Sir John Davidson
  • None that go Return: Leighton, Brittain and the Lost Generation 1914-1918 by Don Farr
  • Dear Hal, Yours Pud by Theo Stibbons
  • The Riddles of Wipers: An Appreciation of the Trench Journal ‘The Wipers Times by John Ivelaw-Chapman
  • This Gallant Steelback - Ewart Boulter VC by Derek Seaton
  • 6th Battalion The Manchester Regiment in the Great War by John Hartley
  • Short Notices 


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