Editor’s Introduction

Communication Lines (Letters to the Editor)

  • A Life Remembered
  • Lochnagar Crater 1 July 1916
  • PoW Parcels

Salonika 1915 – The Early Days of a Forgotten Campaign by Alan Wakefield

Monash on Gallipoli by Peter Pedersen

Hell at Helles: Sweating in the Trenches, Summer 1915 by Peter Hart

‘He never hung out of a ruck’ Blair Swannell – An English Lion in Australian Uniform by Graham McKechnie

A Difficult Year: Offensive Operations on the Western Front 1915 by Nigel Atter

No Shortcuts for ‘Wully’ Sir William Robertson – From Private to Professional Head of the Army by Graham Caldwell

Captain Tunstill’s Men’ by Dr Bill Smith

The Camera Returns (82) by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

The Evolution of Trench Warfare. La Bassée – Auchy – Loos 1915: A German Perspective by Sebastian Laudan

War Art – The Battle of Loos by David and Judith Cohen

Ernest Stafford Carlos 1883 – 1917 by Steven Harris

Harold Arthur Johnson 13th (County of London) Princess Louise’s Kensington Battalion by Andrew Brooks

Sowing the Seeds of the Somme. The Chantilly Conference – December 1915 by James Benn

First Casualties – Finding Second Lieutenant A F J Sang Intelligence Corps by Helen Carter

First Tanks at Elveden by David Fletcher

A King Goes to the Army Dentist by Gordon MacKinnon

‘An outstandingly brave fellow’ – The Fighting Days of Walter Summers, Film Director by Michael Lucas

From 1915 Medical Orderly to 1916 Cabinet Minister by Christopher Arnander

A Moonlight Massacre: The Night Operation on the Passchendaele Ridge, 2 December 1917 – The Tactical Controversy by Michael LoCicero

The Forgotten Americans during ‘Backs To The Wall’ by Terrence Finnegan

The First World War Paid Off ? by David Tattersfield

Garrison Library (World War I Book Reviews)

  • Wales and World War One by Robin Barlow
  • The War Diary of an English Soldier: 12th September - 19th December 1914 by Alan Wilson (Ed.)
  • Medicine and Duty: The First World War Diary of Dr Harold Dearden
  • Frontline Medic - Gallipoli, Somme, Ypres: The Diary of Captain George Pirie RAMC 1914-1917
  • Journey's End: The Classic War Play Explored by Robert Gore-Langton
  • Kelly's War: The Great War Diary of Frederick Kelly 1914-1916 by Jon Cooksey and Graham McKechnie (Eds.)
  • A Sunny August Bank Holiday to a Wet Easter: Royal Marine Light Infantry 1914-1916 by T J Budd
  • Guerillas of Tsavo: The East African Campaign of the Great War in British East Africa 1914-1916 by James G Wilson
  • Billy Bishop VC: Lone Wolf Hunter. The RAF Ace Re-examined by Peter Kilduff
  • Get Tough Stay Tough: Shaping the Canadian Corps 1914-1918 by Kenneth Radley
  • British Posters of the First World War by John Christopher
  • McGill's War: A History of Life in Britain during the Great War Illustrated by the Art of Donald Fraser McGill by John Paul Wilton
  • From the Somme to Victory: The British Army's Experience on the Western Front 1916-1918 by Peter Simkin
  • World War I in cartoons by Mark Bryant
  • English Freemasonry and the First World War by Diane Clements (Ed.)
  • A History of the Royal Navy: World War I by Mike Farquharson-Roberts
  • The Battle of Dogger Bank: The First Dreadnought Engagement by Thomas R Philbin

Short Notices

  • Conan Doyle’s War (edited version of Volume I The British Campaign in France and Flancers (Six Volumes) by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Walking the Retreat: The March to the Marne 1914 Revisited by Terry Cudbird
  • A Home Front Diary 1914-1918 by Lillie Scales
  • In a Time of War: Tipperary 1914-1918 by John Dennehy
  • The Great War Memory and Ritual: Commemoration in the City and East London 1916-1939 by Mark Connelly
  • Stories from the War Hospital by Richard Wilcocks
  • Fallen on the Somme by M A Argyle
  • By Motorbike from Mons: War Diary of Lieutenant Edward Sidney Hacker, Army Service Corps August 4th to November 30th 1914
  • The Horns of the Beat: The Swakop River Campaigns of World War I in South-West Africa by James Stejskal
  • The Fighting McKays of Macclesfield: A Story of Service and Sacrifice with the 22nd Cheshire Regiment by David Hill (WFA Member)
  • Les Combatants des 1001 Nuit from L’Alloeu Terre de Battailles, 1914-1918
  • The Indian Corps on the Western front Handbook and Battlefield Guide by Simon Doherty and Tom Donovan
  • King George’s Own Central India Horse the Story of a Local Corps by Major General W A Watson
  • Dangerous Work - The Memoir of Private George Weeks of the Labour Corps 1917-1919 edited by Alan Weeks
  • Not in the Hands of Boys by Julian Moss
  • Damage - A Novel of the Great War by D G Holliday
  • What Tommy Took to War 1914-1918 by Peter Doyle and Chris Foster
  • 1917: The First World War at Sea in Photographs by Phil Carradice
  • Swansea in the Great War by Bernard Lewis
  • The Huns have got my Gramophone by A J Doran and A McCarthy
  • We Good… We no Shoot: The Christmas Truce at Plugstreet Wood by Andrew Hamilton and Alan Reed
  • The Somme Battlefield: A Pocket Guide to places and people with Secret Maps by Ruaraidh Adams-Cairms (reviewed by David Filsell)
  • The Sky Their Battlefield II: Air Fighting and Air Casualties of the Great War - British Commonwealth and United States Air Services 1912 to 1919 - Second Edition by Trevor Henshaw


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