Communication Lines

Shots from the Front The Somme in the Soldiers’ Own Words and Photographs by Richard van Emden

The Camera Returns (88): The Northern Edge of Mametz Wood by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

Herbert Plumer, Douglas Haig and the Loss of ‘The Bluff’ February 1916 by James Benn

‘The Most Valuable Sources of News’ Australian Prisoners and German Intelligence in 1916 by Aaron Pegram

Principal Hagarty’s Battalion The Short History of the 201st Battalion Toronto Light Infantry by Gordon MacKinnon

Life in the Trenches 1916 by Peter Hart

The Immelmann Enigma by David Filsell

Somme Preparations ‘The Superhumanly Possible’ by Rob Thompson

Somme and Rhine The Memoirs of Major Edward Ison Andrews Part One – To the Somme Edited by Michael Lucas

A Tactical Victory on the Somme The 1st South Staffordshire Regiment on 1 July 1916 by David Shergold

First Blood The Australian Breakthrough at by Hugh Sebag–Montefiore

‘Not a Single Blade of Grass...’ Guillemont, 3 September 1916 Tactics and Insights by Sebastian Laudan

War Art - Lieutenant Richard Barrett Talbot Kelly, MBE, MC, RI 52 Brigade – Royal Field Artillery (1896–1971) by David and Judith Cohen

Tunnelling Companies on the Somme Part One by David Whittaker

The Man behind a Poem for Today by Elspeth Johnstone

A New Circular Tour of the Serre Battlefield by Jerry Murland

Off the Beaten Track Little–Visited Private & Regimental Memorials on the Somme Opportunities for Further Research by Tonie and Valmai Holt

A Day of Disaster Malancourt Wood Verdun – 20 March 1916 by Christina Holstein

Private Harold Page: a Norfolk Man by Robert Burkett, Andrew England and Richard Rayner

Jutland: How the War was Won by Andrew Lambert

A Gordon Highlander at the Battle of Jutland by John Mathieson

Garrison Library (World War I Book Reviews)

  • British Battle Planning in 1916 and the Battle of Fromelles: A Case Study of an Evolving Skill by Roger Lee and John Bourne (Ed.)
  • Hold at all Costs! The Epic Battle of Delville Wood, 1916 by Ian Uys
  • Putty: The Life and Letters of Lieutenant General Sir William Pulteney 1861-1941 by Anthony Leask
  • Dearest Mother: First World War Letters Home from a Young Sapper Officer in France and Salonika by Andrew Baines and Joanna Palmer (Eds.)
  • Mud, Blood and Determination: The History of the 46th (North Midland) Division in the Great War by Simon Peaple
  • Subterranean Sappers - A History of 177 Tunneling Company Royal Engineers 1915-1919 by Iain McHenry
  • For King and Another Country: Indian Soldiers on the Western Front 1914-1918 by Shrabani Basu
  • Fighting Irish: The Irish Regiments in the First World War by Gavin Hughes
  • Irishmen in the Great War: Reports from the Front 1915 by Tom Burnell
  • Ireland’s Call - Irish Sporting Heroes Who Fell in the Great War by Stephen Walker
  • Final Wicket: Test and First-Class Cricketers Killed in the Great War by Nigel McCrery
  • I Chose the Sky by Leonard Rochford
  • Into the Blue by Normal Macmillan OBE MC AFC
  • Behind the Gas Mask: The US Chemical Warfare Service in War and Peace by Thomas I Faith
  • A Group Photograph, Before, Now and In-Between by Andrew Tatham
  • Missing by Not Forgotten: Men of the Thiepval Memorial-Somme by Ken Linge and Pam Linge
  • Henry Gray:Surgeon of the Great War by Thomas Scotland and Ann Boyer
  • The Guardians of Silence by Andrea Contrini 

Short Notices

  • The New Oxford book of War Poetry by John Stallworthy
  • Padre, Prisoners & Pen-Pusher by Peter Howson
  • In the Hands of the Enemy by Rev Benjamin O’Rorke
  • My Family in the  Great War by Ned Malet de Carteret


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