Communication Lines

Identifying the Dead of Tyne Cot by Peter Hodgkinson

‘You have done splendidly’ The Third Line Territorial Battalions on the Western Front by Richard Earl

The Camera Returns (96) by Bob Grundy and Steve Wall

Private Prince The Wartime Career of ‘Eric Edward Dale’ by Colin Taylor

Differing Accounts British Confidential and Published Versions of the Moment of Capture during the Great War by A D Harvey

A ‘Pal’ at Suvla Bay, Salonika, the Salient and the Somme by Andrew Brooks

‘It is time, indeed.’ The Great War Commemoration of the 16th (Irish) Division in France and Belgium by Tom Tulloch–Marshall

Garrison Library: Book Reviews 

Military Historian: My Part in the Birth and Development of War Studies 1966–2016 by Brian Bond

Survivors of a Kind: Memoirs of the Western Front by Brian Bond

Haig’s Enemy: Crown Prince Rupprecht and Germany’s War on the Western Front  by Jonathan Boff

Defending the Ypres Front 1914 – 1918: Trenches, Shelters and Bunkers of the German Army by Jan Vancoillie & Kristof Blieck

The Verdun Regiment. Into the Furnace: The 151st Infantry Regiment in the Battle of Verdun 1916  by Johnathan Bracken

Britain and Victory in the Great War (ed) Peter Liddle

A Battle too Far: Arras 1917 by Don Farr

Two Sides of the Same Bad Penny? Gallipoli and the Western Front, a Comparison Editor Michael LoCicero

Futile Exercise? The British Army’s Preparations for War 1902–1914 by Simon Batten

Robert Graves: From Great War Poet to Good–bye to All That, 1895–1929 by Jean Moorcroft Wilson

Pandora’s Box: A History of the Great War by Jurn Leonhard

The Indian Army in the First World War Editor Alan Jeffreys

With Their Bare Hands: General Pershing, the 79th Division and the Battle for Montfaucon by Gene Fax. Reviewed by Charles Messenger

Hamel 4th July 1918: The Australian & American Triumph by John Hughes-Wilson. Reviewed by Charles Messenger

First Through the Clouds – the Autobiography of a Box–Kite Pioneer by Frederick Warren Merriam

Winged Sabres: One of the RFC’s Most Decorated Squadrons by Robert A Sellwood

Over and Above by Captain John E Gurdon DFC

Images of War: Sopwith Camels over Italy 1917–1918 By Norman Franks

An Eye in the Sky: The Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force Career of Air Commodore Henry George Crowe MC, CBE, CBD (SC) by Bob Cossey

Haig’s Tower of Strength: General Sir Edward Bulfin – Irelands’ Forgotten General by John Powell

Scots in Great War London: A Community at Home and on the Front Line 1914–1919 by Paul McFarland

British & Dominion Formation & Unit Vehicle Signage 1914–1918 by Rod Dux and Mike Hibberd

Long Long Trail A–winding: Centenary Perspectives on the Great War Editor Dr Andrew Cromac

A Gallant County – the Regiments of Gloucestershire in the Great War by Robin Grist

From Docks and Sand

Peace at Last: A Portrait of Armistice Day, 11 November 1918 by Guy Cuthbertson

British Widows of the First World War: The Forgotten Legion by Andrea Hetherington

The Conscientious Objector’s Wife: Letters between Frank & Lucy Sunderland, 1916–1919 Editor Kate Macdonald

Decisive Victory: The Battle of the Sambre, by Derek Clayton

The Other Side of the Wire, Volume 3: With the XIV Reserve Corps – The Period of Transition July 1916–August 1917 by Ralph J Whitehead

Photographing the Fallen: A War Graves Photographer on the Western Front 1915–1919 by Jeremy Gordon Smith

Black September 1918: WW1’s Darkest Month in the Air,

Wilfred Owen’s Shrewsbury: from the Severn to Poetry and War

Scarborough in the Great War, Steven Wynn,

A Letter from France: Poems and Stories of World War One, Anthony G Nutkins,

Herefordshire’s Home Front in the First World War, Bill Laws

All Quiet in the Western Suburbs: World War One in Chiswick and nearby Districts, John H Grigg

The Hadleigh Boys, Marian Thornley


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