Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable

Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable

Simon Called Peter by Robert Keable  Published 1921 Simon Cape  In ‘Flower of Battle’ (reviewed elsewhere) literary h…

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August 1914 by Bruno Cabanes

August 1914 by Bruno Cabanes

One of the positive features of modern Great War scholarship is the number of books that allow historians to understand …

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Faces from the Front: Harold Gillies, the Queen’s Hospital, Sidcup and the Origins of Modern Plastic Surgery.

Faces from the Front: Harold Gillies, the Que…

Helion, £29.95, hb,  212 pp, ills. throughout – some in colour. ISBN: 978–191–151–266–0 This review first appeared in…

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Winged Victory by Victor M. Yeates

Winged Victory by Victor M. Yeates

I’d heard there was a book written about flying in the First World War that was in great demand by flyers in the Second;…

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Brangwyn at War!

Brangwyn at War!

The Book: Brangwyn at War! By Dr Libby Horner Horner & Goldmark 1914 ISBN: PB 978-1909167-11-7 £25.00 The DVD: …

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The Mountain War, A Doctor’s Diary of the Italian Campaign 1914 – 1918

The Mountain War, A Doctor’s Diary of the Ita…

By Dr Isaak A Barash Pen & Sword, 2021 £20.00, 220 pages, photographs and index ISBN 978–1–39909–310–1 [This bo…

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The British War of War by Andrew Lambert

The British War of War by Andrew Lambert

Yale University Press 2021 £25.00, 533 pages ISBN 978–0–300–25073–2 [This book review first appeared in the April 202…

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The Fear of Invasion  Strategy, Politics, and British War Planning, 1880-1914  By David G. Morgan-Owen

The Fear of Invasion Strategy, Politics, and…

Oxford University Press, £65.00, vi + 250pp, hb, index, notes and refs. ISBN: 978–019–880–519–9 [2022 Prices: £74 Har…

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Farnham in the Great War by Maurice Hewins

Farnham in the Great War by Maurice Hewins

Printed and bound by Print2Demand Ltd. 17cm x 24cm 202 pages When I was asked to read and review Maurice Hewin's Farn…

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Roads to Glory by Richard Aldington

Roads to Glory by Richard Aldington

Roads to Glory Hard cover  Chatto & Windus, 1934 (Originally published 1930) It took me three books in three ste…

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The Other First World War: The Blood–Soaked  Russian Fronts 1914–1922 by Douglas Boyd

The Other First World War: The Blood–Soaked …

The Other First World War: The Blood–Soaked Russian Fronts 1914–1922 The History Press, £16.99, 256pp, soft back, 38 …

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Death of a Hero by Richard Aldington

Death of a Hero by Richard Aldington

Published by Chatto & Windus London, 1929 With reference to an unabridged edition. Paperback, 376 pages Publishe…

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