War Underground by Alexander Barrie

War Underground by Alexander Barrie

Available in various hardback editions (first edition 1962), paperback 2004.  War Underground by Alexander Barrie is a c…

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Mr Standfast by John Buchan

Mr Standfast by John Buchan

Whilst John Buchan was not a combatant in the Great War, he was a significant figure in the nascent business of propagan…

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Lutyens and the Great War by Gerald Gliddon & Tim Skelton

Lutyens and the Great War by Gerald Gliddon &…

Frances Lincoln Ltd Publishers, 2008, £30, 224pp, illus, index. ISBN 978-0-7112-2678-8  This coffee-table size book, pu…

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1918: A Very British Victory by Peter Hart

1918: A Very British Victory by Peter Hart

Weidenfeld & Nicholson, £20, 552pp 15 maps, 30 ills, notes, index. ISBN 978 0 297 84652 9  As a recent thread on th…

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The German Offensives of 1918: The Last Desperate Gamble by Ian Passingham

The German Offensives of 1918: The Last Despe…

Pen and Sword, £19.99, 181pp, 43 ills, 3 mps, 8appendices, notes, bilio, index. ISBN 184415762-8  Whilst Ian Passingham…

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Pillars of Fire - the Battles of Messines Ridge 1917 by Ian Passingham

Pillars of Fire - the Battles of Messines Rid…

Sutton Publishing 1998. Hardback, 223pp„ £19.99. ISBN 0 7509 1704 0.  In his foreword to this book, Peter Simkins of th…

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Storm Troop Tactics - Innovation in the German Army by Bruce I Gudundsson

Storm Troop Tactics - Innovation in the Germa…

1914-1918, 210 pp. Casebound, £30.95 in UK (through Eurospan books). Praeger, New York. 1989. ISBN 0275 93328 8. It is …

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The Worst Ordeal - Britons Home and Abroad 1914-1918 by Peter Liddle

The Worst Ordeal - Britons Home and Abroad 19…

Published by Leo Cooper, 1994. Casebound, 232 pp. £18.99. ISBN 0850524172.  If I am right in believing that most WFA me…

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Wilfred Owen, Poet and Soldier by Helen McPhail

Wilfred Owen, Poet and Soldier by Helen McPha…

Gliddon Books/Wilfred Owen Association, 1993. Softback, 80pp. £7.95. ISBN 0 9478 93318.  This book by Stand To! Poetry …

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Battle Tactics of the Western Front: The British Army's Art of the Attack 1916-1918 by Paddy Griffith

Battle Tactics of the Western Front: The Brit…

286pp. Yale University Press 1994. ISBN 0-300-05910-8  This is an important book. In it, Paddy Griffith lays to rest a …

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Defeat at Gallipoli by Nigel Steel and Peter Hart

Defeat at Gallipoli by Nigel Steel and Peter …

xvi 480pp. Hardback. £17.99. Macmillan. 1994. ISBN 0 33 55314 4.  Those of us who seek to pass judgement on the conduct…

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My Father's Son, Earl Dawyk Haig

My Father's Son, Earl Dawyk Haig

Leo Cooper, 194pp, ills, index, £19.95. ISBN 0 85052 708 2.  When Earl Haig died suddenly in 1928, his nine-year-old so…

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