Ypres 1914: Langemarck

Ypres 1914: Langemarck

Review by Andy Thompson. The bitter battles in and around the Langemarck during October and November 1914 have long bee…

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Kut: The Death of an Army.

Kut: The Death of an Army.

Review by Timothy Heck. Kut’s tragedy rings out as “the most abject capitulation in Britain's military history."  Given…

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The Chief: Douglas Haig and the British Army

The Chief: Douglas Haig and the British Army

Reviewed by David Filsell. In the last four years three new biographies of Douglas Haig have been published. Each, of t…

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Allied POWs in German Hands 1914 - 1918 (Images of War).

Allied POWs in German Hands 1914 - 1918 (Imag…

Reviewed by Timothy Heck. Allied POWs in German Hands, 1914-1918 is an engaging collection of short chapters and con…

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Devil Dogs Chronicle: Voices of the 4th Marine Brigade in World War I

Devil Dogs Chronicle: Voices of the 4th Marin…

Reviewed by Timothy Heck.  Works on the American participation in World War I are understandably harder to come by than…

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Forgotten Victory

Forgotten Victory

Book Review by David Filsell. Although published last year, lack of a publisher's copy has sadly long delayed the revie…

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The Great War, Memory and Ritual: Commemoration in the City and East London, 1916-1939

The Great War, Memory and Ritual: Commemorati…

Book review by James Brazier. This is the latest volume in The Royal Historical Society's Studies in History series. Th…

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My Father's Son

My Father's Son

Book Review by David Filsell.  When Earl Haig died suddenly in 1928, his nine-year-old son succeeded to the title. Such…

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Verdun 1916

Verdun 1916

Book review by Anne Clayton. A major article in this issue of Stand To! is by Malcolm Brown, on Verdun. His book Verdun…

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The Final Days 1918

The Final Days 1918

Book review by Anne Clayton. The Final Days 1918 gives details of fifty-six VC winners who gained their awards during t…

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The Road to Victory 1918

The Road to Victory 1918

Book review by Anne Clayton. The Road to Victory 1918 covers the fifty days between 8 August and 26 September when the …

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Suffrage and Power: The Women's Movement

Suffrage and Power: The Women's Movement

Book review by James Brazier. The author is Lecturer in Women's Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London where…

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