The Virago Book of Women & the Great War

The Virago Book of Women & the Great War

Book review by Ann Clayton. I was gratified to see that this collection of women's experiences of the Great War opens w…

Read More
Don't Shout at the Guns

Don't Shout at the Guns

Book Review by Fiona Bratherton. This is Laurence Harris's third children's book, being a sequel to Jackie was a Hero, …

Read More
Above the Trenches - Supplement

Above the Trenches - Supplement

Book review by Gary Sheffield. Above the Trenches - A Complete Record of the Fighter Aces and Units of the British Empi…

Read More
The Imperial War Museum Book of the Somme

The Imperial War Museum Book of the Somme

Book Review by Bob Butcher. It was with a certain feeling of 'We've been here before' that I opened this book, afterall…

Read More
Kitchener's Army: The Raising of the New Armies 1914-1916

Kitchener's Army: The Raising of the New Armi…

Book review by Gary Sheffield.  Peter Simkins will be well known to many readers of Stand To! As the Historian at the I…

Read More
British Bunglers and Butchers of World War One

British Bunglers and Butchers of World War On…

Book review by Gary Sheffield. I should at once declare an interest. In July 1996 the BBC screened a Timewatch document…

Read More
Passchendaele - The Untold Story

Passchendaele - The Untold Story

Book review by Gary Sheffield. With the publication in 1992 of Command on the Western Front, Robin Prior and Trevor Wil…

Read More
The Heroic Johnsman: The story of Jack Harrison VC

The Heroic Johnsman: The story of Jack Harris…

By Patrick H A Neal Enthusiasms are an itch that demand scratching. In Patrick J A Neal’s case the itch triggered a thr…

Read More
US Marine in World War I

US Marine in World War I

By Ed and Catherine Colbert (Eds.) (ills by Jonny Shumate) 64 page Osprey Publishing’s Warrior series US Marine in Wo…

Read More
Kitchener’s New Army: Your Country Needs You

Kitchener’s New Army: Your Country Needs You

By Edgar Wallace Book reviewe by David J Filsell Kitchener’s New Army: Your Country Needs You was republished by Ambe…

Read More
Facing Armageddon: The First World War Experienced

Facing Armageddon: The First World War Experi…

By Hugh Cecil and Dr Peter Liddle First published by Leo Cooper in 1996, New edition edition (April 2003) £60 hardback…

Read More
The Trench Cook Book 1917. Western Front Recipes from Bully Beef Stew to Trench Tea

The Trench Cook Book 1917. Western Front Reci…

By Hannah Holman (Ed) Book Review by Barbara Taylor The Trench Cook Book 1917 is rather a fun book. Drawn from War Off…

Read More