The Flower of Battle - British Fiction Writers of the First World War by Hugh Cecil

The Flower of Battle - British Fiction Writer…

Secker & Warburg 1995 Hardback, 415pp £25.00 ISBN  0 436 202905 [This review first appeared in the October 1996 …

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Battlebags-British Airship of the First World War by CES Mowthorpe

Battlebags-British Airship of the First World…

Published by Alan Sutton 1995 Hardback 194pp ISBN 0 7509 0989 7 [This review first appeared in the September 1996 ed…

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Durham Men in the Great War by John Davison

Durham Men in the Great War by John Davison

School of Education Durham University 2001, card covers 129pp. ISBN 1 870268 26 1.  Obtainable from the University …

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Battleship Texas by Hugh Power

Battleship Texas by Hugh Power

Texas A&M Press College Station TX, (1993, reissued 2000),  pb 161pp, index. £15.95. ISBN 0 89096 516 1. [This…

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Newcastle Commercials by Ian Johnson

Newcastle Commercials by Ian Johnson

Newcastle’s Very First Volunteer Battalion of the Great War [This review first appeared in the October 2016 edition of …

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The Evolution of Victory - British Battles on the Western Front 1914-1918 by Andy Simpson

The Evolution of Victory - British Battles on…

1995 Hardback Publisher T.Donovan 152pp £17.95 ISBN 1 87108519 5 [This review first appeared in the September 1996 …

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African American Doctors of World War I – The Lives of 104 Volunteers by W Douglas Fisher and Joann H Buckley

African American Doctors of World War I – The…

McFarland and Co., 2016, $45 US, 277pp, (2016 price, also available for Kindle £17.28 in 2021) illustrated, bibliog., …

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The Great War and the French People by Jean-Jacques Becker

The Great War and the French People by Jean-J…

343pp., hardback £25 (1986 price) (Paperback £8.95).  Berg Publishers Ltd. The effect of modern war on civil populat…

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With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and defeat in 1918 by David Stevenson

With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and defea…

Publisher‏: ‎ Allen Lane (2011) Hardcover‏: ‎ 688 pages, Glossary, index, maps, photographs ISBN‏: ‎ 978-0713998405 I…

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Great War to Race Riots by Madeline Heneghan and Emy Omora

Great War to Race Riots by Madeline Heneghan …

Madeline Heneghan and Emy Onuora Writing on the Wall Toxteth Library Windsor Street Liverpool L8 1XF Published by …

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Tommy French: How British First World War Soldiers Turned French Into Slang

Tommy French: How British First World War Sol…

£19.99, Pen & Sword, 2021, 224 pp 30 b/w illustrations  ISBN: 9781526765925 [This review by Rachel Duffett fir…

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Animal War Heroes (1933) by Peter Shaw Baker

Animal War Heroes (1933) by Peter Shaw Baker

Though published nearly 90 years ago, Animal War Heroes is as much a delight to read today as I’m sure it was in the 193…

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