When the Whistle Blows: The Story of the Footballers’ Battalion in the Great War by Andrew Riddoch and John Kemp

When the Whistle Blows: The Story of the Foot…

Haynes Publishing, Yeovil, £19.99 (price in 2011) 336pp, 87 ills, 3 appendices, bibliog, source notes, index. ISBN 97…

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Against All Odds: Walter Tull – The Black Lieutenant by Stephen Wynn

Against All Odds: Walter Tull – The Black Lie…

Pen and Sword, £16.99 hb, 8pp plate section, index.  ISBN: 978–152–670–404–7  [First reviewed in Stand To! No.112 Jun…

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British Prisoners of War in First World War Germany by Oliver Wilkinson

British Prisoners of War in First World War G…

Cambridge University Press, £66.99 hb (Amazon 2018), 322pp, 25 ills, incl. abbreviations, bibliog., index.  Also avail…

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The Coast Guard in World War I, An Untold Story by Alex R Larzelere

The Coast Guard in World War I, An Untold Sto…

[This review first appeared in Stand To!  No. 73 April 2005] Naval Institute Press, Maryland,2003,326pp, photos, append…

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Bushmills  Heroes 1914 -1918 by Robert Thompson

Bushmills  Heroes 1914 -1918 by Robert Thomps…

204pp, ills. £10.00 (2005 pricing) (Copies available from the author) ISBN 0- 9537583-3-8 by Robert Thompson  [This re…

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The Devil’s Chariots. The Birth and Secret Battles of the First Tanks by John Glanfield

The Devil’s Chariots. The Birth and Secret Ba…

[This review first appeared in Stand To! No.81 January 2008] The Devil’s Chariots was published to great acclaim by Sut…

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Steady the Buffs! A Regiment, a Region & the Great War by Mark Connelly

Steady the Buffs! A Regiment, a Region & the …

OUP, 2006, £55 (Price in 2006) 267pp, ills, bibliography, index (ISBN 0 19 9278601) Mark Connelly [This review first a…

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On the Western Front. Soldiers' stories from France and Flanders by John Laffin

On the Western Front. Soldiers' stories from …

Anthology of Anecdotes from France and Flanders 1914-1918 277pp casebound. £11.95. (1986 price) Alan Sutton Publishin…

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A Sergeant Major's War. From Hill 60 to the Somme by Ernest Shephard

A Sergeant Major's War. From Hill 60 to the S…

[This review first appeared in Stand To!  No. 22 Spring 1988] 157 pp (inc three maps) and six of illustrations. Case …

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The Coolie’s Great War. Indian Labour in a Global Conflict 1914–1921 by Radhika Singha

The Coolie’s Great War. Indian Labour in a Gl…

£45.00, Hurst & Company, London,  392 pp, 21 ills, index, notes and refs ISBN 9781787382152  Military labour is a…

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John Terraine : The Smoke and the Fire: Myths and Anti–Myths of War 1861–1945

John Terraine : The Smoke and the Fire: Myths…

(London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1980) A reappraisal by Gary Sheffield [This article first appeared in the April 2021 ed…

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The African American Experience in World War One

The African American Experience in World War …

History, world war and the aftermath in the US and France   Many African Americans felt that the war they fought in 191…

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