A Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain

A Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain

Feminism of the First Hour?  Released in 1933 as Germany faced the beginnings of the rise of fascism, A Testament of Yo…

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Ernest Hemingway – A Farewell to Arms (1929)

Ernest Hemingway – A Farewell to Arms (1929)

Considered to be the high priest of modernism, it could be argued that Hemingway transformed the face of literature. Pri…

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Sons of Freedom: The forgotten American Soldiers who defeated Germany in World War One by Geofrey Wawro

Sons of Freedom: The forgotten American Soldi…

Basic Books. £13.81 (on Amazon special at the time of the book’s review). HB 596 pp. 14 maps. Ills throughout. Bibliog…

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The Great War Dead of Crewe & Nantwich by Mark Potts & Joy Bratherton

The Great War Dead of Crewe & Nantwich by Mar…

Softback, 219pp, 2001.  Copies priced £10 may be obtained from Joy Bratherton. [Available in 2021 for £7.25 from Abebo…

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Americans All. Foreign-Born Soldiers in World War I by Nancy G Ford

Americans All. Foreign-Born Soldiers in World…

Texas A&M University Press, College Station, $32.95, 2000, 207pp, ills, index.  ISBN: 1 58544 118 X.  His is a wel…

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The Great War 1914- 1918 by Ian F.W.Becket

The Great War 1914- 1918 by Ian F.W.Becket

Modern Wars in Perspective Series Longman, 2001, pb, 508pp, maps, £16.99. ISBN 0 582 32248 0. There have been some im…

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The Lusitania, the Life, Loss and Legacy of an Ocean Legend by Daniel Allen Butler

The Lusitania, the Life, Loss and Legacy of a…

Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg,  PA, 2000, 291 pp. $29.95.  ISBN 0 8117 989 2.  Even at this late date, the Lusitania…

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Filming All Quiet on the Western Front by Andrew Kelly

Filming All Quiet on the Western Front by And…

I.B. Taurus, 1998. Price unknown.  ISBN 86064 000 0.  Erich Maria Remarque's extraordinary novel All Quiet on the West…

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Kitchener by John Pollock

Kitchener by John Pollock

Constable, 2001, 598pp., £20.  ISBN 0 09 480340 4  Earl Kitchener of Khartoum remains a source of fascination for hist…

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Irish Voices from the Great War by Myles Dungan

Irish Voices from the Great War by Myles Dung…

[This review first appeared in the September 2001 edition of Stand To! No. 62] Irish Academic Press Dublin, 1995, 219p…

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Revolution? Ireland 1917-1923 by David Fitzpatrick

Revolution? Ireland 1917-1923 by David Fitzpa…

173 pp. Paperback. IR £3.95.  Trinity History Workshop, Dublin.  1990 ISBN 0 9511400 5 1.  Readers will recall the ea…

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Ireland and the First World War by D Fitzpatrick (Ed.)

Ireland and the First World War by D Fitzpatr…

xiii, 120 pp, illustrated. Paper cover.  IRE5.95. The Lilliput Press, Gigginstown, Mullingar, Co Westmeath, Republic …

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