Riding the Retreat: Mons to Marne 1914 Revisited by Richard Holmes

Riding the Retreat: Mons to Marne 1914 Revisi…

Jonathan Cape, 1995.  Hardback, 280 pages   £20.  ISBN 0224037625 [This review first appeared in the 1996 edition of…

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Animals in the Great War

Animals in the Great War

Pages: 117Illustrations: 32ISBN: 9781473838048Published by Pen & Sword: 17th June 2019 There is room for a book on …

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Great Sacrifice. The Old Boys of Barnsley Holgate Grammar School in the First World War by Jane Ainsworth

Great Sacrifice. The Old Boys of Barnsley Hol…

720 pages Helion & Company (2016) ‘A memorial book like no other.’ ‘Great Sacrifice. The Old Boys of Barnsley Hol…

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The Boys of Blackhorse Road by Malcolm Doolin

The Boys of Blackhorse Road by Malcolm Doolin…

More than simply a collection of personal, short life and service histories of the boys who as men served and died durin…

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Walter Tull, 1888-1918 Officer, Footballer by Phil Vasili

Walter Tull, 1888-1918 Officer, Footballer by…

Paperback 256 Pages Published: 11/11/2009 Publisher: Raw Press  ISBN: 9780956395405  I'n diving this review of 'Walt…

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With a Machine Gun to Cambrai by George Coppard

With a Machine Gun to Cambrai by George Coppa…

188pp., paperback. £3.95.  Macmillan/Papermac. [This 'review' first appeared in Stand To! No.17 Summer 1986] Original…

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The Blue Beast: Power and Passion in the Great War by Jonathan Walker

The Blue Beast: Power and Passion in the Grea…

The History Press, Gloucs, 2013, £18.99, 224pp, 67 ills, notes, bibliog., index. ISBN: 9‒780‒752‒465‒97‒5 [This revie…

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The Zimmermann Telegram : Intelligence, Diplomacy and America’s Entry into World War I by Thomas Boghardt

The Zimmermann Telegram : Intelligence, Diplo…

US Naval Institute Press, 2012, $36.95, xii pages, 319pp, illustrations, bibliography, index. ISBN: 9‒781‒612‒511‒48‒1…

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Jackie Was a Hero by Lawrence Harris

Jackie Was a Hero by Lawrence Harris

1996  Paperback, 147 pp. £6.99 incl. postage from The Cartoon Cave P.O.Box 9138 London W3 7WQ. ISBN 0 9526834 0 7 …

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Men who Played the Game – Sportsmen who Gave their Life in the Great War by Mike Reese

Men who Played the Game – Sportsmen who Gave …

Seren Books, £17.99 268pp, 18 ills. ISBN: 978–178–172–286–2 [This review first appeared in Stand To! 109 June 2017 (S…

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From the Western Front to Salonika: A French Soldier Writes Home by Catherine Labaume-Howards (ed)

From the Western Front to Salonika: A French …

Helion & Co., £19.95 (£19.75 direct from publisher),  soft back, 182pp, ills in page throughout, 6 appendices, indi…

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Unquiet Souls: The Indian Summer of the British Aristocracy 1880-1918 by Angela Lambert

Unquiet Souls: The Indian Summer of the Briti…

Macmillan, £14.95 [This short review first appeared in Stand To!  No.12 Winter 1984] Required reading for all those wh…

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