The German Offensives of 1918: The Last Desperate Gamble by Ian Passingham

The German Offensives of 1918: The Last Despe…

Pen and Sword, £19.99, 181pp, 43 ills, 3 mps, 8appendices, notes, bilio, index. ISBN 184415762-8  Whilst Ian Passingham…

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Pillars of Fire - the Battles of Messines Ridge 1917 by Ian Passingham

Pillars of Fire - the Battles of Messines Rid…

Sutton Publishing 1998. Hardback, 223pp„ £19.99. ISBN 0 7509 1704 0.  In his foreword to this book, Peter Simkins of th…

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Storm Troop Tactics - Innovation in the German Army by Bruce I Gudundsson

Storm Troop Tactics - Innovation in the Germa…

1914-1918, 210 pp. Casebound, £30.95 in UK (through Eurospan books). Praeger, New York. 1989. ISBN 0275 93328 8. It is …

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The Worst Ordeal - Britons Home and Abroad 1914-1918 by Peter Liddle

The Worst Ordeal - Britons Home and Abroad 19…

Published by Leo Cooper, 1994. Casebound, 232 pp. £18.99. ISBN 0850524172.  If I am right in believing that most WFA me…

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Wilfred Owen, Poet and Soldier by Helen McPhail

Wilfred Owen, Poet and Soldier by Helen McPha…

Gliddon Books/Wilfred Owen Association, 1993. Softback, 80pp. £7.95. ISBN 0 9478 93318.  This book by Stand To! Poetry …

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Battle Tactics of the Western Front: The British Army's Art of the Attack 1916-1918 by Paddy Griffith

Battle Tactics of the Western Front: The Brit…

286pp. Yale University Press 1994. ISBN 0-300-05910-8  This is an important book. In it, Paddy Griffith lays to rest a …

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Defeat at Gallipoli by Nigel Steel and Peter Hart

Defeat at Gallipoli by Nigel Steel and Peter …

xvi 480pp. Hardback. £17.99. Macmillan. 1994. ISBN 0 33 55314 4.  Those of us who seek to pass judgement on the conduct…

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My Father's Son, Earl Dawyk Haig

My Father's Son, Earl Dawyk Haig

Leo Cooper, 194pp, ills, index, £19.95. ISBN 0 85052 708 2.  When Earl Haig died suddenly in 1928, his nine-year-old so…

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The German Offensives of 1918 by Martin Kitchen

The German Offensives of 1918 by Martin Kitch…

Tempus Publishing, 2001, £25, 283pp, index, illus. ISBN 0 7524 1799 1 [This review first appear in the April 2002 e…

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Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

Vintage, 1994. Softback, 407pp., £5.99. ISBN 009938791 3. Works of fiction are not often referred to in Stand To !, but…

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Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves

Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd ISBN: 9780141184593  Perhaps better known as a poet and writer of historical fiction – not…

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Her Privates We by Frederick Manning

Her Privates We by Frederick Manning

Reading through the many hundreds of book reviews in the Stand To! Archive I am always tempted to track down online some…

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