Reviews

Review of “They called it shell shock”

They called it shell shock: combat stress in the First World War by Dr. Stefanie Linden published by Helion & Company, 2016 in the Wolverhampton Military Studies collection Hardback glossy 249pp, bibliography, index, list of…

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Looking back: book and other reviews 2015

Defiance! Withstanding the Kaiserschlacht By G. H. F. Nichols Published by Pen & Sword Military, 2015 ISBN 978 1 473833 356 2 Hardback, 264pp This book was originally published by William Blackwood in 1919 under…


Review of “Cambridgeshire Kitcheners”

Cambridgeshire Kitcheners : a history of the 11th (Service) Battalion (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment by Joanna Costin published by Pen & Sword Military, 2016 ISBN 978 1 47386 900 4 Hardback, 300 pages plus introduction, end…


Review of “We are all flourishing”

We are all flourishing: the letters and diary of Captain Walter J. J. Coats MC 1914-1919 edited by Jan Chojecki and Michael LoCicero published by Helion & Company 2016 ISBN 978 1 911096 39 9…


Review of “The Unprofessional Soldier”

The unprofessional soldier: memoirs of a foot soldier in the Mesopotamian campaign of the Great War by Maurice Ellis Bird edited by his grandson David G. Alexander published by Austin Macauley 2016 ISBN 978 1…


Review of “Last stand at Zandvoorde 1914”

Last stand at Zandvoorde 1914: Lord Hugh Grosvenor’s noble sacrifice by Mike McBride published by Pen & Sword Military 2016 ISBN 978 1 47389 157 9 Hardback 226 pages plus bibliography, index. Illustrated. Cover price…


Review of “The Half-Shilling Curate”

The Half-Shilling Curate: a personal account of war & faith 1914-1918 by Sarah Reay Published by Helion & Company, 2016 Hardback, 191 pages including bibliography, index, glossy, illustrated ISBN  978 1 911096 46 7 Cover…


Review of “From the Western Front to Salonika”

From the Western Front to Salonika: a French soldier writes home The letters of Pierre Suberviolle by Catherine Labaume-Howard Published by Helion & Company, 2016 ISBN 978 1911096 28 3 Paperback, 182 pages including appendices,…


Review of “Victory on the Western Front”

Victory on the Western Front: the development of the British Army 1914-1918 by (Dr) Michael Senior published by Pen & Sword Military, 2016 ISBN 978 1 78340 065 2 Hardback. 209pp plus appendices, end notes,…


Review of “Dauntless courage on the Somme”

Dauntless courage on the Somme: officers of the 19th Division who fell at La Boisselle 1-10 July 1916 by Nick Thornicroft published by Helion & Company, 2016 ISBN 978 1 910777 82 4 Hardback, 224…