Reviews

Review of “Dublin’s Great Wars”

Dublin’s Great Wars: the First World War, the Easter Rising and the Irish Revolution by Richard S. Grayson published by Cambridge University Press in 2018 Hardback ISBN 978 1 107 0295 5 379 pages plus…

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Review of “Epitaphs of the Great War”

Epitaphs of the Great War by Sarah Wearne published by Uniform, an imprint of Unicorn Publishing Group The Somme volume – hardback ISBN 978 1 910500 52 1 – published 2016 Passchendaele volume – hardback ISBN…


Two excellent British battle studies

Decisive Victory: the battle of the Sambre, 4 November 1918 by Derek Clayton published by Helion & Company, 2018 hardback ISBN 978 1 912174 90 4 221 pages plus appendices, bibliography and sources. Index. Illustrated….


Review of “Survivors of a kind”

Survivors of a kind: memoirs of the Western Front by Brian Bond republished by Helion & Company in 2018; originally by Continuum in 2008 hardback ISBN 978 1 912390 39 7 146 pages plus end-notes,…


Review of “The soldiers remember”

The soldiers remember: a history of Southfield Auxiliary Military Hospital, Duns written published by the Dunse History Society paperback 160 pages, illustrated ISBN unknown reviewed by Chris Baker This is an excellent example of the…




Review of “Courage, Sacrifice and Betrayal”

Courage, Sacrifice and Betrayal: the story of the Victoria Rifles of Canada – 60th Battalion in the First World War by Richard R. Pyves published by Helion & Company in 2018 Hardback ISBN 978 1…


Review of “Faces from the Front”

Faces from the Front Harold Gillies, the Queen’s Hospital, Sidcup, and the origins of modern plastic surgery by Andrew Bamji published by Helion & Company, October 2017 Hardback ISBN 978 1 911512 66 0 202…