Reviews

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…



Review of “Within four walls”

Within four walls: a classic of escape by Major M. C. Harrison DSO MC and Captain H. A. Cartwright MC republished by Pen & Sword Military, 2016 in facsimile from 1930 Edward Arnold & Co…



Review of “The Somme 1916: touring the French sector”

The Somme: touring the French sector by David O’Mara published by Pen & Sword in the “Battleground” imprint (formerly “Battleground Europe”) Paperback 240 pages including appendices, bibiography and index. Illustrated. ISBN 978 147389 770 0…


Review of Peter Hart’s “The last battle”

The last battle: endgame on the Western Front, 1918 by Peter Hart published by Profile Books in 2018 Hardback 395 pages plus acknowledgements, end notes and index. Illustrated. ISBN 978 1 78125 482 0 Reviewed by…



Six short reviews

There has been such a deluge of new Great War related work published recently that I simply do not have the time to write a full-scale review of all that I have been sent. My…


Review of “The Flag”

The flag: the story of Revd David Railton MC and the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior by Andrew Richards published by Casemate, 2017 ISBN 978 1 6100 447 1 Content: 250 pages plus appendix, end…


Review of “Passchendaele: 103 days in Hell”

Passchendaele: 103 days in Hell By Alexandra Churchill with Andrew Holmes and Jonathan Dyer Published by Helion & Company, 2017 ISBN 978 1 911512 30 1 Hardback, 193 pages plus sources and index. Illustrated throughout….