Reviews

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 “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…