Reviews

Review of Ian Uys’ “Hold at all costs!”

Hold at all costs: the epic battle of Delville Wood 1916 by Ian Uys Published by Helion & Company, 2015 ISBN 978-1-910294-37-6 Hardback, 173 pages plus appendices, bibliography, index. Illustrated. This appears to be a…


Review of “The Fighting Pioneers”

The Fighting Pioneers The story of the 7th Battalion DLI by Clive Dunn published by Pen & Sword Military, 2015 ISBN 978 147382 348 8 Hardback 222 pages plus appendices: list of awards, Boer War…


Review of “Trapped behind enemy lines”

Trapped behind enemy lines Accounts of British soldiers and their protectors in the Great War by John Anderson and Victor Piuk published by Pen & Sword Military 2015 ISBN 978 1 47383 801 7 Hardback….


Review of “Before Action”

Before Action: William Noel Hodgson and the 9th Devons by Charlotte Zeepvat published by Pen & Sword Military, 2015 ISBN 978 1 78346 375 6 Hardback 214pp plus notes, bibiliography, index, illustrated Cover price £19.99…



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Some past book reviews

With the recent move of the Long, Long Trail to a new domain, some of the book reviews of yesteryear have been a little stranded. The post is made simply to ensure they do not…


Review of “Mud, blood and determination”

Mud, blood and determination The history of the 46th (North Midland) Division in the Great War by Simon Peaple published by Helion Books 2015 Number 8 in the Wolverhampton Military Studies series Hardback. 215pp including…


Review of “Suvla 15”

Suvla 15 by Wayne Osborne Published 2015 by Salient Books, Beeston, Nottingham ISBN 978-0-9574459-5-6 Paperback, 195pp including appendices, bibliography, index In the deluge of books on the Great War that are being published during these…


Review of “Enemy on the Euphrates”

  This review was originally published on this website on 5 May 2014. Enemy on the Euphrates The British occupation of Iraq and the great Arab revolt 1914-1921 by Ian Rutledge published by Saqi Books,…