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Casualty lists from The Genealogist

Many readers of this website will be familiar with the service providers Ancestry and Findmypast, both of which carry extensive collections of records that are of great value to anyone researching British soldiers of the…


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For bravery in the field (MM register)

For Bravery in the Field Great War British Army Recipients of the Military Medal 1914-1920: a Register by Peter Warrington published 2014 by The Naval & Military Press Limited ISBN 978-1-78331-138-5 Paperback, large format, 641pp…


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Swansea in the Great War

Swansea in the Great War by Bernard Lewis published by Pen & Sword Military, October 2014 ISBN 978 1 783 032945 cover price – £12.99 Paperback, 216pp plus bibliography and index. Illustrated. reviewed by Chris…


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Signals from the Great War

Signals from the Great War The experiences of a Signals Officer on the Western Front as told through his war diaries 1917-1919 by Archibald Gordon Macgregor RE MC edited and compiled by Anna Welti published…


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Fire and movement

Fire and movement The British Expeditionary Force and the campaign of 1914 by Peter Hart published by Oxford University Press, 2014 ISBN 978 0 19 998927 0 cover price – my review copy says $34.95…



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A moonlight massacre

A moonlight massacre The night operation on the Passchendaele Ridge, 2 December 1917 by Michael LoCicero published by Helion & Company, 2014 ISBN 978 1 909982 92 5 cover price – not stated Hardback, 380pp…


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Conan Doyle’s war

Conan Doyle’s War an edited selection of “The British campaign in France and Flanders” by Arthur Conan Doyle one of the series “Great writers on the Great War” published by Amberley Publishing, 2014 ISBN 978…


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From Somme to Victory

From Somme to victory The British Army’s experience on the Western Front 1916-1918 by Peter Simkins MBE published by The Praetorian Press (Pen & Sword Books), 2014 ISBN 978 1 78159 312 7 cover price…


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The naval flank of the Western Front

by Mark D Karau published in 2014 by Seaforth Publishing, an imprint of Pen & Sword Books illustrated paperback 227 pages plus appendices, bibliography, notes, index. cover price £16.99 ISBN 978 1 84832 231 8…