Reviews

Review of “South Staffords at war”

South Staffords at war: August 1914 – December 1915 written and published by Andrew Thornton ISBN 978 – 1533290632 Paperback, large format 208 pages plus appendices and bibliography; no index; not illustrated. The technology of…


Review of “The battle of Neuve Chapelle”

“The battle of Neuve Chapelle: Britain’s forgotten offensive of 1915” by Paul Kendall published by Frontline Books, an imprint of Pen & Sword Books Ltd ISBN 978 1 47384 718 7 Hardback, 264 pages plus…



Naval & Military Press printed war diaries

The Naval & Military Press of Uckfield in Sussex, for many years the most innovative producer of digital tools of value to military researchers, has announced availability of full-colour printed copies of unit war diaries….


Review of “Die in battle, do not despair”

Die in battle, do not despair: the Indians on Gallipoli, 1915 by Peter Stanley published by Helion & Company in association with the United Service Institution of India, 2015 ISBN 978 1 910294 67 3…



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…