Articles by Chris Baker

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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…

Welcome to the Long, Long Trail

All about the soldiers, units, regiments and battles of the British Army of the First World War, and how to research and understand them.

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Review of “The last great cavalry charge”

The last great cavalry charge: the battle of the silver helmets, Halen, 12 August 1914 by Joe Robinson, Francis Hendricks and Janet Robinson published in 2015 by Fonthill Media illustrated hardback 131 pages plus afterword,…

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