Reviews


Review of Richard van Emden’s “Missing”

Missing: the need for closure after the Great War by Richard van Emden published by Pen & Sword Military in 2019 hardback ISBN 978 1 52676 096 8 pages 272 plus sources and acknowledgements, indexed,…




Review of “A vital endeavour”

A vital endeavour: military engineering in the Gallipoli campaign by (Dr) John Dixon published by Helion & Company, 2019 review copy paperback ISBN 978 1 911628 89 7 438 pages plus bibliography and index No…



Review of “Stars in a dark night”

Stars in a dark night: Hornsea and the Great War by Barrie S. Barnes published by Helion & Company in 2019 paperback ISBN 978 1 912174 99 7 162 pages plus sources, bibliography, index. Illustrated….


Review of “With the Kaiser’s Army”

With the Kaiser’s Army A neutral observer in Belgium and France by Sven Hedin Republished under licence by Pen & Sword Military in 2014 Hardback ISBN 978 1 783463 18 3 517 pages. No index….



Review of two Somme histories: Riley and Whitehead

Ghosts of old companionsLloyd George’s Welsh Army, the Kaiser’s Reichsheer and the Battle for Mametz Wood, 1914-1916by Jonathan Rileypublished by Helion & Company 2019hardback ISBN 978 1 911628 86 6303 pages plus annexes, bibliography, index….