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Review of “Zero Hour Z Day”

Zero Hour Z Day – XIII Corps operations between Maricourt and Mametz written and published by Jonathan Porter ISBN 978 0 9956911 0 0 (Hardback) 978 0 9956911 1 7 (Softback) 492 pages plus appendices….


Review of “The Flag”

The flag: the story of Revd David Railton MC and the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior by Andrew Richards published by Casemate, 2017 ISBN 978 1 6100 447 1 Content: 250 pages plus appendix, end…


Review of “The invisible cross”

Review of “The invisible cross” by Andrew Davidson published by Quercus Editions in 2016 my paper back copy published in 2017 ISBN 978 0 85705 427 2 369 pages plus foreword, afterword, end notes. A…




The Special Reserve (Category b)

The Special Reserve was formed as part of the Haldane reforms of the army in 1908 as a way of building up a pool of trained men who could be mobilised in the event of…


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The Corps of Royal Engineers in the First World War

This section of the Long, Long Trail will be helpful for anyone wishing to find out about the history of the units of the Royal Engineers. The war of 1914-1918 relied on engineering. Without engineers…