Search Results for army service corps


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 Peter Hart’s “The last battle”

The last battle: endgame on the Western Front, 1918 by Peter Hart published by Profile Books in 2018 Hardback 395 pages plus acknowledgements, end notes and index. Illustrated. ISBN 978 1 78125 482 0 Reviewed by…


Review of “The Somme 1916: touring the French sector”

The Somme: touring the French sector by David O’Mara published by Pen & Sword in the “Battleground” imprint (formerly “Battleground Europe”) Paperback 240 pages including appendices, bibiography and index. Illustrated. ISBN 978 147389 770 0…




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Recommended battlefield touring guide books

Get a good guide! If  you plan to travel to the battlefields independently or perhaps have not been before, remember this advice: take a good guide book. You will get much more out of your visit. If all you…


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,…


Casualty lists

What are these records? The casualty returns from units in the field were compiled into lists that were produced by the War Office and reproduced in many newspapers. They include the names of men killed,…


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Battlefields

This section of the Long, Long Trail is about the British battlefields of the Great War. It is under development so please bear with me as I add pages. Guidance on touring the battlefields Visiting…