STEMMING THE TIDE. OFFICERS AND LEADERSHIP IN THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE 1914
By Spencer Jones (Helion 2014, ISBN9781909384453, 384 pages 15 b/w photos, 8pp colour maps, £29.95) 403 more words
Will Firth, one of a handful of experienced literary translators from BCS (Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian) opens the window on his present project – a translation of one of Serbia’s best-selling books in recent years – The Great War by Aleksandar Gatalica. 630 more words
At 07:00 on this morning Corporal Ernest Thomas of ‘C’ Squadron, Royal Irish Dragoon Guards, riding with a mounted patrol under the command of Major Tom Bridges near the Chateau of Ghislain near the village of Casteau, Belgium, fires the British Expeditionary Force’s first shot of the Great War. 637 more words
The Somerset Remembers project team are always happy to receive news about local commemorative projects from across the county.
“In Buckland St Mary over the last year we’ve been researching the lives of the men on our War Memorial. 279 more words
World War One and the End of the Bourgeois Century