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REVIEW: Ypres 1914: Langemarck by Jack Sheldon & Nigel Cave

These three Battleground Europe books on Ypres 1914 mark the centenary of the final major battle of the 1914 campaign on the Western Front. Although fought over a relatively small area and short time span, the fighting was even more than usually chaotic and the stakes were extremely high. Authors Nigel Cave and Jack Sheldon …

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Slaughter and Stalemate in 1917: British Offensives from Messines Ridge to Cambrai

Alan Warren. Slaughter and Stalemate in 1917: British Offensives from Messines Ridge to Cambrai. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2021. Hardcover. Illustrated. 253 pages. Review by Peter L. Belmonte Publisher’s summary: This book offers a fresh, critical history of the 1917 campaign in Flanders. Alan Warren traces the three major battles fought by the British …

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Sound of the Somme

Sound of the Somme: Shortfilm to tell the Story of Piper Richardson

Producers of the upcoming World War I Shortfilm Sound of the Somme are looking for supporters who would like to sponsor Sound of the Somme on Kickstarter and pledge a donation amount of their choice. Currently they have gathered $9,708 of their $16,780 goal with only still 8 days to go. World War I Shortfilm, …

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REVIEW: The 51st (Highland) Division in the Great War by Colin Campbell

Book Review of The 51st (Highland) Division in the Great War – An Engine of Destruction, by Colin Campbell. The 51st Highland Division was officially formed in 1908 in a reorganization of the Territorial Army, as a collation of all the kilted Highland regiments. Over the years that followed, until its deactivation in 1967, the …

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