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Britain Goes to War 1914-1915 War at Sea

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During the Great War, the Western Front in France and Belgium relied on horses for supply of everything from shells and ammunition to food and water in atrocious and perilous conditions. Horses of the Great War uses a wide range of superb contemporary paintings to explain the contribution of countless innocent horses to the war effort and victory. These works supported by informed commentary tell how the horses were rounded up from all over the world in their hundreds of thousands; how the cavalry halted the German advance in 1914 and again in 1918; how Australian and Indian swept through the deserts of Palestine and Arabia, overwhelming the Turks and performing incredible feats of endurance. The First World War had a profound impact on British society and on British relations with continental Europe, the Dominions, the United States and the emerging Soviet Union. The pre-war world was transformed, and the world that we recognize today began to take shape. That is why, 100 years after the outbreak, the time is right for this collection of thought-provoking chapters from distinguished historians that reassesses why Britain went to war and the preparations made by the armed forces, the government and the nation at large for the unprecedented conflict that ensued.
Ypres The Burgoyne Diaries

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These are the diaries of Gerald Achilles Burgoyne, wrote from the trenches just south of Ypres while he was with the Royal Irish Rifles in the Great War. Despite conditions of all-pervading mud, bitter cold and wind, let alone the bursting shells and the ‘sipping’ bullet, Burgoyne dispassionately recorded and drew what he saw. These vivid accounts, written on pages of a notebook, were almost daily sent back to his wife. Each day is a gem of interest, from the very first entry in November 1914 to the last in May 1915, when Burgoyne was wounded and sent back to England after a gruesome and abortive attack on the notorious Hill 60. As 1914 ends, the war which was supposed to be over by Christmas, had settled down to an entrenched stalemate. Trapped behind enemy lines are many British soldiers who are hidden by brave French families. The risks are high for both fugitives and their protectors. This book tells their story, while focussing on a young Scot who emerges from hiding as Mademoiselle Louise, leading an amazing double life for almost two years, ending in betrayal. Sentenced to death by the Germans, only an impassionate plea from his adopted mother saves his life. This extraordinary story was only revealed by a British journalist in 1927.
Trapped Behind Enemy Lines Horses of the Great War

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During the Great War, artists and illustrators produced a highly accurate visual record of fleeting moments that bulky cameras couldn’t reproduce. This powerful collection, depicts the grim realities of the four-year struggle for the Ypres salient. Included here are the works of serious artists, propagandists, illustrators and humourists. The result is a stunning record of life and death in the most infamous campaign of the Great War, as reported to contemporary audiences at a time when the events of the Great War were still unfolding. This collection of images from The Illustrated Great War Reports, depicts the events of the Great War at sea, showcasing the work of the contemporary combat artists and illustrators from the Great War era. The result is a vivid and graphic record of life and death on the high-seas from 1914-18. Today, the work of the combat illustrators and the official war artists from the Great War era is overlooked by historians in favour of photographs, but these illustrations are nonetheless important, as they provide a contemporary record of the events of the Great War.
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The Memoirs of Karl Doenitz The Panavia Tornado: A Photographic Tribute Halifax in the Great War

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The Light Railways of Britain and Ireland The Fall of the Seleukid Empire 187-75 BC Bombers, Rioters and Police Killers

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Stukas Over the Mediterranean, 1940-1945 Stukas Over the Steppe Terrible Swift Sword

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Honourable Warriors Napoleon’s Shield and Guardian Luftwaffe Bomber Aces

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