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Product Description: Although called the Tyneside Scottish, very few of the men who made up this Brigade were of Scottish descent. Many came from local villages or were from the Northumberland pits. They saw action at the Battle of the Somme and after it were allowed to put tartan behind their cap badges because of their bravery...read more

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9781473823013 | Pen & Sword, December 19, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Although called the Tyneside Scottish, very few of the men who made up this Brigade were of Scottish descent.

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Product Description: After training at St John’s Wood in London and in Exeter, Alexander Douglas Thorburn was posted to the BEF in France, joining the 2/22nd London (Howitzer) Battery, Royal Field Artillery as a subaltern officer. After service in the Vimy Ridge sector, with his division, the 60th (2/2nd London) Division, he crossed the Mediterranean to join the British Army in Salonika...read more
By Ian Ronayne (editor)

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9781783832019 | Pen & Sword, December 19, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: After training at St John’s Wood in London and in Exeter, Alexander Douglas Thorburn was posted to the BEF in France, joining the 2/22nd London (Howitzer) Battery, Royal Field Artillery as a subaltern officer.

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Product Description: In response to Kitchener's famous call for a million volunteers, local communities raised entire battalions for the service on the Western Front. Hull folk are reticent people and the Hull Pals were no exception. This book tells their inspiring story of sacrifice and gallantry under appalling conditions...read more

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9781783461851 | Pen & Sword, June 19, 2014, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In response to Kitchener's famous call for a million volunteers, local communities raised entire battalions for the service on the Western Front.

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Product Description: In spite of all the books written on the First World War, some remarkable stories still remain untold, and that of the 58th London Division is one of the most neglected. A territorial formation, lacking the glamour of the old army or the Kitchener Volunteers, the 58th never received an official history and apart from the odd mention and a poignant memorial on the Somme battlefield depicting a rider cradling a dying horse, it has faded from memory...read more

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9781781591802 | Pen & Sword, June 19, 2014, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In spite of all the books written on the First World War, some remarkable stories still remain untold, and that of the 58th London Division is one of the most neglected.

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Product Description: The ability to communicate is a prerequisite for success both in military and civil life. Surprisingly, everyone expects access to communications, but rarely wonders how it is achieved. The purpose of this book is to bring into focus one of the cornerstones of the success of the British Army, and to provide an insight into the complexity and diversity of the Royal Corps of Signals...read more

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9781874622079 | Helion & Co Ltd, August 1, 2003, cover price $59.95

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9781874622925, titled "The Royal Corps of Signals: Unit Histories of the Corps (1920-2001), and Its Antecedents" | New edition (Helion & Co Ltd, August 19, 2012), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The ability to communicate is a prerequisite for success both in military and civil life.

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Product Description: Andrew Jackson's new history tells the story of the Great War as it was experienced by the men of the 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment (Accrington Pals), the 158th (Accrington and Burnley) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (Howitzers) and their families...read more

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9781848844698 | Pen & Sword, July 19, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Andrew Jackson's new history tells the story of the Great War as it was experienced by the men of the 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment (Accrington Pals), the 158th (Accrington and Burnley) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (Howitzers) and their families.

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Product Description: For almost 43 years three school notebooks lay in obscurity in the County Armagh home of sixty two-year old James McRoberts. The closely filled pages recorded just over two years in his life in uniform as he played his part in what was then known as the Great War...read more
By David Truesdale (editor)

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9781908916488 | Helion & Co Ltd, August 19, 2012, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: For almost 43 years three school notebooks lay in obscurity in the County Armagh home of sixty two-year old James McRoberts.

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Product Description: At the outbreak of the Great War, the regiments of Ulster already boasted a proud tradition. The ‘Skins’, the ‘Inniskillings’, the ‘Faughs’ and the ‘Rifles’ had all fought with distinction from Waterloo to South Africa...read more

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9783034308335 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, May 21, 2012, cover price $73.95 | About this edition: At the outbreak of the Great War, the regiments of Ulster already boasted a proud tradition.

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Product Description: In the summer of 1914 Scotland prepared for war. Thousands of Scottish men of the Territorial Force rushed to their muster stations, eager to take the fight to the enemy. From the Highland market towns, picturesque, unspoiled villages and wild moorland, Scotland's sons volunteered to make the ultimate sacrifice for their country...read more

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9780752465777 | Spellmount Ltd Pub, April 19, 2012, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: In the summer of 1914 Scotland prepared for war.

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Product Description: Alfred Pollard joined the Honorable Artillery Company at Armory House in the City of London in 1914 aged 21. The HAC is a unique Territorial unit composed entirely of middle class volunteers, who recruit all their officers from the ranks...read more

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9781848844476 | Pen & Sword, January 19, 2012, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Alfred Pollard joined the Honorable Artillery Company at Armory House in the City of London in 1914 aged 21.

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Product Description: Now available in paperback, this timely history tells the full story of the 17th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, the ‘Footballers’ Battalion’. Based on extensive original research, Andrew Riddoch and John Kemp draw on many previously unpublished letters, personal accounts and photographs to paint a vivid portrait of this legendary British Army battalion that fought in three of the fiercest battles of the Great War – the Somme, Arras and Cambrai...read more

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9780750944915 | Trafalgar Square, March 1, 2008, cover price $46.95

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9780857331038 | Haynes Pubns, December 1, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Now available in paperback, this timely history tells the full story of the 17th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, the ‘Footballers’ Battalion’.

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9781849083331 | Osprey Pub Co, September 20, 2011, cover price $25.95

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Product Description: In the summer of 1914, our finest young men flocked to the colors in Northern towns and cities to answer Lord Kitchener’s ‘Call to Arms’ in a spontaneous burst of enthusiasm and patriotism. The Call appealed to their sense of adventure and offered an escape from the humdrum life of office, factory and mill...read more

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9781848844223 | Pen & Sword, April 19, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In the summer of 1914, our finest young men flocked to the colors in Northern towns and cities to answer Lord Kitchener’s ‘Call to Arms’ in a spontaneous burst of enthusiasm and patriotism.

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Product Description: In April 1916, a group of early aviators gathered in the fields beneath the crags and ramparts of Stirling Castle to form what was to become one of the Royal Air Force’s most distinguished fighter squadrons.Few squadrons can match the history of 43 Squadron, including being the first squadron to undertake ground attack operations during the First World War, shooting down the first enemy aircraft over England in the Second World War, and achieving the remarkable double of shooting down 6 enemy aircraft in one day in both World Wars...read more

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9781848843851 | 3 rev upd edition (Pen & Sword, February 19, 2011), cover price $60.00 | About this edition: In April 1916, a group of early aviators gathered in the fields beneath the crags and ramparts of Stirling Castle to form what was to become one of the Royal Air Force’s most distinguished fighter squadrons.
9780198118985, titled "The Poems of Arthur Hugh Clough" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 6, 1974), cover price $174.00 | also contains The Poems of Arthur Hugh Clough

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Product Description: This military history follows the 5th Battalion of the Suffolk regiment from England to Syria and the end of World War I. Among the previously untapped primary source materials used are the author's father's correspondence and photographs from his 1913-1919 service with the 5th Suffolk in England, Gallipoli, Egypt, Palestine and Syria...read more

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9780786448715 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, November 9, 2010, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This military history follows the 5th Battalion of the Suffolk regiment from England to Syria and the end of World War I.

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9780786457977, titled "The Egyptian Expeditionary Force in World War I: A History of the British-led Campaigns in Egypt, Palestine, and Syria" | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, November 1, 2010, cover price $38.00

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Product Description: This is the official war diary of the 2nd Battalion, the Bedfordshire Regiment and complements BHRS's 2004 volume The Shiny Seventh: the 7th [Service] Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment at War 1915-1918, also edited by Martin Deacon...read more
By Martin Deacon (editor)

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9780851550763 | Bedfordshire Historical Record Soc, August 19, 2010, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This is the official war diary of the 2nd Battalion, the Bedfordshire Regiment and complements BHRS's 2004 volume The Shiny Seventh: the 7th [Service] Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment at War 1915-1918, also edited by Martin Deacon.

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Product Description: The story of Britain’s Tank Regiment is one of struggle, triumph and achievement.During the Second World War, 1 RTR saw action in the North African desert, in Italy and in North Western Europe, forming the spearhead of 7th Armored division in the campaigns of 1944 and 1945...read more

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9780750932448 | Sutton Pub Ltd, October 1, 2003, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The story of Britain's Royal Tank Regiment is one of struggle, triumph and achievement.

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9781848688186, titled "Battles With Panzers: Monty's Tank Battalions 1 RTR and 2 RTR At War" | Amberley Pub Plc, August 19, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The story of Britain’s Tank Regiment is one of struggle, triumph and achievement.

Instructs students of English as a second language in the writing of a variety of informal and business letters and includes sample letters

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9781847250087 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 20, 2009, cover price $44.95

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9780138066048, titled "Send Me a Letter!: A Basic Guide to Letter Writing" | Prentice Hall, October 1, 1981, cover price $17.75 | also contains Send Me a Letter!: A Basic Guide to Letter Writing | About this edition: Instructs students of English as a second language in the writing of a variety of informal and business letters and includes sample letters

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Product Description: Founded in August 1914 with the principle that recruiting would be restricted to public school ‘old boys’, the volunteers gathered at Hurst Park racecourse in a spirit of youthful enthusiasm. A more somber mood soon set in. Despite many of the original volunteers leaving to take commissions in other regiments the battalion, now officially the 7th Middlesex, remained an elite until its disbandment in 1917...read more

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9781844155101 | Pen & Sword, July 30, 2007, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Founded in August 1914 with the principle that recruiting would be restricted to public school ‘old boys’, the volunteers gathered at Hurst Park racecourse in a spirit of youthful enthusiasm.

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Product Description: Salford was late in recruiting for its Pals battalions, with many of its men already joining Territorial units and a new Pals battalion in Manchester. Yet within a year it had raised four Pals battalions and a reserve battalion. Raised mainly from Lancashire's most notorious slums, the men trained together in Wales, North East England and on Salisbury Plain, they had great expectations of success...read more

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9781844155569 | Gardners Books, April 19, 2007, cover price $25.15 | About this edition: Salford was late in recruiting for its Pals battalions, with many of its men already joining Territorial units and a new Pals battalion in Manchester.

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Product Description: Unlike its near neighbor, working-class Salford, Manchester proved able to raise eight Pals battalions. Initially, these battalions were composed of middle-class men who experience before the war years was within the commercial, financial and manufacturing interests which formed the foundations of Edwardian Manchester’s life and prosperity...read more

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9781473823006, titled "Manchester Pals: 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd & 23rd Battalions of the Manchester Regiment a History of the Two Manchester Brigades" | Reprint edition (Pen & Sword, December 19, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Unlike its near neighbor, working-class Salford, Manchester proved able to raise eight Pals battalions.
9781844150465 | Pen & Sword, April 1, 2004, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Unlike its near neighbour, working-class Salford, Manchester proved able to raise eight Pals battalions.

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Instructs students of English as a second language in the writing of a variety of informal and business letters and includes sample letters

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9780138066048 | Prentice Hall, October 1, 1981, cover price $17.75 | also contains Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War | About this edition: Instructs students of English as a second language in the writing of a variety of informal and business letters and includes sample letters

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