Pit Lasses – Women and Girls in Coalmining c.1800-1914

Women have long been recognised as the backbone of coalmining communities, supporting their men. Less well known is the role which they played as … [Read more...]





2012 Search for UK’s ten most endangered buildings

The Victorian society is calling on people across the country to nominate endangered Victorian or Edwardian buildings in their local area. An … [Read more...]





Messines Ridge – Messines – Wystchaete – St Eloi

The battle for the possession of the villages of Messines Ridge, Messines, Wytchaete, St. Eloi, took place in 1914-17, and the final battle for … [Read more...]





Last Man Standing – Norman Collins

It hardly seems credible today that a nineteenyear- old boy, just commissioned into the Seaforth Highlanders, could lead a platoon of men into the … [Read more...]





The Last Prussian – A Biography of Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt

Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt (1875-1953) was one of the foremost German commanders of the Second World War. After service on both the Western … [Read more...]





Major & Mrs Holt’s Battlefield Guide to Ypres Salient

This is the most complete guide to the First World War Battlefield of Ypres that has ever been published. Tonie and Valmai Holt, have condensed the … [Read more...]





Trench Art – Second Edition

Engraved shell-cases, bullet-crucifixes, letter openers and cigarette lighters made of shrapnel and cartridges, miniature aeroplanes and tanks, … [Read more...]





Horsemen in No Man’s Land – British Cavalry and Trench Warfare 1914-1918

Of what use were the British cavalry during the years of trench warfare on the Western Front? On a static battlefield dominated by the weapons of … [Read more...]





The Territorials 1908-1914 – A Guide for Military and Family Historians

The Territorials 1908-1914 is a unique, comprehensive record of the part-time soldiers who made up the Territorial Force that supported the regular … [Read more...]