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Issue 3

Tony Boullemier Reviews ‘Dreadnought’ by Robert K. Massie

With the centenary of World War l approaching, historian and journalist TONY BOULLEMIER reviews a book that gets to the bottom of its causes. First published in 1991, DREADNOUGHT – Britain, Germany and the coming of the Great War, by Robert K. Massie is well worth revisiting. Being American, he can view it from a neutral angle. Indeed, he looks …

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Andrew Arnold Reviews ‘The Devil’s Carnival’ by John Mason Sneddon

The Devil’s Carnival: The First Hundred Days of Armageddon, 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers August – December 1914 John Mason Sneddon  Reveille Press, 2013   This account of the opening salvos of the First World War differs from many books based on personal diaries in that it draws on the experiences of three men rather than just one. The three diarists, all …

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