Menus, Munitions and Keeping the Peace by Avalon Weston

Menus, Munitions and Keeping the Peace by Avalon Weston

The book Menus, Munitions and Keeping the Peace by Avalon Weston* – The Home Front Diaries of Gabrielle West 1914 – 1917 – has a fascinating story. Avalon Weston watched a BBC Series on war diaries and her cousin asked if this one was not…

Britain and World War One by Alan Simmonds

Britain and World War One by Alan Simmonds

Britain and World War One by Alan Simmonds is a very good book on life on the home front during WWI. The book flows nicely making it a delight to read. I finished it in 2 days because it was so lovely to read and…

German Prisoners of the Great War by Anne Buckley

German Prisoners of the Great War by Anne Buckley

I had no idea that there were POW camps in Britain. I knew that there were some POWs here, but not that barracks were built for this purpose. Obviously I was very curious to read German Prisoners of the Great War by Anne Buckley*. It…

Posters of the Great War by Frederick Hadley, Martin Pegler

Posters of the Great War by Frederick Hadley, Martin Pegler

I was excited to read Posters of the Great War by Frederick Hadley, Martin Pegler* and I’m so glad I did. It is an amazing book. I was expecting to see posters from Britain, but the book is so much more than that. It contains…

Women in the Great War by Stephen Wynn, Tanya Wynn

Women in the Great War by Stephen Wynn, Tanya Wynn

I enjoyed reading Women in the Great War by Stephen Wynn, Tanya Wynn*. I expected to read about canary girls, but it was so much more than that. There are spies and nurses and the book was so much more interesting than I imagined it…

Great War Britain by Pamela Russell. Liverpool: Remembering 1914-18

Great War Britain by Pamela Russell. Liverpool: Remembering 1914-18

Great War Britain by Pamela Russell. Liverpool – Remembering 1914-18. I took this book from the library because I was curious about it. I like the way it was made, with lots of relevant pictures and beautiful decorated pages. Despite this I didn’t have high…