Barry Pickthall is a winner of the Whyte & Mackay Journalist of the Year Award and a keen amateur aviator, having flown in Tiger Moths with a friend since his college days. A former sports correspondent for The Times and Sunday Times newspapers, he has authored 26 books and continues to write exclusively for magazines across Europe, USA, South Africa and Australasia. Barry is also Managing Director of PPL Photo Agency, and is an avid collector of historic pictures. It was whilst browsing through a box of prints at a local car boot sale that he stumbled across a large collection of negatives taken during the First World War. Once blown up, these images provided the content for this publication.