Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Pinterest NetGalley

Pals battalions


The Stockbrokers' Battalion in the Great War

10th (Stockbrokers') Battalion, Royal Fusiliers can genuinely claim to be the first of the many Great War Pals Battalion and this overdue book records its distinguished contribution in text and contemporary images. The Battalion initially recruited young men from the Stock Exchange and City firms. Many could have applied for commissions but were reluctant… Read more...

The Greater Game

Amongst the many thousands of lives tragically cut short in the First World War were hundreds of young men who had athletic and sporting promise. This book studies fourteen professional sportsmen who gave their lives in that most vicious of conflicts. It also looks deeper into the impact that the War had on professional sport in Britain and the raising… Read more...