This England Celebrates the Centenary of the Armistice
Victoria Cross Heroes of World War One Victoria Cross Heroes of World War One is the definitive illustrated history of those who were awarded Britain’s highest military accolade for valour during the Great War. This stunning book tells the inspiring, moving and humbling stories of all 627 Victoria Cross recipients, and is a heart-rending tribute to the loyalty, bravery and selflessness of these British and Commonwealth heroes. 2,000 stunning, rare and previously unseen photographs vividly portray each VC recipient and the bleak conditions they fought and lived in. Meticulously researched, entries range from brief sketches to detailed accounts and include contemporary reports, newspaper cuttings, and detailed maps. (384pp, hardback) Code: LVICR RRP £40, This England readers pay just £25 incl. p&p.
A Corner of a Foreign Field The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War contains a wide selection of the best-known and loved poems not only about the battlefields but also inspired by the experiences of the families and sweethearts waiting at home. These poems are counterpointed by a collection of beautifully restored photographs which set the poetry in context (192pp, hardback). Code: LCORF Just £14.99 to UK only.
This England’s Illustrated History of the First World War 100-page collection of fascinating facts, evocative photographs, wideranging articles on all sorts of subjects and poignant pieces of poetry written by soldiers at the front. Part diary, part history, part voice from the past, it is also a stirring and worthy tribute to all those who, 100 years ago, fought and died for our freedom. Code: TEWW1 Just £5.99 to UK, overseas £8.25. US $17; Can $18; Aus $19; NZ $21.