This Eng­land Cel­e­brates the Cen­te­nary of the Ar­mistice

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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.

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