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Dies Irae Vocal Score By Ian Assersohn
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A cantata in fifteen movements by Ian Assersohn. For two soloists, SATB choir with optional upper voice and lower voice children's choirs, and small orchestra. The piece lasts about 70 minutes.... More > Commissioned by Leatherhead Choral Society and Epsom Male Voice Choir to mark the centenary of the Battle Of The Somme and first performed in November 2016.< Less
The Wrath of Angels By Roderick Fullilove
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An epic fantasy romance set during the Great War telling the story of a remarkable love between a rose of England and her soldier. He falls in the Somme and she fights every manner of evil to have... More > his soul arrive at the Pearly Gates to await her. As the battle lines are drawn it is clear she has an almost impossible mountain to climb, yet she is not alone.... A powerful romance with echoes of Romeo and Juliet. A truly heartening story for all who still put trust in the power of love< Less
The Adventures of Bertie Blue By Steve Halsey & Emma Friel
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'The Adventures of Bertie Blue' gives readers a pigeon’s-eye view of the world at war, as his job as a military carrier pigeon leads him and his Captain from the war’s early days and the... More > Christmas Truce of 1914 to the Battle of the Somme and even to the Home Front. Join Bertie in his first seven adventures behind and out of the trenches. A self published fully coloured and illustrated collection of stories, all based on historic facts and events.< Less
How I Survived the Great War By John 'Jack' Handley
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John 'Jack' Handley was kicked out of home when he joined the Territorial Army at the age of 21 in 1912. Jack didn't regret joining the army and going to war, at least not initially. When the Great... More > War started, he and his Liverpool Rifles mates were sent over to France and Belgium to fight the Huns whom he hated. His memories are both enjoyable and horrific. Jack was involved in some of the major battles at Ypres and the Somme, and lucky to come out alive.< Less
How I Survived the Great War By John 'Jack' Handley
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John 'Jack' Handley was kicked out of home when he joined the Territorial Army at the age of 21 in 1912. Jack didn't regret joining the army and going to war, at least not initially. When the Great... More > War started, he and his Liverpool Rifles mates were sent over to France and Belgium to fight the Huns whom he hated. His memories are both enjoyable and horrific. Jack was involved in some of the major battles at Ypres and the Somme, and lucky to come out alive.< Less
55th Division Comrades Association: Objects and Rules By Anonymous
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Scan of a booklet of the objects and rules of the 55th (West Lancashire) Division's veterans organization. This unit served on the Western Front during the First World War, participating in the... More > Battles of the Somme and Cambrai, among others. Although just eight pages (one blank) in length and without photos or information about the unit's service, it is still an interesting and unique document.< Less
Imperial Germany's "Iron Regiment" of the First World War - War Memories of Service With Infantry Regiment 169 1914-1918 - 2nd Edition By John K. Rieth
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Imperial Germany’s “Iron Regiment” of the First World War offers a rare English-language account of a premier German infantry unit. Renowned as the Iron Regiment for its fighting... More > record in the legendary 1916 Battle of the Somme, its service spanned from WW I’s earliest battles through its destruction by US Marines in the Argonne Forest in the war’s final days. Inspired by a wartime journal written by the author’s grandfather, an IR 169 veteran, much of the book is drawn from rare soldier accounts, many published here for the first time in English. The voice of these soldiers take us into the other side of the trenches and through the unimaginable horrors of the First World War. This second edition adds over 100 pages of text, maps and pictures to the original publication.< Less
The House of the Wolfings By William Morris
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William Morris His fascination with ancient Germanic and Norse people dominated his writings, the first to be set in an entirely invented fantasy world and which helped to establish the fantasy... More > genre. The House of Wolfings, it tells the story of how Thiodolf and his clan - the Wolfings - fight and vanquish the Roman invaders. The book is built with Morris' knowledge of the historical period and his own idealistic views, which allow him to combine facts and mythical elements. Thiodolf is protected by a dwarfish coat of mail, given to him by his lover Wood Sun, herself one of the Vala, the immortals. But things are not what they seem and what is meant to protect him, is also a curse... In a letter, Tolkien referred to The Lord of the Rings when he wrote, “The Dead Marshes and the approaches to the Morannon owe something to Northern France after the Battle of the Somme. They owe more to William Morris and his Huns and Romans, as in The House of the Wolfings or The Roots of the Mountains.”< Less
Grandad's Eye: And Other Stories By Al James
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Chance encounters and life changing events are at the heart of these 19 stories. Paul believes he will never recover from the death of his wife until he meets one of her former friends. Despite his... More > daughters’ anxieties, a relationship begins to develop. The grandfather in the title story reluctantly tells his grandson how he lost an eye in the battle of the Somme. A soldier involved in the D. Day landings makes a promise to his friend. Grace, living in a residential home, struggles to separate present from past experience. All the stories in this collection draw you into the lives and emotions of those involved and make you want to keep reading. “That eye, boy . . . it tells a story.” “It’s staring up at me from the bottom of the glass. Through the water. I look up at him, at the empty socket the eye occupies every day. Like part of the right hand side of his head has been scooped out. t doesn’t scare me. I’ve never known him any different.”< Less
GRANDAD’S EYE: and other stories By Al James
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Chance encounters and life changing events are at the heart of these 19 stories. Paul believes he will never recover from the death of his wife until he meets one of her former friends. Despite his... More > daughters’ anxieties, a relationship begins to develop. The grandfather in the title story reluctantly tells his grandson how he lost an eye in the battle of the Somme. A soldier involved in the D. Day landings makes a promise to his friend. Grace, living in a residential home, struggles to separate present from past experience. All the stories in this collection draw you into the lives and emotions of those involved and make you want to keep reading. “That eye, boy . . . it tells a story.” “It’s staring up at me from the bottom of the glass. Through the water. I look up at him, at the empty socket the eye occupies every day. Like part of the right hand side of his head has been scooped out. t doesn’t scare me. I’ve never known him any different.”< Less

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