In the middle of the Great War, an even greater peace broke out, one that revolved around faith, forgiveness, and friendship. What the men of these four great armies shared for one night and day in December 1914 would impact their lives, and those of many others, for many years to come.
All is not quiet on the Western Front. As Jackson prepares to go over the top, he must fight the demons in his head as well as the terror in his heart. In the mud and blood and death, a moment of madness seizes Jackson as the war around him merges with the brutal insanity in his own mind. When the whistles blow, the Hun across the muddy battlefield are not the only enemy to be overcome.
A New Life in our History is the first account of the settlement of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. Volume III (1890s to 1940s), Crimson Ties, tells how Southland’s early settlers built a new community at the Croydon Bush near Gore and follows those who served in South Africa during the Boer War and at Gallipoli and along the Western Front in WW I.
From award-winning author Anne Rouen comes the third novel in the Master of Illusion series. Angel of Song is a historical romance set in France during the Great War. In the hell of trenches, the Allied soldiers sacrifice their lives to hold their posts against insurmountable odds. Looking for inspiration, the French believe they've found a secret weapon from an unlikely source, the Angel of Song
No Man’s Land—a hellscape of shell craters and dead bodies. Soldiers have fought over it and bled on it for a year of grueling war, but neither side has dominated it.
An elite German raiding party is attacking the British trenches at will. So the exhausted men of Company E decide to set a trap, a nighttime ambush in the middle of No Man’s Land, where any mistake can be fatal.
Lieutenant John Smith was not a gentleman in the opinion of the pilots of 32 Squadron. He hadn’t attended public school and he was dashedly bad at cricket. But “Smithers” was going to prove his doubters wrong that day. Smithers Hits a Six is an anti-Biggles story for the modern reader. Like many real pilots he survives more on luck than judgement in the dangerous skies of the Western Front.
A photo guide tour of some of the main sights of the WW1 Western Front. Places visited include Ypres, Paschendaele, Arras and Albert as well as the Somme battlefields and a number of memorials and cemeteries in the area. This is not a professional photographic book but a collection of my personal photos of the area taken on numerous visits both for research and pleasure.
In 1914 Australia joined England and declared war on Germany and it's allies.
In the small New South Wales town of Cootamundra 6 young Australians, all from the same family, individually joined the fight.
Only 3 returned. This is the saga of their conflict.