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    This book is from an excellent and growing series from Pen & Sword. Obviously, the standard and scope of each book depends on the skill and interests of the author, as well as the characteristics of the town, city or area described.

    Leonard Markham has written an eclectic range of books, covering topics of history, meteorology, footpaths and angling, in English counties including Derbyshire, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Sussex (East and West), Warwickshire and Yorkshire. I admit to being intrigued to search out a copy of “Yorkshire Privies”, after being taken to reservoirs and sewage works throughout Midlands and Wales during school holidays by my Dad who worked in water industry, and now I live in West Yorkshire.

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    This book is from an excellent and growing “Your Towns and Cities in the Great War” series from Pen & Sword. Obviously, the standard and scope of each book depends on the skill and interests of the author, as well as the characteristics of the town, city or area described.

    The author, Stephen Browning, has written several other books about Norfolk, including Norwich Cathedral, Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path (long distance walking paths), books for learners of English in Asia and detective stories.

    The book is well illustrated, with a mixture of photographs from World War One era, buildings used at that time illustrated in modern times, posters from WWI and memorial structures and windows installed after Armistice, all in black and white.

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    From “Your Towns and Cities in the Great War” series.

    This book is from an excellent and growing series from Pen & Sword. Obviously, the standard and scope of each book depends on the skill and interests of the author, as well as the characteristics of the town, city or area described.

    The author, Vivien Teasdale is a retired teacher, with a record of publishing articles and books on local history topics, particularly mills and textile industry, crimes, suspicious deaths and disasters.

    The book is well illustrated, with a mixture of photographs from World War One era, modern photos of buildings used at that time and posters and sketches from WW1, all in black and white.

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    From “Your Towns and Cities in the Great War” series.

    This book comes from an excellent and growing series from Pen & Sword. Obviously, the standard and scope of each book depends on the skill and interests of the author, as well as the characteristics of the town, city or area described.

    Ludlow in the Great War is written by an amateur historian, who specialises in social history. Her interest in World War I stems from the discovery of a 1918 postcard and letter from her husband's Great Uncle Fred to his sister Gertie. With a fourteen year career as a nurse, she naturally includes details of VADs (Voluntary Aid Detachments and volunteers) and nursing in the Great War.

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    From “Your Towns and Cities in the Great War” series.

    This is an excellent and growing series of books from Pen & Sword. Obviously, the standard and scope of each book depends on the skill and interests of the author, as well as the characteristics of the town, city or area described.

    Lancaster in the Great War is written by a retired history teacher, who did his National Service as an RAF navigator. He has also written a history of Lancaster Royal Grammar School and of the six Royal Navy ships to carry the name HMS Lancaster since 1694.

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