Volume Ninety Six (2018)

Please note - the Summer issue of the Journal this year has been replaced by Special Publication No. 18 on the First World War. The contents of that publication are given under the website page devoted to Special Publications.

Page numbers are given in brackets. Where available you can click through to the contributor's biography and details of other recent contributions to the Journal.

Articles and Communications

Scipio or Crassus? The Contested Heroic Image of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722) by Tobias Roeder (p.1)

A New Letter on the Battle of Salamanca, 22 July 1812 by Rory Muir and Jacqueline Reiter (p.21)

The Massacred and the more than Illustrious - The 32nd (Cornwall) Regiment of Foot at Cawnpore and Lucknow Part 4 - Hope Realised by Clive Cohen (p.33)

Memoir of a Canadian Gunner, 1914-1919 by J.A. Houlding (p.67)

"L'Affaire Est Serieuse!" - A Painting of the Battle on the Plains of Abraham, 1759 from the French Perspective by Earl Chapman and R. Paul Goodman (p.101)

Elizabeth Digby Pilot: Memoir of an Officer's wife during his service in North America - Part 1 by Jennine Hurl-Eamon and Michelle Arentsen (p.110)

'Day after Day adds to our Miseries': The Private Diary of a Staff Officer on the Walcheren Expedition, 1809 - Part 1 by Jacqueline Reiter (p.131)

'Of No Small Importance': A Social History of the Cavalry Moustache c. 1790-c.1860 by J.H. Rumsby (p.152)

Portrait of a Veteran of the Crimean War and the Indian Mutiny by David Howell (p.169)

Biographical Notes on Sir Hubert Gough by Trevor Harvey (p.179)

The Hussar Field Jacket and its Influence on Military Dress by David J. Knight (p.205)

Elizabeth Digby Pilot: Memoir of an Eighteenth-Century Officer's Wife during his Service in North America - Part 2 by Michelle Arentsen & Jennine Hurl-Eamon (p.213)

'Day after Day adds to our Misries': The Private Diary of a Staff Officer on the Walcheren Expedition, 1809 - Part 2 by Jacqueline Reiter (p.231)

Fortifications in the Sand: Modelling and Military Education in the Nineteenth Century by Arthur MacGregor (p.251)

Sir John Campbell - From Private Soldier to General Manager by Clive Cohen (p.267)

Notes and Queries

1979 No. 115 Field Regiment (North Midlands) R.A. (T.A.) (p.80)

1980 "A Surfeit of Corporals?" (p.80)

1981 Portrait of an Unknown Officer, c. 1854 (p.182)

1982 The A.V.B. Norman Trust (p.183)

1983 British Army Civilian Bandmasters in America, 1770s (p.183)

1984 "A Surfeit of Corporals?" - Amendment to Note 1980 (p.183)

1985 Rapid Fire Technique (p.292)

1986 Percussion Firearms used by the Sikh Army, 1840s (p.292)

1987 History of 115 Field Regiment (North Midlands), Royal Artillery (p.293)

1988 The Malvern Festival of Military History (p.293)

1989 Military Evidence dating the Emergence of a Common Cockney Rhyming Slang Phrase (p.293)

Book Reviews

Race and Imperial Defence in the British World, 1870-1914 by John C. Mitcham (p.81)

The Rising: Ireland and Easter 1916 by Fearghal McGarry (p.82)

The Christian Soldier: The Life of Lt. Col. Bernard William Vann, VC, MC and Bar, Croix de Guerre avec palmes by Charles Beresford (p.83)

The Political Impossibility of Modern Counter Insurgency: Strategic Problems, Puzzles and Paradoxes by M.L.R. Smith & David M. Jones (p.85)

Cromwell's Buffoon: The Life and Career of the Regicide Thomas Pride by Robert Hodkinson (p.86)

The Centenary History of Australia and the Great War, Vol. 3 - the War with Germany by Robert Stevenson (p.88)

The Embattled General: Sir Richard Turner and the First World War by William F. Stewart (p.184)

A British Lion in Zululand: Sir Garnet Wolseley in South Africa by William Wright (p.185)

Waterloo: The Campaign of 1815. Vol. 1: From Elba to Ligny and Quatre Bras by John Hussey (p.186)

Browned Off and Bloody-Minded: The British Soldier goes to War, 1939-1945 by Allan Allport (p.187)

They Called it Shell Shock: Combat Stress in the First World War by Stefanie Linden (p.189)

The Tanks: The History of the Royal Tank Regiment, 1967-2017 by Charles Messenger (p.190)

The Fear of Invasion: Strategy, Politics and British War Planning, 1880-1914 by David G. Morgan-Owen (p.296)

Glories to Useless Heroism: The American Journals of Comte Maures de Malartic, 1755-1760 edited by William Raffle (p.297)

1917: War, Peace and Revolution by David Stevenson (p.298)

The Royal Flying Corps, The Western Front and Control of the Air, 1914-1918 by James Pugh (p.299)

The Origins of the Grand Alliance: Anglo-American Military Collaboration from the Panay Incident to Pearl Harbour by William T. Johnsen (p.301)

Waterloo: The Campaign of 1815. Vol. II: From Waterloo to the Restoration of Peace in Europe by John Hussey (p.302)

A Dangerous Service ... Memoirs of a Black Watch Officer in the French and Indian War - John Grant, 1741-1828 edited by Earl J. Chapman & Ian Macpherson McCulloch (p.303)


Doctoral Dissertations and Research Theses on British Military History (p.289)

Tributes and Obituaries

Professor Ian Roy (p.295)