Books by Publisher: FireStep Press

    ss182 - Instructions on Bombing Pts I and II

    By General Staff

    Paperback £10.89

    This manual clearly describes the selection, training and employment of bombers and how the grenade as a weapon takes careful and special training to use. It provides a fascinating insight and dispels the myth that contrary to popular belief, a grenade is not just a something that you “pull the...

    The Remount Service in the UK in War-Time

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    The Remount Service played an important role in the Great War in ensuring that horses were available and supplied as required to both the Territorial Force as well as the Base Remount Depot of the Overseas Army. This booklet is both a statement and instructions issued by the director of...

    Notes on the French Horse-Breeding & Remount Organization

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    This book details the importance of horses during the Great War, not only in Britain but within the Entente Powers such as France. Written during a visit to France it looks at the efficiency of France's Ministry of Agriculture in the breeding and purchase to meet requirements.

    Details of the Sets of Harness Required for the Various Natures of Service Pattern Vehicles

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    Using detailed tables, this book gives information on the types of harness required for vehicles such as General Service Wagons and Gun Carriages.

    The Impressment of Horses & Horse-Drawn Vehicles in Time of National Emergency

    By War Office

    Paperback £8.29

    This book is a detailed explanation of how the British Army went about acquiring the horses and horse-drawn vehicles required at a time of national emergency. It gives details of the remuneration available as well as samples of the forms, documents and legislation that had to be followed.

    40WO3140_Notes_on_Pack_Transport(1916)

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    During the Great War, animals - specifically horses - were needed to transport heavy loads, and it was important that this was done in the safest possible way to avoid injury. This booklet instructs the way in which this should be done, from how to fit pack saddles, maximum weights...

    116GN5533_Remount_Manual_(War)

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    Ensuring that the British Army was supplied with the necessary numbers of horses needed in time of national emergency - was something that took great organization. This book details the breakdown of the Remount Service's duties such as purchasing, training, issuing and convalescing.

    McGills War - A History of Life in Britain

    By John Paul Wilton

    Paperback £16.09

    Life during the Great War as illustrated by the maestro of double entendres Donald McGill. In this collection John Wilton has given a narrative to the topics covered by the artist such as conscription, allotments, lice, mocking the enemy and life at the front - where often these cartoons relfected...

    San Fairy Ann

    By Michael Carragher

    Paperback £13.49

    Dividing Lines

    By Neil Blower

    Paperback £8.94

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