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Farewell, Leicester Square: Old Contemptibles, 12 August-19 November 1914 Hardcover – 1 Aug 1980
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Physical description: 288 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm. Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. Subject: Great Britain. Army - History - World War, 1914-1918. World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - France - Western Front. Army operations by Great Britain - Army - British Expeditionary Force, 1914 (August-November). Great War 1914-1918, and Associated Conflicts - The Western Front - 1914 - Up to First Ypres. Genre: Bibliography, Illustrated.
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28 February 2003
I read this book over ten years ago in fact nearer fifteen and its contents still stay with me. What history does not do Kate Caffrey does in that she brings to life the characters, quiet simply history has all but forgotten the old contemptibles but for them we would be living in a different world today. If you have a working knowledge of the beginning of WW1 this will put flesh on the bones. If you are a buff then this will not provide enough depth. For me it was the beginning of something special