Shrapnel and Whizzbangs


‘… a remarkable story …’ (Royal British Legion Magazine) ‘… an extraordinary testimony which adds to the canon of First World War literature’ (Scottish Legion News) ‘… a splendid writer … engagingly written and easily read …’ (customer review) ‘… a splendid narrator … takes the reader to the battlefield, the trenches, the fog of war, the mud …’ (customer review)

This acclaimed new book was published on the 90th anniversary of the Armistice which brought the First World War to an end. It incorporates an authentic personal account by the author of his father’s life in the trenches to paint a revealing and, at times, horrifying picture of the war on the Western Front.

Title: Shrapnel and Whizzbangs –
A Tommy in the Trenches 1914-18

Author: Jeremy Mitchell

Publisher: The Memoir Club
(tel: 0191 373 5660)

Format: hardback in dustwrapper, 98+xii pages, 19 black & white illustrations, two maps

ISBN: 1841041920

Publication date and price: October 2008, £12.95

Buy this book from Amazon marketplace for just £9.20 plus p&p (at standard Amazon rates for UK, Europe and worldwide)

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s