New War Correspondent
now published!


As of the 11th of December 2014 we are back in business with the publication of Volume 32 No.1 of The War Correspondent and the renewed ability to join the society!
To whet the appetite, the new issue contains the following articles:
ARTICLES: 7 Steam Tractors and 'Tracked' Vehicles in the Crimean War by Major Colin Robins; 9 Benjamin Horton dies in the workhouse by Christopher J. Poole; 14 Two Sergeants and the Cookhouse of the 8th Hussars by Glenn Fisher; 20 George Ryan’s Crimean War Books by Dr. Douglas J. Austin; 23 The Cattle Wharf at Balaklava by Dr. David R. Jones; 28 Colour Sergeant Daniel Sullivan and his Commission by Tony Margrave; 35 Admiral Sir Henry William Bruce by Lisa Nicholson; 38 Captain J. J. Brandling, RHA — Forgotten Hero of Balaklava by Lawrence W. Crider; 45 Alexis Soyer, Celebrity Chef aka the 'People’s Chef' by Diane Oldman. BOOK REVIEWS: 37 'Letters from the Light Brigade' by Anthony Dawson reviewed by Roy Mills. MISCELLANEA: 6 The Cholera Belt; 11 Crimea Medal Research Project from Mike Hargreave Mawson; 12 The Blaise Box by Anonymous; 34 The Lost Medal Roll of the 6th Dragoon Guards from Diane Oldman; 36 The British Conference for Victorian Studies by Glenn Fisher.
The 'How to Join' pages are 'live' again. The 'Contact Us' pages are already being updated.
The steering committee would like to thank all our existing members for their patience and understanding.
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