Military Illustrated- "This is an important book bringing together the leading historians who form the new revisionist thinking and research on the British Army in the First World War...These writers point out the very real and substantial evolution of tactics that went on in response to the new warfare and how this had a very real effect on the positive performance of the British Army from 1916 onwards...Fascinating and important."
British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies - " ... compelling histories of western involvement in the Middle East in the periods before, during, and after the Cold War ... recommended with enthusiasm."
The Poppy and The Owl- "This volume, while not minimising the failures or even the disasters during the course of the War, does succeed unproviding convincing and positive evidence to counteract the views of those historians and journalists who seem to prefer prejudice to facts."
Contemporary Review - "This volume is a most welcome addition ... Our understanding of the Great War will not be the same again"
The British Army Review - " This book is strongly recommended as a collection of modern constructive thinking on the issues involved ... It will best serve those who have an interest in a fair to good knowledge of the Great War, and will add to their understanding of the particular areas spotlit."
United Service Institution of India Journal - " Eight British historians, have contributed, and thrown new light on the tactics, use of artillery, tanks, cavalry, chemical weapons and medical facilities, in the Great War