Richard Holmes is Professor of Military and Security Studies at Cranfield University and the Royal Military College of Science. He is the author of the acclaimed and best-selling Tommy and Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket.
Military historian Richard Holmes turns his attention to the infamous First World War trench line, the Western Front. Of the nine million British and Dominion soldiers who were killed in action in the Great War, most died here. In this thorough examinatio...[SEE MORE]