login   |    register
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 05:56 PM UTC
Up next from Fonthill Media is a book that tackles on the British Army of the Rhine, following the end of The Great War.
British Army of the Rhine, After the First World War by Michael Foley.

From the publisher:

The experiences of troops of the British Army of the Rhine in post-First World War Germany

Contains previously unseen and unpublished photographs of the BAOR (British Army of the Rhine)
Personal experiences of the men who were the BAOR
How the British occupation forces became the most popular of the Allies based in Germany
How the situation in post-First World War Germany led to the outbreak of the Second World War

With the end of the First World War, British troops crossed the Rhine and entered a country torn by violence where revolution seemed likely. Also, there was a threat of the war resuming if Germany refused to accept Allied terms. British forces were plunged into the turmoil of a defeated country and had to face not only political unrest, but the German public who they expected to be in a hostile mood as they faced the victorious Allied forces taking over their country. British troops not only faced this difficult situation, but were disillusioned with their continued service. The majority had expected to be demobbed as soon as the war was won. This was the situation they found themselves in: looking forwards to going home and instead forced into a hostile country where war may breakout again at any time. The British Army of the Rhine: After the First World War looks at how British troops became the most popular members of the occupation force as Britain and the world faced the growth of German unrest that led to the Second World War.

The book, published by 27 October 2017, will be a hardcover edition containing 208 pages and 48 illustrations.
Click Star to Rate
4 readers have rated this story.


Here's an interesting examination of a very vague and little-covered topic in history. I'll be looking for a copy soon.
SEP 28, 2017 - 03:05 AM
Looks to be very interesting, I look forward to it.
SEP 28, 2017 - 05:13 PM

Fonthill Media ReviewsMORE
History of the Gloster Javelin Book Review
by Andy Brazier
Thud Pilot Book Review
by Andy Brazier | of 1 ratings, 100% found this helpful
De Havilland Vampire Book Review
by Tim Hatton
Britian's Overseas Airlines Book Review
by Richard Tonge
Soviet Cold War Fighters Book Review
by Andy Brazier | of 2 ratings, 50% found this helpful
The Avro Manchester Book Review
by Rowan Baylis
Douglas DC-3 Book Review
by Frederick Boucher | of 1 ratings, 100% found this helpful
Submit your own product review!