To coincide with the Centenary of the Armistice, Pen and Sword have published new book from Wendover’s very own Michael Senior, who has had a life-long interest in the First World War and, since his retirement he has devoted much of his time to research, lecturing and writing about aspects of the Western Front.

 We were hoping you would be interested in supporting a local author by covering his latest book, The Soldiers’ Peace: Demobilizing the British Army 1919.

 In November 1918, the last month of the war, the British army numbered 3.75 million. One year later that number was reduced to 890,000. This was a remarkable feat of demobilization but, as Michael Senior shows, it was by no means a trouble-free process. He describes in vivid detail how demobilization took place, the acute difficulties that arose, and how they were dealt with.


RRP £25

ISBN 9781526703040

224 pages


Published: October 2018

Pen & Sword Military