Monday, 19 January 2009

When the Whistle Blows: The Story of the Footballers’ Battalion in the Great War

Andrew Riddoch & John Kemp (Haynes Publishing)

The story of the experiences, on the pitch and in the trenches of the First World War, of the 17th Battalion the Middlesex Regiment, which was raised in December 1914, following complaints that professional footballers were ‘not doing their bit’.

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