Tales from the Western Front is a collection of stories about the people and
places encountered by the author during more than three decades of visiting the
battlefields, graveyards, towns and villages of France and Belgium.
Characters tragic and comic, famous and humble live within these pages, each
connected by the common thread of the Great War. Meet Harry Lauder, the great
Scottish entertainer and first international superstar; Tommy Armour, golf
champion and war hero; "Hoodoo" Kinross, VC, the Pride of Lougheed; the Winslow
Boy; Albert Ball, and Jackie the Soldier Baboon among many others.
Each chapter is a story in itself and fully illustrated with photos