A History of the First World War in 100 Objects: In association with the Imperial War Museum/John Hughes-Wilson, Nigel Steel. Octopus Publishing. Hardcover. New: 03/03/2014. ISBN 1844037444 (RRP £38)
Published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War and the opening of the ImperialWarMuseum’s WWI galleries, this book narrates the causes, progress and outcome of the conflict, by telling the stories behind 100 items directly linked to it. From weapons, to trench decorations, letters home and paintings by official war artists, there is a full page depiction of each object followed by a short chapter explaining the context, people and events associated with it.