When the Whistle Blows: The Story of the Footballers’ Battalion in the Great War (Andrew Riddoch & John Kemp) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Military History shelves. priced at £8.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…
Sparkford: Haynes Publishing, 2008, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Chronological tables ; Maps; Tables; Plans;
From the cover: When the Whistle Blows is the first book to tell the story of the 17th Battalion The Middlesex Regiment the Footballers Battalion and their experiences on the pitch and in the trenches of the Great War.
Following the outbreak of war in August 1914, a heated debate took place about the continuation of professional football during a time of national crisis. In response to claims that footballers were not doin…
Introduction by: Richard Holmes
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine.  336 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.