THE UNENDING VIGIL : A HISTORY OF THE COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION 1917-1967.

Longworth, Philip.


£25.00




1st ed., 1967. Xxv + 253 pp., cold., frontis., + 81 b&w photo-plates + e.p., maps. Green cloth ; gilt & red ; 22 x 14cm. VG. The author visited war cemeteries and memorials in France, Belgium, Italy, Greece and Turkey to see how the heroes from World War I and World War II were remembered. The result is this superb history of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission that pays due attention to all aspects of the subject – political, constitutional, administrative, financial, social, aesthetic and technical.


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