Papers and books on terrain and warfare, and the material culture of war


Peter Doyle has published numerous scientific papers on military geology, terrain evaluation in warfare and battlefield archaeology. Some examples of published papers are available for download.

Archaeological work at Stalag Luft III Click here to download this file
Work on a Great War dugout Click here to download this file
Terrain evaluation of the Battle of Gettysburg Click here to download this file


Peter Doyle's books are varied. Notable are his books on the life of the British Soldier in two world wars, as well as his work on the Tunneller's War and the campaign in Gallipoli.

For 'Beneath Flanders Fields' (Spellmount)

For 'Grasping Gallipoli' (Spellmount)

For 'The Home Front, 19391945' (Crowood)

For 'Tommy's War, 19141918' (Crowood)

For 'The British Soldier of the First World War' (Shire)

For 'Prisoner of War in Germany, 19391945' (Shire)

For 'Terrain in Military History' (Kluwer)

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