Details evidence contained in the inquiry that followed the disaster and seeks to answer a number of questions. Throws new light on this dark episode in British Military History.
William Moore is a Tynesider who spent many years as a Fleet Street journalist before joining the Ministry of Defence information service. He is an acknowledged specialist on the subject of the Great War. His book The Thin Yellow Line, dealing with executions for, among other things, 'cowardice' resulted in an amendment in the regulations protecting the 1914-1918 court martial files.