The Boy Allies on the Firing Line' is part of the 'Boy Allies' series of books. It is a work of adventure fiction, aimed at the young reader, and set during the First World War. The story follows two young lads, Frank Chadwick and Jack Templeton, who become involved in the conflict after circumstances place them aboard a British cruiser. This particular exciting instalment in the series finds the boys fighting with the Allies in France along the Marne river. Not only is this work an entertaining read, but it also gives an insight into how the Great War was fictionalised in contemporary literature. This book is part of the World War One Centenary series; creating, collating and reprinting new and old works of poetry, fiction, autobiography and analysis. The series forms a commemorative tribute to mark the passing of one of the world's bloodiest wars, offering new perspectives on this tragic yet fascinating period of human history. Each publication also includes brand new introductory essays and a timeline to help the reader place the work in its historical context.