'Schofield's attention to detail and obvious relish for the task has produced a memorable celebration of the valiant role played in our history by The Black Watch' Scottish Field.
'Schofield's meticulous record of the spirit that gave rise to those honours provides a worthy memorial to the Black Watch' Spectator.
'as authoritative a history of the regiment as we are going to get' Standpoint.
'an absorbing book that lives up to its name as the 'Official Regimental History'. It is supported by more than 170 pages of appendices, bibliography, maps, and notes, as well as a brilliant array of illustrations' Military History Monthly.
'Each campaign, battle and tour of duty [is] allocated its due place ... it is lively ... recounting of the regiment's experiences' TLS.