MHM Caption Competition: November 2019 – Winners Announced!

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We asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image taken from our War Reporters article about William Beach Thomas, featured in the November issue of Military History Matters. Here are the winners:


“War correspondents marvel at the length and girth of German engineered asparagus.” — Christopher Warner


“The Chelsea Flower Show during the war years.” — Albert Cornell

“The early Garden Gnome designs were not very popular.” — Jonathan Smith

Five men in military uniform stand around a dud shell on the Western Front.


  1. That’s the first time that those pills have worked – yes, perhaps he should not have taken his Ion Tablets at the same time.

  2. Corporal, I understand the Jerry’s will want the potatoes, but could you explain the bit about Mrs. Nesbitt setting it off with a hammer again? I think we are missing something.

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