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Winds of Eden

by Catrin Collier Accent Press (November 10, 2014)


The Pity of War: England and Germany, Bitter Friends, Beloved Foes

by Miranda Seymour Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

Miranda Seymour tells the remarkable story of England’s centuries of profound connection and rivalry with Germany. Her vibrant and heart-breaking history—told through the lives of princes and painters, soldiers...


Vera Brittain and the First World War

by Mark Bostridge Bloomsbury Publishing (December 04, 2014)

Vera Brittain and the First World War tells the remarkable story of the author behind Testament of Youth whilst charting the book's ascent to become one of the most loved memoirs of the First World War period....


Kidnap in Crete

by Rick Stroud Bloomsbury Publishing (September 11, 2014)

This is the story of how a small SOE unit led by Patrick Leigh Fermor kidnapped a German general on the Nazi-occupied island of Crete in 1944. For thirty-two days, they were chased across the mountains as they...


The Torch We Throw: The Dundurn WWI Historical Library: Amiens/Second to None/The Making of Billy Bishop/Hell in Flanders Fields/It Made you Think of

by Brereton Greenhous, James McWilliams, R. James Steel & Kevin R. Shackleton et al. Dundurn (July 23, 2014)

This special five-book collection brings to life courageous and tragic stories from the First World War, from the battlefields of France to the fight in the air.


The Great War

by John Terraine Bloomsbury Publishing (March 13, 2014)

It did not need a Fort Sumter cannonade to set the world in flames in 1914, only the pistol shots of an assassin.

The Great War 1914-1918, written by one of the leading military historians of his time, John...


Suicide of the Empires

by Alan Clark Bloomsbury Publishing (March 06, 2014)

On the outbreak of war in 1914, the armies of the Western Front soon became bogged down in the mud of Flanders and it is these events that many people associate most strongly with the First World War Â? but...


Meeting the Enemy

by Richard van Emden Bloomsbury Publishing (August 15, 2013)

A British soldier walked over to the German front line to deliver newspapers; British women married to Germans became 'enemy aliens' in their own country; a high-ranking British POW discussed his own troops'...


Tommy's War

by Richard van Emden Bloomsbury Publishing (June 05, 2014)

Conventional histories of the Great War have tended to focus on the terrible attritional battles of Ypres, of Arras and of the Somme. What they do not tell us is what life was like for the ordinary soldier,...


Whitaker's Britain

by Bloomsbury Publishing Bloomsbury Publishing (September 26, 2013)

Whitaker's Britain draws on an extensive archive which dates back to 1868 when Joseph Whitaker first published Whitaker's Almanack. With its combination of facts, figures and commentary on subjects as diverse...


The Home Front 1914-1918

by Ian F.W. Beckett Bloomsbury Publishing (December 31, 2013)

The Great War had a profound impact on Britain. Not only did families risk their sons in active combat; every member of society was required to make a contribution to the war effort. National initiatives like...


A Doctor in The Great War

by Andrew Davidson Atria Books/Marble Arch Press (October 07, 2014)

Featuring 250 previously unknown photographs, this is the extraordinary true story of a young doctor whose photos left behind an astonishing firsthand account of life at the front of World War I.

As a twenty-five-year-old...


The Kaiser's Pirates

by Nick Hewitt Skyhorse (October 07, 2014)

The Kaiser’s Pirates is a dramatic and little-known story of World War I, when the actions of a few men shaped the fate of nations. By1914 Germany had ships and sailors scattered across the globe, protecting...


Motherhouse

by David Fennario Talonbooks (July 21, 2014)

There’s no way we shoulda been arrested for sabotaging

the war effort … trying to organize a strike …

But if you really wanted to arrest somebody, you could go

down to the British Munitions Factory and charge...


The First World War: A Concise Global History

by William Kelleher Storey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 23, 2014)

In a compact but comprehensive and clear narrative, this book explores the First World War from a genuinely global perspective. Putting a human face on the war, William Kelleher Storey brings to life individual...


Hitler and Abductive Logic: The Strategy of a Tyrant

by Ben Novak Lexington Books (May 01, 2014)

Was Hitler rational? This question has spawned vociferous debates among historians, and has fascinated every layman who has ever dipped into a biography of Hitler. In Hitler and Abductive Logic, Ben Novak argues...


Woodrow Wilson and World War I: A Burden Too Great to Bear

by Richard Striner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 21, 2014)

This book is a story of Presidential failure, a chronicle of Woodrow Wilson’s miscalculations in war, and a harrowing account of the process through which an intelligent American leader fell to pieces under...


Battle of Dogger Bank: The First Dreadnought Engagement, January 1915

by Tobias R. Philbin Indiana University Press (March 10, 2014)

On January 24, 1915, a German naval force commanded by Admiral Franz von Hipper conducted a raid on British fishing fleets in the area of the Dogger Banks. The force was engaged by a British force, which had...


Vimy Ridge and Arras: The Spring 1917 Offensive in Panoramas

by Peter Barton & Jeremy Banning Dundurn (July 05, 2010)

In this new account of the battle at Vimy Ridge, Peter Barton showcases more than 50 rediscovered British and German panoramic photographs of the battlegrounds. Vimy Ridge and Arras also includes previously...


One of Ours

by Willa Cather Dover Publications (December 21, 2012)

The Pulitzer Prize–winning novel about a young Nebraskan looking for something to believe in. Alienated from his parents, rejected by his wife, he finds his destiny on the bloody battlefields of World War...


World War One British Poets: Brooke, Owen, Sassoon, Rosenberg and Others

by Candace Ward Dover Publications (February 06, 2012)

Rich selection of powerful, moving verse includes Brooke's "The Soldier," Owen's "Anthem for Doomed Youth," "In Flanders Fields," by Lieut. Col. McCrae, more by Hardy, Kipling, many others.


Historical Dictionary of World War I Intelligence

by Nigel West Scarecrow Press (December 24, 2013)

The Historical Dictionary of World War I Intelligence relates this history through a chronology, an introductory essay, an appendix, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 hundred...


The Great and Holy War

by Philip Jenkins HarperOne (April 29, 2014)

The Great and Holy War offers the first look at how religion created and prolonged the First World War. At the one-hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the war, historian Philip Jenkins reveals the powerful...


Wilsonian Statecraft: Theory and Practice of Liberal Internationalism During World War I (America in the Modern World)

by Lloyd E. Ambrosius Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 01, 1991)

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Prelude to Blitzkrieg: The 1916 Austro-German Campaign in Romania

by Michael B. Barrett Indiana University Press (October 23, 2013)

In contrast to the trench-war deadlock on the Western Front, combat in Romania and Transylvania in 1916 foreshadowed the lightning warfare of WWII. When Romania joined the Allies and invaded Transylvania without...


The Great Famine & Genocide in Iran: 1917-1919

by Mohammad Gholi Majd UPA (July 12, 2013)

The Iranian holocaust was one of the worst genocides of the 20th century, yet it remained concealed for nearly a century. Using primary sources such as US military records, British official sources, and Iranian...


Master Mind

by Daniel Charles HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

FRITZ HABER -- a Nobel laureate in chemistry, a friend of Albert Einstein, a German Jew and World War I hero -- may be the most important scientist you have never heard of. The Haber-Bosch process, which he...


Disequilibrium, Polarization, and Crisis Model: An International Relations Theory Explaining Conflict

by Isabelle Dierauer UPA (May 10, 2013)

This book adds a social psychological component to the analysis of why nations, sections, or states enter into armed conflict. The Disequilibrium, Polarization, and Crisis Model is introduced, drawing from prospect...


Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II

by Martin Folly & Niall Palmer Scarecrow Press (March 15, 2010)

The Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II relates the events of this crucial period in U.S. history through a chronology, an introductory essay, over 600 cross-referenced...


The Age of Total War, 1860-1945

by Jeremy Black Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 16, 2010)

What is total war? Definitions abound, but one thing is certain—the concept of total war has come to be seen as a defining concept of the modern age. In The Age of Total War, celebrated historian Jeremy Black...


The Sleepwalkers

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History 2013

by Christopher Clark Harper (March 19, 2013)

One of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History)

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 is historian Christopher Clark’s riveting...


Wild Socialism: Workers Councils in Revolutionary Berlin, 1918-21

by Martin Comack UPA (September 11, 2012)

Wild Socialism examines the rise, development, and decline of revolutionary councils of industrial workers in Berlin at the end of the First World War. This popular movement spread throughout Germany, and was...


World War I and the Origins of U.S. Military Intelligence

by James L. Gilbert Scarecrow Press (August 31, 2012)

World War I and the Origins of U.S. Military Intelligence provides the most authoritative overview of the birth of the Army's modern use of intelligence services processes, starting with World War I.


Loyalty in Time of Trial: The African American Experience During World War I

by Nina Mjagkij & Jacqueline M. Moore Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2011)

Nearly 370,000 black soldiers served in the military during World War I, and some 400,000 black civilians migrated from the rural South to the urban North for defense jobs. In one of the few book-length treatments...


Cinderella Soldiers

by Colin Cousins The History Press (May 01, 2019)

Based on extensive research, this book uncovers the experiences of the Liverpool Irish Battalion during the Great War. The ethnic core of the battalion represented more than mere shamrock sentimentality; they...


The Berlin Airlift

by John Tusa, Ann Tusa & Michael Burton Skyhorse (July 23, 2019)

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


With Lawrence in Arabia

by Lowell Thomas & Mitchell Stephens Skyhorse (May 02, 2017)

In 1918, as the First World War ravaged the European continent, young American journalist Lowell Thomas traveled to the Ottoman Empire to report on the revolts breaking out as an indirect result of the savage...


The League

by Bill Mills Skyhorse (May 01, 2013)

Two weeks before the U.S. entered World War I, a Chicago advertising executive visited the Department of Justice with a proposal - organize the country’s businessmen into a secret force of volunteer agents...


Luger

by Walter John Skyhorse (February 13, 2018)

The distinctive look of the Luger and its role in German military history make it the world’s most famous handgun. In Luger, renowned gun expert John Walter traces the history of this semiautomatic pistol...


The Leeds Pals

by Leeds Pals Volunteer Researchers The History Press (October 01, 2018)

The Leeds Pals were men and boys from Leeds who formed the 15th Battalion (Prince of Wales’s Own) West Yorkshire Regiment. Many enlisted as volunteer soldiers at the outset of the First World War, as part...


The Generals’ War

by David T. Zabecki & General Anthony Zinni, Usmc (Ret.) Indiana University Press (September 01, 2018)

- 2018 is the anniversary of the final battles of WWI

- Explores the military strategies of the senior generals from both sides of the war.

- The forward is written by General Zinni, USMC (RET) and the book is...


Hamel 4th July 1918

by John Hughes-Wilson Unicorn (July 04, 2018)

The Battle of Hamel is arguably, the most important battle of the First World War yet it is still relatively unknown. It was turning point of the Great War and saw American troops fighting alongside Australian...


The National War Labor Board

by Valerie Jean Conner The University of North Carolina Press (June 15, 2018)

Conner explains the background, organization, and workings of the National War Labor Board, created by President Wilson in April 1918. She analyzes the board's struggle to succeed and reveals how both labor...


The Kaiser's Dawn

by John Hughes-Wilson Uniform (May 25, 2018)

In mid summer 1918 a top secret mission, which has remained classified information for a century, was set in motion to kill Kaiser Wilhelm II. It was felt that by killing their head of state and commander in...


Pershing's Tankers

by Lawrence M. Kaplan & Dale E. Wilson The University Press of Kentucky (August 15, 2018)

After the United States declared war against Germany in April 1917, the US Army established the Tank Corps to help break the deadlock of trench warfare in France during World War I. The army envisioned having...


The Forgotten Front

by Janice W. Ancker, Gerhard P. Gross, Igor Narskij & Boris Khavkin et al. The University Press of Kentucky (September 05, 2018)

Although much has been written about the Western Front in World War I, little attention has been given to developments in the east, especially during the crucial period of 1914--1915. Not only did these events...


Embers of Empire

by Paul Miller & Claire Morelon Berghahn Books (November 01, 2018)

The end of World War I and the collapse of the Habsburg Monarchy marked a period of radical change for East-Central European political structures and national identities. Yet after the dust had cleared, this...


Till the Boys Come Home

by Roger Foss The History Press (October 01, 2018)

Ever since the signing of the Armistice in 1918, theatre has played an important part in reflecting the experience of the ‘war to end all wars’. But on the Home Front, what role did those involved with British...


101 Things You Didn't Know about World War I

by Erik Sass Adams Media (September 04, 2018)

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, here are 101 little-known and fascinating facts about its history.

In this informative, accessible look at World War I, you'll find a complete overview...


How America Won World War I

by Alan Axelrod Lyons Press (September 01, 2018)

Immediately after the armistice was signed in November, 1918, an American journalist asked Paul von Hindenburg who won the war against Germany. He was the chief of the German General Staff, co-architect with...