Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front

Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western FrontTommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front by Richard Holmes
ISBN: 0007137524
Published by Harper Perennial on March 7th 2005
Genres: Great Britain, Military
Pages: 752

Len's Summary: The story individually and collectively of the over five million men who prevailed on the Western Front.

The Little Field Marshall: Sir John French

The Little Field Marshall: Sir John FrenchThe Little Field Marshall: Sir John French by Richard Holmes
ISBN: 0224015753
Published by Cassell on 2005
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Great Britain
Pages: 427

Len's Summary: The first commander of the BEF, a 19th century officer, fights a 20th century war. The author is a well-known historian and reserve Brigadier in the British Army.

Army Service Corps, 1902-1918

Army Service Corps, 1902-1918Army Service Corps, 1902-1918 by Michael Young, Richard Holmes
ISBN: 0850527309
Published by Leo Cooper on July 1st 2000
Genres: General, Military, United States
Pages: 406

Len's Summary: A history of the worldwide operations of the British Army Service Corps in WWI replete with maps, b&w illustrations, biographies of key officers and tables of Corps organization.

The Retreat: Mons to the Marne, 1914

The Retreat: Mons to the Marne, 1914Riding the Retreat: Mons to the Marne, 1914 by Richard Holmes
ISBN: 1845951093
Published by Pimlico on March 1st 2007
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: New edition of book blending military history, personal testimonies and a recounting the author’s ride along the route taken by the retreating BEF in the summer of 1914. Available in April 2007 from Amazom.com. Holmes is a widely published historian and reserve Brigadier in the British Army.

Shots from the Front: The British Soldier 1914-18

Shots from the Front: The British Soldier 1914-18Shots from the Front: The British Soldier 1914-18 by Richard Holmes
ISBN: 9780007275489
Published by HarperPress on 2008
Genres: Great Britain, Military, Pictorial, World War I
Pages: 240

Len's Summary: Picture essays covering the pre-war army, conscription, weapons and infantrymen, the war in Mesopotamia as well as on the Western Front drawing on period photographs and modern photos from Mike Sheil; written by a major British military historian.