The Guns of August

The Guns of AugustThe Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman, Robert K. Massie
ISBN: 0345476093
Published by Ballantine Books on August 3rd 2004
Genres: World War I, Battle History, Diplomacy and Politics
Pages: 606

Len's Summary: Covers the opening stages and the roots of the conflict; superb, but read a general history first for orientation.

Nicholas and Alexandra

Nicholas and AlexandraNicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. Massie
ISBN: 0345438310
Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks on February 1st 2000
Genres: Diplomacy and Politics, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 640

Len's Summary: Highly readable account of the fall of the Romanov dynasty.