The Rape of Belgium: The Untold Story of World War I

The Rape of Belgium: The Untold Story of World War IThe Rape of Belgium: The Untold Story of World War I by Larry Zuckerman
ISBN: 0814797040
Published by New York University Press on February 1st 2004
Genres: Belgium, France, Germany, Military
Pages: 339

Len's Summary: A candidate for the 2004 WFA Annual Book Award in which the author finds the seeds of WWII Nazi occupation policies in Belgium of 1914-1918. Covers the same ground as the award-winning A History of Denial (Yale University Press), but is less scholarly in approach and is more readable narrative. Lacks maps.

The Retreat from Mons 1914: South: The Western Front by Car, by Bike and on Foot

The Retreat from Mons 1914: South: The Western Front by Car, by Bike and on FootThe Retreat from Mons 1914: South: The Western Front by Car, by Bike and on Foot by Jon Cooksey, Jerry Murland
ISBN: 9781473823365
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 31st 2014
Genres: Belgium, Military
Pages: 288

Len's Summary: Traces the path of the BEF in the early days of war.

Ten Days in August: The Siege of Liège, 1914

Ten Days in August: The Siege of Liège, 1914Ten Days in August: The Siege of Liège, 1914 by Terence Zuber
ISBN: 9780752491448
Published by History Press on November 1st 2014
Genres: Belgium, Germany, Military
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: Erich Ludendorff made his reputation by reducing the forts of Liege which were delaying the German advance into France. The author is a retired US Army officer who also wrote the controversial The Real German War Plan 1904-1914 (The History Press. 2011).

Americans in Occupied Belgium, 1914-1918: Accounts of the War from Journalists, Tourists, Troops and Medical Staff

Americans in Occupied Belgium, 1914-1918: Accounts of the War from Journalists, Tourists, Troops and Medical StaffAmericans in Occupied Belgium, 1914-1918: Accounts of the War from Journalists, Tourists, Troops and Medical Staff by Ed Klekowski, Libby Klekowski
ISBN: 9780786472550
Published by McFarland on March 31st 2014
Genres: Belgium, Journalism, Military
Pages: 296

Len's Summary: Tells the story of German invasion and occupation through the eyes of American observers.

Behind the Lines: WWI’s little-known story of German occupation, Belgian resistance, and the band of Yanks who helped save millions from starvation

Behind the Lines: WWI’s little-known story of German occupation, Belgian resistance, and the band of Yanks who helped save millions from starvationBehind the Lines: WWI's little-known story of German occupation, Belgian resistance, and the band of Yanks who helped save millions from starvation by Jeffrey B. Miller
ISBN: 9780990689300
Published by Milbrown Press on September 16th 2014
Genres: Belgium, Germany, Military, World War I
Pages: 442

Len's Summary: The story of the start-up operations of the Committee on Belgian Relief headed by Herbert Hoover which fed more than nine million Belgians and French trapped behind German lines.

The German Army at Passchendaele

The German Army at PasschendaeleThe German Army at Passchendaele by Jack Sheldon
ISBN: 1844155641
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 1st 2007
Genres: Belgium, Germany, Military, World War I
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: A history of the Third Battle of Ypres, 1917, from the German point of view. One of several new histories marking the 90th anniversary of this battle of attrition that fell far short of its original objective of overrunning German naval bases at Ostend and Zeebrugge.

Rehearsals: The German Army in Belgium, August 1914

Rehearsals: The German Army in Belgium, August 1914Rehearsals: The German Army in Belgium, August 1914 by Jeff Lipkes
ISBN: 9789058675965
Published by Leuven University Press on October 1st 2007
Genres: Belgium, Germany, Military
Pages: 815

Len's Summary: A revisionist historian looks at German looting, arson and executions of Belgian civilians asserting that these were neither figments of Entente propaganda, nor simply results of collective paranoia (fear of franc tireurs), but rather part of a deliberate campaign of terrorism ordered by military authorities. The author is a Princeton Ph.D. Another in a lengthening series of books examining German military government and occupation policies in World War One. // Detailed narrative of the German invasion of Belgium and the violence against civilians that accompanied it. See also German Atrocities, 1914: A History of Denial winner of the Tomlinson Prize for 2002.