A Box of Sand: The Italo-Ottoman War 1911-1912

A Box of Sand:  The Italo-Ottoman War 1911-1912A Box of Sand: The Italo-Ottoman War 1911-1912 by Charles Stephenson
ISBN: 9780957689220
Published by Tattered Flag on December 19th 2014
Genres: Africa, Italy, Military, Pre-War, Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: Though forgotten today, this conflict was a curtain-raiser to the Great War as Italy expanded her African empire into the Ottoman provinces of today’s Libya and sparked a guerrilla war that lasted for two decades.

Isonzo: The Forgotten Sacrifice of the Great War

Isonzo: The Forgotten Sacrifice of the Great WarIsonzo: The Forgotten Sacrifice of the Great War by John R. Schindler
ISBN: 9780275972042
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group, Praeger on 2000
Genres: General, Italy, Military, Strategy, World War I
Pages: 409

Len's Summary: Frustration on the Italian Front. Look for a review in Stand To!

The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front, 1915-1919

The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front, 1915-1919The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front, 1915-1919 by Mark Thompson
ISBN: 0465020372
Published by Basic Books on October 26th 2010
Genres: Italy, Military, World War I
Pages: 488

Len's Summary: A new survey history about a major front often ignored in telling the history of The Great War. Taking its title from the battle lines in the snow-covered Alps, this book recounts Italy’s abandonment of its German and Austro-Hungarian allies, its entry into the war on the side of the Entente in May 1915 and the resulting stalemate which cost 689 thousand Italian dead before Vienna sued for peace in October 1918.

Woodrow Wilson and the American Myth in Italy: Culture, Diplomacy, and War Propaganda

Woodrow Wilson and the American Myth in Italy: Culture, Diplomacy, and War PropagandaWoodrow Wilson and the American Myth in Italy: Culture, Diplomacy, and War Propaganda by Daniela Rossini, Antony Shugaar
ISBN: 0674028244
Published by Harvard University Press on May 1st 2008
Genres: History, Europe, Italy, Military, World War I, United States, 20th Century, Political Science, International Relations, Diplomacy
Pages: 263

Len's Summary: A new look at Wilsonian diplomacy, or lack there of, through an examination of Italo-American relations during WWI and during the Paris peace conference.

To the Fourth Shore: Italy‘s War for Libya (1911-1912)/Verso la Quarta Sponda: la Guerra Italiana per la Libia (1911-1912)

To the Fourth Shore: Italy‘s War for Libya (1911-1912)/Verso la Quarta Sponda: la Guerra Italiana per la Libia (1911-1912)To the Fourth Shore: Italy‘s War for Libya (1911-1912)/Verso la Quarta Sponda: la Guerra Italiana per la Libia (1911-1912) by Bruce Vandervort
ISBN: 9788896260296
on 2012
Genres: Italy, Military, World War I
Pages: 363

Len's Summary: History of an almost forgotten conflict that helped spark the Balkan Wars.

Caporetto and the Isonzo Campaign: The Italian Front 1915-1918

Caporetto and the Isonzo Campaign: The Italian Front 1915-1918Caporetto and the Isonzo Campaign: The Italian Front 1915-1918 by John MacDonald, Zeljko Cimpric
ISBN: 9781473845725
Published by Pen & Sword Books on May 5th 2015
Genres: Italy, Military, World War I
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: The sixty-mile-long Isonzo Front stretching from the Julian Alps to the Adriatic, presented appalling terrain for combat as those of us who participated in Mike Hanlon’s WW1HA 2011 Italian Front tour observed. Includes material on the battlefield today and on the Kobarid (Caporetto) Museum. -- Fortunate WW1HA members visited Caporetto (Kobarid in Slovenia) the site of a major 1917 Italian defeat on our 2011 tour of the Italian Front. The word Caporetto has entered the Italian language as a synonym for disaster.