Ireland, the Great War and the Geography of Remembrance

Ireland, the Great War and the Geography of RemembranceIreland, the Great War and the Geography of Remembrance by Nuala C. Johnson
ISBN: 9780521826167
Published by Cambridge University Press on May 29th 2003
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Ireland, Modern, 20th Century, Historical Geography, Science, Earth Sciences, Geography
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Also recommended: Dr. Edward Brynn’s article on The Conscription Debate in Ireland during the First World War presented at the September 2005 WFA national seminar at Newport News and available from Carl Barna at kmbarna@msn.com

Zeppelin!: Germany and the Airship, 1900-1939

Zeppelin!: Germany and the Airship, 1900-1939Zeppelin!: Germany and the Airship, 1900-1939 by Guillaume De Syon
ISBN: 0801886341
Published by Johns Hopkins University Press on June 11th 2007
Genres: Europe, General, Science, Transportation
Pages: 312

Len's Summary: A history of the development of the Zeppelin airship.

Living with Enza: The Forgotten Story of Britain and the Great Flu Pandemic of 1918

Living with Enza: The Forgotten Story of Britain and the Great Flu Pandemic of 1918Living with Enza: The Forgotten Story of Britain and the Great Flu Pandemic of 1918 by Mark Honigsbaum
ISBN: 9780230217744
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on February 3rd 2009
Genres: Health & Fitness, Diseases, Contagious, History, Europe, Great Britain, Modern, 20th Century, Medical, Infectious Diseases, Science
Pages: 237

Len's Summary: The story of the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 in which over a quarter of a million died in the UK and another three million in British India.

The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler

The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of HitlerThe Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler by Thomas Hager
ISBN: 9780307351791
Published by Three Rivers Press on August 18th 2009
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Historical, Science & Technology, Science, General
Pages: 316

Len's Summary: The story of German chemists Fritz Haber and Carl Bosch who developed a process for synthesizing and mass producing ammonia from hydrogen and atmospheric nitrogen. The invention was used to replace natural nitrates as the base for fertilizer and explosives, fueling Germany’s 1914-1918 war effort. Haber also helped develop Germany’s poison gas capabilities. The author is a science and health writer.