Reich Rails: Prussia, Imperial Germany, and the First World War 1825-1918

Reich Rails: Prussia, Imperial Germany, and the First World War 1825-1918Reich Rails: Prussia, Imperial Germany, and the First World War 1825-1918 by Blaine Taylor
ISBN: 9781781554241
Published by Fonthill Media on February 28th 2015
Genres: Transportation
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: German railways were largely planned and constructed to support her army and it did so ably in the 19th century Wars for German Unification and during WWI.

Blighty’s Railways: Britian’s Railways in the First World War

Blighty’s Railways: Britian’s Railways in the First World WarBlighty's Railways: Britian's Railways in the First World War by Alexander J. Murray
ISBN: 9781445638577
Published by Amberley Publishing on June 19th 2014
Genres: Great Britain, Military, Technology & Engineering, Transportation
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: One of a handful of recent works on British wartime rail. Recall that the Director General of Military Railways in the BEF 1915-16 was Sir Eric Geddies, a railway executive given an honorary commission as a Major General.

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.

Smoke and Mirrors: Q-ships Against the U-boats in the First World War

Smoke and Mirrors: Q-ships Against the U-boats in the First World WarSmoke and Mirrors: Q-Ships against the U-Boats in the First World War by Deborah Lake
ISBN: 0750946059
Published by Sutton Publishing on May 1st 2007
Genres: History, Military, World War I, World War II, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: The story of Britain’s controversial effort to sink German submarines by deploying heavily-armed merchant vessels with RN crews. The author has also written on the Zeebrugge Raid under the pseudonym of David Lomas.

Ford in the Service of America: Mass Production for the Military During the World Wars

Ford in the Service of America: Mass Production for the Military During the World WarsFord in the Service of America: Mass Production for the Military During the World Wars by Timothy J. O'Callaghan
ISBN: 9780786444854
Published by McFarland & Company on August 31st 2009
Genres: Business & Economics, Corporate & Business History, History, Military, World War I, World War II, United States, Transportation, Automotive, General
Pages: 198

Len's Summary: The history of Ford Motor Company’s products and achievements during two world wars.

American Military Vehicles of World War I: An Illustrated History of Armored Cars, Staff Cars, Motorcycles, Ambulances, Trucks, Tractors and Tanks

American Military Vehicles of World War I: An Illustrated History of Armored Cars, Staff Cars, Motorcycles, Ambulances, Trucks, Tractors and TanksAmerican Military Vehicles of World War I: An Illustrated History of Armored Cars, Staff Cars, Motorcycles, Ambulances, Trucks, Tractors and Tanks by Albert Mroz
ISBN: 0786439602
Published by McFarland & Company on August 24th 2009
Genres: History, General, Military, World War I, Technology & Engineering, Military Science, Transportation, Automotive
Pages: 316

Len's Summary: Useful reference work.

Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I

Sovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War ISovereignty at Sea: U.S. Merchant Ships and American Entry into World War I by Rodney Carlisle
ISBN: 9780813037622
Published by University Press of Florida on April 1st 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding, General
Pages: 232

Len's Summary: Examines at the strategic level the loss to German U-boats of 10 US merchantmen between February 3 and April 4, 1917 that sparked American entry into the war.

The Grand Fleet: Warship Design and Development, 1906-1922

The Grand Fleet: Warship Design and Development, 1906-1922The Grand Fleet: Warship Design and Development, 1906-1922 ISBN: 9781848320857
Published by Seaforth Publishing on July 30th 2010
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding, Pictorial
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: The Royal Navy dreadnoughts that fought WWI. Sequel to the highly acclaimed Warrior to Dreadnought.

Clydebank Battlecruisers: Forgotten Photographs from John Brown’s Shipyard

Clydebank Battlecruisers: Forgotten Photographs from John Brown’s ShipyardClydebank Battlecruisers: Forgotten Photographs from John Brown's Shipyard by Ian Johnston
ISBN: 9781591141204
Published by Naval Institute Press on August 15th 2011
Genres: History, Military, General, Pictorial, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Account of the five battlecruisers built by John Brown from 1907 to 1920 culminating with HHS Hood, the largest warship of her day.

Royal Flying Corps Technical Notes on the Airplanes and Engines of 1916

Royal Flying Corps Technical Notes on the Airplanes and Engines of 1916Royal Flying Corps Technical Notes on the Airplanes and Engines of 1916 by Patrick Ellam
ISBN: 9781450299480
Published by iUniverse on March 11th 2011
Genres: History, Military, Aviation, Transportation, General
Pages: 132

Len's Summary: How airplanes of 1916 were built and how to fly them, by a British pursuit pilot.

Fokker Fodder: The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c

Fokker Fodder: The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2cFokker Fodder: The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c by Paul R. Hare
Published by Fonthill Media on January 15th 2013
Genres: History, Military, Aviation, Business & Economics, Industries, Transportation
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: The story of the development of the B.E.2c ‘Quirk’ from 1912 with modifications that carried the type through the four years of the war by one of the UK’s premier aviations historians.

British Battleships of World War One

British Battleships of World War OneBritish Battleships of World War One by R. A. Burt
ISBN: 9781591140535
Published by Naval Institute Press on November 15th 2012
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: Revised edition of an excellent and detailed reference work.

Hero of the Angry Sky: The World War I Diary and Letters of David S. Ingalls, America’s First Naval Ace

Hero of the Angry Sky: The World War I Diary and Letters of David S. Ingalls, America’s First Naval AceHero of the Angry Sky: The World War I Diary and Letters of David S. Ingalls, America’s First Naval Ace by Geoffrey L. Rossano
ISBN: 9780821420188
Published by Ohio University Press on February 5th 2013
Genres: History, General, Military, World War I, Transportation, Aviation, Naval
Pages: 350

Len's Summary: Ingalls was a member of the famed First Yale Unit, “the millionaires unit” of Truby Davison, and America’s only naval air ace. He later served in House of Representatives and as Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Air. Rossano spoke at the 2012 WW1HA seminar at Quantico.

The Battleship Builders: Constructing and Arming British Capital Ships

The Battleship Builders: Constructing and Arming British Capital ShipsThe Battleship Builders: Constructing and Arming British Capital Ships by Ian Johnston, Ian Buxton
ISBN: 9781591140276
Published by US Naval Institute Press on April 15th 2013
Genres: History, Military, Naval, Transportation, Ships & Shipbuilding
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: How the Royal Navy designed, built, armed and powered HMS Dreadnought and, in little more than a decade, 50 more of her type.

Army of the Sky: Russian Military Aviation before the Great War, 1904-1914

Army of the Sky: Russian Military Aviation before the Great War, 1904-1914Army of the Sky by Gregory Vitarbo
ISBN: 9781433114908
Published by Peter Lang on 2012-01
Genres: History, Europe, General, Military, Aviation, Transportation
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: By 1914, Russian military aviation was about on a par with other European nations, but almost entirely dependent on foreign equipment.

The Blue Max Airmen: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le Mérite

The Blue Max Airmen: German Airmen Awarded the Pour le MériteThe Blue Max Airmen by Lance Joseph Bronnenkant
ISBN: 9781935881063
Published by Aeronaut Books on 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Aviation, Transportation
Pages: 112

Len's Summary: Volume one covers Boelcke and Immelmann; volume two covers Buddeke, Wintgens and von Mulzer with biographies of each. The author also published Imperial German Eagles in World War I (Schiffer) in two volumes.