Doughboys on the Great War: How American Soldiers Viewed their Military Experience

Doughboys on the Great War:  How American Soldiers Viewed their Military  ExperienceDoughboys on the Great War: How American Soldiers Viewed Their Military Experience by Edward A. Gutièrrez
ISBN: 9780700619900
Published by University Press of Kansas on September 19th 2014
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, United States, Veterans
Pages: 308

Len's Summary: Illuminates the war through veterans’ own statements. // Remembrances of America soldiers written in 1919 when memories were fresh.

Shamrock Battalion in the Great War

Shamrock Battalion in the Great WarShamrock Battalion in the Great War by Martin J. Hogan, James J. Cooke
ISBN: 0826217109
Published by University of Missouri on March 23rd 2007
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, Veterans, General, World
Pages: 152

Len's Summary: Memoirs of a Doughboy in the 165th Infantry of the Rainbow Division edited by a professor emeritus of history at Old Miss who write a history of the 28th Division in the Great War.

Argonne Days in World War I

Argonne Days in World War IArgonne Days in World War I by Horace L. Baker, Robert H. Ferrell
ISBN: 0826217087
Published by University of Missouri on March 7th 2007
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, Veterans, General, World
Pages: 176

Len's Summary: The memoir of a Mississippi Doughboy edited by the prolific author of America’s Deadliest Battle and editor of Meuse-Argonne Diary: The Divisional Commander in World War I.

Forgotten Voices of the Somme: The Most Devastating Battle of the Great War in the Words of Those Who Survived

Forgotten Voices of the Somme: The Most Devastating Battle of the Great War in the Words of Those Who SurvivedForgotten Voices of the Somme: The Most Devastating Battle of the Great War in the Words of Those Who Survived by Joshua Levine
ISBN: 9780091926281
Published by Ebury Press on October 1st 2009
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Veterans
Pages: 285

Len's Summary: A look at the 1916 battle drawn from the writings of British participants.

Casualty Figures: How Five Men Survived the First World War

Casualty Figures: How Five Men Survived the First World WarCasualty Figures: How Five Men Survived the First World War by Michèle Barrett
ISBN: 1844672301
Published by Verso on April 17th 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Veterans, Psychology, Psychopathology, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Pages: 174

Len's Summary: An account of the psychological havoc of war inflicted on five British soldiers.

Prisoners of the Kaiser: The last POWs of The Great War

Prisoners of the Kaiser: The last POWs of The Great WarPrisoners of the Kaiser: The last POWs of The Great War by Richard Van Emden
ISBN: 9781848840782
Published by Pen & Sword Books on August 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, World War II, Veterans
Pages: 196

Len's Summary: Draws on the memories of the last surviving British POWs.

Private Beatson’s War: Life, Death and Hope on the Western Front

Private Beatson’s War: Life, Death and Hope on the Western FrontPrivate Beatson’s War: Life, Death and Hope on the Western Front by Shaun Springer, Henry Allingham, Stuart Humphreys, James Beatson
ISBN: 1848840829
on November 1st 2009
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, World War I, Veterans
Pages: 154

Len's Summary: From the dairy of British soldiers killed at High Wood on the Somme.

Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal EraBeyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era by Stephen R. Ortiz
ISBN: 9780814762684
Published by NYU Press on April 1st 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, Veterans, Literary Criticism, Semiotics & Theory, Psychology, General
Pages: 268

Len's Summary: Closer look at two major American veteran’s organizations The American Legion and The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) helped shape post-WWI politics.

We Hope to Get Word Tomorrow: The Garvin Family Letters, 1914-1916

We Hope to Get Word Tomorrow: The Garvin Family Letters, 1914-1916We Hope to Get Word Tomorrow: The Garvin Family Letters, 1914-1916 by Mark Pottle, John Ledingham
ISBN: 9781848325456
Published by Casemate Publishers on 2009
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Veterans, Personal Accounts
Pages: 280

Len's Summary: Collection of letters from a young British subaltern to his mother and father at home. // Exchanges of letters between a young subaltern and his family in England.

The 500 Best Cockney War Stories

The 500 Best Cockney War StoriesThe 500 Best Cockney War Stories by Ian Hamilton
ISBN: 9781848684249
Published by Amberley on February 2010
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Veterans
Pages: 223

Len's Summary: First published in the early 1920s, this collection of humorous tales masks the grimness of the war in the trenches. Such tales served to help men keep their sanity.

German Soldiers in the Great War: Letters and Eyewitness Accounts

German Soldiers in the Great War: Letters and Eyewitness AccountsGerman Soldiers in the Great War: Letters and Eyewitness Accounts by Bernd Ulrich, Benjamin Ziemann
ISBN: 1848841418
Published by Pen & Sword Books on March 1st 2011
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Military, World War I, Veterans
Pages: 212

Len's Summary: Primary source material on the perceptions of German front line soldiers. // A look at the lives of German front-line soldiers based on their own writings.

War’s Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America

War’s Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I AmericaWar’s Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America by Beth Linker
ISBN: 9780226482538
Published by University of Chicago Press on June 15th 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, Veterans
Pages: 291

Len's Summary: As part of an effort to minimize soldiers’ pension costs (the largest line item in the Federal budget), the US embarked on a massive program of rehabilitation in an effort to return badly wounded men to productive lives. This resulted in the vast expansion of the medical rehabilitative specialties and the creation of Veterans Administration. Also available as a Nook book.

Bodies of War: World War I and the Politics of Commemoration in America, 1919-1933

Bodies of War: World War I and the Politics of Commemoration in America, 1919-1933Bodies of War: World War I and the Politics of Commemoration in America, 1919-1933 by Lisa M. Budreau
ISBN: 9780814725184
Published by NYU Press on November 1st 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, Veterans
Pages: 317

Len's Summary: First published in hardcover in 2009, this book explains how and why the USG took responsibility for the identification, repatriation or reburial and memorialization of war dead. // A serious analysis of the issues surrounding the repatriation of American war dead, the creation of the American Battle Monuments Commission and the Gold Star mother’s pilgrimage. Dr. Budreau is a member of WFA and frequent speaker at our seminars.

An Anzac on the Western Front: Personal Recollections of an Austrian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918

An Anzac on the Western Front: Personal Recollections of an Austrian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918An Anzac on the Western Front: Personal Recollections of an Austrian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918 by H. R. Williams
ISBN: 9781848847675
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, World War I, Veterans, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: First published in the 1920s, this memoir describes the horrors of the battlefield in graphic terms.

1914-1918 – An Eyewitness to War

1914-1918 – An Eyewitness to War1914-1918 - An Eyewitness to War by Bob Carruthers
ISBN: 9781781581346
on June 15th 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Veterans, Essays, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 300

Len's Summary: A collection of essays from the participants. -- Four recollections from primary sources reflecting little-known aspects of the conflict.

The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs

The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to MemoirsThe Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs by Brian Douglas Tennyson
ISBN: 9780810886797
Published by Rowman & Littlefield on May 1st 2013
Genres: History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), Military, World War I, Veterans, Reference, Essays, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 594

Len's Summary: Catalogs the writings of ordinary Canadians among the 600 thousand men and women who served.

The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and their Forgotten World War

The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and their Forgotten World WarThe Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and their Forgotten World War by Richard Rubin
ISBN: 9780544290488
Published by Mariner Books on May 6th 2014
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, World War I, United States, Veterans
Pages: 518

Len's Summary: Beginning ten years ago, the author set out to interview surviving WWI veterans and succeeded in finding several dozen men and women aged 101 to 113. These included an infantryman, an artillerist, an engineer a balloonist, sailors, marines, a woman War Department worker, yoemanettes, a veteran of the Siberian expedition, and a Canadian veteran, as well as the last surviving Doughboy Frank Buckles. These are their stories.

The Great War and Veterans’ Internationalism

The Great War and Veterans’ InternationalismThe Great War and Veterans’ Internationalism by Julia Eichenberg, John Paul Newman
ISBN: 9781137281623
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on November 20th 2013
Genres: History, General, Military, World War I, Veterans, World, Essays, Social History
Pages: 248

Len's Summary: A collection of essays presenting portraits of the ex-soldiers and women who banded to together in a world-wide network aimed at defending their rights, families, and their commitment to peace.