Touring the Italian Front, 1917-1919

Touring the Italian Front, 1917-1919Touring the Italian Front, 1917-1919 by Francis Mackay
ISBN: 9780850528763
Published by Battleground Europe on March 31st 2003
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 173

Len's Summary: First published in 2002, this guide covers operations of French, British and American forces between November 1917 and the spring of 1919 as the reinvigorated and reinforced Italians rolled back German-Austro-Hungarian advances made during the 1917 Battle of Caporetto.

The War Walk: A Journey Along the Western Front

The War Walk: A Journey Along the Western FrontThe War Walk: A Journey Along the Western Front by Nigel Jones
ISBN: 0304366838
Published by Cassell on August 5th 2004
Genres: Europe, World War I
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: A combination of history, travel and personal anecdotes from a rapidly dwindling number of surviving veterans.

Major & Mrs. Holts Battle Atlas of the WWI Western Front

Major & Mrs. Holts Battle Atlas of the WWI Western FrontMajor & Mrs. Holts Battle Atlas of the WWI Western Front by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt
ISBN: 1844154009
Published by Pen & Sword Books on May 1st 2008
Genres: Atlases, Gazetteers & Maps, Europe, World War I
Pages: 128

Len's Summary: Covers Mons, Le Cateau, Notre Dame de la Lorette, The Yser, First Ypres, Neuve Chapelle, Aubers Ridge, Festaubert-Givenchy, Second Ypres, Loos, Fromelles, Vimy-Arras, Pesschendaele, Fourth Ypres, First Marne, St. Mihiel, The Aisne, Verdun, The Somme, Chemin des Dames, Cambrai, Kaiser’s Offensive, Château Thierry, Champaign, Meuse-Argonne, and the Hindenburg Line.

Major and Mrs. Holt’s Battlefield Guide: Western Front – South

Major and Mrs. Holt’s Battlefield Guide: Western Front – SouthMajor and Mrs. Holt’s Battlefield Guide: Western Front - South by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt
ISBN: 1844152391
Published by Pen & Sword Books on December 1st 2005
Genres: Europe, Military, Travel, World War I
Pages: 360

Len's Summary: First and Second Marne, the Somme 1916, Cambrai, the Aisne, Verdun, the Hindenburg Line, St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne among other battles and campaigns. Companion volume to an earlier guide to northern Western Front battlefields.

The Fallen: A Photographic Journey Through the War Cemeteries and Memorials of the Great War, 1914-18

The Fallen: A Photographic Journey Through the War Cemeteries and Memorials of the Great War, 1914-18The Fallen: A Photographic Journey Through the War Cemeteries and Memorials of the Great War, 1914-18 by John Garfield, Katherine Whitehorn
ISBN: 0750952040
Published by Spellmount on May 1st 2014
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Photography, Photoessays & Documentaries
Pages: 168

Before Endeavours Fade: Guide to the Battlefields of the First World War

Before Endeavours Fade: Guide to the Battlefields of the First World WarBefore Endeavours Fade: Guide to the Battlefields of the First World War by Rose E. B. Coombs
ISBN: 0900913851
Published by After the Battle on November 15th 1994
Genres: Atlases, Gazetteers & Maps, Europe, World War I
Pages: 240

Len's Summary: Revised and updated edition of a highly respected guide first published in 1983 and written by a longtime Imperial War Museum staffer. Includes all the major BEF battles and American battlefields in the Argonne and at St. Mihiel, as well as French battles on the Chemin des Dames, at Champaign, Verdun, and as well as battles along the Yser and near Ypres.

Battle Lines: Ypres: Nieuwpoort to Ploegsteert

Battle Lines:  Ypres: Nieuwpoort to PloegsteertBattle Lines: Ypres: Nieuwpoort to Ploegsteert by Jon Cooksey, Jerry Murland
ISBN: 9781848847934
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 1st 2013
Genres: Military, Travel, World War I
Pages: 240

Len's Summary: First in a series of new Pen & Sword walking, cycling and motoring battlefield guides.

American Armies and Battlefields in Europe

American Armies and Battlefields in EuropeAmerican Armies and Battlefields In Europe by American Battle Monuments Commission
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform on August 18th 2015
Genres: Military, United States, World War I

Len's Summary: A combination history, photoalbum, atlas and battlefield guide for the American Expeditionary Force, this classic is now best ordered as part of the 3-CD set, The U.S. Army in World War I, offered by the U.S. Army Center for Military History at their website.

Captain Conan

Captain ConanCaptain Conan by Roger Vercel
ISBN: 9781570037139
Published by University of South Carolina Press on February 25th 2008
Genres: Fiction, War & Military, History, Military, World War I
Pages: 296

Len's Summary: First published in 1934, this novel of WWI of French troops on the Bulgarian front and postwar occupation duty in Bucharest won a Prix Goncourt and war made into a motion picture available on DVD and video tape.

Class 1902

Class 1902Class 1902 by Ernst Glaeser
ISBN: 9781570037122
Published by University of South Carolina Press on February 11th 2008
Genres: Biographical, Fiction, War & Military, World War I
Pages: 326

Len's Summary: Another in the Joseph M. Broccoli WWI Series, this novel was first published as Jahrgang 1902, this book tells the story of the German home front as seen through the eyes of an under-draft-age youth.

Beneath Hill 60

Beneath Hill 60Beneath Hill 60 by Will Davies
ISBN: 9781448125265
Published by Random House Australia on 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, World
Pages: 288

Len's Summary: Just released as a motion picture in Australia, this recounts the story of Australian miners digging a massive mine under German trenches on Hill 60 in Flanders 1916.

The Platoon: An Infantryman on the Western Front 1916-1918

The Platoon: An Infantryman on the Western Front 1916-1918The Platoon: An Infantryman on the Western Front 1916-1918 by Joseph Steward, Andrew Robertshaw
ISBN: 9781848843615
Published by Pen & Sword Books on 2011
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, General, History, Military, World War I
Pages: 200

Len's Summary: A fictionalized account of John Joseph Steward’s wartime career published here for the first time.

On Dangerous Ground: A Gallipoli Story

On Dangerous Ground: A Gallipoli StoryOn Dangerous Ground: A Gallipoli Story by Bruce Scates
ISBN: 1742583938
Published by University of Western Australia Press on September 15th 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: A novel of the 1915 Gallipoli campaign mixing fact and fiction written by a leading Australian historian; featuring a selection of paintings by Australian artist George Lambert.

Soldier and Warrior: French Attitudes toward the Army and War on the Eve of the First World War

Soldier and Warrior: French Attitudes toward the Army and War on the Eve of the First World WarSoldier and Warrior: French Attitudes toward the Army and War on the Eve of the First World War by H. L. Wesseling
ISBN: 9780313307218
Published by Greenwood Press on January 1st 2000
Genres: History, Europe, France, Military, General, World War I
Pages: 248

Len's Summary: How French publicists glorified the Army and idealized war in the decade before 1914.

The Ship That Changed the World: The Escape of the Goeben to the Dardanelles in 1914

The Ship That Changed the World: The Escape of the Goeben to the Dardanelles in 1914The Ship That Changed the World: The Escape of the Goeben to the Dardanelles in 1914 by Dan Van der Vat
ISBN: 9781841580623
Published by Birlinn on 2000
Genres: Military, Naval, World War I
Pages: 252

Len's Summary: A paperback reprinting of the 1985 book of the same name. This tells the story of the 1914 escape of the German battle cruiser Goben through the porous net of the Royal Navy’s Mediterranean Squadron to the Ottoman Empire. Written by the author of The Grand Scuttle, the self-destruction of the Imperial German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow in 1919.

The United States, Revolutionary Russia, and the Rise of Czechoslovakia

The United States, Revolutionary Russia, and the Rise of CzechoslovakiaThe United States, Revolutionary Russia, and the Rise of Czechoslovakia by Betty Miller Unterberger
ISBN: 0890969310
Published by Texas A&M University Press on April 1st 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Political Science, International Relations, General
Pages: 463

Len's Summary: A revised edition of the 1989 work based on newly available documentary sources. By the author of "Woodrow Wilson and Great Power Relations in Central Europe."

A Youth in the Meuse-Argonne: A Memoir, 1917-1918

A Youth in the Meuse-Argonne: A Memoir, 1917-1918A Youth in the Meuse-Argonne: A Memoir, 1917-1918 by William S. Triplet, Robert H. Ferrell
ISBN: 0826212905
Published by University of Missouri Press on August 1st 2000
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, Europe, France, World War I
Pages: 344

Len's Summary: Another interesting Great War memoir produced by an important American regional publisher.

Politicians, the Press, and Propaganda: Lord Northcliffe and the Great War, 1914-1919

Politicians, the Press, and Propaganda: Lord Northcliffe and the Great War, 1914-1919Politicians, the Press, and Propaganda: Lord Northcliffe and the Great War, 1914-1919 by J. Lee Thompson
ISBN: 9780873386371
Published by Kent State University Press on 2000
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Language Arts & Disciplines, Journalism
Pages: 319

Armaments and the Coming of War: Europe, 1904-1914

Armaments and the Coming of War: Europe, 1904-1914Armaments and the Coming of War: Europe, 1904-1914 by David Stevenson
ISBN: 9780198208310
Published by Clarendon Press on June 15th 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 463

Len's Summary: A new paperback edition of Dr. Stevenson’s study of the interlinked effect of imperial competition, domestic political and commercial affairs, technological change and advancement on the European arms race. Well worth reading and reflecting on.

Passchendaele: The Sacrificial Ground

Passchendaele: The Sacrificial GroundPasschendaele: The Sacrificial Ground by Nigel Steel, Peter Hart
ISBN: 0304352683
Published by Cassell on November 2nd 2000
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 351

Len's Summary: Another look at the mud and blood of Third Ypres. British military historians fixation on Third Ypres ranks second only to that of Battle of the Somme… Available from Barnes and Noble on line.

United States Naval Aviation, 1910-1918

United States Naval Aviation, 1910-1918United States Naval Aviation, 1910-1918 by Noel C. Shirley
ISBN: 9780764311796
Published by Schiffer Publishing on 2000
Genres: Aviation, Illustrated, Military, United States, World War I
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: A richly illustrated book contains the statistical product of exhaustive research on the organization, personalities, bases and equipment of early American naval aviation. Noel is a member of The Great War Society and the League of WWI Aviation Historians, as well as a frequent speaker at WFA seminars.

Leadership in the Trenches: Officer-Man Relations, Morale and Discipline in the British Army in the Era of the First World War

Leadership in the Trenches: Officer-Man Relations, Morale and Discipline in the British Army in the Era of the First World WarLeadership in the Trenches: Officer-Man Relations, Morale and Discipline in the British Army in the Era of the First World War by G. D. Sheffield
ISBN: 9780312226404
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on October 6th 2000
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Social Science, General, Technology & Engineering, Military Science
Pages: 270

Len's Summary: Kitchener’s army in the field.

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 Great War Generals on the Western Front, 1914-18

The Great War Generals on the Western Front, 1914-18The Great War Generals on the Western Front, 1914-18 by Robin Neillands
ISBN: 9781841190631
Published by Robinson on 2000
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 549

Len's Summary: Neillands challenges the conventional wisdom that British generals were incompetent butchers.

Managing Domestic Dissent in First World War Britain

Managing Domestic Dissent in First World War BritainManaging Domestic Dissent in First World War Britain by Brock Millman
ISBN: 9780714650548
Published by Psychology Press on 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Political Science, Security (National & International)
Pages: 335

Len's Summary: Exaggerated fears among Britain’s ruling class?

Best O’luck

Best O’luckBest O'luck by Alexander McClintock
ISBN: 1-896979-43-3
Published by CEF Books on 2000
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 100

Len's Summary: The wartime experiences of an American volunteer from Kentucky who served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in France and Flanders. This autobiographical account was written by McClintock asa propaganda piece and first published in 1917. This edition comes with a postscript and appendices tracing, inter alia, McClintock’s short, tragic career in the American Army.

War Land on the Eastern Front: Culture, National Identity, and German Occupation in World War I

War Land on the Eastern Front: Culture, National Identity, and German Occupation in World War IWar Land on the Eastern Front by Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
ISBN: 9780521023900
Published by Cambridge University Press on May 18th 2000
Genres: History, Europe, Eastern, General, Military, World War I
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: A book about German occupation policy and operations in Lithuania, the Baltics, Ruthenia and parts of Poland from 1915 through 1919 and the Soviet Red Army invasion. Dr. Liulevicius is a frequent speaker at WFA seminars, and professor of History at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

The Central Powers in the Adriatic, 1914-1918: War in a Narrow Sea

The Central Powers in the Adriatic, 1914-1918: War in a Narrow SeaThe Central Powers in the Adriatic, 1914-1918: War in a Narrow Sea by Charles W. Koburger
ISBN: 9780275970710
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group on January 1st 2001
Genres: History, Military, General, World War I
Pages: 145

Len's Summary: A bloody sideshow, but a sideshow nonetheless.

Distant Thunder: Canada’s Citizen Soldiers on the Western Front

Distant Thunder: Canada’s Citizen Soldiers on the Western FrontDistant Thunder: Canada's Citizen Soldiers on the Western Front by Joyce M. Kennedy
ISBN: 9780897452434
Published by Sunflower University Press on March 2000
Genres: Canada, General, World War I
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: Dr.Kennedy is a member of WFA, daughter of a Canadian Great War veteran and, herself, a retired Canadian Air Force flying officer.

Turbulence in the Pacific: Japanese-U.S. Relations During World War I

Turbulence in the Pacific: Japanese-U.S. Relations During World War ITurbulence in the Pacific: Japanese-U.S. Relations During World War I by Noriko Kawamura
ISBN: 9780275968533
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group on January 1st 2000
Genres: History, Asia, General, Japan, Military, World War I, United States
Pages: 173

Len's Summary: The author is Assistant Professor of History at Washington State University; she was educated both in Japan and the US. An active and troubled period in bilateral relations marked by American efforts to maintain an “open door” in China in the face of persistent Japanese expansionism. See Camaraderie for a full review. Things went downhill from here. . .

The Lost Battalion

The Lost BattalionThe Lost Battalion by Thomas M. Johnson, Fletcher Pratt, Edward M. Coffman
ISBN: 0803276133
Published by Bison Books on May 1st 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States
Pages: 364

Len's Summary: Reprint of a 1938 classic with a new introduction by the dean of American WWI historians Edward M. "Mac" Coffman. The Meuse-Argonne from a ground-level infantry view. A November 2000 selection of the History Book Club.

The Great War Reader

The Great War ReaderThe Great War Reader by James Hannah
ISBN: 9780890969441
Published by Texas A&M University Press on 2000
Genres: Literary, Literary Collections, Poetry, World War I
Pages: 504

Len's Summary: An ambitious and entertaining anthology of prose and poetry, fact and fiction about WWI. To order call (800) 826-8911, or e-mail WJL@tampress.tamu.edu.

War and Punishment: The Causes of War Termination and the First World War

War and Punishment: The Causes of War Termination and the First World WarWar and Punishment: The Causes of War Termination and the First World War by H. E. Goemans
ISBN: 9780691049441
Published by Princeton University Press on August 20th 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Political Science
Pages: 355

Len's Summary: A scholarly examination of war aims, the interplay of domestic and international factors, how and why the combatants ended The Great War, but failed to make peace.

Ordered to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War

Ordered to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World WarOrdered to Die: A History of the Ottoman Army in the First World War ISBN: 9780313315169
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group on November 30th 2000
Genres: General, Middle East, Military, Turkey & Ottoman Empire, World War I
Pages: 265

Len's Summary: The author is a retired U.S. Army officer and Turkish speaker who worked from Turkish Army archives not routinely accessible to civilian researchers.

French Women and the First World War: War Stories of the Home Front

French Women and the First World War: War Stories of the Home FrontFrench Women and the First World War: War Stories of the Home Front by Margaret H. Darrow
ISBN: 9781859733660
Published by Bloomsbury Academic on August 1st 2000
Genres: History, Europe, France, Military, World War I, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 341

The Undermining of Austria-Hungary: The Battle for Hearts and Minds

The Undermining of Austria-Hungary: The Battle for Hearts and MindsThe Undermining of Austria-Hungary: The Battle for Hearts and Minds by Mark Cornwall
ISBN: 9780312231514
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on September 2nd 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Historiography, Europe, General
Pages: 503

Len's Summary: A welcome addition to English monographs on the Central Powers.

Great War, Total War: Combat and Mobilization on the Western Front, 1914-1918

Great War, Total War: Combat and Mobilization on the Western Front, 1914-1918Great War, Total War: Combat and Mobilization on the Western Front, 1914-1918 by Roger Chickering, Stig Forster
ISBN: 0521773520
Published by Cambridge University Press on September 11th 2000
Genres: History, Europe, General, Military, World War I
Pages: 584

Len's Summary: Drawn from a 1996 conference in Switzerland this volume has papers from many leading German historians. Something for everyone specialist and generalist alike.