About Face: A Daughter Looks Back at a Soldier and the Great War

About Face: A Daughter Looks Back at a Soldier and the Great WarAbout Face: A Daughter Looks Back at a Soldier and the Great War by Eleanor Elliot Brownell
ISBN: 9780967978406
Published by World War I Press on 2000
Genres: Letters, Military, United States, World War I
Pages: 113

Len's Summary: The story of the campaign of soldier of the Fourth Division, AEF, in France based on his letters home.

Coronel and the Falklands

Coronel and the FalklandsCoronel and the Falklands by Geoffrey Bennett
ISBN: 1841580457
Published by Birlinn Publishers on March 1st 2001
Genres: History, Military, Vietnam War, World War I
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: The re-release in paperback of a classic 1962 study of two major naval actions in the South Atlantic and Pacific. Most useful for its description of the ships involved.

A Military Atlas of the First World War

A Military Atlas of the First World WarA Military Atlas of the First World War by Arthur Banks
ISBN: 9780850527919
Published by Leo Cooper on September 13th 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Reference
Pages: 337

Len's Summary: First paperback edition of a fine standard reference work with 250 maps.

Complete Idiot’s Guide to World War

Complete Idiot’s Guide to World WarComplete Idiot’s Guide to World War by Alan Axelrod, Walton H. Rawls
ISBN: 0028639022
Published by Alpha on October 12th 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, General
Pages: 432

Len's Summary: An expansion of the well-known Idiot’s Guides into WWI history. A useful reference, but one with many errors.

Until the Last Trumpet Sounds: The Life of General of the Armies John J. Pershing

Until the Last Trumpet Sounds: The Life of General of the Armies John J. PershingUntil the Last Trumpet Sounds: The Life of General of the Armies John J. Pershing by Gene Smith
ISBN: 1630262471
Published by John Wiley & Sons on October 1st 1999
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, United States, World War I
Pages: 384

Len's Summary: The new one-volume biography of General John J. Pershing Until the Last Trumpet Sounds by Gene Smith (John Wiley & Sons) was panned by The New York Times, but got a better review from historian Rod Paschall writing for MHQ. Black Jack’s best biographies are multi-volume — Frank Vandiver’s and Donald Smythe’s come to mind — so this one is a handy, quick reference that captures the fundamentals of Pershing’s life.

The Great War and the Twentieth Century

The Great War and the Twentieth CenturyThe Great War and the Twentieth Century by Jay Winter, Geoffrey Parker, Jay Murray Winter
ISBN: 0300081545
Published by Yale University Press on November 10th 2000
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 366

Len's Summary: Taken from a Yale University lecture series, this volume attempts to introduce recent scholarship on WWI drawing on both new historical approaches and newly-available Soviet archival materials. Heavy on traditional diplomatic issues.

The Netherlands and World War I: Espionage, Diplomacy and Survival

The Netherlands and World War I: Espionage, Diplomacy and SurvivalThe Netherlands and World War I: Espionage, Diplomacy and Survival by Hubert P. Van Tuyll Van Serooskerken
ISBN: 9004122435
Published by Brill on June 28th 2001
Genres: History, Military, General, Europe, World War I
Pages: 381

Len's Summary: Dr, van Tuyll teaches history at Augusta State University, Georgia. His article on this subject will appear shortly in Camaraderie.

The Western Front: Battleground and Home Front in the First World War

The Western Front: Battleground and Home Front in the First World WarThe Western Front: Battleground and Home Front in the First World War by Hunt Tooley
ISBN: 9780333650639
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on August 16th 2003
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 368

Len's Summary: Synthesizes much earlier scholarship with particular analysis of the lasting social and political impact of the conflict on the home fronts of the belligerent powers. Dr. Tooley teaches history at Austin College, Texas and is the author of National Identity, and Weimar Germany: Upper Silesia and the Eastern Border, 1918-1922 (Nebraska, 1997).

The Devil’s Chariots: The Origins and Secret Battles of Tanks in the First World War

The Devil’s Chariots: The Origins and Secret Battles of Tanks in the First World WarThe Devil's Chariots: The Origins and Secret Battles of Tanks in the First World War by John Glanfield
ISBN: 0750927062
Published by Sutton Publishing on December 31st 2001
Genres: Military, Technology & Engineering, World War I
Pages: 336

Forgotten Victory: The First World War – Myths and Realities

Forgotten Victory: The First World War – Myths and RealitiesForgotten Victory: The First World War - Myths and Realities by Gary Sheffield
ISBN: 0747271577
Published by Headline on December 31st 2001
Genres: Great Britain, Military, United States, World War I
Pages: 298

Len's Summary: The is definitely worth reading as a revisionist look at the causes, strategy, leadership and consequences of The Great War in Great Britain and America. Not a survey history, but rather a first class series of essays.

Trench Art

Trench ArtTrench Art by Nicholas J. Saunders
ISBN: 0850527937
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 1st 2001
Genres: Art and war, Art metal-work, Found objects (Art), Popular Culture, Soldiers as artists, Art, Criticism & Theory, Subjects & Themes, General, History, Military, World War I
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: The first book we’ve seen on this subject of how front line soldiers passed the time between battles… Look for a review in the WFA newsletter The Field Memo later in 2001.

The First World War: The Outbreak, Events, and Aftermath

The First World War: The Outbreak, Events, and AftermathThe First World War: The Outbreak, Events, and Aftermath by Keith Robbins
ISBN: 9780192191632
Published by Oxford University Press on 2001
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 186

Len's Summary: A concise survey history of the military and political aspects of the conflict in paperback; a reissue of the 1984 version.

Kitchener

KitchenerKitchener by John Charles Pollock
ISBN: 9780094803404
Published by Constable on February 3rd 2001
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Biography & Autobiography, Military, Political, World War I
Pages: 598

Len's Summary: All about a resolutely old-fashioned Field Marshall — an officer anda gentleman. Reviewed in the Financial Times, April 21, 2001.

The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War I

The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War IThe Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War I by John Mosier
ISBN: 9780060084332
Published by Harper on April 24th 2001
Genres: History, Military, General, World War I, Strategy
Pages: 400

Len's Summary: Reviewed in the Financial Times and found wanting as a rehash of 1930s "blame it on the stupid generals" analysis. Mosher also asserts that America won the war for the Allies, a thesis certain to enrage our British cousins.

Helmuth von Moltke and the Origins of the First World War

Helmuth von Moltke and the Origins of the First World WarHelmuth von Moltke and the Origins of the First World War by Annika Mombauer
ISBN: 9780521791014
Published by Cambridge University Press on April 19th 2001
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, History, Europe, General, Military, World War I, World War II, Juvenile Nonfiction, Military & Wars
Pages: 325

Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale

Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and MoraleIrish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale by Timothy Bowman
ISBN: 9780719062858
Published by Manchester University Press on February 6th 2006
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Ireland, Military, World War I, Technology & Engineering, Military Science
Pages: 256

Between War and Peace: Woodrow Wilson and the American Expeditionary Force in Siberia, 1918-1921

Between War and Peace: Woodrow Wilson and the American Expeditionary Force in Siberia, 1918-1921Between War and Peace: Woodrow Wilson and the American Expeditionary Force in Siberia, 1918-1921 by Carol Wilcox Melton
ISBN: 9780865546929
Published by Mercer University Press on 2001
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, World, Political Science, Security (National & International)
Pages: 269

Len's Summary: A controversial chapter in American diplomacy that still colors Russian-American relations even though Wilson’s intervention was aimed at blocking Japanese expansionism…

The Doughboys: America and the First World War

The Doughboys: America and the First World WarThe Doughboys: America and the First World War by Gary Mead
ISBN: 9781585670611
Published by Penguin Books on 2001
Genres: Military, United States, World War I
Pages: 493

Len's Summary: Highly recommended new look at the impact of American in WWI and its role in the Allied victory. Mead is a British journalist. Well worth reading even though Mead forgets that it was the Spanish-American War that catapulted the United States onto the world stage. Available form Amazon.com.uk and Barnes and Noble.

Peacemakers: The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End War

Peacemakers: The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End WarPeacemakers: The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and Its Attempt to End War by Margaret MacMillan
ISBN: 0719559391
Published by John Murray Publishers on September 6th 2001
Genres: Europe, Military, World War I
Pages: 574

Len's Summary: A new history of the making of the Versailles Treaty written by the granddaughter of a British Prime Minister.

Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America

Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of AmericaDoughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America by Jennifer D. Keene
ISBN: 9780801865923
Published by Johns Hopkins University Press on August 29th 2001
Genres: Military, Social History, United States, World War I
Pages: 294

Len's Summary: A social history of the impact of The Great War on the United States and its people.

Doctrine Under Trial: American Artillery Employment in World War I

Doctrine Under Trial: American Artillery Employment in World War IDoctrine Under Trial: American Artillery Employment in World War I by Mark E. Grotelueschen
ISBN: 9780313311710
Published by Greenwood Press on November 30th 2001
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States
Pages: 174

Len's Summary: How the conflict between infantrymen and artillerists in the AEF went unresolved…

American Voices of World War I: Primary Source Documents, 1917-1920

American Voices of World War I: Primary Source Documents, 1917-1920American Voices of World War I: Primary Source Documents, 1917-1920 by Martin Marix Evans
ISBN: 1579583091
Published by Routledge on February 3rd 2001
Genres: Military, United States, World War I
Pages: 258

Race, War, and Surveillance: African Americans and the United States

Race, War, and Surveillance: African Americans and the United StatesRace, War, and Surveillance: African Americans and the United States by Mark Ellis
ISBN: 9780253109323
Published by Indiana University Press on July 26th 2001
Genres: History, United States, General, Social Science, Ethnic Studies, African American Studies, Military, World War I
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: Race relations in America during The Great War…not a pretty sight.

The Officer’s Ward

The Officer’s WardThe Officer's Ward by Marc Dugain
ISBN: 1569472653
Published by Soho Press on November 1st 2001
Genres: Fiction, War & Military, World War I
Pages: 143

Len's Summary: The story of French officers who maintain their dignity and humor even after being disfigured by war wounds sustained on the Western Front. Winner of the Prix des Libraries, among others, in 1998 when it was first published in France.

The Kaiser’s Army: The Politics of Military Technology in Germany during the Machine Age, 1870-1918

The Kaiser’s Army: The Politics of Military Technology in Germany during the Machine Age, 1870-1918The Kaiser's Army: The Politics of Military Technology in Germany during the Machine Age, 1870-1918 by Eric Dorn Brose
ISBN: 0195143353
Published by Oxford University Press on 2001
Genres: Germany, Military, World War I
Pages: 336

A Navy Second to None: The History of U.S. Naval Training in World War I

A Navy Second to None: The History of U.S. Naval Training in World War IA Navy Second to None: The History of U.S. Naval Training in World War I by Michael D. Besch
ISBN: 9780313319099
Published by Greenwood Press on 2002
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, Naval
Pages: 230

The Great War: 1914-1918 (2nd Edition)

The Great War: 1914-1918 (2nd Edition)The Great War: 1914-1918 (2nd Edition) ISBN: 9781405812528
Published by Pearson/Longman on 2007
Genres: History, Military, General, World War I
Pages: 813

Len's Summary: A survey history that covers the war thematically rather than chronologically and has a social, economic and political emphasis.

America’s Great War: World War I and the American Experience

America’s Great War: World War I and the American ExperienceAmerica's Great War: World War I and the American Experience by Robert H. Zieger
ISBN: 9780847696451
Published by Rowman & Littlefield on 2001
Genres: General, Military, Social History, United States, World War I
Pages: 275

Len's Summary: A social history of America in the Great War era by a professor of history at the University of Florida.

Russian Supply Efforts in America During the First World War

Russian Supply Efforts in America During the First World WarRussian Supply Efforts in America During the First World War by Dale C. Rielage
ISBN: 9780786413379
Published by McFarland on January 1st 2002
Genres: History, World, Military, World War I, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Pages: 164

Len's Summary: Assesses the Imperial Governments attempts to secure aid from America while depending on British financing of its purchases there.

British Culture And The First World War

British Culture And The First World WarBritish Culture And The First World War by George Robb
ISBN: 9780333715710
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on June 29th 2002
Genres: English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Europe, European, Great Britain, Literary Criticism, Military, Social History, World War I
Pages: 274

Len's Summary: A social history examining how WWI changed England and how much remained the same; received a strongly favorable review in War in History.