The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War: The Northern Patrol, 1914-1928

The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War: The Northern Patrol, 1914-1928The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War: The Northern Patrol, 1914-1928 by John D. Grainger
ISBN: 0754635368
Published by Ashgate Publishing on August 28th 2003
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Naval

Len's Summary: The little known story of enforcing the Royal Navy’s “distant blockade” largely employing thin-skinned armed merchant cruisers that become an increasingly effective force as the war wore on.

Doctrine and Reform in the British Cavalry, 1880 – 1918

Doctrine and Reform in the British Cavalry, 1880 – 1918Doctrine and Reform in the British Cavalry, 1880 - 1918 by Stephen Badsey
ISBN: 9780754664673
Published by Ashgate Publishing on January 1st 2008
Genres: Great Britain, Military, World War I
Pages: 360

Len's Summary: A scholarly analysis of the development of successful doctrine for horsed soldiers in the face of increasing firepower.

Before My Helpless Sight: Suffering, Dying and Military Medicine on the Western Front, 1914-1918

Before My Helpless Sight: Suffering, Dying and Military Medicine on the Western Front, 1914-1918Before My Helpless Sight: Suffering, Dying and Military Medicine on the Western Front, 1914-1918 by Leo van Bergen
ISBN: 9780754658535
Published by Ashgate Publishing on February 8th 2009
Genres: History, Modern, General, Military, World War I, Medical
Pages: 528

Len's Summary: Drawing on French, Dutch, British and German sources, the author examines the impact of modern war on individual soldiers. Translation from the Dutch recommended by Hubert van Tuyll of Augusta State University.

The Clergy in Khaki, New Perspectives on British army Chaplains in the First World War

The Clergy in Khaki, New Perspectives on British army Chaplains in the First World WarThe Clergy in Khaki, New Perspectives on British army Chaplains in the First World War by M F Snape
ISBN: 1409430006
Published by Ashgate Publishing on August 14th 2013
Genres: History, Military, General, Religion, Christian Ministry, Pastoral Resources, Modern, 20th Century
Pages: 238

Len's Summary: Captures the diversity of religious community within British forces. Over five thousand padres were commissioned during the war and 170 of them died supporting soldiers, airmen and seaman.

British Artillery on the Western Front in the First World War; The Infantry Cannot Do with a Gun Less

British Artillery on the Western Front in the First World War; The Infantry Cannot Do with a Gun LessBritish Artillery on the Western Front in the First World War; The Infantry Cannot Do with a Gun Less by Sanders Marble
ISBN: 9781409411109
Published by Ashgate Publishing on March 28th 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Weapons
Pages: 285

Len's Summary: It was not the machinegun, but rather artillery which dominated trench warfare of 1914-1918.