Artillery Scout: The Story of a Forward Observer with the U.S. Field Artillery in World War I

Artillery Scout: The Story of a Forward Observer with the U.S. Field Artillery in World War IArtillery Scout: The Story of a Forward Observer with the U.S. Field Artillery in World War I by James G. Bilder
ISBN: 1612002714
Published by Casemate Publishers on October 19th 2014
Genres: Military, United States
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Drawing on his grandfather’s letters and diaries, the author reconstructs life on the sharp point of combat. // Based on accounts of the author’s grandfather, who served with the 91st Division AEF.

Magnificent But Not War: The Second Battle of Ypres 1915

Magnificent But Not War: The Second Battle of Ypres 1915Magnificent But Not War: The Second Battle of Ypres 1915 by John Dixon
ISBN: 9781844150021
Published by Casemate Publishers on September 1st 2003
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 370

Len's Summary: Order in the USA from Casemate Publishing.

King of Airfighters: The Biography of Major “Mick” Mannock, VC, DSO MC

King of Airfighters: The Biography of Major “Mick” Mannock, VC, DSO MCKing of Airfighters: The Biography of Major "Mick" Mannock, VC, DSO MC by Ira Jones
ISBN: 1932033998
Published by Casemate Publishers on July 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Some sources claim 73 “kills” for Mannock while he himself claimed only 51 aerial victories.

Immelmann: The Eagle of Lille

Immelmann: The Eagle of LilleImmelmann: The Eagle of Lille by Frantz Immelmann
ISBN: 9781932033984
Published by Casemate Publishers on July 1st 2009
Genres: Germany, Military, Other, World War I
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Originally published in the 1930s, this is the story of the ace after whom the “Blue Max” is named written by his brother.

Black Fokker Leader: The First World War’s Last Airfighter Knight

Black Fokker Leader: The First World War’s Last Airfighter KnightBlack Fokker Leader: The First World War’s Last Airfighter Knight by Peter Kilduff
ISBN: 9781906502287
Published by Casemate Publishers on May 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Aviation
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Wartime exploits of an all-but-forgotten German ace; Kilduff’s 13th book on WWI aviation. // The story of German ace Carl Degelow and his squadron of mostly Fokker D-VII recounted by a premier aviation historian.

Letters from Verdun: Frontline Experiences of an American Volunteer in World War I France

Letters from Verdun: Frontline Experiences of an American Volunteer in World War I FranceLetters from Verdun: Frontline Experiences of an American Volunteer in World War I France by William C. Harvey, Avery Wolfe
ISBN: 1932033947
Published by Casemate Publishers on December 2009
Genres: Illustrated, Letters, Military, Personal Accounts, United States, World War I
Pages: 240

Len's Summary: The diary and letters of Avery Royce Wolfe recounting his service as a volunteer ambulance driver with the American Field Service near Verdun and with French occupation forces in the Rhineland from June 1917 to April 1919. Excellent photos taken by Avery Wolfe illustrate this volume. // Letters of a volunteer ambulance driver in the French army at Verdun and during the Ludendorff offensives of 1918. // Letters of an American volunteer ambulance driver in the French Army.

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 Flatpack Bombers: The Royal Navy and the Zeppelin Menace

The Flatpack Bombers: The Royal Navy and the Zeppelin MenaceFlatpack Bombers: The Royal Navy and the Zeppelin Menace by Ian Gardiner
ISBN: 9781848840713
Published by Casemate Publishers on August 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Naval, Aviation
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: Early long-distance RN bombing raids against German Zeppelin sheds led to the development of aircraft carriers.

Richthofen Jagdstaffel Ahead: REF Pilots Out-Performed and Out-Gunned Over the Western Front

Richthofen Jagdstaffel Ahead: REF Pilots Out-Performed and Out-Gunned Over the Western FrontRichthofen Jagdstaffel Ahead: REF Pilots Out-Performed and Out-Gunned Over the Western Front by Peter McManus
ISBN: 9781906502003
Published by Casemate Publishers on December 1st 2008
Genres: History, Military, Aviation, World War I
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: A mediocre work on a familiar subject. // RFC 40 Squadron takes on a technically superior Flying Circus.

Hermann Göring Fighter Ace: The World War I Career of Germany’s Most Infamous Airman

Hermann Göring Fighter Ace: The World War I Career of Germany’s Most Infamous AirmanHermann Göring Fighter Ace: The World War I Career of Germany's Most Infamous Airman by Peter Kilduff
ISBN: 9781906502669
Published by Casemate Publishers on June 1st 2010
Genres: History, Military, Aviation, World War I
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: A master WWI aviation historian examines Göring’s record as a military flyer and combat leader.

Fort Douaumont: Verdun

Fort Douaumont: VerdunFort Douaumont: Verdun by Christina Holstein
ISBN: 9781783032358
Published by Casemate Publishers on April 1st 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 230

Len's Summary: Second, revised edition of a fine guide and history book by WFA a member who specializes in the Verdun battlefields.

Burden of Guilt: How Germany Shattered the Last Days of Peace, Summer 1914

Burden of Guilt: How Germany Shattered the Last Days of Peace, Summer 1914Burden of Guilt: How Germany Shattered the Last Days of Peace, Summer 1914 by Daniel Allen Butler
ISBN: 9781935149279
Published by Casemate Publishers on July 27th 2010
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Military, World War I
Pages: 330

Len's Summary: Working from primary sources, the author asserts Germany bears the responsibility for starting the war. See also: The Lions of July: Prelude to War, 1914, Wm. Jannen, Random House, 1996.

Fall of Eagles: The Evolution of Air Warfare in World War One

Fall of Eagles: The Evolution of Air Warfare in World War OneFall of Eagles: The Evolution of Air Warfare in World War One by Alex Revell
ISBN: 9781848845275
Published by Casemate Publishers on August 1st 2011
Genres: Aviation, Military, World War I
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: A survey of the air war.

The German Army on the Western Front, 1915

The German Army on the Western Front, 1915The German Army on the Western Front, 1915 by Jack Sheldon
ISBN: 9781783032266
Published by Casemate Publishers on October 24th 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Germany
Pages: 348

Len's Summary: The other side of the wire. One of a series by Jack Sheldon.

American Expeditionary Force: France 1917-1918

American Expeditionary Force: France 1917-1918American Expeditionary Force: France 1917-1918 by Jack Holroyd
ISBN: 9781848848771
Published by Casemate Publishers on October 24th 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States
Pages: 144

Len's Summary: Eight chapters dealing with high points of the war from the American perspective. Heavily illustrated.

Airway to the East 1918-1920

Airway to the East 1918-1920Airway to the East 1918-1920 by Clive Semple
ISBN: 9781848846579
Published by Casemate Publishers on 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Aviation
Pages: 244

Len's Summary: A recounting of the failed attempt to develop a quicker way to move military aircraft to the Middle East theater of operations.