American Soldiers Lives: World War I

American Soldiers Lives: World War IAmerican Soldiers Lives: World War I by Jennifer D. Keene
ISBN: 9780313331817
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group on January 1st 2006
Genres: Military, United States
Pages: 217

Len's Summary: Drawing on reminiscences, diaries and letters, Keene describes life in training camps, transport overseas, action in France and the return home among African-Americans, Native American, immigrants, ordinary Doughboys and women who served "Over There."

Distant Victory: The Battle of Jutland and the Allied Triumph in the First World War

Distant Victory: The Battle of Jutland and the Allied Triumph in the First World WarDistant Victory: The Battle of Jutland and the Allied Triumph in the First World War by Daniel Allen Butler
ISBN: 9780275990732
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group on January 1st 2006
Genres: Great Britain, Military, Naval
Pages: 251

Len's Summary: A new, revisionist analysis of a controversial battle which the author asserts was a major British strategic victory rather than a tactical draw or narrow German triumph. Command leadership styles, he says, were more important to the outcome than technical idiosyncrasies of the various classes of dreadnoughts engaged. Most importantly, the battle set in motion the decisions by both sides that materially affected the outcome of the conflict.

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 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.

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. . .

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.

Race to the Front: The Materiel Foundations of Coalition Strategy in the Great War

Race to the Front: The Materiel Foundations of Coalition Strategy in the Great WarRace to the Front: The Materiel Foundations of Coalition Strategy in the Great War by Kevin D. Stubbs
ISBN: 9780275972998
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group on January 1st 2002
Genres: Economic History, Europe, General, Military, Strategy, World War I
Pages: 373

The Casualty Issue in American Military Practice: The Impact of World War I

The Casualty Issue in American Military Practice: The Impact of World War IThe Casualty Issue in American Military Practice: The Impact of World War I by Evan Andrew Huelfer
ISBN: 9780275977603
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group on October 30th 2003
Genres: Military Science, Technology & Engineering, United States
Pages: 244

Len's Summary: Tracing continuing aversion to battle casualties back to 1917-1918.

Trial by Fire: Command and the British Expeditionary Force in 1914

Trial by Fire: Command and the British Expeditionary Force in 1914Trial by Fire: Command and the British Expeditionary Force in 1914 by Nikolas Gardner
ISBN: 9780313324734
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group on August 30th 2003
Genres: History, Europe, General, Great Britain, Military, World War I
Pages: 259

Len's Summary: The small, regular British army faces unfamiliar warfare in Europe from August to November 1914. Breaks no new ground.

Defeat in Detail: The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912-1913

Defeat in Detail: The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912-1913Defeat in Detail: The Ottoman Army in the Balkans, 1912-1913 by Edward J Erickson
ISBN: 9780275978884
Published by Greenwood Publishing Group on February 28th 2003
Genres: History, Europe, Baltic States, Military, Other
Pages: 403

Len's Summary: Colonel Erickson is a retired Army officer who served in Turkey and speaks Turkish. He earlier book on the Ottoman Army in The Great War, Ordered to Die (Praeger 2002), was reviewed in Stand To!. Both books draws heavily on Turkish Army archives not routinely open to scholars. Colonel Erickson is scheduled to speak at our July 2004 WFA annual national seminar at SUNY, Plattsburgh.