Ten Days in August: The Siege of Liège, 1914

Ten Days in August: The Siege of Liège, 1914Ten Days in August: The Siege of Liège, 1914 by Terence Zuber
ISBN: 9780752491448
Published by History Press on November 1st 2014
Genres: Belgium, Germany, Military
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: Erich Ludendorff made his reputation by reducing the forts of Liege which were delaying the German advance into France. The author is a retired US Army officer who also wrote the controversial The Real German War Plan 1904-1914 (The History Press. 2011).

Another Life: Lawrence After Arabia

Another Life: Lawrence After ArabiaAnother Life: Lawrence After Arabia by Andrew R. B. Simpson
ISBN: 9780752463582
Published by History Press on June 1st 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, Political, History, World War I
Pages: 366

Len's Summary: Yet another in an unending line of books about Lawrence of Arabia, this one focussing on his post-war career, particularly in the Tank Corps and the RAF.

Tanks and Trenches: First Hand Accounts of Tank Warfare in the First World War

Tanks and Trenches: First Hand Accounts of Tank Warfare in the First World WarTanks and Trenches: First Hand Accounts of Tank Warfare in the First World War by David Fletcher
ISBN: 9780752449364
Published by History Press on May 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, Weapons, World War I, Personal Accounts
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Reprint of the Bovington Tank Museum curator’s 1994 book filled with accounts from wartime tankers.

The Mons Myth: A Reassessment of the Battle

The Mons Myth: A Reassessment of the BattleThe Mons Myth: A Reassessment of the Battle by Terence Zuber
ISBN: 9780752452470
Published by History Press on April 1st 2010
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, General
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: A new description and analysis of this 1914 battle asserting that the Germans did not massively outnumber the British, did not attack in a solid mass, and that BEF ‘rapid rifle fire’ did not mow down Germans in rows.

The Real German War Plan, 1904-1914

The Real German War Plan, 1904-1914The Real German War Plan, 1904-1914 by Terence Zuber
ISBN: 9780752456645
Published by History Press on June 1 2011
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Military, Strategy, World War I
Pages: 190

Len's Summary: The author argues, as he has in several articles published in prestigious scholarly journals and at WFA seminars, that the Schlieffen Plan never existed.

Aisne 1914: The Dawn of Trench Warfare

Aisne 1914: The Dawn of Trench WarfareAisne 1914: The Dawn of Trench Warfare by Paul Kendall
ISBN: 9780752463049
Published by History Press on May 1st 2012
Genres: History, Military, Pictorial, World War I, Photography
Pages: 416

Len's Summary: A September 1914 British defeat as mobile war turns to siege warfare.

The Blue Beast: Power and Passion in the Great War

The Blue Beast: Power and Passion in the Great WarThe Blue Beast: Power and Passion in the Great War by Jonathan Walker
ISBN: 9780752465975
Published by History Press on September 1st 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Historical, Military, Women
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: The naughty bits. Three liberated women love and thrive in time of war.

Tommy Rot: WWI Poetry They Didn’t Let You Read

Tommy Rot: WWI Poetry They Didn’t Let You ReadTommy Rot: WWI Poetry They Didn’t Let You Read by John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville
ISBN: 075249208X
Published by History Press on December 1st 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Poetry, European, Illustrated
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: A collection of humorous and anti-jingoist verse illustrated with previously unpublished war art accompanied by a brief description of each author and his campaign.

Trench Talk: Words of the First World War

Trench Talk: Words of the First World WarTrench Talk: Words of the First World War by Peter Doyle, Julian Walker
ISBN: 9780752471549
Published by History Press on January 1st 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Language Arts & Disciplines, Linguistics, Etymology
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: How soldiers’ slang merged into everyday language.