The Great Retreat, 1914: Two Accounts of the Battle & Retreat from Mons by the B. E. F. During the First World War

The Great Retreat, 1914: Two Accounts of the Battle & Retreat from Mons by the B. E. F. During the First World WarThe Great Retreat, 1914: Two Accounts of the Battle & Retreat from Mons by the B. E. F. During the First World War by George Stuart Gordon, Roger Ingpen
ISBN: 178282328X
Published by Leonaur on April 29th 2014
Genres: Military
Pages: 172

Len's Summary: One of several new treatments and reprints recounting the retreat from Mons in August 1914.

Mons, Anzac & Kut: a British Intelligence Officer in Three Theatres of the First World War, 1914-18

Mons, Anzac & Kut: a British Intelligence Officer in Three Theatres of the First World War, 1914-18Mons, Anzac & Kut: a British Intelligence Officer in Three Theatres of the First World War, 1914-18 by Aubrey Herbert
ISBN: 9780857063663
Published by Leonaur on October 5th 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Great Britain
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Three British defeats detailed in the field notes of a British intelligence officer who served there.

Fishermen in Wartime: The Struggle at Sea During the First World War

Fishermen in Wartime: The Struggle at Sea During the First World WarFishermen in Wartime: The Struggle at Sea During the First World War by Walter Wood
ISBN: 0857067478
Published by Leonaur on December 11th 2011
Genres: Military, Naval, World War I
Pages: 164

Len's Summary: A recounting of North Sea fishermen and their ships employed as mine sweepers and anti-submarine patrol vessels.

The Horse in War: Horses & Mules in the Allied Armies During the First World War, 1914-18

The Horse in War: Horses & Mules in the Allied Armies During the First World War, 1914-18The Horse in War: Horses & Mules in the Allied Armies During the First World War, 1914-18 by D.S. Tamblyn
ISBN: 0857067869
Published by Leonaur on December 12th 2011
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 136

Len's Summary: The Great War was last big war where equine locomotion predominated.

On Four Fronts With the Royal Naval Division During the First World War 1914-1918

On Four Fronts With the Royal Naval Division During the First World War 1914-1918On Four Fronts With the Royal Naval Division During the First World War 1914-1918 by Geoffrey Sparrow, J.N. Macbean Ross
ISBN: 0857067168
Published by Leonaur on August 22nd 2011
Genres: Great Britain, Military, Naval, World War I
Pages: 172

Len's Summary: It was Winston Churchill’s idea to make infantrymen out of surplus naval reservists and Royal Marines not assigned to ships in 1914. This division, the first of the new army divisions, saw action at Antwerp in 1914 and later fought at Gallipoli and again in Flanders finally becoming the 63rd Division as the numbers of naval personnel were depleted by battle casualties.