The Detonators: The Secret Plot to Destroy America and an Epic Hunt for Justice

The Detonators: The Secret Plot to Destroy America and an Epic Hunt for JusticeThe Detonators: The Secret Plot to Destroy America and an Epic Hunt for Justice by Chad Millman
ISBN: 0316734969
on July 12th 2006
Genres: Law
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: The story of the 23-year-long legal proceeding against Germany for the destruction by sabotage of the Lehigh Valley Railroad's Black Tom munitions depot on the New Jersey shore of New York harbor in 1916. See also Sabotage at Black Tom, Jules Whitcover, Algonquin, 1989.

Covenant with Death

Covenant with DeathCovenant with Death by John Harris
ISBN: 9780751557121
Published by Little Brown and Company on April 1st 2015
Genres: Fiction, Classics, War & Military
Pages: 505

Len's Summary: Traces the fate of one battalion of Kitchener volunteers through training to the Somme. Available used from Alibris and other used booksellers.

David Lloyd George: The Great Outsider

David Lloyd George: The Great OutsiderDavid Lloyd George: The Great Outsider by Roy Hattersley
ISBN: 1408700972
Published by Little Brown and Company on September 1st 2010
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, World War I
Pages: 709

Len's Summary: A new biography of Lloyd George, Great Britain’s PM in the final two years of WWI, a politician who exploited the Establishment, but never wanted to join it. The author is a journalist and former British MP.

The Red Sweet Wine of Youth: The Brave and Brief Lives of the War Poets

The Red Sweet Wine of Youth: The Brave and Brief Lives of the War PoetsThe Red Sweet Wine of Youth: The Brave and Brief Lives of the War Poets by Nicholas Murray
ISBN: 9781408700044
Published by Little Brown and Company, Little, Brown on February 1st 2011
Genres: Fiction, War & Military, Poetry, European
Pages: 343

Len's Summary: Drawing on journals, letters and literary archives, the author offers insight into the lives and motivations of major war poets.

Bloody Victory: The Sacrifice on the Somme and the Making of the Twentieth Century

Bloody Victory: The Sacrifice on the Somme and  the Making of the Twentieth CenturyBloody Victory: The Sacrifice on the Somme and the Making of the Twentieth Century by William J. Philpott
ISBN: 1408701081
Published by Little Brown and Company on August 1st 2009
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 721

Len's Summary: Despite the over-blown title, this is an uncommonly good history of the battle covering French and German forces, as well as the performance of the BEF’s Kitchener armies.