The Rape of Belgium: The Untold Story of World War I

The Rape of Belgium: The Untold Story of World War IThe Rape of Belgium: The Untold Story of World War I by Larry Zuckerman
ISBN: 0814797040
Published by New York University Press on February 1st 2004
Genres: Belgium, France, Germany, Military
Pages: 339

Len's Summary: A candidate for the 2004 WFA Annual Book Award in which the author finds the seeds of WWII Nazi occupation policies in Belgium of 1914-1918. Covers the same ground as the award-winning A History of Denial (Yale University Press), but is less scholarly in approach and is more readable narrative. Lacks maps.

Leonard Wood: Rough Rider, Surgeon, Architect of American Imperialism

Leonard Wood: Rough Rider, Surgeon, Architect of American ImperialismLeonard Wood: Rough Rider, Surgeon, Architect of American Imperialism by Jack McCallum
ISBN: 0814756999
Published by New York University Press on December 1st 2005
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, United States
Pages: 357

Len's Summary: An almost forgotten Medal of Honor-winner Major General Leonard Wood (1860-1927), a Harvard Medical School graduate, was the first commander of the Rough Riders, Governor of Cuba, US Army commander in the Philippines, Theodore Roosevelt's personal White House physician, Army Chief of Staff, Governor General of the Philippines, and a key figure in creating the modern army, as well as unsuccessful candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1920.

Fever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the U.S. Army during World War I

Fever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the U.S. Army during World War IFever of War: The Influenza Epidemic in the U.S. Army during World War I by Carol R. Byerly
ISBN: 0814799248
Published by New York University Press on April 5th 2005
Genres: Medical, Military, United States
Pages: 251

Len's Summary: Examines the Army's response to the influenza pandemic of 1918-19.

Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War

Female Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World WarFemale Intelligence: Women and Espionage in the First World War by Tammy M. Proctor
ISBN: 0814766935
Published by New York University Press on June 1st 2003
Genres: Great Britain, Military, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: Mata Hari and much, much more of relevance at a time when 30% of new CIA case officers are females.