Big Gun Monitors: Design, Construction and Operations 1914-1945

Big Gun Monitors: Design, Construction and Operations 1914-1945Big Gun Monitors: Design, Construction and Operations 1914-1945 by Ian Buxton
ISBN: 9781848321243
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 1st 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War II, World War I, Naval
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Designed and built specifically to provide heavy, shore bombardment particularly along the Flanders coast, these ships were also employed in WWII. A revision and update of a 1978 work. // The Royal Navy designed the first of these unusual vessels in late 1914 to bombard German coastal emplacements in Flanders. The earliest models mounted Bethlehem Steel 14-inch inch guns and turrets.

Aisne 1914

Aisne 1914Aisne 1914 by Andrew Uffindell
ISBN: 9781848848016
Published by Pen & Sword Books Limited on May 30th 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 215

Len's Summary: Fought from 12 to 15 September 1914, this was the final, failed attempt by the British to expand upon their success at the Marne. After these battles, the front became a gelid stalemate for nearly four years.

Posters of the Great War

Posters of the Great WarPosters of the Great War by Frederick Hadley, Martin Pegler
ISBN: 9781781592892
Published by Pen & Sword Books Limited on August 19th 2013
Genres: Art, Prints, History, Military, World War I
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: In the days before radio and TV, the large-format poster was a prime means of advertising. These posters were produced to inspire patriotism and support for WWI.

Command and Morale: The British Army on the Western Front 1914-1918

Command and Morale: The British Army on the Western Front 1914-1918Command and Morale: The British Army on the Western Front 1914-1918 by Gary Sheffield
ISBN: 9781781590218
Published by Pen & Sword Books Limited on March 1st 2014
Genres: Great Britain, Military, World War I
Pages: 249

Len's Summary: By a British historian of the first rank; recommended. // A look at the internal workings of the BEF by a premier British military historian.

Somme Success: The Royal Flying Corps and the Battle of the Somme 1916

Somme Success: The Royal Flying Corps and the Battle of the Somme 1916Somme Success by Peter Hart
ISBN: 9781848848825
Published by Pen & Sword Books Limited on June 30th 2012
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Aviation
Pages: 223

Len's Summary: Another dimension of the Somme battles by an established British historian.

The German Airforce I Knew, 1914-1918

The German Airforce I Knew, 1914-1918The German Airforce I Knew 1914-1918 by Georg Paul Neumann
ISBN: 9781783463138
Published by Pen & Sword Books Limited on March 30th 2014
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Aviation
Pages: 253

Len's Summary: Survey of the German Airforce (Luftstreitkräft) in WWI written in 1920 by a veteran of aerial combat and illustrated with drawings and photos.