The Blood Tub: General Gough and the Battle of Bullecourt 1917

The Blood Tub: General Gough and the Battle of Bullecourt 1917The Blood Tub by Jonathan Walker
ISBN: 9781473827547
Published by Pen & Sword Books on March 4th 2015
Genres: France, Military
Pages: 240

Len's Summary: A disastrous engagement which drove a wedge between British and Australian soldiers.

The German Army in the Spring Offensives 1917: Arras, Aisne and Champagne

The German Army in the Spring Offensives 1917: Arras, Aisne and ChampagneThe German Army in the Spring Offensives 1917: Arras, Aisne and Champagne by Jack Sheldon
ISBN: 9781783463459
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 30th 2015
Genres: Great Britain, Military, Germany
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: Battle from the British perspective.

Hamilton and Gallipoli: British Command in an Age of Military Transformation

Hamilton and Gallipoli: British Command in an Age of Military TransformationHamilton and Gallipoli: British Command in an Age of Military Transformation by Evan McGilvray
ISBN: 9781781590768
Published by Pen & Sword Books on February 27th 2015
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Pages: 240

Len's Summary: A study of Sir Ian Hamilton’s failed command.

The Gallipoli Experience Reconsidered

The Gallipoli Experience ReconsideredThe Gallipoli Experience Reconsidered by Peter Liddle
ISBN: 9781783400393
Published by Pen & Sword Books on February 4th 2015
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: Reevaluation of the political and military leadership of this campaign by a premier British historian.

Till the Boys Come Home: The First World War Through its Picture Postcards

Till the Boys Come Home: The First World War Through its Picture PostcardsTill the Boys Come Home: The First World War Through its Picture Postcards by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt
ISBN: 9781473823525
Published by Pen & Sword Books on November 30th 2014
Genres: Antiques & Collectibles, Pictorial
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: New edition with many new images of postcards, many in full color, from the several belligerents.

Shell Shocked Britain: The First World War’s Legacy for Britain’s Mental Health

Shell Shocked Britain: The First World War’s Legacy for Britain’s Mental HealthShell Shocked Britain: The First World War's Legacy for Britain's Mental Health by Suzie Grogan
ISBN: 9781781592656
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 31st 2014
Genres: Great Britain, Medical, Sociology
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: Exploring the myth of a nation of ‘broken men’ and ‘spare women.’

Reporting from the Front: War Reporters during the Great War

Reporting from the Front: War Reporters during the Great WarReporting from the Front: War Reporters during the Great War by Brian Best
ISBN: 9781473821170
Published by Pen & Sword Books on November 30th 2014
Genres: Great Britain, Journalism
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: The British free press takes on British military censorship.

Liaison 1914: A Narrative of the Great Retreat

Liaison 1914: A Narrative of the Great RetreatLiaison 1914: A Narrative of the Great Retreat by Edward Spears
ISBN: 9781473827462
Published by Pen & Sword Books on February 19th 2015
Genres: Biographies and Memoirs, France, Military
Pages: 588

Len's Summary: Sir Edward Spears was a key player in Anglo-French coordination throughout WWI. At the outset of WWII, he was Churchill’s personal representative to French Premier Paul Reynaud and is credited with arranging DeGaulle’s escape to England in June 1940.

We Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World War

We Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World WarWe Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World War by Vivien Newman
ISBN: 1783462256
Published by Pen & Sword Books on November 30th 2014
Genres: Women, Social History, Military
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: British women at war, a social history. See also: They Also Served: American Women in World War I, Lettie Gavin, University Press of Colorado, 1906, and The First, the Few, the Forgotten: Navy and Marine Corps Women in World War I, Jean Ebbert & Mary-Beth Hall, US Naval Institute Press, 2002.

Britons Experience the Great War: Life at Home and Abroad 1914-1918

Britons Experience the Great War: Life at Home and Abroad 1914-1918Britons Experience the Great War: Life at Home and Abroad 1914-1918 by Peter Liddle
ISBN: 1473821169
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 19th 2014
Genres: Great Britain, Military, Social History
Pages: 232

Len's Summary: Draws on previously unpublished material on the war and home fronts from the Liddle Collection at the University of Leeds. // Social history. The author is founder of the Liddle Collection on WWI at Leeds University.

Rise of the Tank: Armoured Vehicles and their use in the First World War

Rise of the Tank: Armoured Vehicles and their use in the First World WarRise of the Tank: Armoured Vehicles and their use in the First World War by Michael Foley
ISBN: 9781783463930
Published by Pen & Sword Books on September 1st 2014
Genres: Military, Armored Vehicles
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Based on Bovington Tank Museum and Imperial War Museum archives.

Irishmen in the Great War: Reports from the Front 1914

Irishmen in the Great War: Reports from the Front 1914Irishmen in the Great War: Reports from the Front 1914 by Tom Burnell
ISBN: 9781473838611
Published by Pen & Sword Books on August 31st 2014
Genres: Ireland, Military
Pages: 252

Len's Summary: Thousands of Irishmen volunteered for the BEF. Based on contemporary Irish press accounts. The citizens of the Irish republic have conflicted sentiments about their ancestors participation in The Great War: pride in their service mixed with patriotic remembrances of the 1916 Easter Uprising.

In Battle and Captivity 1916-1918: A British Officer’s Memoirs of the Trenches and a German Prison Camp

In Battle and Captivity 1916-1918: A British Officer’s Memoirs of the Trenches and a German Prison CampIn Battle and Captivity 1916-1918: A British Officer's Memoirs of the Trenches and a German Prison Camp by Henry Gilbert Nobbs
ISBN: 1783463120
Published by Pen & Sword Books on September 1st 2014
Genres: Biographies and Memoirs, Military, Personal Memoirs, World War I
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: Captain Nobbs was grievously wounded leading his company on the Somme, captured and later exchanged after three months in a German POW camp.

Major & Mrs. Holt’s Concise Illustrated Battlefield Guide to the Western Front – North

Major & Mrs. Holt’s Concise Illustrated Battlefield Guide to the Western Front – NorthMajor & Mrs. Holt’s Concise Illustrated Battlefield Guide to the Western Front - North by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt
ISBN: 1781593973
Published by Pen & Sword Books on August 19th 2014
Genres: Travel, World War I
Pages: 368

Len's Summary: An excellent Guidebook to the Ypres, Yser, Vimy Ridge, Arras and other Flanders battlefields with concise descriptions of the battles from 1914 to 1918 and directions for tours and routes.

Salient Points Four (Cameos of the Western Front)

Salient Points Four (Cameos of the Western Front)Salient Points Four (Cameos of the Western Front) by Tony Spagnoly
ISBN: 0850529328
Published by Pen & Sword Books on September 1st 2005
Genres: Travel, World War I
Pages: 146

Len's Summary: Another battlefield guide in the Cameos of the Western Front Series written by two experienced WWI historians and covering the Ploegsteert and Neuve Eglise sectors of the BEF line in Belgium.

Middlebrook Guide to the Somme Battlefields

Middlebrook Guide to the Somme BattlefieldsMiddlebrook Guide to the Somme Battlefields by Mary Middlebrook, Martin Middlebrook
ISBN: 1844155331
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 1st 2007
Genres: Reference, Travel, World War I
Pages: 383

Len's Summary: A new guide by the author of the iconic First Day on the Somme.

Major & Mrs. Holt’s Pocket Battlefield Guide to Ypres and Passchendaele

Major & Mrs. Holt’s Pocket Battlefield Guide to Ypres and PasschendaeleMajor & Mrs. Holt’s Pocket Battlefield Guide to Ypres and Passchendaele by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt
ISBN: 9781844153770
Published by Casemate Publishers on September 15th 2006
Genres: Travel, World War I
Pages: 128

Len's Summary: Includes 1st, 2nd and 3rd (Passchendaele) and 4th Ypres (Lys).

Major & Mrs. Holt’s Pocket Battlefield Guide to the Somme Battles

Major & Mrs. Holt’s Pocket Battlefield Guide to the Somme BattlesMajor & Mrs. Holt’s Pocket Battlefield Guide to the Somme Battles by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt
ISBN: 1844153959
Published by Pen & Sword Books on August 2nd 2006
Genres: Travel, World War I
Pages: 112

Len's Summary: Covers the 1916 battles, the Kaiser’s Offensive of March-April 1918 and the American-Canadian sectors of 1918. // Battlefield details capturing essential features and tourist information.

Walking Verdun: A Guide to the Battlefield

Walking Verdun: A Guide to the BattlefieldWalking Verdun: A Guide to the Battlefield by Christina Holstein
ISBN: 1844158675
Published by Pen & Sword Books on July 2009
Genres: Travel, World War I
Pages: 176

Len's Summary: A new guide book from one of the most knowledgeable Western Front historians and guides. // A New work by long-time battlefield guide and WFA member who also wrote an earlier Pen & Sword book on Ft. Douaumont.

Major & Mrs. Holts Battle Atlas of the WWI Western Front

Major & Mrs. Holts Battle Atlas of the WWI Western FrontMajor & Mrs. Holts Battle Atlas of the WWI Western Front by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt
ISBN: 1844154009
Published by Pen & Sword Books on May 1st 2008
Genres: Atlases, Gazetteers & Maps, Europe, World War I
Pages: 128

Len's Summary: Covers Mons, Le Cateau, Notre Dame de la Lorette, The Yser, First Ypres, Neuve Chapelle, Aubers Ridge, Festaubert-Givenchy, Second Ypres, Loos, Fromelles, Vimy-Arras, Pesschendaele, Fourth Ypres, First Marne, St. Mihiel, The Aisne, Verdun, The Somme, Chemin des Dames, Cambrai, Kaiser’s Offensive, Château Thierry, Champaign, Meuse-Argonne, and the Hindenburg Line.

Major and Mrs. Holt’s Battlefield Guide: Western Front – South

Major and Mrs. Holt’s Battlefield Guide: Western Front – SouthMajor and Mrs. Holt’s Battlefield Guide: Western Front - South by Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt
ISBN: 1844152391
Published by Pen & Sword Books on December 1st 2005
Genres: Europe, Military, Travel, World War I
Pages: 360

Len's Summary: First and Second Marne, the Somme 1916, Cambrai, the Aisne, Verdun, the Hindenburg Line, St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne among other battles and campaigns. Companion volume to an earlier guide to northern Western Front battlefields.

Battle Lines: Ypres: Nieuwpoort to Ploegsteert

Battle Lines:  Ypres: Nieuwpoort to PloegsteertBattle Lines: Ypres: Nieuwpoort to Ploegsteert by Jon Cooksey, Jerry Murland
ISBN: 9781848847934
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 1st 2013
Genres: Military, Travel, World War I
Pages: 240

Len's Summary: First in a series of new Pen & Sword walking, cycling and motoring battlefield guides.

The Platoon: An Infantryman on the Western Front 1916-1918

The Platoon: An Infantryman on the Western Front 1916-1918The Platoon: An Infantryman on the Western Front 1916-1918 by Joseph Steward, Andrew Robertshaw
ISBN: 9781848843615
Published by Pen & Sword Books on 2011
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, General, History, Military, World War I
Pages: 200

Len's Summary: A fictionalized account of John Joseph Steward’s wartime career published here for the first time.

Your Country Needs You — From Six to Sixty-Five Divisions

Your Country Needs You — From Six to Sixty-Five DivisionsYour Country Needs You — From Six to Sixty-Five Divisions by Martin Middlebrook
ISBN: 9780850527094
Published by Pen & Sword Books on July 27th 1999
Genres: General, Great Britain, Military
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: The story of the expansion of the British Army during WWI from a colonial constabulary to a force of over two million men.

Trench Art

Trench ArtTrench Art by Nicholas J. Saunders
ISBN: 0850527937
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 1st 2001
Genres: Art and war, Art metal-work, Found objects (Art), Popular Culture, Soldiers as artists, Art, Criticism & Theory, Subjects & Themes, General, History, Military, World War I
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: The first book we’ve seen on this subject of how front line soldiers passed the time between battles… Look for a review in the WFA newsletter The Field Memo later in 2001.

The Zebrugge and Ostend Raids, 1918

The Zebrugge and Ostend Raids, 1918The Zebrugge and Ostend Raids, 1918 by Deborah Lake
ISBN: 0850528704
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 1st 2002
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: The story of a daring but unsuccessful attempt to block access to German mine-laying submarine and destroyer bases in Belgium.