Captain Staniland’s Journey: The North Midland Territorials Go to War

Captain Staniland’s Journey: The North Midland Territorials Go to WarCaptain Staniland's Journey: The North Midland Territorials Go to War by Martin Middlebrook
ISBN: 0850529964
Published by Pen & Sword Books on September 1st 2003
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I
Pages: 224

Tunnelmaster and Arsonist of the Great War: The Norton-Griffiths Story

Tunnelmaster and Arsonist of the Great War: The Norton-Griffiths StoryTunnelmaster and Arsonist of the Great War: The Norton-Griffiths Story by Tony Bridgland
ISBN: 0850529956
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 1st 2003
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Historical, Military, History, World War I
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: In the United States, order from Casemate Publishing.

Kitchener’s Army: The Raising of the New Armies 1914 – 1916

Kitchener’s Army: The Raising of the New Armies 1914 – 1916Kitchener's Army: The Raising of the New Armies 1914 - 1916 by Peter Simkins
ISBN: 1473821282
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 19th 2014
Genres: Great Britain, Military
Pages: 384

Len's Summary: Examines the main political, economic and social effects of raising tens of thousands of volunteers, as well as their training, feeding, housing and equipment. Written by the author of several well-received WWI histories. // A million volunteers…by a premier WWI historian. These were the men who fought on the Somme.

The German Army at Passchendaele

The German Army at PasschendaeleThe German Army at Passchendaele by Jack Sheldon
ISBN: 1844155641
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 1st 2007
Genres: Belgium, Germany, Military, World War I
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: A history of the Third Battle of Ypres, 1917, from the German point of view. One of several new histories marking the 90th anniversary of this battle of attrition that fell far short of its original objective of overrunning German naval bases at Ostend and Zeebrugge.

The Battle for Vimy Ridge – 1917

The Battle for Vimy Ridge – 1917The Battle for Vimy Ridge - 1917 by Jack Sheldon
ISBN: 1844155528
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 1st 2007
Genres: Canada, Military, World War I
Pages: 236

Len's Summary: A successful British part of the allied 1917 spring offensives most remembered for General Neville’s disastrous attack at the Chemin des Dames. Published in time for the 90th anniversary of Canada’s most famous battle and the rededication of the refurbished Vimy Memorial.

Britain’s Greatest Aircraft

Britain’s Greatest AircraftBritain's Greatest Aircraft by Robert Jackson
ISBN: 1844156001
Published by Pen & Sword Books on March 1st 2008
Genres: Aviation, Military, World War I, World War II
Pages: 217

Len's Summary: Describes the design history, development and operational careers of 22 legendary military and civil aircraft starting with the WWI era.

The Public Schools Battalion in the Great War

The Public Schools Battalion in the Great WarThe Public Schools Battalion in the Great War by Steve Hurst
ISBN: 1844155102
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 1st 2007
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 303

Len's Summary: Another in a long series of BEF battalion histories from Pen & Sword.

Military History on the Web

Military History on the WebMilitary History on the Web by Simon Fowler
ISBN: 1844156060
Published by Pen & Sword Books on November 1st 2007
Genres: Computers, Web, Site Directories, History, Military, General, Reference
Pages: 211

Len's Summary: A resource for those seeking information on battles or on individual British, Canadian or American soldiers, sailors and airmen.

Underground Battlefields: Uncovering the Mines and Tunnels of Vimy and Beaumont Hamel

Underground Battlefields: Uncovering the Mines and Tunnels of Vimy and Beaumont HamelUnderground Battlefields: Uncovering the Mines and Tunnels of Vimy and Beaumont Hamel by Mike Dolamore
ISBN: 1844154866
Published by Pen & Sword Books on April 1st 2007
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: The work of the Durand Group exploring surviving mines and tunnels along what was the Western Front.

Happy Odyssey

Happy OdysseyHappy Odyssey by Adrian Carton De Wiart
ISBN: 1844155390
Published by Pen & Sword Books on November 1st 2007
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Great Britain, Juvenile Nonfiction, Military, World War I
Pages: 287

Len's Summary: An autobiography by the highly decorated WWI officer who was the model for Brigadier Ben Ritchie Hook in Evelyn Waugh’s Sword of Honor trilogy.

Passchendaele 1917: The Story of the Fallen and Tyne Cot Cemetry

Passchendaele 1917: The Story of the Fallen and Tyne Cot CemetryPasschendaele 1917: The Story of the Fallen and Tyne Cot Cemetry by Frank Bostyn
ISBN: 1844156931
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 21st 2007
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: Available on line from www.pen-and-sword.co.uk. This is one of several new and reprinted works brought out by Pen & Sword in time for the 90th anniversary of Third Ypres — Passchendeale. Other titles include Passchendaele: The Hollow Victory by Martin Marix Evans, Passchendaele in Perspective by Peter Liddle, and Passchendaele by Phillip Warner.

Images of War: The German Army on the Western Front, 1917-1918

Images of War: The German Army on the Western Front, 1917-1918Images of War: The German Army on the Western Front, 1917-1918 by David Bilton
ISBN: 1844155021
Published by Pen & Sword Books on March 22nd 2007
Genres: Illustrated, Military, Photography, World War I
Pages: 176

Len's Summary: Focuses on the withdrawal from the Somme in early 1917 through the Kaiser’s Battle of spring 1918. Text summaries action on the Western Front as home front morale in Germany collapsed during the final two years of the war.

The Great War Diaries of Brigadier Alexander Johnston

The Great War Diaries of Brigadier Alexander JohnstonThe Great War Diaries of Brigadier Alexander Johnston by Edwin Astill
ISBN: 1844155811
Published by Pen & Sword Books on November 1st 2007
Genres: Biographies and Memoirs, Great Britain, Military, World War I
Pages: 244

Len's Summary: Story of an officer who rose from subaltern to brigade commander in the Third Division, BEF.

1918 The German Offensives: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War)

1918 The German Offensives: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War)1918 The German Offensives: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War) by John Sheen
ISBN: 1844156613
Published by Pen & Sword Books on March 21st 2008
Genres: Military, Photography, World War I

Len's Summary: An richly illustrated history of the spring 1918 German offensives. Available in America from www.casematepublishing.com.

Digging the Trenches: The Archaeology of the Western Front

Digging the Trenches: The Archaeology of the Western FrontDigging the Trenches: The Archaeology of the Western Front by Andrew Robertshaw, David Kenyon
ISBN: 1473822882
Published by Pen & Sword Books on August 19th 2014
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: A survey of archeological exploration of the Western Front.

Sniping in the Great War

Sniping in the Great WarSniping in the Great War by Martin Pegler
ISBN: 1844157555
Published by Pen & Sword Books on 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: Development of the practice of sniping from 1914 on the Western and other fronts; training, field craft and counter-sniping methods described in detail.

Pals on the Somme, 1916

Pals on the Somme, 1916Pals on the Somme, 1916 by Roni Wilkinson
ISBN: 1844157652
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 1st 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: History of creation the British Pals Battalions made up of men from the same town or craft. // Looks at the participation of the Pals battalions which fought on the Somme in 1916 and how the Pals phenomenon was born.

The German Offensives of 1918: The Last Desperate Gamble

The German Offensives of 1918: The Last Desperate GambleThe German Offensives of 1918: The Last Desperate Gamble by Ian Passingham
ISBN: 1844156362
Published by Pen & Sword Books on September 1st 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Germany
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: Another assessment of German doctrine, military thinking and the effectiveness of storm troop tactics, and how the poor state of military morale and civilian unrest contributed to defeat.

The German Army Handbook of 1918

The German Army Handbook of 1918The German Army Handbook of 1918 by David Nash, James Beach
ISBN: 1844157113
Published by Pen & Sword Books on February 1st 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 186

Len's Summary: Compiled by British intelligence as a comprehensive assessment of the German Army organization, tactics and equipment at the end of WWI.

Kitchener’s Men: The King’s Own Royal Lancasters On The Western Front, 1915-1918

Kitchener’s Men: The King’s Own Royal Lancasters On The Western Front, 1915-1918Kitchener's Men: The King's Own Royal Lancasters On The Western Front, 1915-1918 by John Hutton
ISBN: 1844157210
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 1st 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Summarizes the raising, training and battle experience of the territorial and service battalions of a British regiment.

The Greater Game: Sporting Icons Who Fell in the Great War

The Greater Game: Sporting Icons Who Fell in the Great WarThe Greater Game: Sporting Icons Who Fell in the Great War by Clive Harris, Julian Whippy
ISBN: 1844157628
Published by Pen & Sword Books on July 1st 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 199

Len's Summary: Reviews the lives of British sportsmen and athletes who fell in The Great War.

Great War on the Western Front: A Short History

Great War on the Western Front: A Short HistoryGreat War on the Western Front: A Short History by Paddy Griffith
ISBN: 9781844157648
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 1st 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: A short introduction to the conflict from a fine British historian available from www.casmatepublishing.com.

John Masefield’s Great War – Collected Works

John Masefield’s Great War – Collected WorksJohn Masefield’s Great War – Collected Works by Philip Errington, John Masefield
ISBN: 1844156508
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 1st 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 319

Len's Summary: Collected shorter pieces by Britain’s Poet Laureate who also penned books on Gallipoli, The Old Front Line, War and the Future, and the Somme.

The Diary & Letters of a World War I Fighter Pilot

The Diary & Letters of a World War I Fighter PilotThe Diary & Letters of a World War I Fighter Pilot by Christopher M. Burgess
ISBN: 1844157415
Published by Pen & Sword Books on November 1st 2008
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, World War I, Aviation

Len's Summary: The war of 65 Squadron RFC pilot Guy Mainwaring Knocker written by his grandson drawing on his letters and diaries.

Tracing British Battalions on the Somme

Tracing British Battalions on the SommeTracing British Battalions on the Somme by Ray Westlake
ISBN: 9781844158850
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 15th 2009
Genres: History, Military, General, Great Britain
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: A research guide for Somme enthusiasts by a recognized British historian and researcher.

Tank Action in The Great War

Tank Action in The Great WarTank Action in The Great War by Ian Verrinder
ISBN: 9781848840805
Published by Pen & Sword Books on September 2009
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I
Pages: 218

Len's Summary: An account of the attacks of B Battalion, Machine Gun Corps (later the Tank Corps) on the Somme, at Messines, Ypres, Cambrai and Fontaine-Notre-Dame

Prisoners of the Kaiser: The last POWs of The Great War

Prisoners of the Kaiser: The last POWs of The Great WarPrisoners of the Kaiser: The last POWs of The Great War by Richard Van Emden
ISBN: 9781848840782
Published by Pen & Sword Books on August 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, World War II, Veterans
Pages: 196

Len's Summary: Draws on the memories of the last surviving British POWs.

The Killing Ground: The British Army, the Western Front & Emergence of Modern Warfare, 1900-1918

The Killing Ground: The British Army, the Western Front & Emergence of Modern Warfare, 1900-1918The Killing Ground: The British Army, the Western Front & Emergence of Modern Warfare, 1900-1918 by Timothy Travers
ISBN: 9780850529647
Published by Pen & Sword Books on July 1st 2003
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Great Britain
Pages: 309

Len's Summary: A distinguished Canadian historian integrates social and military history to illuminate the evolution of British war- fighting doctrine. Available from www.casematepublishing.com in America.

Captured at Kut, Prisoner of the Turks

Captured at Kut, Prisoner of the TurksCaptured at Kut, Prisoner of the Turks by W.C. Spackman, Tony Spackman
ISBN: 184415873X
Published by Pen & Sword Books on May 1st 2009
Genres: Great Britain, Military, Personal Accounts, World War I
Pages: 206

Len's Summary: The edited diary of a British Indian Army doctor.

The German Army at Cambrai

The German Army at CambraiThe German Army at Cambrai by Jack Sheldon
ISBN: 9781844159444
Published by Pen & Sword Books on September 2009
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Military, World War I
Pages: 338

Len's Summary: The see-saw November-December 1917 battle from the German point of view based on German archival material.

Shot in the Tower: The Story of Spies Executed in the Tower of London During the First World War

Shot in the Tower: The Story of Spies Executed in the Tower of London During the First World WarShot in the Tower: The Story of Spies Executed in the Tower of London During the First World War by Leonard Sellers
ISBN: 9781848840263
Published by Pen & Sword Books on July 19th 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Germany, Great Britain
Pages: 212

Len's Summary: None of the men had any proper training for espionage, but their lives were forfeit despite their amateur status.

Scorched Earth: The Germans on the Somme 1914-18

Scorched Earth: The Germans on the Somme 1914-18Scorched Earth: The Germans on the Somme 1914-18 by Gerhard Hirschfeld, Gerd Krumeich
ISBN: 1844159736
Published by Pen & Sword Books on July 1st 2009
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Military, World War I, Technology & Engineering, Military Science
Pages: 217

Len's Summary: A detailed examination of German warfare.

The Plot to Kill Lloyd George: The Story of Alice Wheeldon and the Peartree Conspiracy

The Plot to Kill Lloyd George: The Story of Alice Wheeldon and the Peartree ConspiracyThe Plot to Kill Lloyd George: The Story of Alice Wheeldon and the Peartree Conspiracy by Nicola Rippon
ISBN: 1844158373
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 15th 2009
Genres: Great Britain, World War I
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: An apparent attempt by government to discredit the British anti-war movement by falsely charging the Wheeldon family with plotting to murder the Prime Minister and a member of his cabinet, Arthur Henderson.

The War on Hospital Ships, 1914-1918

The War on Hospital Ships, 1914-1918The War on Hospital Ships, 1914-1918 by Stephen McGreal
ISBN: 1844158586
Published by Pen & Sword Books on April 1st 2009
Genres: Military, Naval, World War I
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: German submarine sinkings of unarmed hospital ships outraged the American, British and French publics and caused the UK to paint hospital ships in drab colors, defensively arm and sail them in protected convoys. // German sinkings of Entente hospital ships detailed.

The Best of Fragments from France by Capt. Bruce Bairnsfather

The Best of Fragments from France by Capt. Bruce BairnsfatherThe Best of Fragments from France by Capt. Bruce Bairnsfather by Bruce Bairnsfather, Valmai Holt, Tonie Holt
ISBN: 1848841698
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 1st 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Comic Strips & Cartoons
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: Cartoons from the famous British WWI officer who created the characters Old Bill, Bert and Alf, forerunners of Carl Mauldin’s WWII GIs Willie and Joe.

Ghosts on the Somme: Filming the Battle, June-July 1916

Ghosts on the Somme: Filming the Battle, June-July 1916Ghosts on the Somme: Filming the Battle, June-July 1916 by Alastair H. Fraser, Steve Roberts, Andrew Robertshaw
ISBN: 1844158365
Published by Pen & Sword Books on December 1st 2009
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: The story of how Jeffrey Malins filmed The Battle of the Somme, an officially-sponsored feature motion picture first shown to British audiences in 1916. The original film is still available remastered on DVD in Region Two (PAL) format from Amazon.co.uk and the Imperial War Museum shop.

Magnificent But Not War: The Second Battle of Ypres

Magnificent But Not War: The Second Battle of YpresMagnificent But Not War: The Second Battle of Ypres by John Dixon
ISBN: 184415890X
Published by Pen & Sword Books on April 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 370

Len's Summary: Detailed day-to-day accounting of the battles of April and May 1915 around the Belgian cloth town of Ypres.