Cox’s Navy: Salvaging The German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow 1924-1931

Cox’s Navy: Salvaging The German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow 1924-1931Cox's Navy: Salvaging The German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow 1924-1931 by Tony Booth
ISBN: 9781844151813
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 2005
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Naval
Pages: 213

Len's Summary: History’s biggest salvage operation.

The Battle for Flanders: German Defeat on the Lys 1918

The Battle for Flanders: German Defeat on the Lys 1918The Battle for Flanders: German Defeat on the Lys 1918 by Chris Baker
ISBN: 9781848842984
Published by Pen & Sword Books on July 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 218

Len's Summary: One of the final battles in Flanders summarized.

An Anzac on the Western Front: Personal Recollections of an Austrian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918

An Anzac on the Western Front: Personal Recollections of an Austrian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918An Anzac on the Western Front: Personal Recollections of an Austrian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918 by H. R. Williams
ISBN: 9781848847675
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, World War I, Veterans, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: First published in the 1920s, this memoir describes the horrors of the battlefield in graphic terms.

Rommel and Caporetto

Rommel and CaporettoRommel and Caporetto by John Wilks, Eileen Wilks
ISBN: 9781848848832
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 30th 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, Political, History, World War I
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: First examination in English of Rommel’s leadership in this resounding defeat of Italian arms. Written by two British historians specializing in the Italian Front.

They Shall Not Pass: The French Army on the Western Front 1914-1918

They Shall Not Pass: The French Army on the Western Front 1914-1918They Shall Not Pass: The French Army on the Western Front 1914-1918 by Ian Sumner
ISBN: 9781848842090
Published by Pen & Sword Books, Pen and Sword on May 19th 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, France
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: A survey history of the French Army.

At War with the 16th Irish Division, 1914-1918: The Letters of J H M Staniforth

At War with the 16th Irish Division, 1914-1918: The Letters of J H M StaniforthAt War with the 16th Irish Division, 1914-1918: The Letters of J H M Staniforth by John Staniforth, Richard Grayson
ISBN: 9781848846340
Published by Pen & Sword Books on November 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, World War I, Literary Collections, Letters
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Graphic and evocative record of a soldier’s life.

Carnage: The German Front in World War One- Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War)

Carnage: The German Front in World War One- Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War)Carnage: The German Front in World War One- Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War) by Alistair Smith
ISBN: 9781848846821
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 1st 2012
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Military, Pictorial, World War I
Pages: 128

Len's Summary: Photos from German collections depicting life in and around the trenches.

Raiding on the Western Front

Raiding on the Western FrontRaiding on the Western Front by Anthony Saunders
ISBN: 9781848844858
Published by Pen & Sword Books on July 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 209

Len's Summary: Explaining how trench raiding was employed to maintain aggressive spirit among the troops, as well as to gather intelligence from prisoners and dominate no man’s land.

A Gunner’s War: An Artilleryman’s Experience in the First World War

A Gunner’s War: An Artilleryman’s Experience in the First World WarA Gunner's War: An Artilleryman's Experience in the First World War by Ian Ronayne
ISBN: 9781848846081
Published by Pen & Sword Books on December 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, Personal Memoirs, History, World War I
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Memoirs of Clarence Ahler, a Channel Islander, who volunteered in 1914 and served with the BEF artillery on the Western Front.

The Kaiser’s Reluctant Conscript

The Kaiser’s Reluctant ConscriptThe Kaiser’s Reluctant Conscript by Dominik Richert, David Carrick Sutherland
ISBN: 9781781590331
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 1st 2013
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, Personal Memoirs, History, World War I
Pages: 288

Len's Summary: Adventures of an Alsatian conscript who fought for Germany on both the Eastern and Western Fronts, finally deserting to the French in 1918.

Battle on the Aisne 1914: The BEF and the Birth of the Western Front

Battle on the Aisne 1914: The BEF and the Birth of the Western FrontBattle on the Aisne 1914: The BEF and the Birth of the Western Front by Jerry Murland
ISBN: 9781848847699
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 19th 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 247

Len's Summary: Where the front turned into a gelid stalemate. Continuation of Murland’s book Retreat and Rearguard 1914: The BEF’s Actions from Mons to the Marne (Pen & Sword, 2012).

Caporetto and the Isonzo Campaign: The Italian Front 1915-1918

Caporetto and the Isonzo Campaign: The Italian Front 1915-1918Caporetto and the Isonzo Campaign: The Italian Front 1915-1918 by John MacDonald, Zeljko Cimpric
ISBN: 9781473845725
Published by Pen & Sword Books on May 5th 2015
Genres: Italy, Military, World War I
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: The sixty-mile-long Isonzo Front stretching from the Julian Alps to the Adriatic, presented appalling terrain for combat as those of us who participated in Mike Hanlon’s WW1HA 2011 Italian Front tour observed. Includes material on the battlefield today and on the Kobarid (Caporetto) Museum. -- Fortunate WW1HA members visited Caporetto (Kobarid in Slovenia) the site of a major 1917 Italian defeat on our 2011 tour of the Italian Front. The word Caporetto has entered the Italian language as a synonym for disaster.

Great Push: The Battle of the Somme 1916 (Images of War)

Great Push: The Battle of the Somme 1916 (Images of War)Great Push: The Battle of the Somme 1916 (Images of War) by William Langford
ISBN: 9781781590416
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 19th 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Photography
Pages: 239

Len's Summary: First published in 1916, this picture book draws on stills from Geoffrey Malins’ famous documentary film of the same year. Many photos are badly reproduced, but most are impressive anyway.

Last Man Standing: The Memoirs of a Seaforth Highlander During the Great War

Last Man Standing: The Memoirs of a Seaforth Highlander During the Great WarLast Man Standing: The Memoirs of a Seaforth Highlander During the Great War by Richard Van Emden, Norman Collins
ISBN: 184884865X
Published by Pen and Sword on July 19th 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, World War I, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: Memoirs of a British infantry subaltern illustrated with his own photographs.

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.

Artillery in the Great War

Artillery in the Great WarArtillery in the Great War by Paul Strong, Sanders Marble
ISBN: 1783030127
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 1st 2014
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 246

Len's Summary: In all armies on the Western Front artillery was the dominant arm in both attack and defense. -- A look at the deciding weapon of the war. Sanders Marble is historian at the US Army Medical Museum and a frequent speaker at WFA seminars.

The Great War Illustrated 1914: Archive and Colour Photographs of WWI

The Great War Illustrated 1914: Archive and Colour Photographs of WWIThe Great War Illustrated 1914: Archive and Colour Photographs of WWI by William Langford
ISBN: 1781593469
Published by Pen & Sword Books on January 1st 2014
Genres: Illustrated, Military, World War I
Pages: 368

Len's Summary: First in a series of titles covering each year of the war.

A German Tommy: The Secret of a War Hero

A German Tommy: The Secret of a War HeroA German Tommy: The Secret of a War Hero by Ken Anderson
ISBN: 9781783462742
Published by Pen & Sword Books on 2014
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Australia & New Zealand, Great Britain
Pages: 198

Len's Summary: Offers insight into how soldiers of German origin were treated in His Majesty’s Forces.

The First Day on the Somme

The First Day on the SommeThe First Day on the Somme by Martin Middlebrook
ISBN: 1844154653
Published by Pen & Sword Books on March 1st 2003
Genres: World War I, Diplomacy and Politics, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 365

Len's Summary: Ground-breaking work that shows the human tragedy of the disastrous attack of the British Army on July 1, 1916.