George Browne: An American Soldier in World War I

George Browne: An American Soldier in World War IGeorge Browne: An American Soldier in World War I by George Browne, David L. Snead
ISBN: 0803213514
Published by University of Nebraska Press on June 1st 2006
Genres: Military, Biography & Autobiography, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 202

Len's Summary: The letters of George "Brownie" Browne, Doughboy of the 117th Engineers of the 42nd Rainbow Division sent to his fiance during his 18 months of service.

Antiwar Dissent and Peace Activism in World War I America: A Documentary Reader

Antiwar Dissent and Peace Activism in World War I America: A Documentary ReaderAntiwar Dissent and Peace Activism in World War I America: A Documentary Reader by Scott Bennett, Charles Howlett
ISBN: 0803240112
Published by University of Nebraska Press on October 1st 2014
Genres: Political Science
Pages: 400

Len's Summary: Despite massive official propaganda and populist coercion, opposition to the war was rife.

Through the Wheat: A Novel of the World War I Marines

Through the Wheat: A Novel of the World War I MarinesThrough the Wheat: A Novel of the World War I Marines by Thomas Boyd
ISBN: 9780803261686
Published by University of Nebraska Press on September 1st 2000
Genres: Fiction, War & Military
Pages: 265

Len's Summary: A fine novel about U. S. Marines in World War I by a veteran first published by Scribner in 1923 and still in print. A contemporary of Hemingway and Fitzgerald, Boyd never reached their level of expertise or popularity, though this is a memorable work of fiction.

Seeking Victory on the Western Front: The British Army and Chemical Warfare in World War I

Seeking Victory on the Western Front: The British Army and Chemical Warfare in World War ISeeking Victory on the Western Front: The British Army and Chemical Warfare in World War I by Albert Palazzo
ISBN: 9780803237254
Published by University of Nebraska Press on March 2000
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Technology & Engineering, Military Science
Pages: 239

Len's Summary: Takes a revisionist view of the effectiveness of chemical warfare on the Western Front.

To the Last Salute: Memories of an Austrian U-Boat Commander

To the Last Salute: Memories of an Austrian U-Boat CommanderTo the Last Salute: Memories of an Austrian U-Boat Commander by Georg von Trapp, Elizabeth M. Campbell
ISBN: 0803246676
Published by University of Nebraska Press on March 1st 2007
Genres: Military, Naval, Personal Memoirs, World War I
Pages: 196

Len's Summary: History Book Club selection. The memoirs of the Austro-Hungarian submarine ace and founder of the Trapp Family Singers first published in the early 1930s before Trapp fled the Nazis and immigrated to America. // Available for the first time in English, the memoirs of Austria-Hungary's leading U-Boat ace and founder of the Trapp Family Singers (The Sound of Music). Available in the spring of 2007.

North American Indians in the Great War

North American Indians in the Great WarNorth American Indians in the Great War by Susan Applegate Krouse
ISBN: 9780803227934
Published by University of Nebraska Press on July 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, Native American
Pages: 248

Len's Summary: Some 10 thousand native Americans served in the armed forces during WWI. This book examines their experiences and how the war changed these men. See also American Indians in World War I, Thomas A. Britten, University of New Mexico Press, 1997, 264 pages, photos, index, ISBN 978 08263 20902, $21.95 paperback.

Imagining the Unimaginable: World War, Modern Art, and the Politics of Public Culture in Russia, 1914-1917

Imagining the Unimaginable: World War, Modern Art, and the Politics of Public Culture in Russia, 1914-1917Imagining the Unimaginable: World War, Modern Art, and the Politics of Public Culture in Russia, 1914-1917 by Aaron J. Cohen
ISBN: 0803215479
Published by University of Nebraska Press on June 1st 2008
Genres: History, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Art, Military, World War I
Pages: 246

Len's Summary: The experience of artists set against developments in mass culture and the press among the broader trends in war-torn Russian society and politics leading to revolution in 1917.

A Strange and Formidable Weapon: British Responses to World War I Poison Gas

A Strange and Formidable Weapon: British Responses to World War I Poison GasA Strange and Formidable Weapon: British Responses to World War I Poison Gas by Marion Girard
ISBN: 9780803222236
Published by University of Nebraska Press on June 1st 2008
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, Weapons, World War I, Social History
Pages: 279

Len's Summary: This is a social history. Although most Britons considered poison gas an abominable weapon, many eventually condoned its use as necessary for victory. The author teaches at the University of New Hampshire.

Picture This: World War I Posters and Visual Culture

Picture This: World War I Posters and Visual CulturePicture This: World War I Posters and Visual Culture by Pearl James
ISBN: 9780803226104
Published by University of Nebraska Press on January 1st 2010
Genres: Art, History, Prints, Military, World War I
Pages: 398

Len's Summary: The war years marked the high water mark of the mass-produced poster. Essays by Jay Winter and Jennifer Keene among others reveal the impact of this art form on contemporary popular understanding of the conflict.

For Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home Front

For Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home FrontFor Home and Country: World War I Propaganda on the Home Front by Celia Malone Kingsbury
ISBN: 0803224745
Published by University of Nebraska Press on July 1st 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Political Science, Propaganda, Psychology, General, Social Science, Popular Culture
Pages: 326

Len's Summary: Propaganda in America and Europe came in myriad forms including cook books, novels, magazines and even children’s’ toys.

A Surgeon in Khaki: Through France and Flanders in World War I

A Surgeon in Khaki: Through France and Flanders in World War IA Surgeon in Khaki: Through France and Flanders in World War I by Arthur Anderson Martin, Glyn Harper
ISBN: 0803234929
Published by University of Nebraska Press on April 1st 2011
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, General, Personal Memoirs, History, Military, World War I, Medical, Surgery
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: The memoir of a New Zealand surgeon in the BEF.

World War I: The American Soldier Experience

World War I: The American Soldier ExperienceWorld War I: The American Soldier Experience by Jennifer D. Keene
ISBN: 9780803234871
Published by University of Nebraska Press on April 1st 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States
Pages: 217

Len's Summary: Based on the letters and memoirs of men and women who served.