Tip and Run: The Untold Tragedy of the Great War in Africa

Tip and Run: The Untold Tragedy of the Great War in AfricaTip and Run: The Untold Tragedy of the Great War in Africa by Edward Paice
ISBN: 0297847090
Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson on August 1st 2007
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Africa
Pages: 560

Len's Summary: A retelling of the familiar story of the long and largely futile British campaign against German General Paul von Lettow Vorbeck, a masterful nineteenth century-style guerrilla fighter with a persistently romantic image. See also The First World War in Africa, Hew Strachan, Oxford, 2004 and The Forgotten War, Ross Anderson, Tempus, 2004.

1918: A Very British Victory

1918: A Very British Victory1918: A Very British Victory by Peter Hart
ISBN: 9780297846529
Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson on October 7th 2008
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I
Pages: 552

Len's Summary: A new look at the final German and British offensives of 1918, now available in the America from Orion for $29.95. Also available as an audio book.

The Day We Won the War: Turning Point at Amiens 8th August 1918

The Day We Won the War: Turning Point at Amiens 8th August 1918The Day We Won the War: Turning Point at Amiens 8th August 1918 by Charles Messenger
ISBN: 0297852817
Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson on March 3rd 2009
Genres: Great Britain, Military, Strategy, World War I
Pages: 288

Len's Summary: The fateful day Ludendorff became convinced the German army was beaten. // Ninetieth anniversary analysis of the August 1918 break- through at Amiens which opened the victorious “100 days” ending World War I. The mixed arms attack of the British 4th Army also included troops from Australia, Canada and America.

Cambrai 1917: The Myth of the First Great Tank Battle

Cambrai 1917: The Myth of the First Great Tank BattleCambrai 1917: The Myth of the First Great Tank Battle by Bryn Hammond
ISBN: 9780297845539
Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson on November 4th 2008
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Great Britain
Pages: 500

Len's Summary: The author asserts that that innovative artillery tactics, not tanks (400 of them), were responsible for short-lived British successes at Cambrai. // The author sees the battle as a draw, but a nonetheless useful lesson leading toward more mobile warfare.