- Search Books:Good-bye to All That: Len Shurtleff Goes West
Ambassador Shurtleff, a retired American Foreign Service officer who served as President of The World War One Historical Association and as a past President of The Western Front Association – U S Branch, passed away on January 22, 2014. This searchable version of Len’s Bookshelf has been created and will be maintained in his honor.
#6 Spring 2017
In This Issue:
“Arriving in the Nick of Time” – The Indian Expeditionary Force A in France, 1914-1915
By Chandar S. Sundaram
More than 150,000 sepoys were sent to the Western Front and served under the BEF.
Any Amount of Air– The Canadian Expeditionary Force’s First Battle at Second Ypres
By Paul Ferguson
Germany’s large-scale use of poison gas surprised the as yet untested Canadian soldiers.
Archaeology of the Western Front – Exploring the Bois-le-Prêtre
By Ed Klekowski
The discovery of the first American killed in World War One.
Amazing War Stories
by Lombardy Studios
French pilot Roland Garros creates the first forward firing machine-gun for aeroplanes.