The Resurrection and Collapse of Empire in Habsburg Serbia, 1914-1918

The Resurrection and Collapse of Empire in Habsburg Serbia, 1914-1918The Resurrection and Collapse of Empire in Habsburg Serbia, 1914-1918 by Jonathan E. Gumz
ISBN: 9780521896276
Published by Cambridge University Press on June 15th 2009
Genres: History, Europe, General, Modern, 20th Century, Military
Pages: 288

Len's Summary: Efforts to denationalize and depoliticize occupied Serbia and bring it back into the Dual Monarchy.

Armenians and the Allies in Cilicia, 1914-1923

Armenians and the Allies in Cilicia, 1914-1923Armenians and the Allies in Cilicia, 1914-1923 by Yücel Güçlü
ISBN: 9780874809565
Published by University of Utah Press on June 30th 2009
Genres: Armenians, History, Middle East, Military, World War I, Turkey & Ottoman Empire, Social Science, Anthropology, Cultural
Pages: 281

Len's Summary: An ancient Roman province, Cilicia is located in southeastern Turkey and was the site of forced resettlement and massacres of Armenian citizens of the Ottoman Empire during WWI; one an increasing number of histories of the Ottoman Turks in World War One.

The Last Great War: British Society and the First World War

The Last Great War: British Society and the First World WarThe Last Great War: British Society and the First World War by Adrian Gregory
ISBN: 9780521728836
Published by Cambridge University Press on October 16th 2008
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Modern, 20th Century, Military, General, World War I, Social History
Pages: 362

Len's Summary: A new social history. // A ground-breaking new cultural and social history of the British home front.

Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War

Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World WarBelfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War by Richard S. Grayson
ISBN: 9781441105196
Published by A&C Black on September 23rd 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Europe, Ireland
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: The story of Irish Volunteers of the 36th and 16th Divisions challenges popular perceptions and explains why remembrance remains controversial in Belfast.

A Terrible Beauty: British Artists in the First World War

A Terrible Beauty: British Artists in the First World WarA Terrible Beauty: British Artists in the First World War by Paul Gough
ISBN: 9781906593001
Published by Sansom & Company on June 16th 2014
Genres: Art, History, World War I
Pages: 335

Len's Summary: Artists look at the conflict.

The Army Medical Department, 1917-1941

The Army Medical Department, 1917-1941The Army Medical Department, 1917-1941 by Mary C. Gillett, Center of Military History
ISBN: 9781780390529
Published by Military Bookshop on November 23rd 2009
Genres: History, Military, United States
Pages: 668

Len's Summary: Traces the rapid growth and burgeoning expertise of the US Army Medical Department as a result of WWI.

The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman

The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry TrumanThe Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman by D. M. Giangreco
ISBN: 9780760332092
Published by Zenith Press on September 10th 2009
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, Presidents & Heads of State, History, World War I, United States, 20th Century
Pages: 286

Len's Summary: Future President Harry “Give ‘Em Hell” Truman as an artillery officer on the Western Front.

We Hope to Get Word Tomorrow: The Garvin Family Letters, 1914-1916

We Hope to Get Word Tomorrow: The Garvin Family Letters, 1914-1916We Hope to Get Word Tomorrow: The Garvin Family Letters, 1914-1916 by Mark Pottle, John Ledingham
ISBN: 9781848325456
Published by Casemate Publishers on 2009
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Veterans, Personal Accounts
Pages: 280

Len's Summary: Collection of letters from a young British subaltern to his mother and father at home. // Exchanges of letters between a young subaltern and his family in England.

The Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy 1867-1918

The Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy 1867-1918The Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy 1867-1918 by Zsuzsa Gaspar
ISBN: 1847730078
Published by New Holland Publishers UK on June 16th 2009
Genres: Austria & Hungary, Europe
Pages: 240

Len's Summary: A survey history of an often neglected major player in WWI; an experiment in multi-national, multi-ethnic empire.

Dover & Folkestone During the Great War

Dover & Folkestone During the Great WarDover & Folkestone During the Great War by Michael George, Christine George, Allan Willett
ISBN: 184415842X
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation on June 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Great Britain
Pages: 162

Len's Summary: How the war impacted two Kentish ports vital to supplying and reinforcing the BEF in Flanders.

From Jutland to Junkyard

From Jutland to JunkyardFrom Jutland to Junkyard by S.C. George
ISBN: 9781843410102
Published by Birlinn on July 2009
Genres: General, Military, Naval, Political Science, World War I
Pages: 168

Len's Summary: The interwar salvage for scrap of a portion of the German High Seas Fleet scuttled by its crews at Scapa Flow in June 1919.

The Flatpack Bombers: The Royal Navy and the Zeppelin Menace

The Flatpack Bombers: The Royal Navy and the Zeppelin MenaceFlatpack Bombers: The Royal Navy and the Zeppelin Menace by Ian Gardiner
ISBN: 9781848840713
Published by Casemate Publishers on August 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Naval, Aviation
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: Early long-distance RN bombing raids against German Zeppelin sheds led to the development of aircraft carriers.

Americans All!: Foreign-Born Soldiers in World War I

Americans All!: Foreign-Born Soldiers in World War IAmericans All!: Foreign-Born Soldiers in World War I by Nancy Gentile Ford
ISBN: 9781603441322
Published by Texas A&M University Press on January 1st 2001
Genres: History, Military, General, World War I, United States, 20th Century, Social Science, Emigration & Immigration, Ethnic Studies
Pages: 214

Len's Summary: New paperback edition of a book nominated for the Army Historical Association Distinguished Book Award for 2001. A surge of immigrant draftees in 1917 permanently challenged the way the US Army approached citizenship training.

British Destroyers: From Earliest Days to the Second World War

British Destroyers: From Earliest Days to the Second World WarBritish Destroyers: From Earliest Days to the Second World War by Norman Friedman
ISBN: 9781591140818
Published by Naval Institute Press on December 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, General, Naval, Great Britain
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: First detailed study of Royal Navy destroyers and their predecessors from the 1880s to the 1930s.

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.

Tanks and Trenches: First Hand Accounts of Tank Warfare in the First World War

Tanks and Trenches: First Hand Accounts of Tank Warfare in the First World WarTanks and Trenches: First Hand Accounts of Tank Warfare in the First World War by David Fletcher
ISBN: 9780752449364
Published by History Press on May 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, Weapons, World War I, Personal Accounts
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Reprint of the Bovington Tank Museum curator’s 1994 book filled with accounts from wartime tankers.

When Europe Went Mad: A Brief History of the First World War

When Europe Went Mad: A Brief History of the First World WarWhen Europe Went Mad: A Brief History of the First World War by Terence T. Finn
ISBN: 9781571974976
Published by Ivy House Publishing Group on October 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, World
Pages: 76

Len's Summary: A survey history for general readers.

In the Company of Generals: The World War Diary of Pierpont L. Stackpole

In the Company of Generals: The World War Diary of Pierpont L. StackpoleIn the Company of Generals: The World War Diary of Pierpont L. Stackpole by Pierpont L. Stackpole, Robert H. Ferrell
ISBN: 0826218709
Published by University of Missouri on November 1st 2009
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: A critical look at Pershing’s command by an AEF staff officer at Chaumont complimented by marginal comments by the editor, a distinguished historian of Woodrow Wilson and WWI.

The Greek Media in World War I and its Aftermath

The Greek Media in World War I and its AftermathThe Greek Media in World War I and its Aftermath by Georgia Eglezou
ISBN: 9781845117870
Published by Tauris Academic Studies on March 15th 2009
Genres: Greece, Press and propaganda, History, Military, World War I, 20th Century, Europe, Social History, Language Arts & Disciplines
Pages: 261

Len's Summary: A study of the Athens’ press coverage of Greece in WWI and in the conflict between Greece and Turkey which followed the signing of the Treaty of Sevres (1920). The resultant Greek defeat led to the Greeks being driven from Turkey and Turkey regaining many of the territories (Smyrna, Thrace) lost after WWI and regained in the Treaty of Lausanne (1923).

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.

On the Far Western Front: Britain’s First World War in South America

On the Far Western Front: Britain’s First World War in South AmericaOn the Far Western Front: Britain’s First World War in South America by Phillip A. Dehne
ISBN: 9780719080050
Published by Manchester University Press on March 15th 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Europe, Great Britain, Germany, Essays
Pages: 304

Len's Summary: Economic warfare; an analysis of largely successful British efforts to stifle German trade with Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay during WWI. Available in the US from Palgrave Macmillan.

Russia in War and Revolution, 1914-1922

Russia in War and Revolution, 1914-1922Russia in War and Revolution, 1914-1922 by Jonathan Daly, Leonid Trofimov
ISBN: 0872209873
Published by Hackett Publishing Company on September 15th 2009
Genres: History, Revolutionary, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Modern, 20th Century
Pages: 416

Len's Summary: A source book for scholars rather than a narrative history.

Willing Patriots: Men of Color in the First World War

Willing Patriots: Men of Color in the First World WarWilling Patriots: Men of Color in the First World War by Robert J. Dalessandro, Gerald Torrence
ISBN: 0764332333
Published by Schiffer Publishing on April 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, General, African American Studies
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Treats the organization, combat history of black troops including two infantry division, services of supply and special troops of the US Army in WWI.

Kut 1916: Courage and Failure in Iraq

Kut 1916: Courage and Failure in IraqKut 1916: Courage and Failure in Iraq by Patrick Crowley
ISBN: 9780752454474
Published by Spellmount on 2009
Genres: History, Middle East, General, Military, World War I, Modern, 20th Century
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: The history of one of the worst defeats of British arms: The siege of Kut, on the Euphrates River, 1915-1916. More than 13,000 British Indian Army troops surrendered and went into harsh Ottoman captivity. Recommended by Michael Neiberg of the Army War College faculty and winner of the Tomlinson Book Prize for 2008.

The Great War and German Memory: Society, Politics and Psychological Trauma, 1914-1945

The Great War and German Memory: Society, Politics and Psychological Trauma, 1914-1945The Great War and German Memory: Society, Politics and Psychological Trauma, 1914-1945 by Jason Crouthamel
ISBN: 9780859898423
Published by University of Exeter Press on 2009
Genres: History, Europe, General, Psychology, Germany
Pages: 278

Len's Summary: An account of psychological, political and social chaos in post-war Germany

Istanbul Under Allied Occupation, 1918-1923

Istanbul Under Allied Occupation, 1918-1923Istanbul Under Allied Occupation, 1918-1923 by Nur Bilge Criss
ISBN: 9789004112599
Published by Brill Academic Publishers on January 1st 1999
Genres: History, Middle East, General, Architecture, Interior Design, Asia
Pages: 178

Len's Summary: Another account of post-war Turkey under Allied occupation as progressive Turks seek to prevent their country’s dismemberment.

The Desert Baron: Friedrich: A Warrior for All Seasons

The Desert Baron: Friedrich: A Warrior for All SeasonsThe Desert Baron: Friedrich: A Warrior for All Seasons by Conrad Crease
ISBN: 9781439221006
Published by BookSurge Publishing on May 4th 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Germany, Aviation, Biography & Autobiography
Pages: 241

Len's Summary: Biography of the German officer who led the 1916 Turkish attack on the Suez Canal, defended Armenians against Turkish genocide and Georgia from both the Turks and the Bolsheviks. Order from www.booksurge.com

Machine-Guns and the Great War

Machine-Guns and the Great WarMachine-Guns and the Great War by Paul Cornish
ISBN: 1848840470
Published by Pen & Sword Books on September 19th 2009
Genres: Machine guns, History, Military, General, Weapons, World War I
Pages: 169

Len's Summary: Reassessment of the tactical role of the key infantry weapon of the war.

US 110′ Subchasers In Action

US 110′ Subchasers In ActionUS 110' Subchasers In Action by T. Garth Connelly
ISBN: 0897475879
Published by Squadron/Signal Publications on 2009
Genres: Military, Naval, Technology & Engineering, United States, World War I
Pages: 64

Len's Summary: The evolution of an American type (the so-called Splinter Fleet) of anti-submarine vessels from 1916 through World War Two.

The Last Englishman: The Double Life of Arthur Ransome

The Last Englishman: The Double Life of Arthur RansomeThe Last Englishman: The Double Life of Arthur Ransome by Roland Chambers
ISBN: 9781567924176
Published by David R. Godine on March 2nd 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Literary, History
Pages: 389

Len's Summary: The story of an MI6 agent who lived in Russia and the Baltic States from 1913 to 1922. Ransome is best remembered as the successful author of children’s stories.

George, Nicholas and Wilhelm: Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I

George, Nicholas and Wilhelm: Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War IGeorge, Nicholas and Wilhelm: Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I by Miranda Carter
ISBN: 9781400079124
Published by Vintage Books on March 8th 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Biography & Autobiography, Royalty, Europe, General
Pages: 498

Len's Summary: The story of three cousins: King George V of Great Britain, Tzar Nicholas II of Russia and Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany and the road to war in 1914.

The Czech Legion, 1914-20

The Czech Legion, 1914-20The Czech Legion 1914-20 by David Bullock
ISBN: 9781846032363
Published by Osprey Publishing on November 17th 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Europe, Eastern
Pages: 48

Len's Summary: Czechs fought on the Western, Eastern and Italian fronts, as well as along the Trans-Siberian Railway.

Mont St. Quentin: A Soldier’s Battle

Mont St. Quentin: A Soldier’s BattleMont St. Quentin: A Soldier’s Battle by Bill Billet
ISBN: 1459640624
Published by ReadHowYouWant on December 28th 2012
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: A fine analysis of the successful and innovative August-September 1918 ANZAC Corps attack against strong German positions along the Somme at Peronne and St. Quentin.

A History of the Great War: World War One and the International Crisis of the Early 20th Century

A History of the Great War: World War One and the International Crisis of the Early 20th CenturyA History of the Great War: World War One and the International Crisis of the Early 20th Century by Eric Dorn Brose
ISBN: 9780195181944
Published by Oxford University Press on April 10th 2009
Genres: Military, World, World War I
Pages: 433

Len's Summary: A new political history of the war.

Light Horse: A History of Australia’s Mounted Arm

Light Horse: A History of Australia’s Mounted ArmLight Horse: A History of Australia's Mounted Arm by Jean Bou
ISBN: 9780521197083
Published by Cambridge University Press on November 24th 2009
Genres: History, Australia & New Zealand, Military, General, Other
Pages: 361

Len's Summary: The evolution of the famed light horse mounted infantry regiments from pre-federation days to WWI to their withering away in 1944.

1920 in Turkey: Greco-Turkish War, Turkish War of Independence, Occupation of Constantinople, Treaty of Sevres, Occupation of Ismir

1920 in Turkey: Greco-Turkish War, Turkish War of Independence, Occupation of Constantinople, Treaty of Sevres, Occupation of Ismir1920 in Turkey: Greco-Turkish War, Turkish War of Independence, Occupation of Constantinople, Treaty of Sevres, Occupation of Ismir by Ezekiel Register
ISBN: 1155508351
Published by Books LLC on 2009
Genres: Middle East, Military, Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Pages: 40

Len's Summary: An account of violent post-war events in Ottoman Turkey and the Turkish War of Independence.

Survivors of a Kind: Memoirs of the Western Front

Survivors of a Kind: Memoirs of the Western FrontSurvivors of a Kind: Memoirs of the Western Front by Brian Bond
ISBN: 9781847250049
Published by A&C Black on December 20th 2008
Genres: History, General, Military, World War I, Modern, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: An introduction to WWI memoirs as being of both literary and historical value. // An analysis of Western Front memoirs published by a range of British luminaries including Anthony Eden, Harold McMillan, General F. P. Crozier and several war poets including Edmund Blunden.

The Russian Military Air Fleet in World War I: Volume I: A Chronology, 1910-1917

The Russian Military Air Fleet in World War I: Volume I: A Chronology, 1910-1917The Russian Military Air Fleet in World War I: Volume I: A Chronology, 1910-1917 by August G. Blume
ISBN: 9780764333514
Published by Schiffer Publishing on June 1st 2010
Genres: Aviation, General, Military, Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Pages: 334

Len's Summary: Solidly researched by a premier aviation historian. (Volume one of two.)