Royal Naval Air Service Pilot, 1914-1918

Royal Naval Air Service Pilot, 1914-1918Royal Naval Air Service Pilot, 1914-1918 by Mark Barber, Adam Hook
ISBN: 9781846039492
Published by Osprey Publishing on November 23rd 2010
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Europe, Great Britain, Aviation, Illustrated
Pages: 64

Len's Summary: Operations of the RNAS in against zeppelins over England, in Flanders and over Gallipoli.

Arras: The Spring 1917 Offensive in Panoramas

Arras: The Spring 1917 Offensive in PanoramasArras: The Spring 1917 Offensive in Panoramas by Peter Barton
ISBN: 9781845294212
Published by Constable on June 24th 2010
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 312

Len's Summary: Ninety rediscovered panoramic photos of the spring 1917 Battles of the Scarpe and Vimy Ridge.

A Michigan Polar Bear Confronts the Bolsheviks: A Memoir

A Michigan Polar Bear Confronts the Bolsheviks: A MemoirA Michigan Polar Bear Confronts the Bolsheviks: A Memoir ISBN: 9780802865205
Published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing on September 14th 2010
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, World War I, World War II, United States, Other, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 187

Len's Summary: Memoir of a member of the 337th Field Hospital part of a 5,000-man American Army unit in Northern Russia from 1918 to 1919.

The 500 Best Cockney War Stories

The 500 Best Cockney War StoriesThe 500 Best Cockney War Stories by Ian Hamilton
ISBN: 9781848684249
Published by Amberley on February 2010
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, World War I, Veterans
Pages: 223

Len's Summary: First published in the early 1920s, this collection of humorous tales masks the grimness of the war in the trenches. Such tales served to help men keep their sanity.

Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in England, 1914-1930

Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in England, 1914-1930Broken Men: Shell Shock, Treatment and Recovery in England, 1914-1930 by Fiona Reid
ISBN: 9781441148858
Published by A&C Black on September 29th 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Psychology, Neuropsychology, Great Britain
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: Support and treatment for shell shock victims by the RMC and The Ex-Servicemen Welfare Society.

Militia Myths: Ideas of the Canadian Citizen Soldier, 1896-1921

Militia Myths: Ideas of the Canadian Citizen Soldier, 1896-1921Militia Myths: Ideas of the Canadian Citizen Soldier, 1896-1921 by James Wood
ISBN: 9780774817660
Published by UBC Press, University of Washington Press on January 28th 2011
Genres: History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), Military, World War I
Pages: 350

Len's Summary: A social and military history of popular Canadian military culture. // For all its faults, Canada’s militia system arguably made Canada better prepared for WWI than either America or England.

German Soldiers in the Great War: Letters and Eyewitness Accounts

German Soldiers in the Great War: Letters and Eyewitness AccountsGerman Soldiers in the Great War: Letters and Eyewitness Accounts by Bernd Ulrich, Benjamin Ziemann
ISBN: 1848841418
Published by Pen & Sword Books on March 1st 2011
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Military, World War I, Veterans
Pages: 212

Len's Summary: Primary source material on the perceptions of German front line soldiers. // A look at the lives of German front-line soldiers based on their own writings.

The German Army at Ypres 1914 and the Battle for Flanders

The German Army at Ypres 1914 and the Battle for FlandersThe German Army at Ypres 1914 and the Battle for Flanders by Jack Sheldon
ISBN: 9781848841130
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 2011
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Military, World War I
Pages: 382

Len's Summary: Another of Sheldon’s works that draws on German regimental histories to trace the opening battles from the German perspective. // The author draws on regimental histories and memoirs in another of his series of studies of the German army on the Western Front.

The Other Side of the Wire Volume 2: The Battle of the Somme With the German XIV Reserve Corps, 1 July 1916

The Other Side of the Wire Volume 2: The Battle of the Somme With the German XIV Reserve Corps, 1 July 1916The Other Side of the Wire Volume 2: The Battle of the Somme With the German XIV Reserve Corps, 1 July 1916 by Ralph Whitehead
ISBN: 1907677127
Published by Helion & Company on January 15th 2013
Genres: Germany, Military, World War I
Pages: 656

Len's Summary: Second of two volumes following the XIV corps from the 1914 invasion to the Battle of the Somme in 1916. -- The Somme from the German perspective. // How the Germans created a formidable defensive system to meet the BEF offensive starting in July 1916.

Bad Characters: Sex, Crime, Mutiny, Murder and the Australian Imperial Force

Bad Characters: Sex, Crime, Mutiny, Murder and the Australian Imperial ForceBad Characters: Sex, Crime, Mutiny, Murder and the Australian Imperial Force by Peter Stanley
ISBN: 9781741964806
Published by Pier 9 on August 1st 2010
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I
Pages: 287

Len's Summary: Dirty Rotten Diggers: A survey of indiscipline in the always boisterous Australian Imperial Force. // A survey of indiscipline in the Australian forces of WWI; good soldiers acting badly. . .

Deliver Us from Evil: A Southern Belle in Europe at the Outbreak of World War I

Deliver Us from Evil: A Southern Belle in Europe at the Outbreak of World War IDeliver Us from Evil: A Southern Belle in Europe at the Outbreak of World War I by Mary W. Schaller, Nancy Johnson Crawford
ISBN: 9781570039508
Published by University of South Carolina Press on January 1st 2011
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Women, History, Military, World War I, Social Science, Women's Studies
Pages: 170

Len's Summary: Letters from American women travelers caught in Europe in August 1914. // Traveling on the traditional Grand Tour in August 1914, the 25-year-old daughter of a Kentucky Congressman struggles to find a way home as railways are commandeered for troop movements, trans-Atlantic liners scurry for home ports, banks suspend foreign exchange operations and the lights go out all over Europe.

Aircraft of World War I

Aircraft of World War IAircraft of World War I by Bob Pearson, Jack Herris
ISBN: 9781906626655
Published by Amber Books on 2010
Genres: Aviation, Illustrated, World War I
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Aircraft identification guide arranged chronologically by theater of war and campaign including information on the role and impact of each aircraft, orders of battle, aces and commanding officers. -- A detailed and comprehensive guide to aircraft arranged by theater. Includes orders of battle, lists of commanders and aces. Well worth the modest price for aircraft and military historians, and modelers. Available from www.casematepublishing.com

The Final Battle: Soldiers of the Western Front in the German Revolution of 1918

The Final Battle: Soldiers of the Western Front in the German Revolution of 1918The Final Battle: Soldiers of the Western Front in the German Revolution of 1918 by Scott Stephenson
ISBN: 0521519462
Published by Cambridge University Press on September 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Modern, 20th Century
Pages: 374

Len's Summary: A scholarly look at the morale and political outlook of the German army following the armistice of November 11, 1918.