My Dear I Wanted to Tell You: A Novel

My Dear I Wanted to Tell You: A NovelMy Dear I Wanted to Tell You: A Novel by Louisa Young
ISBN: 0061997153
Published by Harper Perennial on June 26th 2012
Genres: Fiction, Literary
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: Centered on a patient with disfiguring facial war wounds being treated the renowned Queen’s Hospital Sidcup.

Coming Home

Coming HomeComing Home by Roy E. Stolworthy
ISBN: 9781781590713
Published by Claymore on 2012
Genres: Fiction, General, War & Military
Pages: 376

Len's Summary: Story of a 15-year-old British volunteer seeking a glorious death in his slain brother’s name. A first novel short listed for the 1910 BritAwards for unpublished fiction.

On Dangerous Ground: A Gallipoli Story

On Dangerous Ground: A Gallipoli StoryOn Dangerous Ground: A Gallipoli Story by Bruce Scates
ISBN: 1742583938
Published by University of Western Australia Press on September 15th 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 272

Len's Summary: A novel of the 1915 Gallipoli campaign mixing fact and fiction written by a leading Australian historian; featuring a selection of paintings by Australian artist George Lambert.

The Somme Stations

The Somme StationsThe Somme Stations by Andrew Martin
ISBN: 0571249647
Published by Faber & Faber on February 1st 2012
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: Number seven in the Jim Stringer Steam Detective series finds Jim investigating a murder in a British railway pioneer battalion on the Western Front. // Enlisted British Army railwayman Jim Stronger finds himself falsely accused of murder during the 1916 Somme Campaign. Winner of the British Dagger Award for Best Historical Mystery.

Harvard 1914: A War Romanc

Harvard 1914: A War RomancHarvard 1914: A War Romanc by Allegra Jordan
ISBN: 9780988203105
Published by Gold Gable Press on November 1st 2012
Genres: Fiction
Pages: 330

Len's Summary: Set in Boston and Flanders this is a love story involving an American woman and a German nobleman, both students at Harvard. Things get complicated when he is called home for military service.

The Stranger’s Child

The Stranger’s ChildThe Stranger's Child by Alan Hollinghurst
ISBN: 0307474348
Published by Vintage on September 4th 2012
Genres: Fiction, Literary
Pages: 435

Len's Summary: A novel of British morals and manners spanning the lives of two families from 1913 through the First World War and across the century. The author is a winner of the Man Booker Prize.

The Cocaine Salesman

The Cocaine SalesmanThe Cocaine Salesman by Conny Braam, Jonathan Reeder
ISBN: 1907822054
Published by Haus Publishing on June 19th 2012
Genres: Fiction
Pages: 450

Len's Summary: Traces the lives during and after WWI of two men — one a disfigured British soldier, one a Dutch drug dealer — impacted by the war-time trade in cocaine based in the Netherlands.

Waiting for Sunrise

Waiting for SunriseWaiting for Sunrise by William Boyd
ISBN: 9781410449009
Published by Thorndike Press on July 26th 2012
Genres: Fiction
Pages: 577

Len's Summary: World War I espionage novel set in Vienna, London and Geneva by the author of the memorable An Ice Cream War, a rollicking farce about chasing von Lettow Vorbeck around East Africa. Also available as a Nook Book.

Toby’s Room

Toby’s RoomToby’s Room by Pat Barker
ISBN: 0385524366
Published by Doubleday on October 2nd 2012
Genres: Fiction, War & Military, Family Life
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: A British rehabilitation hospital treats facially disfigured WWI soldiers in a sequel to Ms. Barker’s 2008 Life Class. She won the 1995 Man Booker Prize for Ghost Road, third volume of her WWI Regeneration trilogy.

A Very Profitable War

A Very Profitable WarA Very Profitable War by Didier Daninckx, Sarah Martin
ISBN: 1612191843
Published by Melville International Crime on December 5th 2012
Genres: Fiction, Mystery & Detective, Hard-Boiled
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: Set in post WWI Paris, this noire detective novel delves into infidelity, war profiteering, anarchism, blackmail and murder impinging upon national security. Translation from the original French.

The Imperial German Eagles in World War I: Their Postcards And Pictures

The Imperial German Eagles in World War I: Their Postcards And PicturesThe Imperial German Eagles in World War I: Their Postcards And Pictures by Lance J. Bronnenkant
ISBN: 9780764324406
Published by Schiffer Military History on April 2006
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, Europe, Germany, World War I, Pictorial
Pages: 348

Len's Summary: Volume three of a valuable reference work that includes some Austro-Hungarian airman. // The second in a planned three-part series looks at the collectible Sanke, Liersch and NPG postcards featuring German WWI aviators. Available in April 2008.

Landrecies to Cambrai: Case Studies of German Offensive and Defensive Operations on the Western Front 1914-1917

Landrecies to Cambrai: Case Studies of German Offensive and Defensive Operations on the Western Front 1914-1917Landrecies to Cambrai: Case Studies of German Offensive and Defensive Operations on the Western Front 1914-1917 by Graeme Chamley Wynne
ISBN: 9781909384033
Published by Helion on June 1st 2013
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Reprints of analytical articles appearing in the British Army Quarterly from 1924 to 1939.

Camp and Combat on the Sinai and Palestine Front: The Experience of the British Empire Soldier, 1916-18

Camp and Combat on the Sinai and Palestine Front: The Experience of the British Empire Soldier, 1916-18Camp and Combat on the Sinai and Palestine Front: The Experience of the British Empire Soldier, 1916-18 by Edward Woodfin
ISBN: 9780230303768
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on July 3rd 2012
Genres: History, Middle East, General, Military, World War I
Pages: 220

Len's Summary: A portrait of life in the Egyptian Expeditionary Force drawing on soldiers’ letters and diaries.

For King and Kanata: Canadian Indians and the First World War

For King and Kanata: Canadian Indians and the First World WarFor King and Kanata: Canadian Indians and the First World War by Timothy C. Winegard
ISBN: 9780887557286
Published by University of Manitoba Press on January 15th 2012
Genres: History, Canada, General, Military, World War I, Social Science, Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: How national politics and international forces shaped the experiences of some 4,000 native Canadians who served in the Canadian forces from 1914 to 1919.

Indigenous Peoples of the British Dominions and the First World War

Indigenous Peoples of the British Dominions and the First World WarIndigenous Peoples of the British Dominions and the First World War by Timothy C. Winegard
ISBN: 9781107014930
Published by Cambridge University Press on November 3rd 2011
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, Military, General, World War I, Social Science, Anthropology, Cultural
Pages: 312

Len's Summary: Comparative study if the war experiences of the aborigines of the five self-governing Dominions of the British Empire. By the author of For King and Kanata (University of Manitoba Press, 2012) about the WWI service of Canadian “first nations” Indians. -- Study of the widely varying participation of the native peoples of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Newfoundland and South Africa in WWI.

Soldiers of Song: The Dumbells and Other Canadian Concert Parties of the First World War

Soldiers of Song: The Dumbells and Other Canadian Concert Parties of the First World WarSoldiers of Song: The Dumbells and Other Canadian Concert Parties of the First World War by Jason Wilson
ISBN: 9781554588442
Published by Wilfrid Laurier University Press on November 6th 2012
Genres: History, Canada, Post-Confederation (1867-), Performing Arts, Comedy, Music, Genres & Styles, Military & Marches
Pages: 248

Len's Summary: Soldier-entertainers boost troop morale and mounted the first Canadian production to score a hit on Broadway. An important piece of Canadian cultural history.

An Anzac on the Western Front: Personal Recollections of an Austrian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918

An Anzac on the Western Front: Personal Recollections of an Austrian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918An Anzac on the Western Front: Personal Recollections of an Austrian Infantryman from 1916 to 1918 by H. R. Williams
ISBN: 9781848847675
Published by Pen & Sword Books on October 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, World War I, Veterans, Personal Memoirs
Pages: 208

Len's Summary: First published in the 1920s, this memoir describes the horrors of the battlefield in graphic terms.

Rommel and Caporetto

Rommel and CaporettoRommel and Caporetto by John Wilks, Eileen Wilks
ISBN: 9781848848832
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 30th 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, Political, History, World War I
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: First examination in English of Rommel’s leadership in this resounding defeat of Italian arms. Written by two British historians specializing in the Italian Front.

The Western Front 1917-1918: From Vimy Ridge to Amiens and the Armistice

The Western Front 1917-1918: From Vimy Ridge to Amiens and the ArmisticeThe Western Front 1917-1918: From Vimy Ridge to Amiens and the Armistice by Andrew A. Wiest
ISBN: 9781906626136
Published by Amber Books on January 2009
Genres: History, Military, World War I
Pages: 224

Len's Summary: A narrative history by one of America’s leading military historians shows how the British gained the upper hand in the west.

German Assault Troops of World War I: Organization Tactics Weapons Equipment Orders of Battle Uniforms

German Assault Troops of World War I: Organization Tactics Weapons Equipment Orders of Battle UniformsGerman Assault Troops of World War I: Organization Tactics Weapons Equipment Orders of Battle Uniforms by Thomas Wictor
ISBN: 9780764340369
Published by Schiffer Publishing on April 28th 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Pictorial
Pages: 339

Len's Summary: Much information presented herein is gleaned from German archives not previously published in English; profusely illustrated with period photos. .

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.

The Forgotten General: New Zealand’s World War 1 Commander Major-General Sir Andrew Russell

The Forgotten General: New Zealand’s World War 1 Commander Major-General Sir Andrew RussellThe Forgotten General: New Zealand's World War 1 Commander Major-General Sir Andrew Russell by Jock Vennell
ISBN: 9781877505447
Published by Allen & Unwin on April 1st 2014
Genres: Australia & New Zealand, Military, World War I
Pages: 338

Len's Summary: New Zealand in The Great War.

To the Fourth Shore: Italy‘s War for Libya (1911-1912)/Verso la Quarta Sponda: la Guerra Italiana per la Libia (1911-1912)

To the Fourth Shore: Italy‘s War for Libya (1911-1912)/Verso la Quarta Sponda: la Guerra Italiana per la Libia (1911-1912)To the Fourth Shore: Italy‘s War for Libya (1911-1912)/Verso la Quarta Sponda: la Guerra Italiana per la Libia (1911-1912) by Bruce Vandervort
ISBN: 9788896260296
on 2012
Genres: Italy, Military, World War I
Pages: 363

Len's Summary: History of an almost forgotten conflict that helped spark the Balkan Wars.

Live Bait Squadron: Three Mass Graves off the Dutch Coast, 22 September 1914

Live Bait Squadron: Three Mass Graves off the Dutch Coast, 22 September 1914Live Bait Squadron: Three Mass Graves off the Dutch Coast, 22 September 1914 by Henk Linden
ISBN: 9789461532602
Published by Gazelle Book Services on August 1st 2012
Genres: Military, World War I
Pages: 206

Len's Summary: The sinking of three obsolete British cruisers the Cressy, Houge and Aboukir by U-9 with the loss of 1459 men.

The Romanian Battlefront in World War I

The Romanian Battlefront in World War IThe Romanian Battlefront in World War I by Glenn E. Torrey
ISBN: 9780700620173
Published by University Press of Kansas on August 1st 2014
Genres: History, Europe, Eastern, Military, World War I, Romania
Pages: 440

Len's Summary: Combined German and Austro-Hungarian attacks quickly defeated the Romanian Army in 1916 obliging her allies to devote considerable force to staving off total Romanian collapse and attempting to prevent the Germans from seizing Romanian oil. One of a growing number books available in English on the Eastern Front and the Balkan Peninsula in WWI.

The Military Papers of Lieutenant-General Frederick Stanley Maude, 1914-1917

The Military Papers of Lieutenant-General Frederick Stanley Maude, 1914-1917The Military Papers of Lieutenant-General Frederick Stanley Maude, 1914-1917 by Sir Stanley Maude, Andrew Syk
ISBN: 9780752486192
Published by History Press for the Army Records Society on 2012
Genres: Military, Personal Memoirs, World War I
Pages: 312

Len's Summary: Maud, who died of cholera in 1917, served in Europe and the Middle East. This book concentrates on his important service in Mesopotamia.

They Shall Not Pass: The French Army on the Western Front 1914-1918

They Shall Not Pass: The French Army on the Western Front 1914-1918They Shall Not Pass: The French Army on the Western Front 1914-1918 by Ian Sumner
ISBN: 9781848842090
Published by Pen & Sword Books, Pen and Sword on May 19th 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, France
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: A survey history of the French Army.

On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World

On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our WorldOn Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World by James Srodes
ISBN: 9781619021655
Published by Counterpoint LLC on 2013
Genres: History, United States, General
Pages: 325

Len's Summary: Meeting informally in 1916 at various houses on Dupont Circle in Washington, DC, a group of young Progressives including the Roosevelts, Walter Lippman, Felix Frankfurter Allen, John Foster and Eleanor Dulles, and Herbert Hoover began to formulate the ideas which led to the New Deal and policies for winning World War II.

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. . .

At War with the 16th Irish Division, 1914-1918: The Letters of J H M Staniforth

At War with the 16th Irish Division, 1914-1918: The Letters of J H M StaniforthAt War with the 16th Irish Division, 1914-1918: The Letters of J H M Staniforth by John Staniforth, Richard Grayson
ISBN: 9781848846340
Published by Pen & Sword Books on November 2012
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, History, World War I, Literary Collections, Letters
Pages: 256

Len's Summary: Graphic and evocative record of a soldier’s life.

The Devil’s Carnival: The First Hundred Days of Armageddon 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers August – December 1914

The Devil’s Carnival: The First Hundred Days of Armageddon 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers August – December 1914The Devil's Carnival: The First Hundred Days of Armageddon 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers August - December 1914 by John Mason Sneddon
ISBN: 9781908336354
Published by Tommies Guides on October 1st 2012
Genres: Great Britain, Military, World War I
Pages: 252

Len's Summary: The opening days of war for a typical British battalion of “contemptables.”

Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy

Former People: The Final Days of the Russian AristocracyFormer People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy by Douglas Smith
ISBN: 9781250037794
Published by Picador on September 24th 2013
Genres: History, Europe, Former Soviet Republics, Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Pages: 528

Len's Summary: How Russian nobility coped with revolution chronicling the fate of two great Russian families the Sheremetevs and the Golitsyns. The author is former president of the Eastern Front Association. A History Book Club selection.

Carnage: The German Front in World War One- Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War)

Carnage: The German Front in World War One- Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War)Carnage: The German Front in World War One- Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War) by Alistair Smith
ISBN: 9781848846821
Published by Pen & Sword Books on June 1st 2012
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Military, Pictorial, World War I
Pages: 128

Len's Summary: Photos from German collections depicting life in and around the trenches.

America’s Black Sea Fleet: The U.S. Navy Amidst War and Revolution, 1919-1923

America’s Black Sea Fleet: The U.S. Navy Amidst War and Revolution, 1919-1923America's Black Sea Fleet: The U.S. Navy Amidst War and Revolution, 1919-1923 by Robert Shenk
ISBN: 9781612510538
Published by Naval Institute Press on 2012
Genres: History, Military, Other, Naval, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Pages: 365

Len's Summary: In the turbulent aftermath of WWI, a US Navy squadron (based in Constantinople) was active in rescuing White Russians from the Crimea, transporting food to famine-stricken Russia and in evacuating Armenian and Greek refugees from Turkey.

The German Army on the Western Front, 1915

The German Army on the Western Front, 1915The German Army on the Western Front, 1915 by Jack Sheldon
ISBN: 9781783032266
Published by Casemate Publishers on October 24th 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Germany
Pages: 348

Len's Summary: The other side of the wire. One of a series by Jack Sheldon.