Len's Summary: A new history of the often neglected series of battles opening WWI. By the author of the controversial Inventing the Schlieffen Plan (Oxford 2002) and German War Planning, 1891-1914: Sources and Interpretation (Boydell & Brewer 2004). The author is a WFA member, and retired US Army officer with a Ph.D. from Würtzburg.
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. The searchable version of Len’s Bookshelf was created and will be maintained in his honor.