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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the L...

Erik Larson

#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly a...

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Published: Mar 2016

World War One: A Short History

Norman Stone

The First World War was the overwhelming disaster from which everything else in the twentieth century stemmed. Fourteen million combatants died, four empires were destroyed, and even the victors’ empires were fatally damaged. Wo...

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Published: Apr 2010

July 1914: Countdown to War

Sean McMeekin

When an assassin gunned down Archduke Franz Ferdinand in late June 1914, no one could have imagined the shocking bloodshed that would soon follow. Indeed, as award-winning historian Sean McMeekin reveals in July 1914, World War I migh...

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Published: Apr 2014

John Buchan's History of the Battle o...

John Buchan

A fine author's view of the Great Somme Offensive For many years there were few more highly regarded histories of the momentous Battle of the Somme, 1916, than that written by John Buchan, the renowned author of 'The Thirty Nine Steps...

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Published: Apr 2014

The Somme: The Darkest Hour on the We...

Peter Hart

One of the bloodiest battles in world history—a military tragedy that would come to define a generation.On July 1, 1916, the British Army launched the "Big Push" that was supposed to bring an end to the horrific stalemate ...

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Published: Mar 2010

To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty a...

Adam Hochschild

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Published: Mar 2012

The Missing of the Somme

Geoff Dyer

Geoff Dyer's classic The Missing of the Somme is part travelogue, part meditation on remembrance—and completely, unabashedly, unlike any other book about the First World War. Through visits to battlefields and memorials, he examines...

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Published: Jul 2011

A Shattered Peace: Versailles 1919 an...

David A. Andelman

For more than half a century, it has been widely recognized that the Treaty of Versailles, founded on retribution against Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire, created the circumstances that led inevitably to World War II. Less ack...

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Published: Jul 2014

The Great Halifax Explosion: A World ...

John U. Bacon

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The riveting, tick-tock account of the largest manmade explosion in history prior to the atomic bomb, and the equally astonishing tales of survival and heroism that emerged from the ashes, from acclaimed N...

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Published: Nov 2018

Scarlet Fields: The Combat Memoir of ...

John Lewis Barkley

The train was packed with men. Men lying as still as if they were already dead. Men shaking with pain. One man raving, jabbering, yelling, in delirium. Everywhere bandages . . . bandages . . . bandages . . . and blood.Those words desc...

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Published: Aug 2014

The Last of the Wine: Paris During th...

John Baxter

A preeminent writer on Paris, John Baxter brilliantly brings to life one of the most dramatic and fascinating periods in the city's history.From 1914 through 1918 the terrifying sounds of World War I could be heard from inside the Fre...

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Published: Apr 2014

Dark Invasion: 1915: Germany's Secret...

Howard Blum

Combining the pulsating drive of Showtime's Homeland with the fascinating historical detail of such of narrative nonfiction bestsellers as Double Cross and In the Garden of Beasts,Dark Invasion is Howard Blum's gritty, high-energy tru...

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Published: Feb 2015

Australia's Palestine Campaign: 1916-...

Jean Bou

With nearly two mounted divisions engaged against the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East for almost three years the Palestine Campaign was Australia's longest running militarily significant endeavor of the First World War after the Wes...

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Published: Jan 2016

1918-Catastrophe to Victory: Volume 1...

John Buchan

The last German offensive that almost won the war in the westBy the fourth year of the Great War on the Western Front the protagonists knew that established assault tactics could not be depended upon to deliver battlefield victories o...

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Published: Jun 2018

Days to Remember (Illustrated Edition...

John Buchan

The British Empire in the Great War. Illustrated with Maps and Portraits. First published in 1922.

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Published: Oct 2015

John Buchan - Nelson's History of the...

John Buchan

John Buchan was born on August 26th 1875 and is most famously known for his novel 'The Thirty Nine Steps'. But his career was jam packed with other achievements. He was 1st Baron Tweedsmuir PC GCMG GCVO CH who also served as the 15t...

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Published: Aug 2017

John Buchan's 1914: the War in the Ea...

John Buchan

The outbreak of the great war on the Eastern Front The Great War broke out in 1914. For those who live in the western world impressions of that catastrophic conflict are, perhaps inevitably, inspired by images of the Western Front wi...

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Published: Apr 2014

The First World War in Africa 1914-19...

John Buchan

A unique assessment of the Great War in sub-Saharan Africa in all its theatresThe great conflict fought between 1914 and 1918 set Europe ablaze, but, as the definition of 'world war' implies, embraced battlefields where the colonial i...

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Published: Jun 2018

The Nek: A Gallipoli Tragedy (Anzac B...

Peter Burness

On 7 August 1915, in an ill-fated attempt to break the stalemate at Gallipoli, hundreds of Australian light horsemen repeatedly charged the massed rifles and machine-guns of the Turkish soldiers. The charge at The Nek has been immorta...

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Published: Jul 2015

War Is a Racket: Original Edition

Smedley D. Butler

"War is a Racket" is marine general, Smedley Butler's classic treatise on why wars are conducted, who profits from them, and who pays the price. Few people are as qualified as General Butler to advance the argument encapsula...

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Published: Aug 2003

Germany Ascendant: The Eastern Front ...

Prit Buttar

The massive offensives on the Eastern Front during 1915 are too often overshadowed by the events in Western Europe, but the scale and ferocity of the clashes between Imperial Germany, Hapsburg Austria-Hungary, and Tsarist Russia were ...

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Published: Feb 2017

Russia's Last Gasp: The Eastern Front...

Prit Buttar

In Russia's Last Gasp, now in paperback, Prit Buttar looks at one of the bloodiest campaigns launched in the history of warfare--the Brusilov Offensive, sometimes known as the June Advance. With British, French and German forces locke...

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Published: Sep 2017

My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pers...

Andrew Carroll

From the New York Times bestselling author of War Letters and Behind the Lines, Andrew Carroll’s My Fellow Soldiers draws on a rich trove of both little-known and newly uncovered letters and diaries to create a marvelously vivid and...

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Published: Feb 2018

"With the Help of God and a Few Marin...

Albertus W. Catlin

An Account of the United States Marines' Service in Two of the Most Important Battles Fought by American Forces in World War I "The story of the marines in France is told with authority and interest."—Booklist"It is o...

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Published: Sep 2013

The Journey: An American Soldier in W...

D. Kent Decker

The rain had stopped but the damp air was unseasonably cold. German artillery lobbed stray shells into the vicinity as the massive movement to the jump-off trenches began. Single file, tens of thousands of troops slogged the two miles...

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Published: Apr 2017

Arthur Conan Doyle - Great Britain an...

Arthur Conan Doyle

If ever a writer needed an introduction Arthur Conan Doyle would not be considered that man. After all, Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the foremost literary detective of any age. Add to this canon his stories of science fiction and horror...

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Published: Feb 2017

Arthur Conan Doyle - Three Glimpses f...

Arthur Conan Doyle

If ever a writer needed an introduction Arthur Conan Doyle would not be considered that man. After all, Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the foremost literary detective of any age. Add to this canon his stories of science fiction and horror...

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Published: Feb 2017

The British Campaign in France and Fl...

Arthur Conan Doyle

If ever a writer needed an introduction Arthur Conan Doyle would not be considered that man. After all, Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the foremost literary detective of any age. Add to this canon his stories of science fiction and horror...

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Published: Mar 2014

The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimat...

Peter Englund

An intimate narrative history of World War I told through the stories of twenty men and women from around the globe--a powerful, illuminating, heart-rending picture of what the war was really like.  In this masterful book, renowned h...

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Published: Sep 2012

World War I New York: A History of th...

Kevin C. Fitzpatrick

In 1917 one million soldiers, sailors, and Marines departed for France to fight in World War I from New York. The city was an important hub during the war as the recruiting and patriotic efforts continued. Following the Armistice in 1...

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Published: Mar 2017
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