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The Road to Verdun: World Wa...Ian Ousby

On February 21, 1916, the Germans launched a surprise offensive at Verdun, an important fortress in northeastern France, sparking a brutal and protracted conflict that would claim more than 700,000 victims. The carnage had little impact on … more

The Road to Verdun: World War I’s Most Momentous Battle and the Folly of Nationalism
Ian Ousby
Anchor , English
 

Battle Scarred The 47th Batt...Craig Deayton

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With these words Charles Bean, Australia’s Official War Historian, described the battlefield of Dernancourt on the morning of the 5th of April, 1918, strewn with the bodies of the Australian dead. It was the final tragic chapter in the stor… more

Battle Scarred The 47th Battalion in the First World War
Craig Deayton
Big Sky Publishing , English
 

Notes of my army lifeFrank Jones MM Deceased

Private 93876 Frank Jones MM was a soldier of the Great War. He was also my Grandfather although I never really knew him as he died in 1953. This book is his notes on his army life through the First World War detailing his time in England f… more

Notes of my army life
Frank Jones MM Deceased
D S Jones , English
 

The New York Times Current H...Various

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The New York Times Current History, A Monthly Magazine The European War, March 1915
Various
English
 

A Survey of German TacticsHans von Seeckt

For the Offensive, Winter 1918. — German divisions received intensive instruction and training in mobile warfare with “unceasing drill from morning until late at night.” By February 10, 58 divisions had completed a four weeks’ course. Man… more

A Survey of German Tactics
Hans von Seeckt
English
 

US Army, Technical Manual, T...United States Government, Un...

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US Army, Technical Manual, TM 9-4910-422-12, OPERATORS AND ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE MANUAL, (INCLUDING REP PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST), FOR KIT, SPARK PLUG CLEANING, AC, SPARK PLUG DIV. OF GENERAL MOTORS NO, 5612478, TYPE TK-2, (FSN 491… more

US Army, Technical Manual, TM 9-4910-422-12, OPERATORS AND ORGANIZATIONAL MAINTENANCE MANUAL, (INCLUDING REP PARTS AND SPECIAL TOOLS LIST), FOR KIT, SPARK PLUG CLEANING, AC, SPARK PLUG DIV
United States Government, United States Department of Defense, U.S. Pentagon, United States Military, Delene Kvasnicka of Survivalebooks
www.survivalebooks.com, www.armytechnicalmanuals.com, www.armymilitarymanuals.com , English
 

Fortress France - Maginot LineErinnerungen Blättermagen

The Maginot Line was a line of concrete fortifications, tank obstacles, artillery casemates, machine gun posts, and other defenses, which France constructed along its borders with Germany and Italy, in light of its experience in World War I… more

Fortress France - Maginot Line
Erinnerungen Blättermagen
English
 

Digging the Trenches : The A...Andrew Robertshaw, David Kenyon

Modern research methods - archaeological, historical, forensic - have transformed our view of the past. This is especially true of the history of the Great War. In this, the first comprehensive survey of this exciting new field, Andrew Robe… more

Digging the Trenches : The Archaeology of the Western Front
Andrew Robertshaw, David Kenyon
Pen and Sword , English
 

The Enormous Room by E.E. Cu...E.E. Cummings

This Halcyon Classics ebook is the semi-autobiographical novel ‘The Enormous Room’ by poet E.E. Cummings. Arrested in France in 1917 for supposed anti-war sentiments, Cummings was incarcerated in an immense prison cell with thirty other me… more

The Enormous Room by E.E. Cummings (Unexpurgated Edition) (Halcyon Classics)
E.E. Cummings
Halcyon Press Ltd. , English
 

Great Naval Commanders Of Th...Richard Freeman

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One great war. Two nations facing each other across the North Sea. Two mighty fleets each waiting for the chance to annihilate the other. At Scapa Flow, the British Grand Fleet blocked Germany’s exit to the Atlantic. From the German ports,… more

Great Naval Commanders Of The First World War
Richard Freeman
Endeavour Press Ltd. , English
 

Gone to Russia to Fight: The...John T. Smith

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The Russian civil war was one of the major events of the last century, leading to the establishment of the Soviet Union. After the First World War the British Government, with the full backing of Secretary of State for War Winston Churchill… more

Gone to Russia to Fight: The RAF in South Russia 1918-1920
John T. Smith
Amberley Publishing , English
 

Army History - Disappearing ...U.S. Army

There was a“straggler” crisis that plagued the American Ex¬peditionary Forces (AEF) during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. A number of elements, including break¬downs in junior leadership, difficult terrain, hunger, and battle fatigue, caused … more

Army History - Disappearing Doughboy
U.S. Army
English
 

The Story of the Great War, ...

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The Story of the Great War, Volume 1 Introductions; Special Articles; Causes of War; Diplomatic and State Papers
English
 

THE ONES WHO HAVE TO PAY: TH...ROBERT RATCLIFFE TAYLOR

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When war in Europe broke out in 1914, why did so many men from Victoria, BC, Canada, enlist enthusiastically? What did they feel about the war they were fighting? What were their personal values? Were they ever disillusioned in the trenche… more

THE ONES WHO HAVE TO PAY: THE SOLDIERS-POETS OF VICTORIA BC IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
ROBERT RATCLIFFE TAYLOR
Trafford , English
 

Impressions and Experiences ...Christian Mallet

The 22nd French Dragoons have a long and glorious history on the field of battle since 1630 to the Napoleonic battlefield of Austerlitz, Eylau, Jena it was called again to duty in the First World War, one of its members trooper Christian Me… more

Impressions and Experiences of a French Trooper, 1914-1915
Christian Mallet
Pickle Partners Publishing , English
 

Fighting the Flying CircusEddie Rickenbacker

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One of the best first-hand accounts of air combat in World War I, by an American “ace of aces.” Eddie Rickenbacker had an extraordinary career: inventor, race car driver, fighter ace, Medal of Honor winner, and finally president of Eastern … more

Fighting the Flying Circus
Eddie Rickenbacker
Tales End Press , English
 

John Masefield's Great War: ...Philip Errington

John Masefield wrote four books on The Great War: Gallipoli, The Old Front Line, War and the Future and Battle of the Somme. These have been acclaimed as perceptive and beautiful crafted works, which bring home the full horror and hopeless… more

John Masefield’s Great War: Collected Works
Philip Errington
Pen and Sword Military , English
 

Prusia Iron Kingdom 1914 - 1...Militärgeschichte Bücher

La Primera Guerra Mundial, también llamada la Gran Guerra, se desarrolló entre el 28 de julio de 1914 y el 11 de noviembre de 1918. Involucró a todas las grandes potencias del mundo, que se alinearon en dos bandos enfrentados: por un lado, … more

Prusia Iron Kingdom 1914 - 1939 (Spanish Edition)
Militärgeschichte Bücher
Spanish