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Blood & Iron
Wilson McNair
A War Correspondent’s Impression of the First Months of the Great War on the Western Front to the Second Battle of Ypres
A well observed account of the opening campaigns of the Great War in Europe There have been many books about warfare written by those who experienced war at first-hand. Until the middle years of th..
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Ally Sloper’s Cavalry
Herbert A. Stewart
From Mons to Loos with the Army Service Corps During the First World War
Personal recollections of a little reported unit of the British Army This book is one of many first-hand accounts written by soldiers about their experiences in the First World War. Originally titl..
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John Buchan’s 1914
John Buchan
the War in the East—the First Months of the First World War on the Eastern Front—June to December 1914
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, inspir..
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The Hawke Battalion of the Royal Naval Division
Douglas Jerrold
During the First World War at Gallipoli and on the Western Front
The Great War campaigns of one of the Royal Naval division battalions The campaigns of the Royal Naval Brigades have always fascinated students of military history. During several notable campaigns..
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From Chauffeur to Brigadier
C. D. Baker-Carr
Founder of the Machine Gun Corps & Pioneer of the Development of the Tank
An outstanding pioneer of mechanised and armoured warfare While the story of a man who was a civilian driver in 1914, but who rose to become a Brigadier-General in consequence of his services durin..
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Nuns & the Great War 1914-18
D. M. C. & Sister M Antonia
The Irish Nuns at Ypres by D. M. C. & From Convent to Conflict or A Nun’s Account of the Invasion of Belgium by Sister M Antonia
Two accounts of faith and humanity   The ‘storm of war’ is apt epithet for conflict. Mankind dominates the planet and his science and ingenuity can raise great structures, transform landscapes ..
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France Turns the Tide
George Herbert Perris
the Battle of the Marne 5-12 September 1914
Two essential first hand accounts and histories of the French Army in 1914 Experienced British correspondent George Herbert Perris accompanied French troops during the opening campaigns of the Firs..
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The German Invasion of Belgium & France
George Herbert Perris
the Opening Campaigns of the First World War in the West from the French Army Perspective
Two essential first hand accounts and histories of the French Army in 1914 Experienced British correspondent George Herbert Perris accompanied French troops during the opening campaigns of the Firs..
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Fighting the Good Fight
Douglas P. Winnifrith & Montague Thomas Hainsselin
Two Accounts of Chaplains During the First World War—The Church in the Fighting Line by Douglas P. Winnifrith & In the Northern Mists by Montague Thomas Hainsselin
The Cross and the Sword No one who has served in the military has ever underestimated the value of the important work undertaken by chaplains—those men of the church who donned uniforms and joined ..
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John Buchan’s 1914: the World at War
John Buchan
The Naval Conflict & Global Campaigns of the Opening Year of the First World War
Over the seas and far away—the world at war   In the late summer of 1914, the eyes of the world were fixed upon Europe as seemingly unstoppable German armies simultaneously marched eastwards an..
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The Conquest of German South-West Africa, 1914-1915
W. S. Rayner & W. W. O’Shaughnessy
A Comprehensive First-hand Account and History by Two South African Correspondents Illustrated Edition
The war for colonial Africa This very substantial book, written by the two South African official correspondents on the campaign, narrates the expedition in 1914-15 which led to the conquest of Ger..
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Angels Defiant
Stuart Walcott & Briggs Kilburn Adams
Two Accounts of Pilots on the Western Front During the First World War 1914-1918—Above the French Lines by Stuart Walcott & The American Spirit by Briggs Kilburn Adams
Two American pilots above the Western Front Accounts of the lives of the young men who flew and fought as pilots during the First World War—the first war of the air—are comparatively few in number...
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The Sharp End of War
Walter Wood
42 Accounts of the Early Battles of the First World War by Allied Soldiers & Sailors
Words from the firing line Sir Walter Wood was well known for his anthologies of descriptions and personal accounts of military experiences and other deeds that forged the British Empire. The outbr..
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A Twilight of Centaurs
Frederic Coleman
The Opening Campaigns of the First World War as Witnessed by an American Volunteer Driver With British Cavalry on the Western Front—From Mons to Ypres With General French & With Cavalry in 1915
The American, his motor car and the cavalry in its last great conflict This essential Leonaur Original, combines two works by American author Frederic Coleman, and has been published to coincide wi..
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Two Views of the South-West Africa Campaign 1914-15
Moore Ritchie & J. P. Kay Robinson
With Botha in the Field: Recollections of Botha’s Bodyguard Troop by Moore Ritchie & With Botha’s Army in the Imperial Light Horse by J. P. Kay Robinson
Imperial horse soldiers at war When the First World War broke out in the summer of 1914, the eyes of the world turned towards the great events which were unfolding in Europe as the Imperial German ..
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