James Norman Hall & John MacGavock Grider
The experiences of two American pilots in the Great War
When the First World War broke out, volunteers from many nations of the free world rushed to join the French in their struggle against the in..
David Wooster King & Alan Seeger
Two Americans who fought for France in the Great War
The First World War began as German forces swept eastwards and westwards in an unprovoked assault on neighbouring states. The injustice and repo..
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..
Personal Accounts of 15 American Seamen, Women & Marines During the First World War
The First World War at sea by Americans who fought in it
It’s easy to understand why this book was originally published under the jingoistic title of ‘Over the Seas for Uncle Sam’—perhaps edited by..
Recollections of an American Aerial Observer During the First World War
A first hand account of combat in the air by an American Observer
The Great War, as every student of the period knows, was the first conflict where combat took to the skies in machines that provide..
Edward Lyell Fox
An American Journalist’s View of the First World War From the German Perspective
An American journalist with the German Army
Until the United States of America came into the First World War on the side of the Allies in 1917, it was a neutral nation considered, in theory at leas..
Russell A. Kelly & Edward Morlae
Two Accounts of the French Foreign Legion During the First World War
Kelly of the Foreign Legion
by Russell A. Kelly
A Soldier of the Legion
by Edward Morlae
Two accounts of men of the Legion during the First World War
The French Foreign Legion has earned its reputation in acts of heroism and aggression, in tenacious actions of resistance and in the spi..
William A. Wellman
An American Aviator in the Lafayette Flying Corps During the First World War
The adventures of a renowned American fighter pilot—in his own words
After initially enlisting as an ambulance driver during the Great War, American born Wellman transferred into the French Foreign..
E. Alexander Powell
The Experiences of an American Journalist During the Opening Campaigns of the First World War in Europe
The opening shots of a great conflict
The German plan of attack in 1914 involved a giant ‘hooking’ movement commencing within Germany itself and then advancing through Luxembourg and neutral Belgiu..
E. M. Roberts
The Recollections of an American Observer & Pilot in the Royal Flying Corps During the First World War
An American eagle with British wings
Readers interested in the personal experiences of the resolute and brave young men who ventured into the air to fight the first aerial combats will discover muc..
Carroll Dana Winslow
The Experiences of an American Pilot During the First World War
Petite bleu to pilote—a young American’s flight into war
The author of this book, Dana Winslow, was a young American in Paris as France recruited men to fight the invading German forces of the Kais..
Bennett A. Molter
An American Pilot’s View of the Aerial War of the French Squadrons During the First World War
A pilot’s account of the war in the air
Books on the war in the air above the fields, broken landscapes and trenches of France and Belgium in the First World War are not numerous. Those written by ..
The Experiences of an American Foreign Legionnaire as a Pilot With the Lafayette Escadrille on the Western Front and in the East During the First World War
Legionnaire and Fighter Pilot
American soldier of fortune Bert Hall enlisted in the French Foreign Legion—Deuxieme Regiment Étranger—which was on its way to the front from Morocco, signing on for t..
Julien H. Bryan
The Experiences of an American Volunteer With the French Army During the First World War
Experiences of a motor ambulance driver
The author of this book was a Princeton student who became a member and driver of the American Ambulance Field Service—a group of young volunteers who travel..
Charles Wadsworth Camp & Ben Jacobson
History of the 305th Field Artillery
In France With Battery F 305th Field Artillery
Two accounts of American Gunners at War
Not only was the United States committed to a policy of neutrality as the Great War broke out in Europe in 1914 it was also, in any event, completely unprepa..