The opening battles of the Great War by an eyewitness of the ‘Royal Irish’
All first-hand accounts have merit for the military historian since they can provide insights into campaigns, battles and ..
H. Birch Reynardson
A superb account of the Great War in the Middle East
Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq) was the scene of much bitter fighting during the First World War between the forces of the Ottoman Turkish Empire ..
Mark Severn & Valentine Williams
A Subaltern on the Somme in 1916 by Mark Severn & The Adventures of an Ensign by Valentine Williams
The experiences of two young men in a momentous conflict
The Battle of the Somme, fought in 1916 on the Western Front, became emblematic of the futility of the First World War. This grand attack wa..
F. A. Bolwell
A Personal Recollection and Unit History of Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Battalions on the Western Front During the First World War—With a Reservist in France by F. A. Bolwell & The War History of the 1st/4th Battalion the Loyal North Lancashire Re
The men of the ‘Red Rose’ county during the Great War
This unique ‘two-in-one’ edition concerns the First World War activities of The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, a renowned British army county..
Bryan Cooper, A. P. I. Samuels & D. G. Samuels
Irish Divisions During the First World War—The Tenth (Irish) Division in Gallipoli by Bryan Cooper & With the Ulster Division in France by A. P. I. Samuels & D. G. Samuels
The Shamrock and the Red Hand at War
Divisions of faith, invasions and occupations over centuries, mean that Britain has long had an uneasy relationship with Ireland. The burdens of this have falle..
W. J. Blackledge
Experiences of a British Soldier on Campaign in Mesopotamia During the First World War
Impressions of the war along the Tigris
The author of this book was well known under several pseudonyms for the writing of military accounts, either based on his own experiences or those of an Aust..
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 ..
Arthur Anderson Martin & H. S. Souttar
the Experiences of Two Army Surgeons During the First World War—A Surgeon in Khaki by Arthur Anderson Martin & A Surgeon in Belgium by H. S. Souttar
The war of the medical men
This book stands out as distinctive and different among the many other books being published in the centenary year of the outbreak of the First World War, most of which w..
Herbert W. McBride & C. S. Grafton
The Emma Gees by Herbert W. McBride & The Canadian “Emma Gees” by C. S. Grafton
Machine Gunners in the trenches
The First World War was waged on an industrial scale, utilising every conceivable advantage of invention and technology. Fought on land, in the skies and on and bene..
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..
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..
A. St. John Adcock & Arthur Mills
First Hand Accounts by Allied Soldiers & Sailors From the First Battles of the Great War—In the Firing Line by A. St. John Adcock & With My Regiment by “Platoon Commander” (Arthur Mills)
Words of those who fought in the first battles of the First World War
In the early summer of 1914, apparently unconcerned by the gathering storm and the colossal building of military might in Germa..
Charles J. Biddle & Quentin Roosevelt
Two Lives of American Fighter Pilots During the First World War—The Way of the Eagle by Charles J. Biddle & Quentin Roosevelt a Sketch With Letters edited by Kermit Roosevelt
Life and death in the skies above the battlefields of France
There are few books written by the dauntless young pilots who fought the first real war of the air when powered aircraft bombed, strafed..
A Personal History & Recollections by an Officer of the Royal Horse Artillery—The Retreat From Mons & The Marne—and After
An outstanding first hand account and history of the first battles of the Great War
The Great War had long been planned by Imperial Germany and its army stood ready to advance through Belgium and F..
With the British Army During the First World War
The crack-shots of the war in the trenches
Military historians have always been interested in the activities of snipers. For the uninitiated, there is something romantic about the lone marksman, fa..