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British Army First Hand Accounts

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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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Opening Shots: 1914
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..
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Eagles Rampant Rising
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..
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With the Guns of the B. E. F., 1914
Arthur Corbett-Smith
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..
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Sniping in France
H. Hesketh-Prichard
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..
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My Dear Wife,
Aimée Bond & R. E. Vernède
the Letters of a British Airman and Soldier Written During the First World War—My Airman Over There by Aimée Bond & Letters to His Wife by R. E. Vernède
The war letters of a British pilot and of an officer of the Rifle Brigade The letters of servicemen writing from fields of conflict to their families are always poignant, irrespective of the cause ..
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With Botha and Smuts in Africa
W. Whittall
No 1 Squadron of the Royal Naval Armoured Car Division During the First World War
Armoured cars in the African bush The subject of this book will need little by way of explanation to recommend it to interested readers. First, it concerns the First World War in Africa as it was f..
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From Private to Field-Marshal
William Robertson
The Autobiography of the First British Private Soldier to Rise to the Highest Rank
Scarlet coat to red-tabs It is a common aspect of uncommon men that their lives are so exceptional that they cannot be adequately described in a few words. So much the better then that the author o..
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Contemptible
Casualty
A Personal Recollection of the ‘Retreat From Mons’ by a British Infantry Officer
An ‘Old Contemptible’ recounts the campaign of 1914 At the outbreak of the First World War, units of the British regular army—the B. E. F—were despatched to the continent to assist the French in an..
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The Test of Scarlet
Coningsby Dawson
Experiences of an Artillery Officer During the First World War
A Gunner’s War This book by the author of ‘Observation Posts’(also published by Leonaur) is a markedly different first hand account of the war artillerymen working close to the front line trenches ..
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The Daredevil of the Army
Austin Patrick Corcoran
A Motorcycle Despatch Rider and ‘Buzzer’ in the British Army During the First World War
A bikers war—compellingly recounted The highly dangerous task of the aide-de-camp was often to carry urgent despatches with essential calls to action across the field of battle. The young men chose..
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The Cellar-House of Pervyse
G. E. Mitton
The Incredible Account of Two Nurses on the Western Front During the Great War
The two heroines of the front line This true story of the Great War is one of both remarkable events and outstanding human endeavour. Two British women, long time friends and motorcycling companion..
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Observation Posts
Coningsby Dawson
The Letters of an Artillery Officer on the Western Front During the Great War—Carry On and Living Bayonets
Letters from under the Guns Observation Posts, a special Leonaur book, brings together two books by Dawson concerning warfare as experienced by the men in the trenches during the First World War on..
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Ladies From Hell
R. Douglas Pinkerton
With the London-Scottish Regiment During the First World War
The ‘Cockney Jocks’ at war in Flanders and France The wide distribution of Scots throughout Britain and the Empire led to the formation new ‘Scottish’ regiments and the London Scottish, formed in 1..
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