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..
A Concise History of the Opening Campaigns of the First World War, 1914—Hacking Through Belgium, The Battle of the Rivers & The Battles in Flanders
A unique 1914 trilogy in one special edition
This Leonaur special edition, published to coincide with the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, collects three of Edmund Dane’s well rega..
Horace Wyatt & E. Alexander Powell
Accounts of Motor Vehicles from the Boer War & the First World War—Motor Transports in War by Horace Wyatt, “Get There!” (Extract) and “Treat ‘Em Rough!” (Extract) by E. Alexander Powell & The Dennis 30 cwt. Chassis by Dennis Bros., Ltd.
The motorised wheels of war begin to turn
In 1914 as the B. E. F was quickly hurried to the battle lines—by whatever means possible—British troops were amused to see familiar commercial vehicles tr..
The First Months of the First World War on the Western Front—June to December 1914
A unique Leonaur edition—never before available in this form
John Buchan was a popular author of historical and adventure fiction whose works remain in print to the present day. He also wrote impor..
George Stuart Gordon & Roger Ingpen
Two Accounts of the Battle & Retreat From Mons by the B. E. F. During the First World War—The Retreat from Mons by Gordon George Stuart & The Fighting Retreat to Paris by Roger Ingpen
Two views of the Great Retreat
Imperial Germany had long planned the conflict that was to become the First World War, but when the onslaught came there was little sign that the nations which would ..
Lena Ashwell, James W. Evans & Gardner L. Harding and Margaret Mayo
Recollections of the Artists Who Entertained British & American Troops During the First World War—Modern Troubadours by Lena Ashwell, Entertaining the American Army by James W. Evans & Gardner L. Harding & Trouping for the Troops by Margaret M
Song, dance and laughter under fire by those who performed for ‘the boys’
This special Leonaur edition, released to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, includes three interes..
George Gustav Telberg & Robert Wilton
The Murder of the Tsar & the Russian Royal Family, 1918
The end of a dynasty
It is likely that few of those who contributed to the outbreak of the First World War would have imagined its consequences or predicted which nations would prevail, which would..
Geoffrey H. Malins
The First World War Experiences of a Famous British Cinematographer
How the Great War came to the cinema screen
Everyone familiar with motion picture footage of the First World War on the Western Front will certainly have witnessed the talent, daring, uniquely inva..
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..
Two Classic Accounts of the First World War by an American Correspondent—At the Front With Three Armies & France Bears the Burden
An American journalist’s view of the Great War
For the first thirty-three months of the Great War the United States of America was a neutral nation. This enabled her newspaper correspondents and ot..
L. K. Yates
Two Views of British Women Engaged in Supplying the Allied Effort During the Great War
The Woman’s Part
by L. K. Yates
Carry On: British Women’s Work in Wartime
The Women of the Great War
It has been a salient feature of twentieth century warfare that the industrial nature of conflict, combined with the huge number of men required and the numerous machines..
Henry Osmond Lock
A Concise History of the Palestine Campaign During the First World War
The Great War in the Middle East
Those with any interest in the First World War know that its principal field of conflict was in Europe, where from the English Channel coastline to the Balkans it b..
Laurence Yard Smith
The Development of Balloons, Dirigibles and Powered Aircraft Including the First World War in the Air
The conquest of the air—and beyond
This interesting book, which includes photographs and diagrams, describes the early years of man's attempts to gain mastery of the air. It chronicles the first, r..
Georg Paul Neumann
Its History, Development, Organisation, Aircraft, Weapons and Equipment, 1914-1918
Germany’s battle for the skies
The Great War was, of course, the first conflict in which mankind took to the air to any significant degree. Powered flight added a new dimension to reconnaissance an..
D. S. Tamblyn
Horses & Mules in the Allied Armies During the First World War, 1914-18
The last great war of the horse
The role of the ‘war horse’ particularly during its twilight years during the First World War has recently become the focus of much interest. All armies have used ho..