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..
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..
Conrad Cato Accounts of the Royal Navy in the ‘Sideshow’ Theatres of the First World War, 1914-18 The Royal Navy’s small vessels and armoured cars in the Great War
This book has been created by Leonaur’s editors by bringing together historical accounts from Conrad Cato’s two books, ‘The Navy in..
Zetton Buchanan An Airman’s Wife in Mesopotamia Post the First World War A woman in Iraq
This book of a woman’s ordeal at the hands of Arabs in post First World War Mesopotamia (now modern day Iraq) is such a riveting account that to describe too much would be to spoil ..
H. John Blampied The 2nd Battalion, The Black Watch in Iraq During the First World War, 1916-1917 A highland regiment at war in the East
When this book was originally published both the regiment and author remained anonymous. Today we know it concerns the wartime experiences of the 2nd Battalio..
Aubrey Herbert a British Intelligence Officer in Three Theatres of the First World War, 1914-18 A remarkable man’s view of three military disasters
This book is comprised of the journals of an intelligence officer of the British Army written in often difficult circumstances as the events he e..
J. E. Tennant Recollections of the R. F. C. in Mesopotamia during the First World War Against the Turks War in the air over the Middle East
Mesopotamia, 'the land of the two rivers', is deemed the birthplace of civilisation. Now modern day Iraq, it has known warfare throughout the millennia that man ..
E. J. Thompson The Leicestershire Regiment in Mesopotamia During the First World War Experiences with a famous county regiment in Iraq during the First World War
Beyond the attrition of the Western Front trenches, the Great War raged all over the globe. These 'sideshows' were full ..
K. Roosevelt An American President's son serving in Rolls Royce armoured cars with the British in Mesopatamia & with the American Artillery in France during the First World War This is the story of a young American man serving in a little documented force in an almost forgotten campaign. More remarkably, he was from a background of military tradition and adventure and the so..