The modern ‘Joan of Arc’ of the Great War and Russian Revolution
This the story of an astonishing life told in her own words. Maria Botchkareva (whose nickname was Yashka) was not only a soldier in..
J. H. V. Crowe
An edition specially enhanced with many photographs and maps
There remains an abiding interest and enthusiasm among many military history students of the First World War for the ‘side show theatre’..
An intimate view of the last Russian Tsar and his family ..
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..
W. S. Sims and Burton J. Hendrick
The Allied Campaign Against U-Boats During the First World War 1917-18
Victory snatched from imminent defeat
This book by the American, Admiral Sims will be a revelation to many. The British public had no idea that by the time America entered the First World War on 6t..
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..
Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen & Oswald Böelcke
The Red Battle Flyer by Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen & An Aviator’s Field Book by Oswald Böelcke
Two German Aces of the Great War
There can be little doubt that the most iconic fighter pilot of the First World War on the Western Front was the aristocratic German ‘ace of aces,’ Baron Manfred vo..
Henry Bordeaux & Mary R. Parkman
Georges Guynemer, Knight of the Air
by Henry Bordeaux
The Chevalier of Flight: Captain Guynemer
by Mary R. Parkman
‘Until one has given all, one has given nothing’
This special Leonaur edition contains two accounts of one the most most honoured French fighter aces of the First World War, Georg..
Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck
The East Africa Campaign of the First World War by the Most Notable German Commander
The legendary German general of the bush war in Africa
For many the Great War means the Western Front, that gruelling, slogging stalemate of attrition that was the mud and blood of trench warfare. ..
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..
Isandlwhana to the Great War
The long career of a great soldier
This is the autobiography of Smith-Dorrien , one of the most notable British military figures of the mid-Victorian and Edwardian ages. The author's first experien..
T. E. Lawrence
An account of the experiences of one remarkable British officer's war from his own perspective
An epic account of the Great War in the Middle East
T. E. Lawrence—Lawrence of Arabia—needs no introduction. His renowned work about his experiences with King Feisal's Arab army as it fought its ca..
Sir John French
The Early Campaigns of the Great War by the British Commander
The commander of the BEF's view of the Great War
This book, written by Sir John French, concerns his period of command during the first period of the Great War. Predictably, as in many commander's ..
The first world war experiences of a Rolls Royce armoured car driver with the Duke of Westminster in Libya and in Arabia with T.E. Lawrence
'Exciting Episodes In Libya and Hejaz, and Especially Railway-raiding Exploits With Lawrence' Yorkshire Post ‘Rolls, the driver, our strongest and most resourceful man, the ready mechanic, whose skill..