Ruth S. Farnam & Flora Sandes
An American and English Woman Serving in the Serbian Army During the First World War—Nation at Bay & An English Woman-Sergeant in the Serbian Army
by Ruth S. Farnam & Flora Sandes
An English and American woman in arms during the Great War
Accounts of woman who don the uniforms of soldiers to take their place in battle have always fascinated students of military history. In m..
Oliver Hogue (Bluegum)
Australian Recollections of Gallipoli and the Imperial Camel Corps During the First World War—Trooper Bluegum at the Dardanelles & The Cameliers
by Oliver Hogue (Bluegum)
Two highly regarded books by the light horse chronicler
Australian author and journalist Oliver Hogue (sometimes writing as Trooper Bluegum) joined the Australian 6th Light Horse during the First W..
Monica M. Stanley & Olive M. Aldridge
Accounts of British Volunteer Nurses During the First World War—My Diary in Serbia April 1, 1915—Nov. 1, 1915 by Monica M. Stanley & The Retreat from Serbia Through Montenegro and Albania by Olive M. Aldridge
Volunteer British nurses on the Eastern Front
Despite the obvious tragedy of the First World War, it provided, as great conflicts invariably do, the catalyst for change in many aspects of European ..
Yvonne Fitzroy & Eva Shaw McLaren
With the Scottish Nurses in Roumania by Yvonne Fitzroy & A History of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals (Extract concerning service in the Balkans) by Eva Shaw McLaren
Nursing on the Balkan front lines
At the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, the founder of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals, Dr. Elsie Inglis, approached the British War Office with the suggest..
Edmund Dane & Jefferson Jones
British Campaigns in Africa & the Far East During the First World War
British Campaigns in Africa and the Pacific: 1914—1918
by Edmund Dane
The Fall of Tsingtau (extract)
by Jefferson JonesThe African and Chinese battles of the First World War
Historian Edmund D..
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..
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..
James W. Barrett & P. E. Deane
The story of an essential Australian Army Corps
As all students of the First World War know, Britain expected, called for and received the support of fighting men from her colonies during the confl..
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..
The Adventures of a German Aviator During the Great War
An outstanding story of the aerial war and a daring escape from captivity
For the uninitiated this book’s original title, ‘My Escape from Donnington Hall,’ gave few clues as to the astonishing and ..
With the Red Cross on the Western & Eastern Fronts During the First World War
The women of the Red Cross at war
The author of this book, Violetta Thurston was a trained Red Cross volunteer senior administrator and nurse sent to Belgium by the organisation in the early days o..
The Experiences of an American Foreign Legionnaire as a Pilot With the Lafayette Escadrille on the Western Front and in the East During the First World War
Legionnaire and Fighter Pilot
American soldier of fortune Bert Hall enlisted in the French Foreign Legion—Deuxieme Regiment Étranger—which was on its way to the front from Morocco, signing on for t..
The Experiences of a New Zealand Soldier in Egypt and Gallipoli During the Great War
The hard end of war in the Gallipoli trenches
The anonymous author of this Great War memoir was already an experienced soldier at the outbreak of the Great War. He had been a long term 'Old Colonia..
Gerald B. Hurst & S. J. Wilson
Two Linked Accounts of the First World War on the Middle Eastern & Western Fronts
With the Manchesters in the East by Gerald B. Hurst
The Seventh Manchesters by S. J. Wilson
From Africa to Flanders mud with the Mancunians
Predictably, the nation’s second city provided many b..
D. G. Browne
Possibly THE book of the tank during the Great War
This is a very substantial and important book.
Quite simply, anyone interested in the history of tank warfare should read and own it for it is essential. It was written by a British tank commander ..