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..
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..
T. W. Corbin
Warships, Guns, Tanks, Rifles, Bombs & Other Instruments and Munitions of Warfare, How They Were Invented & How They Are Employed
The first instruments and machines of 'modern' war
For as long as people have formed themselves into factions there has been warfare. The nature of conflict changed little in its fundamentals until..
Richard Haigh & J. C. MacIntosh
Two First-Hand Accounts of British Tanks & Tank-Men at War in Europe During the First World War
Life in a Tank by Richard Haigh
Men and Tanks by J. C. MacIntosh
Two essential accounts of the tankers at war—in one special edition
These two books have more in common than their subject—the lives and battles of British soldiers and their mighty metal war machi..
Albert G. Stern
The Development of Allied Tanks and Armoured Warfare During the Great War
The beginning of the age of independent armoured fighting vehicles
This fascinating book is essential reading for those who are interested in how the battle tank came into being and the first steps..
W. H. L. Watson
A British Company Commander’s View of Tank Warfare During the First World War
Steel, mud, blood and courage on the Western Front
This is a fine book because it is a superb first hand eye-witness account of British Tanks in action throughout the First World War. Without much ..
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 ..
R. S. Gwatkin-Williams
The Adventures of the Crew of the Tara During the First World War
An incredible adventure from the Great War
This is a unique and riveting book. The steamer Tara and her crew spent the early part of WW1 patrolling the Northern Channel between England and Ireland ..
W. H. L. Watson
The Experiences of a British Army Motorcycle Despatch Rider During the Opening Battles of the Great War in Europe
A young British soldier who went to war on two wheels
When the Great War broke out, the author of this book decided to leave his university studies and join the struggle. What attracted him immedia..
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..
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..