Maria Botchkareva 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..
Princess Catherine Radziwill & Renee Elton Maud ’The astonishing last days of the Russian imperial dynasty
The principal work in this special Leonaur edition caused a sensation when it was first published since it is a ‘tell it all’ from the pen..
John Buchan the War in the East—the First Months of the First World War on the Eastern Front—June to December 1914 The outbreak of the great war on the Eastern Front
The Great War broke out in 1914. For those who live in the western world impressions of that catastrophic conflict are, perhaps inevitably, inspir..
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..