Edited by John Humphrey
The stories of the German surface raiders during the Great War
The creation of surface merchant raiders by the Imperial German Navy at the outset of the First World War, was an innovative departure..
A. Donaldson, F. G. Trayes & John Stanley Cameron
Exploits of one of the most successful German surface raiders in the Great War
The Amazing Cruise of the German Raider “Wolf” by A. Donaldson, A Captive on a German Raider by F. G. Trayes & Ten..
C. Sanford Terry & Keble Howard
The 1918 amphibious raids on the Belgian coast
After three years of grinding attrition, the First World War on the Western Front remained in a stalemate with the German and Allied armies stuck in o..
Harold F. B. Wheeler & Charles W. Domville-Fife
War in the Underseas by Harold F. B. Wheeler & Submarines, Mines and Torpedoes in the War by Charles W. Domville-Fife
The worldwide undersea war—1914-18
This Leonaur volume brings together two excellent works on submarine warfare during the First World War in a single good value edition. Wheeler’s work provides an..
Alfred F. B. Carpenter & Arthur H. Pollen
The Zeebrugge Raid April 23rd 1918 by Alfred F. B. Carpenter & The Zeebrugge Raid a Short Account by Arthur H. Pollen
A desperate raid to save the merchant ships that supplied the Allied cause
From the first months of 1915, when the Great War on the Western Front ground to a stalemate of fixed lines of trenches, t..
During the First World War at Gallipoli and on the Western Front
The Great War campaigns of one of the Royal Naval division battalions
The campaigns of the Royal Naval Brigades have always fascinated students of military history. During several notable campaigns..
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..
Personal Accounts of 15 American Seamen, Women & Marines During the First World War
The First World War at sea by Americans who fought in it
It’s easy to understand why this book was originally published under the jingoistic title of ‘Over the Seas for Uncle Sam’—perhaps edited by..
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..
The Allied Under-Sea Conflict During the First World War
Submarines and U-boats-killers beneath the waves
Newbolt’s excellent overview of the undersea conflict of the First World War is an essential book for any student of the subject. The author, a reco..
No 1 Squadron of the Royal Naval Armoured Car Division During the First World War
Armoured cars in the African bush
The subject of this book will need little by way of explanation to recommend it to interested readers. First, it concerns the First World War in Africa as it was f..
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..
Hellmuth von Mücke
Two Accounts of the S. M. S. Emden During the First World War by One of its Officers: The “Emden” & The “Ayesha” Being the Adventures of the Landing Squad of the “Emden”
Two classics of war at sea
The author of this book, von Mücke wrote two accounts of his naval experiences in the Imperial German Navy during the First World War and both are brought together in thi..
E. F. Knight
Their Part in the Great War, 1914-1918
The Royal Navy at war from the home front
This is an account of the Royal Navy forces of the First World War which operated out of Harwich, a Haven Port on the North Sea coast of Britain in the cou..
Geoffrey Sparrow & J. N. MacBean Ross
The Blue Jackets who fought on land
The time of Nelson was not only notable because of the success in nautical warfare of the man himself, but also because it was the zenith of the ‘age of sail’ th..