We Need Diverse Ya Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores

Military
World War I


There are 3446 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Military - World War I
Page 5 of 173 next

The Somme: Heroism and Horror in the First World War
The Somme: Heroism and Horror in the First World War
by Martin Gilbert
Publisher Comments
From one of our most distinguished historians, an authoritative and vivid account of the devastating World War I battle that claimed more than 300,000 lives At 7:30 am on July 1, 1916, the first Allied soldiers climbed out of their trenches along the... (read more)

List Price $27.50
Your price: $16.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Neath Verdun: The Experiences of a French Soldier During the Early Months of the First World War
Neath Verdun: The Experiences of a French Soldier During the Early Months of the First World War
by Maurice Genevoix
Synopsis
The war of the French volunteers This book does not concern the Battle of Verdun in 1916--widely considered to be the largest battle in world history, rather it positions the action geographically for the reader. Written during wartime this account... (read more)

Your price: $28.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality (Modern War Studies)
Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality (Modern War Studies)
by Jeffrey T. Sammons
Publisher Comments
When on May 15, 1918 a French lieutenant warned Henry Johnson of the 369th to move back because of a possible enemy raid, Johnson reportedly replied: "I'm an American, and I never retreat." The story, even if apocryphal, captures the mythic status of the... (read more)

Your price: $36.25
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Tank in Action During the First World War
The Tank in Action During the First World War
by D. G. Browne
Publisher Comments
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 of the... (read more)

Your price: $26.25
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Aircraft of the Aces #40: Fokker Dr I Aces of World War I
Aircraft of the Aces #40: Fokker Dr I Aces of World War I
by Norman Franks
Review
Undoubtedly the most famous fighter type to see service on either side during World War 1, the Fokker Dr I was a revelation when it entered service on the western front in 1917. Manfred von Richthofens JG 1 ‘circus was the first Jasta to completely... (read more)

List Price $22.95
Your price: $21.50
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Ambulance 464 Encore Des Blesss: The Experiences of an American Volunteer with the French Army During the First World War
Ambulance 464 Encore Des Blesss: The Experiences of an American Volunteer with the French Army During the First World War
by Julien H. Bryan
Synopsis
Experiences of a motor ambulance driver The author of this book was a Princeton student who became a member and driver of the American Ambulance Field Service-a group of young volunteers who travelled to Europe to assist the French war effort during the... (read more)

Your price: $16.25
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Gallipoli
Gallipoli
by Peter Hart
Publisher Comments
Gardens of Hell examines the human side of one of the great tragedies of modern warfare, the Gallipoli campaign of the First World War. In February 1915, beginning with a naval attack on Turkey in the Dardanelles, a combined force of British, Australian,... (read more)

List Price $34.95
Your price: $10.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


The First World War: Germany and Austria-Hungary, 1914-1918 (Modern Wars)
The First World War: Germany and Austria-Hungary, 1914-1918 (Modern Wars)
by Holger H Herwig
Publisher Comments
Holger H. Herwig is Professor of History at the University of Calgary, Canada. Modern Wars series general editor Hew Strachan is Chichele Professor of the History of War, University of Oxford. The First World War: Germany & Austria-Hungary 1914... (read more)

List Price $46.25
Your price: $13.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Shire Library #575: Women in the First World War
Shire Library #575: Women in the First World War
by Neil Storey
Publisher Comments
Introduction Nursing Services Munitionettes and Women War Workers On the Land In Uniform Demob and Legacies Further Reading... (read more)

Your price: $12.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Commitment and Sacrifice: Personal Diaries from the Great War
Commitment and Sacrifice: Personal Diaries from the Great War
by Frans Coetzee
Publisher Comments
For years, those who attempted to understand the devastation of World War I looked to the collections of diplomatic documents, the stirring speeches, and the partisan memoirs of the leading participants. However, those accounts offered little by way of... (read more)

Available August 2015
Your price: $31.50
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


What Tommy Took to War, 1914-18 (Shire General)
What Tommy Took to War, 1914-18 (Shire General)
by Peter Doyle
Review
A century may now have passed since the Great War, but the stories of everyday soldiers serving in miserable and life-threatening conditions still have a sobering sense of immediacy. Personal records, photographs and sentimental possessions that bring us... (read more)

Your price: $12.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Great War 1914-18
The Great War 1914-18
by Spencer C. Tucker
Publisher Comments
"This brief work is an excellent introduction to understanding the idea and the practice of total war in the industrial age. As the first step toward further study or as a clear and easy-to-read refresher course on four of the most brutal years of the... (read more)

Your price: $32.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Woodrow Wilson and World War I : a Burden Too Great To Bear (14 Edition)
Woodrow Wilson and World War I : a Burden Too Great To Bear (14 Edition)
by Richard Striner
Publisher Comments
Woodrow Wilson is often considered one of the greatest Presidents in American history because, in the first two years of his presidency, he succeeded on many fronts. However, acclaimed author and historian Richard Striner now makes the case that a... (read more)

List Price $52.50
Your price: $30.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


5 Minute History: First World War Weapons (5 Minute History)
5 Minute History: First World War Weapons (5 Minute History)
by Scott Addington
Publisher Comments
Why was the machine gun so devastating and how did it change the nature of the war? Who invented poison gas and how effective was it on the battlefield? What was it like to come face-to-face with the iron monsters that were the World War I tanks... (read more)

Your price: $8.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Zeppelin Blitz: The German Air Raids on Great Britain During the First World War
Zeppelin Blitz: The German Air Raids on Great Britain During the First World War
by Neil R. Storey
Publisher Comments
The first ever full account of the Zeppelin attacks on Great Britain, using previously unpublished German archives This is the first full, raid by raid, year by year account of the zeppelin air raids on Britain during World War I based on material drawn... (read more)

Your price: $35.00
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Sky My Kingdom: Memoirs of the Famous German World War II Test Pilot
The Sky My Kingdom: Memoirs of the Famous German World War II Test Pilot
by Hanna Reitsch
Book News Annotation
Reitsch, a test pilot for Germany during World War II, presents her memoirs, which describe how she left medical school to become an aviator, held the world gliding record for women, and worked as a stunt pilot for films before she volunteered for the... (read more)

Your price: $29.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Long Way Home: An American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War
Long Way Home: An American Journey from Ellis Island to the Great War
by David Laskin
Publisher Comments
The United States has always been a nation of immigrants—never more so than in 1917 when the nation entered the First World War. Of the 2.5 million soldiers who fought with U.S. armed forces in the trenches of France and Belgium, some half a... (read more)

Your price: $79.99
New - Compact Disc

add to wish list


Towards Gommecourt: Two Accounts of British Soldiers on the Western Front During the First World War
Towards Gommecourt: Two Accounts of British Soldiers on the Western Front During the First World War
by Edward G. D. Liveing
Publisher Comments
Attack by Edward G. D. Liveing One Young Man by John Ernest Hodder-Williams Two immediate accounts of the Battle of the Somme The attack on the fortified village of Gommecourt took place on July 1st 1916 and was an essential component of the first great... (read more)

Your price: $16.25
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Aef Way of War: The American Army and Combat in World War I
The Aef Way of War: The American Army and Combat in World War I
by Mark E. Grotelueschen
Book News Annotation
Taking his cue from military historians who have begun to investigate the role of ideas in the conduct of war, Grotelueschen (US Air Force Academy) examines the relationship among command, doctrine, and operational adaptation in the World War I... (read more)

Your price: $109.50
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


NPR American Chronicles: World War I (NPR American Chronicles)
NPR American Chronicles: World War I (NPR American Chronicles)
by Rachel Martin
Publisher Comments
Famously referred to by US president Woodrow Wilson as "the war to end all wars," the first world war eclipsed all previous wars with its scale of destruction. With over twenty-seven nations involved, the battle-field horrors and political outcomes of... (read more)

Your price: $24.95
New - Compact Disc

add to wish list


«prev 1 ... 3 4 5 7 ... 173 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 3446 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Military
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.