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The Great War and Veterans' Internationalism
The Great War and Veterans' Internationalism
by Julia (edt) Eichenberg
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After the Great War, Veterans were a new transnational mass phenomenon. Their status raised a number of new questions about the presence of ex-soldiers in society, their entitlement in terms of welfare (pensions, disability benefits, etc), and their role... (read more)

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Men-At-Arms #356: Armies in the Balkans 1915-18
Men-At-Arms #356: Armies in the Balkans 1915-18
by Nigel Thomas
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Recent history should remind us that it was events in the Balkans which sparked off World War I (1914-1918), with the assassination of the Austrian heir Prince Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo, and the consequent invasion of Serbia by Austro-Hungarian armies... (read more)

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Field Hospital and Flying Column: With the Red Cross on the Western & Eastern Fronts During the First World War
Field Hospital and Flying Column: With the Red Cross on the Western & Eastern Fronts During the First World War
by Violetta Thurstan
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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 of the First World War in charge of a party of British... (read more)

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Britain and France in Two World Wars: Truth, Myth and Memory
Britain and France in Two World Wars: Truth, Myth and Memory
by Robert Tombs
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France and Britain, indispensable allies in two world wars, remember and forget their shared history in contrasting ways. The book will examine key episodes in the relationship between the two countries, including the outbreak of war in 1914, the battles... (read more)

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With the Imperial Camel Corps in the Great War
With the Imperial Camel Corps in the Great War
by Geoffrey Inchbald
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The Imperial Camel Corps had a short but eventful existence. Operating in the Western desert against the Senussi in Sinai, in the Palestine Campaign, and in Arabia, it played an important part in the actions associated with T.E.Lawrence. The deployment... (read more)

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Men-At-Arms #325: French Foreign Legion 1914-1945
Men-At-Arms #325: French Foreign Legion 1914-1945
by Martin Windrow
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In this worthy addition to the Men-at-Arms series, Martin Windrow examines the history and uniforms of the French Foreign Legion from the start of the First World War to the end of the Second World War. The author's knowledgeable text covers such topics... (read more)

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French Women and the First World War: War Stories from the Home Front (Legacy of the Great War)
French Women and the First World War: War Stories from the Home Front (Legacy of the Great War)
by Margaret H. Darrow
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Despite acts of female heroism, popular memory, as well as official memorialization in monuments and historic sites, has ignored French women's role in the First World War. This book explores stories that were never told and why they were not. These... (read more)

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Aircraft of the Aces #42: American Aces of World War I
Aircraft of the Aces #42: American Aces of World War I
by Norman Franks
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American fliers arriving in Europe from September 1917 brought with them no aircraft. Instead, US units had to obtain machines mainly from the British and French. From early 1918 American pilots were issued with SPAD fighters and they never looked back... (read more)

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Chasseur of 1914 - Experiences of the Twilight of the French Light Cavalry by a Young Officer During the Early Battles of the Great War in Europe
Chasseur of 1914 - Experiences of the Twilight of the French Light Cavalry by a Young Officer During the Early Battles of the Great War in Europe
by Marcel Dupont
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Chasseur of 1914 - The first months of war through the eyes of a French regular cavalry officer. This is a fascinating and unusual book. Written in the early years of the Great War in Europe by a young professional officer of Chasseurs a Cheval, this is... (read more)

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Sgt. York: His Life, Legend & Legacy: The Remarkable Untold Story of Sgt. Alvin C. York
Sgt. York: His Life, Legend & Legacy: The Remarkable Untold Story of Sgt. Alvin C. York
by John Perry
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In a world desperate for authentic heroes, the story of Alvin C. York reminds us of the true meaning of heroism. York's bravery on the battlefield made him famous, but it was his decision to turn down the easy riches of celebrity that secured his... (read more)

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Aviation Elite #01: Jagdeschwader 2
Aviation Elite #01: Jagdeschwader 2
by John Weal
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Tracing its roots to Manfred, Freiherr von Richthofen's 'Flying Circus' of WWI, the Jagdgeschwader 'Richthofen' is arguably the most famous fighter unit of all time. Designated JG 1 during the Great War, then disbanded following defeat, the... (read more)

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The Western Front Experience
The Western Front Experience
by Gary Sheffield
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Ninety-four years after its end, the First World War still fascinates. From the ordinary soldiers to the commanding generals, from obscure actions to major battles, The Western Front Experience is a riveting, all-encompassing guide to one of the most... (read more)

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Sketches of the East Africa Campaign
Sketches of the East Africa Campaign
by Robert Valentine Dolbey
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Captain Robert Dolbey (1878 - 1937) wrote the following in his introduction to his collection of letters written home during his military experiences. The bulk of these Sketches were written without any thought of publication. It was my practice in... (read more)

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Nurse Edith Cavell: Two Accounts of a Notable British Nurse of the First World War---The Martyrdom of Nurse Cavell by William Thomson Hill
Nurse Edith Cavell: Two Accounts of a Notable British Nurse of the First World War---The Martyrdom of Nurse Cavell by William Thomson Hill
by William Thomson Hill
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I cannot stop while there are lives to be saved Edith Cavell Nurse Edith Cavell was a British Nurse and humanitarian who became famous during the First World War for not only nursing and saving the lives of battle casualties with no regard for the... (read more)

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Winged Warfare: The Experiences of a Canadian 'Ace' of the RFC During the First World War
Winged Warfare: The Experiences of a Canadian 'Ace' of the RFC During the First World War
by William A. Bishop
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An ace over the Western Front-in his own words The Canadian author of this book, William Bishop, volunteered for imperial service as a cavalryman as the Great War called its colonial men to the colours. A brief encounter with aircraft-the cavalry of the... (read more)

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World War One: The Global Revolution
World War One: The Global Revolution
by Lawrence Sondhaus
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World War One was the cause, catalyst, trigger and accelerator of revolutionary change on an unprecedented scale. This is an indispensable new introduction to the global history of the conflict and its revolutionary consequences from the war's origins to... (read more)

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Soissons, 1918 (99 Edition)
Soissons, 1918 (99 Edition)
by Douglas V. Johnson
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"IT IS THE LAST FIVE PERCENT of possible exertion that often wins the battle". Brigadier Gen. Hanson Ely's statement best exemplifies the efforts of his troops as part of the allied contingent at the Battle of Soissons, July 18-22, 1918. At a cost of... (read more)

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Boy Soldiers of the Great War
Boy Soldiers of the Great War
by Richard Van Emden
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The youngest soldier who fought in the Great War is believed to have been just twelve years old. Many thousands of other boys are known to have faked eye tests, inflated their small chests and stood on tiptoes to bluff their way into a war of unforeseen... (read more)

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World War I: Scottish Tales of Adventure
World War I: Scottish Tales of Adventure
by Allan Burnett
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Eight true stories from the battlefields of the First World War color the pages of this gripping collection.  Bringing to life a variety of Scottish war stories from the Western Front, Gallipoli, and Africa, this book recounts the terrible struggle... (read more)

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Indian Voices of the Great War: Soldiers' Letters, 1914-18
Indian Voices of the Great War: Soldiers' Letters, 1914-18
by Omissi
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Indian soldiers served in France from 1914 to 1918. This book is a selection of their letters. By turns poignant, funny, and almost unbearably moving, these documents vividly evoke the world of the Western Front--as seen through "subaltern" Indian eyes... (read more)

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