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    Seven Pillars of Wisdom (English, Paperback) T. E. Lawrence

    Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink and corpses in a Damascus hospital.

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    World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide to the Western Front (English, Paperback) John Ruler, Emma Thomson

    World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide - Expert tips and itineraries for travel along the Western Front including sites in France and Belgium, maps and routes. This guide also features guided walks and site information, battlefield tours, museums, Ypres, Poperinge, Nieuwpoort, Mons, Lille, Pas-de-Calais, The Somme, Verdun, Aisne and Champagne.

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    24 Hours at the Somme (Paperback) Robert J. Kershaw

    The first day of the Somme has had more of a widespread emotional impact on the psyche of the British public than any other battle in history. Now, 100 years later, the author attempts to understand the carnage, using the voices of the British and German soldiers who lived through that awful day.

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    North Carolina and the Great War, 1914-1918 (English, Hardback) Jessica A. Bandel

    As the nation looks back on World War I with the perspective of one hundred years, the North Carolina Office of Archives and History remembers the "Great War," the "war to end all wars," the conflict that brought the world into the modern age. A few European landmarks of the war--the Hindenburg Line, Argonne Forest, Belleau Wood--bore the imprint of Tar Heel boots. Yet, the impact of the war was...

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    Goodbye to All That (Paperback) Robert Graves

    In 1929 the author went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This book is an account of his life up until that 'bitter leave-taking': from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days at Charterhouse, to his time serving as a young officer in the First World War that was to haunt him throughout his life.

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    Storm of Steel (Paperback) Ernst Junger

    A memoir of astonishing power, savagery and ashen lyricism that illuminates the horrors as well as the fascination of total First World War, presenting the conflict through the eyes of an ordinary German soldier. It provides an account of the terrors of the Western Front and of the sickening allure that made men keep fighting on for 4 long years.

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    The Blood Never Dried (English, Paperback) John Newsinger

    The Blood Never Dried challenges the rising chorus of claims that the British Empire was a kinder, gentler force in the world of imperialism. John Newsinger sets out to uncover this neglected history of repression and resistance. To the boast that 'the sun never set on the British Empire' the Chartist Ernest Jones replied 'and the blood never dried.' This new, updated edition brings the story up...

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    Austro-Hungarian Cruisers and Destroyers 1914-18 (English, Paperback) Ryan K. Noppen, Paul Wright

    An expert in the field, Ryan Noppen examines Austro-Hungarian cruisers and destroyers in this fascinating study that will appeal to those with an interest in naval history and World War I.

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    The Great War: 1914-1918 (English, Paperback) Peter Hart

    The Great War was the first truly global conflict, and it changed the course of world history. In this magnum opus, the author examines the conflict in every arena around the world, in a history that combines scholarship with vivid and unfamiliar eyewitness accounts, from kings and generals, and ordinary soldiers.

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    US Doughboy 1916-19 (English, Paperback) Thomas A Hoff

    Using primary source material, this volume takes a look at the life of the common US soldier during World War I. It follows the Doughboy throughout the war, and also covers occupational duty in Germany after the war's end, and the experiences of those sent to Russia and Italy.

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    The German Army in World War I: 1914-15 Pt. 1 (English, Paperback) Nigel Thomas, Gerry Embleton

    The first of a three-part study of the organization, uniforms, insignia and equipment of the German Army of World War I. It covers the troops who fought at Mons, Arras and 1st Ypres in 1914; at Neuve Chappelle, 2nd Ypres, Artois and the Argonne, 1915; and in East Prussia and Poland, 1914-15.

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    All Quiet on the Home Front (English, Paperback) Richard Van Emden, Steve Humphries

    A unique account of the home front from unheard sources, told from the testimonies of the last generation to remember the Great War

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    Bloody April 1917 (English, Paperback) Norman Franks, Russell Guest

    Even those people who know little of WWI's air war will have heard of Bloody April. After more than eighteen months of deadly stalemate on the Western Front, by April 1917 the British and French were again about to launch yet another land offensive, this time on the Arras Front.

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    War Against War! (English, Paperback) Ernst Friedrich $16.73
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    Goodbye to All That (English, Hardback) Robert Graves

    It is the war memoir to end all war memoirs. Robert Graves's autobiographical masterpiece savages the conduct of the 1914-18 conflict in a searing satire that at once reviles the fighting and reveres the courage and resourcefulness of the servicemen caught up in it. As astonishingly fresh and readable as ever, Goodbye to All That chronicles this highly eccentric soldier-poet's early life from the...

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    Zero Hour (Hardback) Jolyon Fenwick

    The first day of the battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916, was the most devastating event of the First World War for the British army. In Zero Hour, 14 superlatively photographed panoramas (each one a four-page gatefold, opening to nearly 1 metre wide) show the Somme's major sites as they look today. Taken from the exact viewpoints of the front-line British troops as they began their advance towards...

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    The Sleepwalkers (English, Paperback) Christopher Clark

    The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era. An act of terrorism of staggering efficiency, it fulfilled its every aim: it would liberate Bosnia from Habsburg rule and it created a powerful new Serbia, but it also brought...

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    Holt's Pocket Battlefield Guide to Ypres and Passchendaele: 1st Ypres; 2nd Ypres (Gas Attack); 3rd Ypres (Passchendaele) 4th Ypres (The Lys) (English, Paperback) Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt

    Covering the important WW1 Battles of Ypres, including the notorious Passchendaele, this guidebook takes readers on a historic trip through some of the well-known and most important sites of the area.

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    An Inconvenient Genocide (Hardback) Geoffrey Robertson

    Geoffrey Robertson QC tackles the most controversial question that is still being asked about World War One.

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    Fall of the Double Eagle (English, Hardback) John R. Schindler

    Examination of the battle for Galicia (23 August - 11 September 1914), the most historically and strategically consequential of the Great War's three opening campaigns

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