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  • World War I Battlefields: A Travel Guide to the Western Front
    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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  • The Blood Never Dried
    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
    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
    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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  • War Against War!
    War Against War! (English, Paperback) Ernst Friedrich $17.08
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  • Poetry of the First World War
    Poetry of the First World War (English, Paperback) Tim Kendall

    A new anthology that combines generous selections from well-known soldier poets such as Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon with work by civilian and women poets. A general introduction places Great War poetry in its contexts and the work of each poet is prefaced with a biographical account that explains the circumstances of composition.

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  • Fighting the Somme
    Fighting the Somme (English, Hardback) Jack Sheldon

    A thought-provoking study of the doctrine, particularly command and control, that the German army developed in fighting the defensive battle of the Somme 1916.

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  • Goodbye to All That
    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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  • Jutland 1916
    Jutland 1916 (English, Hardback) Innes McCartney

    Marine archaeologist Dr Innes McCartney solves the fate of the lost ships of Jutland and reveals--for the first time--the location and state of the wrecks of all twenty-five warships sunk in battle.

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  • Knitting for Tommy
    Knitting for Tommy (English, Paperback) Gosling In Association With Mary Evans Picture Library, Lucinda, Mary Evans Picture Library

    'Knitting for Tommy' explores the knitting craze through magazine adverts, postcards, cartoons and photographs of the day, as well as offering a guide to kitting out your own First World War Tommy using original knitting patterns.

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  • World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers
    World War I Seaplane and Aircraft Carriers (English, Paperback) Mark Lardas, Paul Wright

    A highly illustrated history exploring the world's first aircraft carriers and their World War I exploits, appealing to enthusiasts of naval warfare, early aviation, and the Great War.

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  • The Roses of No Man's Land
    The Roses of No Man's Land (Paperback) Lyn Macdonald

    Walking straight out of Edwardian drawing rooms into the manifest horrors of the First World War, the volunteer nurses rose magnificently to the occasion. In leaking tents they fought another war, a war against agony and death. This book captures a panorama of hardship, disillusion and despair, and also of endurance and supreme courage.

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  • Hidden History
    Hidden History (English, Hardback) Gerry Docherty, James MacGregor

    Exposes those responsible for the First World War. This book reveals how accounts of the war's origins have been deliberately falsified to conceal the guilt of the secret cabal of rich and powerful men in London responsible for the heinous crime perpetrated on humanity.

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  • Caporetto and the Isonzo Campaign
    Caporetto and the Isonzo Campaign (English, Paperback) John MacDonald, Zeljko Cimpric

    Highly illustrated history of the Italian Front during the Great War with over 130 rare archive photographs of the campaign and the battlefields.

    $17.43 $19.95
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  • Serbia and the Balkan Front, 1914
    Serbia and the Balkan Front, 1914 (English, Paperback) James Lyon

    Serbia and the Balkan Front, 1914 is the first history of the Great War to address in-depth the crucial events of 1914 as they played out on the Balkan Front. James Lyon demonstrates how blame for the war's outbreak can be placed squarely on Austria-Hungary's expansionist plans and internal political tensions, Serbian nationalism, South Slav aspirations, the unresolved Eastern Question, and a...

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  • Elegy
    Elegy (English, Paperback) Andrew Roberts

    One of our finest narrative historians tells the shattering story of the blackest day in the history of the British army: the first day of the Somme Offensive, 1 July 1916.

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  • Passchendaele
    Passchendaele (Paperback) Lyn Macdonald

    The third battle of Ypres, culminating in a desperate struggle for the ridge and little village of Passchendaele, was one of the most appalling campaigns in the First World War. A million Tommies, Canadians and Anzacs assembled at the Ypres Salient in the summer of 1917, mostly raw young troops keen to do their bit for King and Country.

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  • Conspiracies at Sea
    Conspiracies at Sea (English, Paperback) J. Kent Layton

    Ocean liner expert J. Kent Layton examines and debunks some of the conspiracies surrounding two of the great maritime disasters of the twentieth century.

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  • 1914-1918
    1914-1918 (English, Paperback) David Stevenson

    In the summer of 1914 Europe exploded into a frenzy of mass violence. The war that followed had global repercussions, destroying four empires and costing millions of lives. This title re-examines the causes, course and impact of this 'war to end war', placing it in the context of its era and exposing its underlying dynamics.

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  • For King and Another Country
    For King and Another Country (Paperback) Shrabani Basu

    Over a million Indian soldiers fought in the First World War, the largest force from the colonies and dominions. Their contribution, however, has been largely forgotten. Many soldiers were illiterate and travelled from remote villages in India to fight in the muddy trenches in France and Flanders. Many went on to win the highest bravery awards. For King and another Country tells, for the first...

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