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  • The United States and the First World War

    series Seminar Studies
    Now in its second edition, The United States and the First World War draws on the most recent scholarship to examine the significance of the First World War in American history.Written in a lively style that brings the era and historical actors alive, this concise and accessible text gives students the resources they need to grapple with the important question of how the conflict revolutionized ... Read more

    $42.99 USD

  • The Great Halifax Explosion

    A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism

    by John U. Bacon ...
    NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe "riveting" (National Post) tick-tock account of the largest manmade explosion in history prior to the atomic bomb, and the equally astonishing tales of survival and heroism that emerged from the ashes“Enthralling. ... Gripping. ... A captivating and emotionally investing journey.” —Pittsburgh Post-GazetteAfter steaming out of New York City on December 1, 1917, laden with a ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Guns of August

    The Outbreak of World War I; Barbara W. Tuchman's Great War Series

    PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • “A brilliant piece of military history which proves up to the hilt the force of Winston Churchill’s statement that the first month of World War I was ‘a drama never surpassed.’”—NewsweekSelected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all timeIn this landmark account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman re-creates the first month of World War I: ... Read more

    $8.99 USD $7.99 USD

  • The Radium Girls

    The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

    by Kate Moore ...
    A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon Charts Bestseller!For fans of Hidden Figures, comes the incredible true story of the women heroes who were exposed to radium in factories across the U.S. in the early 20th century, and their brave and groundbreaking battle to strengthen workers' rights, even as the fatal poison claimed their own lives...In the dark years of the First ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • I Will Hold

    The Story of USMC Legend Clifton B. Cates, from Belleau Wood to Victory in the Great War

    The incredible true story of Clifton B. “Lucky” Cates, whose service in World War I and beyond made him a legend in the annals of the Marine Corps.Cates knew that he and his small band of marines were in a desperate spot. Before handing the note over to a runner, he added three words that would resound through Marine Corps history: I WILL HOLD.From the moment he first joined the Marine Reserves of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight

    Race, Class, and Power in the Rural South during the First World War

    During World War I, thousands of rural southern men, black and white, refused to serve in the military. Some failed to register for the draft, while others deserted after being inducted. In the countryside, armed bands of deserters defied local authorities; capturing them required the dispatch of federal troops into three southern states.Jeanette Keith traces southern draft resistance to several ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

  • FLYING FURY: Five Years In The Royal Flying Corps [Illustrated Edition]

    Illustrated Edition – contains 30 photosThe highest scoring British Air Ace reveals his daily life at the front, in the air and in combat with the Germans above the Western Front.In the muddy trenches of the Western front few rankers would have considered that they would achieve field rank of major and international celebrity. In the skies above the shell-torn landscape, any man with enough talent ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Voices in Flight

    Conversations with Air Veterans of the Great War

    Thanks to the foresight of the authors, Voices in Flight is a literary memorial to the hugely gallant men who fought their war in small dangerous and vulnerable aeroplanes. We hear told the stories and thoughts of not only pilots but ground crew and others closely associated with this form of combat. These interviews bring home vividly the comraderie, the humour, the sadness but above all the ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Die 101 wichtigsten Fragen - Der Erste Weltkrieg

    by Gerd Krumeich ...
    Book 7042 - Beck Paperback
    Wer war schuld am Ausbruch des Krieges? Stimmt es, dass die Menschen vom Krieg begeistert waren? Was heißt eigentlich „Weltkrieg“? Was sind die „14 Punkte“? Wer waren die Dicke Bertha und der Lange Max? Was ist die „Dolchstoßlegende“? Gerd Krumeich, auch international ein hochangesehener Experte für den Ersten Weltkrieg, bietet mit diesem Band der Reihe „101 Fragen“ eine ebenso kompetente wie ... Read more

    $8.94 USD

  • Alice in France

    The World War I Letters of Alice M. O’Brien

    Edited by Nancy O'Brien Wagner ...
    July 19, 1918: The wounded were pouring into the four Hospitals of the town. . . . We have decided to double up for a few days—half of us work at the Canteen and half at the Hospitals, taking turns. It will be hard work for awhile but everyone feels that you can't work hard enough these days.In March 1918, twenty-six-year-old Alice O'Brien and three close friends set off from New York harbor, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Confidence Men

    How Two Prisoners of War Engineered the Most Remarkable Escape in History

    by Margalit Fox ...
    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The Great Escape for the Great War: the astonishing true story of two World War I prisoners who pulled off one of the most ingenious escapes of all time.FINALIST FOR THE EDGAR® AWARD • ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The Washington Post, NPR • “Fox unspools Jones and Hill’s delightfully elaborate scheme in nail-biting episodes that advance like a narrative Rube Goldberg ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $12.99 USD

  • The First World War

    by John Keegan ...
    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The definitive account of the Great War from one of our most eminent military historians. "Elegantly written, clear, detailed, and omniscient.... Keegan is...perhaps the best military historian of our day." —The New York Times Book ReviewThe First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Perfect Spy

    The Incredible Double Life of Pham Xuan An, Time Magazine Reporter and Vietnamese Communist Agent

    by Larry Berman ...
    During the Vietnam War, Time reporter Pham Xuan An befriended everyone who was anyone in Saigon, including American journalists such as David Halberstam and Neil Sheehan, the CIA's William Colby, and the legendary Colonel Edward Lansdale—not to mention the most influential members of the South Vietnamese government and army. None of them ever guessed that he was also providing strategic ... Read more

    $13.49 USD

  • Dead Wake

    The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

    by Erik Larson ...
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania“Both terrifying and enthralling.”—Entertainment Weekly“Thrilling, dramatic and powerful.”—NPR“Thoroughly engrossing.”—George R.R. MartinOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Mr. Wilson's War

    From the Assassination of McKinley to the Defeat of the League of Nations

    Beginning with the assassination of McKinley and ending with the defeat of the League of Nations by the United States Senate, the twenty-year period covered by John Dos Passos in this lucid and fascinating narrative changed the whole destiny of America. This is the story of the war we won and the peace we lost, told with a clear historical perspective and a warm interest in the remarkable people ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Creating Hitler's Germany

    The Birth of Extremism

    by Tim Heath ...
    A historian seeks to answer “What created Hitler’s Germany?” by examining personal stories and first-hand accounts of post-World War I German families.Germany’s defeat in the First World War and the Treaty of Versailles that followed were national disasters, with far-reaching consequences not just for the country but for the world itself.Weaving the stories of three German families from the ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Economic Consequences of the Peace (Rediscovered Books)

    With linked Table of Contents

    The Economic Consequences of the Peace was written and published by John Maynard Keynes. After World War I, Keynes attended the Versailles Conference as a delegate of the British Treasury and argued for a much more generous peace. It was a best seller throughout the world and was critical in establishing a general opinion that the Versailles Treaty was a "Carthaginian peace." It helped to ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Gender and the Great War

    The centenary of the First World War in 2014-18 offers an opportunity to reflect upon the role of gender history in shaping our understanding of this pivotal international event. From the moment of its outbreak, the gendered experiences of the war have been seen by contemporary observers and postwar commentators and scholars as being especially significant for shaping how the war can and must be ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • Yashka. My Life as Peasant, Officer and Exile

    This book tells the extraordinary story of Maria Botchkareva "Yashka", a peasant girl grown up in Siberia, who at the outbreak of First World War asked and obtained to enlist in the Russian army: not to be one of the many Red Cross nurses, but to be a soldier and fight.Yashka fought and distinguished herself at the forefront, so that after the revolution of March 1917 the provisional government of ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Passchendaele 1917

    by Chris McNab ...
    series Battle Story
    The inside story of a battle that has come to epitomize the mud and blood of World War I—includes significant contributions from the Canadian and ANZAC forcesThe Battle of Passchendaele is perhaps one of the most iconic of World War I. Continuing for more than three months under some of the worst conditions of the war, fighting became bogged down in a quagmire that made it almost impossible for ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Missing of the Somme

    by Geoff Dyer ...
    The Missing of the Somme is part travelogue, part meditation on remembrance—and completely, unabashedly, unlike any other book about the First World War. Through visits to battlefields and memorials, Geoff Dyer examines the way that photographs and film, poetry and prose determined—sometimes in advance of the events described—the way we would think about and remember the war. With his ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Western Front: A History of the Great War, 1914-1918

    by Nick Lloyd ...
    The Telegraph • Best Books of the YearThe Times of London • Best Books of the YearA panoramic history of the savage combat on the Western Front between 1914 and 1918 that came to define modern warfare.The Western Front evokes images of mud-spattered men in waterlogged trenches, shielded from artillery blasts and machine-gun fire by a few feet of dirt. This iconic setting was the most critical ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • The Wolf

    How One German Raider Terrorized the Allies in the Most Epic Voyage of WWI

    On November 30, 1916, an apparently ordinary freighter left harbor in Kiel, Germany, and would not touch land again for another fifteen months. It was the beginning of an astounding 64,000-mile voyage that was to take the ship around the world, leaving a trail of destruction and devastation in her wake. For this was no ordinary freighter—this was the Wolf, a disguised German warship.In this ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • NEW ZEALAND DIVISION 1916-1919. The New Zealanders In France [Illustrated Edition]

    Book 2 - Official History Of New Zealand’s Effort In The Great War
    Contains over 100 maps, photos and illustrations“Formed in Egypt in March 1916 the division arrived in France a month later. It acquired an elite status, fought on the Somme, at Messines and Third Ypres. 49,000 casualties, ten VCs. A very fine and comprehensive history....As may be expected this is a remarkably comprehensive account of one of the finest divisions of the BEF of which Earl Haig ... Read more

    $2.99 USD