The Hapsburg Monarchy, 1867-1914

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Royal Navy Handbook 1914-1918

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Letters From a Soldier of France 1914-1915 : Wartime Letters From France

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French Battleships 1914-45 (New Vanguard)


French Battleships 1914-45 (New Vanguard)
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The Old Contemptibles: The British, 1914 by Robin Neillands

The Previous Contemptibles: The British Expeditionary Drive, 1914 by way of Robin Neillands
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Evaluation: ‘It’s my Royal and Imperial Command that you just listen your energies and the valour of my squaddies to exterminate the treacherous English and stroll over Common French’s contemptible little military.’

So spoke Kaiser Wilhelm II of Imperial Germany in August 1914.

However because it grew to become out, strolling over the ‘Previous Contemptibles’, the ones implacable riflemen of the British Expeditionary Drive, proved a harder process than the Kaiser imagined – and past the aptitude of the German armies. At Mons, Le Cateau, the Marne, at the Aisne and on the Combat of First Ypres, they shot the Kaiser’s legions to items. That is the dramatic tale of the way the ones males, common squaddies from each stroll of lifestyles, plunged into this new and horrible struggle, held their muddy trenches towards unimaginable odds and gave the Empire time to muster its forces and in a position itself for the lengthy fight forward.

‘The Previous Contemptibles’ brings the ones battles vividly to lifestyles in all their terror and glory. However Robin Neillands does greater than give an explanation for the function of the BEF within the early months of the First Global Conflict. He additionally tells the tale of why they have been despatched to France and of that wily officer, Common Henry Wilson, whose years of secret intrigue with the French Prime Command first dedicated the British Military to this international struggle.
Style: Non-Fiction > Historical past

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The Eastern Front 1914-18: Suicide Of The …

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French Battleships 1914-45 (New Vanguard)


French Battleships 1914-45 (New Leading edge)
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Battle in Africa, 1879-1914

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Royal Navy Handbook 1914-1918

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Paths of Glory: The French Army, 1914-18 by Anthony Clayton

Paths of Glory: The French Military, 1914-18 (CASSELL MILITARY PAPERBACKS) by Anthony Clayton
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Overview: Anthony Clayton is an acknowledged skilled on the French navy, and his guide is a significant contribution to the research and understanding of the First World Struggle. He reveals why and the way the French military fought because it did. He profiles its senior commanders – Joffre, Petain, Nivelle and Foch – and analyses its main campaigns each on the Western Entrance and within the Close to East and Africa.

PATHS OF GLORY additionally considers intimately the officers, how they saved their trenches and the way males from very totally different areas of France fought and died collectively. He scrutinises the make-up and efficiency of France’s giant colonial armies, and investigates the mutinies of 1917. In the end, he reveals how the traumatic French expertise of the 1914-18 battle indelibly formed a nation.
Style: Non-Fiction > Historical past

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Cataclysm 1914: The First World War And …

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Austro-Hungarian Infantry 1914-1918

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1914: The Days Of Hope by Lyn MacDonald

1914: The Days Of Hope by Lyn MacDonald
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Overview: Lyn MacDonald’s acclaimed history 1914: The Days of Hope, is not so much the story of war as the story of an army.

In this vivid account of the first months of the First World War, Lyn Macdonald draws on personal accounts of surviving veterans, bringing to life the disillusionment, the questioning and the heroism of the men of the British Army.

The officers and men of 1914 were prepared to fight and ready to lay down their lives because it was their job. These men believed they were fighting the War to end War.

‘Once again Lyn Macdonald has collected an extraordinary mass of original accounts, some by old soldiers, some in the form of diaries and journals, even by French civilians . . . Her research has been vast, and in result is triumphant’ Tablet

‘These poignant voices from the past conjure up a lost innocence as well as a lost generation’ Piers Brendon, Mail on Sunday

‘A mammoth, vivid compendium of the first months of the war . . . What Lyn Macdonald captures is the extraordinary resilience of the British regulars faced with the brutal shattering of their expectations’ Daily Mail

Lyn Macdonald is one of the most highly regarded historians of the First World War. Her books tell the men’s stories in their own words and cast a unique light on the experiences of the ordinary ‘Tommy’. The Roses of No Man’s Land, Somme and They Called it Passchendaele have been recently reissued by Penguin. She lives near Cambridge.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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English History 1914-45 by A.J.P. Taylor

English History 1914-45 (Folio Society History of England #11) by A.J.P. Taylor
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Overview: Beginning on August 4, 1914, the day Britain entered the "Great War," this book guides us through three decades of unparalleled upheaval and change in Britain that eventually lead to the defeat of Japan in 1945–a momentous event that marked the end of the Second World War. Twin themes of international conflict and mass unemployment in England predominate. And besides a full account of foreign and domestic politics that were enacted to deal with them, Taylor pays particular attention to the impact of events on everyday lives. It is an essential work from one of the finest historians of the twentieth century–a book that no one interested in British affairs will want to be without.
Genre: Non-Fiction >Educational >History

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