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Sea and Air Fighting: Those Who Were There

by David Bilton

This is a compelling book for lovers of sea and air stories from the Great War era. In the thirteen stories told by the participants, many of whom were decorated for bravery, they describe their experiences...


Britain and a Widening War, 1915-1916: From Gallipoli to the Somme

by Dr Peter Liddle

In a series of concise, thought-provoking chapters the authors summarize – and make accessible – the latest scholarship on the middle years of the Great War – 1915 and 1916 – and cover fundamental issues...


Wind in the Wires and An Escaper's Log: A British Pilot's Classic Memoir of Aerial Combat, Captivity and Escape during the Great War

by Duncan Grinnell-Milne

Duncan Grinnell-Milne was one of that select band of young men who made history in the air between 1915 and 1918 when they learned to fly in machines that resembled box-kites and laid the foundations of aerial...


The Somme 1916: The First of July

by Ed Skelding

The Walking the Western Front series started in 2012 with the release of two films on the Ypres Salient. Directed by acclaimed film maker Ed Skelding with guest historian Nigel Cave, the series of films offered...


Victoria Cross Heroes Volume II

by Michael Ashcroft

Victoria Cross Heroes Volume II will tell the true, action-packed stories behind more than 50 awards of the VC, Britain and the Commonwealth’s most prestigious gallantry medal for courage in the face of the...


Annie's War: A New Zealand Woman and Her Family in England 1916-19

by Anna Rogers & Susanna Montgomerie Norris

There have been many published collections of soldiers' diaries and letters from the First World War, but never a firsthand account of one New Zealand family's life in England during these challenging and frightening...


In the Trenches: Those Who Were There

by Rachel Bilton

A wide range of personal experiences are covered in the seventeen chapters of this book. All the stories are written by the participants who describe exactly what happened to them while they fought in the greatest...


Alnwick in the Great War

by Craig Armstrong

As a market town and one of the seats of government of the county authority, Alnwick played a key role in the coordination of Northumberland’s war effort. With a wide rural hinterland, the town was considerably...


Kidderminster in the Great War

by Julie Philips

Wars affect everyone. Whether it is fought on the battlefields or on the Home Front, by the armed forces or civilians, sacrifices have to be made and everyone suffers one way or another. This book gives a flavour...


Gravesend in the Great War

by Stephen Wynn

Gravesend was like most other towns in the UK during the course of the First World War. When the call came to serve King and Country, local men enlisted in their thousands, but sadly not all of them returned....


Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial: In Memory and In Mourning

by Paul Chapman

This is a comprehensive and highly emotive volume, borne of years of intensive research and many trips to the battlefields of the Great War. It seeks to humanise Tyne Cot cemetery, to offer the reader a chance...


The Extinguished Flame: Olympians Killed in The Great War

by Nigel McCrery

In August 2016 the world will be spellbound by the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as 10,500 athletes from 206 countries compete in 306 events. Tracing their origins back to the Greeks in 776 BC, the history...


Betrayed Ally: China in the Great War

by Christopher Arnander & Frances Wood

The Great War helped China emerge from humiliation and obscurity and take its first tentative steps as a full member of the global community.

In 1912 the Qing Dynasty had ended. President Yuan Shikai, who seized...


With the Guns 1914 - 1918: An Subaltern's Story

by Stanley Foxall & John Jones

Acquired at a local Cheshire auction house, several personal albums of WWI photographs taken by their previous gentleman owner, an officer in the Royal Field Artillery (RFA) called Harold Cooper Bebington. He...


Betrayal of an Army: Mesopotamia 1914-1916

by N.S. Nash

The British invasion of Mesopotamia was initially successful in securing the oil fields around Basra by November 1914.

Despite evidence of stiffening Turkish resistance and inadequate supply lines which relied...


The Great War and the Middle East

King's African Rifles Soldier vs Schutztruppe Soldier

by Gregg Adams & Johnny Shumate

Specially commissioned artwork and thrilling combat accounts transport the reader to the far-flung and inhospitable East African theatre of World War I, where the Schutztruppe faced off against the King's African...


Order and Insecurity in Germany and Turkey: Military Cultures of the 1930s

by Emre Sencer

This book examines processes of military, political and cultural transformation from the perspective of officers in two countries: Germany and Turkey in the 1930s. The national fates of both countries interlocked...


Italy and the Cultural Politics of World War I

by Graziella Parati, Cinzia Blum & Diego Lazzarich

In Italy and the Cultural Politics of World War I, well-known scholars of history, political science, film, literature, and cultural studies explore the impact that the Great War had on twentieth-century culture...


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

by James Carl Nelson

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...