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Cadets of Annapolis - First Year

by Newport P John

Stories of the war between the states were still being told by veterans of the Civil war, and the Spanish American War had ended only fourteen years earlier when Philip Warren and Anson Bigelow received appointments...

Harrogate and Ripon in the Great War

by Stephen Wade

Harrogate and Ripon, just a few miles apart in one of the most beautiful localities in Yorkshire, have rarely had their contributions to the Great War told all together, in one volume. Stephen Wade has written...

Edinburgh in the Great War

by Derek Tait

When news of the war broke out in 1914, nothing could prepare the citizens of Edinburgh for the changes that would envelop their city over the next four years. The story of Edinburgh in the Great War is both...

Spy of the Century: Alfred Redl and the Betrayal of Austria-Hungary

by John Sadler & Silvie Fisch

'The Redl Affair had everything: sex, espionage, betrayal, a fall from greatness and a sensational climax in which Redl went to his death like a figure of high tragedy.' The New York Times 'A story like that...

Last Stand At Zandvoorde 1914: Lord Hugh Grosvenor's Noble Sacrifice

by Mike McBride

Being the son of the Duke of Westminster, whose family traces its lineage back to 1066, Lord Hugh Grosvenor was destined to become a cavalry officer in the prestigious 1st Regiment of Life Guards. Using unpublished...

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...

The Red Baron: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

by Barry Pickthall

Beginning his wartime career on the Western Front in August 1916, Manfred von Richthofen, or the Red Baron as he became known, had shot down an impressive total of fifteen aircraft by January 1917, as well as...

Deborah and the War of the Tanks

by John Taylor

Deborah is a British First World War tank that rose from the grave after taking part in one of the most momentous battles in history. In November 1917 she played a leading role in the first successful massed...

Going to Extremes: The Adventurous Life of Harry de Windt

by Stephen Wade

Harry de Windt (1856–1933) was a man who, by any standards, was a personality, a marked presence in the world of Victorian and Edwardian literature and social life. He was a member of the literary circle around...

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...

The German Army from Mobilisation to First Ypres

by Otto Schwink

This new volume in the long-running Images of War series features the actions of the Imperial German Army at Ypres from 1914-15.

In the autumn of 1917 Captain Otto Schwink, a General Staff Officer, by order of...

From the Marne to Verdun: The War Diary of Captain Charles Delvert, 101st Infantry, 1914-1916

by Charles Delvert

Charles Delvert’s diary records his career as a front-line officer in the French army fighting the Germans during the First World War. It is one of the classic accounts of the war in French or indeed in any...

Menus, Munitions and Keeping the Peace: The Home Front Diaries of Gabrielle West 1914 - 1917

by Avalon Weston

When Gabrielle West wrote diaries about her war to send to her much missed favorite brother in India she had no idea that a hundred years later they would be of interest to anyone. Soon after the outbreak of...

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...