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FIVE MONTHS AT ANZAC COVE - an account of the Dardanelles Campaign during WWI

by Lt. Col. J. L. Beetson

From ancient times it has been the custom of removing wounded soldiers from the battlefield and caring for them. They were usually taken to temporary shelters and given what care was available for that time...

FUNNY STORIES from the GREAT WAR - Trench humour, Pranks and Jokes during WWI

by Anon E. Mouse

Even in the midst of the death and destruction of war there are strange and funny occurrences. Occurrences made hilarious and farcical because of the circumstance in which they occur. These hilarious occasions...

Maidstone in the Great War

by Stephen Wynn

Maidstone in the Great War tells the remarkable story of this Kent county town's immense contribution to the Great War effort from the outbreak of war in 1914, to the long-awaited Allied victory in 1918. Maidstone...

RAEMAEKERS Cartoons of WWI vol 2 - 107 Satrical Cartoons about events during WWI

by Louis Raemaekers

This is Vol. 2 of raemaeker's satrirical cartoons pf WWI. Herein are 107 more satirical cartoons from the cartoon master Louis Raemaeker which end off the second year of WWI. With so many atrocities committed...

The Grand Fleet, 1914-1916

by John Rushworth Jellicoe

The Grand Fleet was the main fleet of the British Royal Navy during the First World War.

It was formed in August 1914 from the First Fleet and elements of the Second Fleet of the Home Fleets and it included 35–40...

World War I - 9 Book Collection: Nelson's History of the War, The Battle of Jutland & The Battle of the Somme

by John Buchan

This carefully edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The edition incorporates an interactive table of contents, footnotes...


by John Buchan

The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. It took place between 1 July...

Days to Remember - The British Empire in the Great War (Illustrated Edition)

by John Buchan & Henry Newbolt

It is never easy to fix upon one cause as the origin of a great war, and the war of 1914 was the outcome of several causes combined. For twenty years there had been growing up in Europe a sense of insecurity;...

RAEMAEKERS CARTOONS OF WWI Vol. 1 - Satirical Newspaper cartoons published during WWI

by Louis Raemaekers

Throughout history cartoons can have had a powerful psychological, emotional, and political impact. One hundred years before WWI, Napoleon is reported to have said that the English caricaturist James Gillray...

THE NEW ZEALANDERS AT GALLIPOLI - An Account of the New Zealand Forces during the Gallipoli Campaign

by Major Fred Waite

"The New Zealanders at Gallipoli," was researched and compiled by Major Fred Waite (21 August 1885 – 29 August 1952), D.S.O., N.Z.E., C.M.G., V.D., who served with the main body and the N.Z. & A. Division...

We Were a Band of Brothers

by Captain Philip Heath & Dr Andrew Macdonald

Captain Philip Heath’s memoir is a vivid and compelling insight to the First World War experiences of a front-line officer. It is by turns harrowing and honest, and also occasionally humorous. Heath survived...

POEMS (from the Great War) - 23 of WWI's best poems

by Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Edward Salter Owen, MC (18 March 1893 – 4 November 1918) was an English poet and soldier, is considered to be one of the greatest poets of WWI. His war poetry on the horrors of trenches and gas warfare...

Poems from the Great War - 17 Poems donated by notable poets for National Relief during WWI

by Various

This collection of 17 Poems from the Great War represented the free offering of English poets to the cause of National Relief during WWI.

Most of these poems appeared in the Press at the outbreak of WWI. Mr....

The Great Rescue

by Peter Hernon

Published in commemoration of the centennial of America’s entry into World War I, the story of the USS Leviathan, the legendary liner turned warship that ferried U.S. soldiers to Europe—a unique war history...

TRUE STORIES from the GREAT WAR - Soldiers Stories and Observations during WWI

by Various

This book contains 18 true stories from soldiers about observations actions they were involved in during the Great War compiled from various sources by John Halsted. Here you will find stories like “The New...

THE GREAT PUSH - An Episode on the Western Front during the Great War

by Patrick MacGill

By 1915 the trenches of the Western Front were in different states of repair, including the captured trenches, which had all but been destroyed as a result of shell fire. The countryside and villages were a...

Anarchism, 1914-18

by Matthew S. Adams & Ruth Kinna

Anarchism 1914-18 is the first systematic analysis of anarchist responses to the First World War. It examines the interventionist debate between Peter Kropotkin and Errico Malatesta which split the anarchist...

Barnsley in the Great War

by Geoffrey Howse

Geoffrey Howse is well known for his books on Yorkshire subjects, including six books in the Foul Deeds & Suspicious Deaths series, two of which cover Barnsley and District and a third which covers South Yorkshire...

Women in the Great War

by Stephen Wynn & Tanya Wynn

The First World War was fought on two fronts. In a military sense it was fought on the battlefields throughout Europe, the Gallipoli peninsular and other such theaters of war, but on the Home Front it was the...

Gender and the Great War

by Susan R. Grayzel & Tammy M. Proctor

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,...