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Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia
4.16
This is one of the best books that I have read covering the life & times of T.E. Lawrence - 'Lawrence of Arabia'. The author covers in great detai...more
Jan 10, 2012
Nov 29, 2011
 
Flawed Victory: Jutland, 1916
3.80
Firstly before I start my review of this book I must make two admissions; One I am a land person, never served in the Navy and I don't much like the s...more
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Jun 26, 2009
 
Gallipoli
4.18
Les Carlyon's new book (published in 2001 in Australia) covering the Allied campaign against Turkey in the Dardanelles is one of those books that you...more
not set
Jun 13, 2009
 
A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
4.12
Winston Groom's A Storm in Flanders, offers the reader an interesting and satisfying overview of the fighting around the Ypres Salient between 1914 an...more
Jul 20, 2002
Jun 22, 2009
 
The Great War in Africa
4.02

Byron Farwell offers the reader a well researched and well presented account of this often forgotten campaign of WW1. In just over 380 pages (hardback...more
Jul 1998
Jul 04, 2009
 
The Gardeners of Salonika: The Macedonian Campaign, 1915-1918
3.75
The Gardeners of Salonika: The Macedonian Campaign, 1915-1918 by Alan Palmer was first published in 1965 and I think was the first English publication...more
Mar 07, 2010
Jan 27, 2010
 
Forgotten Voices of the Great War: A History of World War I in the Words of the Men and Women Who Were There
4.19
Max Arthur’s book; Forgotten Voices of the Great War, is quite unique in that it's content is nearly all first-hand accounts from people who experienc...more
Nov 24, 2002
Jun 13, 2009
 
George W. Hamilton, USMC: America's Greatest World War I Hero
4.24
The author has a love and a passion for the subject matter and rightly so, a forgotten hero of the Great War. The author has attempted to set the reco...more
Mar 29, 2012
Mar 08, 2012
 
The First Day on the Somme
4.16
This book was the catalyst for my enduring fascination for books covering the Western Front. I use to despair in trying to read books about the Great...more
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Jun 28, 2009
 
Isonzo: The Forgotten Sacrifice of the Great War
4.18
John R. Schindler's outstanding book on the numerous battles fought along the Isonzo River during the Great War is one of the best military history ac...more
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Jun 13, 2009
 
Sepoys in the Trenches: The Indian Corps on the Western Front, 1914-1915
3.55
This well researched and nicely presented book; Sepoys in the Trenches by Gordon Corrigan, offers the reader an insightful and interesting account of...more
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Jun 26, 2009
 
To End All Wars: How the First World War Divided Britain
4.14
Having read numerous books on the Great War I wondered if Adam Hochschild’s new book; “To End All Wars” could bring anything new to the field. I am ha...more
Jan 2012
Nov 01, 2011
 
The Great War
4.48
Another inspiring book by Les Carlyon, following on from his best selling account of Gallipoli comes this book, this time covering the Australian invo...more
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Jun 13, 2009
 
The First World War: Germany and Austria-Hungary 1914-1918
3.90
This book is one of the best you'll find in detailing the war from the view point of the Central Powers. It is also one of the very few that gives an...more
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Nov 21, 2009
 
The Great War in the Air: Military Aviation from 1909 to 1921
3.56
I bought this book some years ago to assist me in some research I was doing on two Australian pilots of WWI. This book provided a detailed account of...more
May 1998
Nov 28, 2009
 
Battle Scarred: The 47th Battalion in the First World War
4.80
Battle Scarred The 47th Battalion in the First World War is a new book by Australian author Craig Deayton. This is his first book and what a great ach...more
Mar 29, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
 
The Last Days of Innocence: America at War, 1917-1918
3.53

The Last Days of Innocence: America at War, 1917-1918 offers the reader a decent and balanced view of America's role and involvment in the Great War....more
Apr 1999
Jun 20, 2009
 
To the Last Man
4.16



Once again Lyn McDonald has produced another excellent historical account covering the last year of the Great War. This, the first volume of two, cove...more
Jan 1999
Aug 17, 2009
 
Eleventh Month, Eleventh Day, Eleventh Hour: Armistice Day, 1918
4.14
11th Month, 11th Day, 11th Hour by Joseph Persico is an interesting and captivating book covering not only the final moments of the Great War but also...more
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Jun 26, 2009
 
The Wolf: The German Raider That Terrorized the Southern Seas During World War I in an Epic Voyage of Destruction and Gallantry
4.00
This book is an interesting and easy to read account of a German commercial raider of WW1, SMS Wolf. The story is told from the point of view of the G...more
Aug 13, 2009
Jul 06, 2009
 
Passchendaele: The Sacrificial Ground
3.88
Nigel Steel and Peter Hart's third book covering the Great War deals with the Third Battle of Ypres, better known as Passchendaele. This book joins a...more
Mar 14, 2003
Jun 26, 2009
 
Pozieres, 1916: Australians On The Somme
4.50



Maybe because the book covers the Australian involvement on the Somme at Pozieres I may be a bit bias here but this is one of the best books I have re...more
Jun 1998
Nov 28, 2009
 
Lawrence: The Uncrowned King of Arabia
3.71
This book, first published in 1998, has been one of the best accounts I have read to date on 'Lawrence of Arabia'. For anyone looking for an easy to r...more
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Dec 21, 2009
 
Backs To The Wall: A Larrikin On The Western Front
4.40


This book covers the World War One experiences of George Deane Mitchell, a private in the 48th Battalion, 1st A.I.F. This is a great account of one ma...more
Dec 03, 2009
Nov 23, 2009
 
Henri Mathias Berthelot: Soldier of France, Defender of Romania 1861-1931
4.50
A well-researched and well-presented biography of the French General Henri Mathias Berthelot (1861–1931) who is remembered for his role is 'saving' Ro...more
Feb 28, 2012
Feb 09, 2012
 
The German Army on the Somme, 1914-1916
3.62
Overall a fascinating account of the Somme as told by the other side – from the German perspective. The book is mainly first-hand accounts from office...more
Jul 2011
Jun 26, 2011
 
Sky Their Battlefield: The Complete List of Allied Air Casualties from Enemy Action in Wwi
4.00



This book is a researchers delight. The effort that Trevor Henshaw has put into this book is staggering and if your are serious about WWI aviation thi...more
Jul 1998
Nov 28, 2009
 
The Great War in the Air: Military Aviation from 1909 to 1921
3.56



I bought this book some years ago to assist me in some research I was doing on two Australian pilots of WWI. This book provided a detailed account of...more
May 08, 1998
Feb 24, 2010
 
The Imperial War Museum Book of the Somme
3.90
I have a passionate interest in books covering the Western Front during the Great War. I found this book to be a well researched and presented account...more
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Jun 26, 2009
 
The Imperial War Museum Book Of 1918: Year Of Victory
3.70
This book by Malcolm Brown covers the final year of the Great War in a similar style to Lyn MacDonald's great books on World War One. Once again the a...more
Oct 19, 2000
Nov 23, 2009
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