World War I

The global conflict that took place between July 28, 1914 and November 11, 1918. Also know as the First World War, or the Great War, it was a global war centered in Europe. More than 70 million military personnel were mobilized in one of the largest wars in history.

This category includes non-fiction books as well as historical novels that are set during World War I.

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Elizabeth Peters
Emerson abandoned irony for blunt and passionate speech. 'This war has been a monumental blunder from the start! Britain is not solely responsible, but by God, gentlemen, she must share the blame, and she will pay a heavy price: the best of her young men, future scholars and scientists and statesmen, and ordinary, decent men who might have led ordinary, decent lives. And how will it end, when you tire of your game of soldiers? A few boundaries redrawn, a few transitory political advantages, in e ...more
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Wilfred Owen
Dulce Et Decorum Est Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And towards our distant rest began to trudge. Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots But limped on, blood-shod. All went lame; all blind; Drunk with fatigue; deaf even to the hoots Of disappointed shells that dropped behind. GAS! Gas! Quick, boys!-- An ecstasy of fumbling, Fitting the clumsy helmets just in time; But som ...more
Wilfred Owen, The War Poems

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