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.

The Pull of the Stars
Sprinting Through No Man's Land: Endurance, Tragedy, and Rebirth in the 1919 Tour de France
Lady Clementine
The Chanel Sisters
The Woman in the Green Dress
The Irish Inheritance (Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mysteries, #1)
The Girl with the Golden Scissors
Girls on the Line
A Fatal Lie (Inspector Ian Rutledge, #23)
The Somme Legacy (Jayne Sinclair Genealogical Mystery, #2)
The River Between Us
A Pretty Deceit (Verity Kent, #4)
Treacherous Is the Night (Verity Kent, #2)
The Moth and the Mountain: A True Story of Love, War, and Everest
The Kew Gardens Girls
All Quiet on the Western Front
The Guns of August
The Alice Network
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
A Farewell to Arms
Regeneration (Regeneration, #1)
Goodbye to All That
Birdsong: A Novel of Love and War
The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914
Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. MassieThe Gulag Archipelago 1918–1956 by Aleksandr SolzhenitsynCatherine the Great by Robert K. MassiePeter the Great by Robert K. MassieA People's Tragedy by Orlando Figes
Best Russian History Books
460 books — 352 voters
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueThe Guns of August by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Pity of War by Niall FergusonBirdsong by Sebastian FaulksA Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
The Great War
628 books — 745 voters

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo IshiguroThe House at Riverton by Kate MortonBrideshead Revisited by Evelyn WaughHowards End by E.M. ForsterA Room with a View by E.M. Forster
Downton Abbey-esque Books
585 books — 1,047 voters
Band of Brothers by Stephen E. AmbroseBlack Hawk Down by Mark BowdenHiroshima by John HerseyUnbroken by Laura HillenbrandOn Killing by Dave Grossman
Best Non-fiction War Books
1,812 books — 2,219 voters

The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison WeirNicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. MassieThe Children of Henry VIII by Alison WeirThe Life of Elizabeth I by Alison WeirMarie Antoinette by Antonia Fraser
Of Kings and Queens
399 books — 183 voters
Anastasia by Carolyn MeyerThe Lost Crown by Sarah  MillerThe Kitchen Boy by Robert AlexanderThe Tsarina's Daughter by Carolly EricksonThe Romanov Conspiracy by Glenn Meade
Fiction featuring the Romanov Family
54 books — 81 voters

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John Biggins
I have lived now for over a century, yet I can still say with complete confidence that no one can claim to have plumbed the depths of human misery who has not shared the fore-ends of a submarine with a camel.
John Biggins, A Sailor of Austria: In Which, Without Really Intending to, Otto Prohaska Becomes Official War Hero No. 27 of the Habsburg Empire

Sebastian Faulks
I know. I was there. I saw the great void in your soul, and you saw mine.
Sebastian Faulks, Birdsong: A Novel of Love and War

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