Books tagged: the great war

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World War One - The Meakin Diaries - Sheffield in the Trenches
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,560. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1915, the newlywed Frank Meakin signed up to the new Sheffield City Battalion and joined the fight for King and Country in the First World War. Although diaries were forbidden during active service, Frank rebelliously and comprehensively kept one throughout his whole service - from 1915 until he was discharged in 1918, 22 days before his Battalion disbanded.
Dominion Of The Spirit
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 181,420. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Dominion of the Spirit is a story of lives forever altered by the vagaries of fate and the irrepressible growth of a nation.
Full Tide
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 119,230. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2015 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Alternative history
An alternative history of the First World War and subsequent events, exploring what might have happened if the Kaiser had decided not to invade Belgium and had attacked Russia instead. This is a compilation of the three books in the Gray Tide series, with additional material and photos included.
Angel of Song (Master of Illusion Book Three)
Series: Master of Illusion. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,790. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
From award-winning author Anne Rouen comes the third novel in the Master of Illusion series. Angel of Song is a historical romance set in France during the Great War. In the hell of trenches, the Allied soldiers sacrifice their lives to hold their posts against insurmountable odds. Looking for inspiration, the French believe they've found a secret weapon from an unlikely source, the Angel of Song
The Great Escapes of World War I - True Escape Stories of Prisoners of War From WWI
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,470. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The principal countries that would go on to comprise both the Triple Entente (France, Russia and the United Kingdom), and the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy) in World War I, signed this document, and so were bound by international law to abide by it.
A Thousand Faces
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,640. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
November 1918. Eastern Europe. Upon Germany’s surrender, Private Dietrich Groening tries to get back home and leave the Great War behind him, but the Guardian has other plans. As the village’s thousand-year-old protector, the Guardian needs a body—and this time, Dietrich is it.
Series: The British Ace. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The story of a young soldier who joins the cavalry to fight in France in 1914. After the horrors of a cavalry charge against machne guns he transfers to the R.F.C where he becomes a gunner and observer. Eventually he becomes a pilot and shows a flair for aerial combat. Set against the backdrop of England in 1914 it shows the contrast between life in England and the brutal war in Flanders.
Under Four Flags for France - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 80,180. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Through his vivid, accurate and illuminating narrative, George Clarke Musgrave draws his pictures with an eye to the diplomatic reasons behind the plans of war, the great sweep of armies as they manoeuvre for advantage, and the effect of the life and death decisions of Generals on the fighting man and on the civilian population.
Who Started World War One?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book investigates what happened in the six weeks from the Sarajevo assassinations to the outbreak of war; It concentrates on the immediate causes of the war bringing out clearly the human factors; miscalculation, ignorance, poor information, human temperament and attitudes, and even bad organisation. In this respect it is a true guide to what caused World War One.
Simple History: World War I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Modern, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
As the centenary comes up this year learn the fascinating facts about the First World War and discover this epic moment in history. With the fun illustrations and the unique style of the 'Simple History' series, let this book absorb you into a period of history which truly changed the world.