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The Battle of the Somme
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Battle of the Somme lives in our collective imagination as the epitome of pointless slaughter on the battlefield. A century on, the Somme has come to symbolise the futile horror of trench warfare. The first day of the Somme, 1 July 1916, was the blackest day in British military history – 57,470 casualties, including 19,240 dead.
Over There with the AEF (American Expeditionary Force): The World War I Memoirs of Captain Henry C. Evans – French Campaigns Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse Argonne, Battle at the Front
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
To read this combined collection from the diary of Captain Henry Evans is to relive with him an important era in his life. Each page reflects his integrity, intelligence, courage and delightful sense of humor.
WW
You set the price! Words: 287,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A famous surgeon leaves Paris to join his conscripted childhood friend in the German trenches of the Great War. Their technical skills embroil them in espionage and make them famous, which proves to be more dangerous than useful. Hated by the Kaiser, hunted by Churchill and finally captured by Patton, they find themselves trying to survive the unsurvivable.
The Potters of Halberton
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 100,420. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This moving story explores how World War I affected not only men at the Front but also their loved ones at home, who were unable to understand what they were going through. The Potters of Halberton is a compelling tale of love and loss, jealousy and anger, magnanimity and denial as Edmund and Lilian are compelled to face uncomfortable truths in a world that is changing for ever.
American Armies and Battlefields in Europe: Authoritative History of American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, Great War - Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne, Champagne, Paris, Vosges Front
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 166,800. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This book has been prepared as part of the project of the American Battle Monuments Commission to commemorate in a complete and lasting manner the accomplishments and services of the American forces in Europe during the World War, meeting the need for a concise reference book and a brief history of the American Expeditionary Forces.
Elizabeth's War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,690. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 20th Century
It’s April of 1917, and World War I has reached Elizabeth’s family on their wheat farm in North Dakota. Although the battles are being fought overseas, the war has affected her in ways she couldn’t have imagined. Elizabeth is thrust into a new role after her brother and father leave the farm to do their part in the war. And she’s only eleven years old!
Tomorrow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
Eleven years ago, Emma said goodbye to her childhood friend. The one that nobody else could see. Now, enjoying the last few weeks of summer on the family property, Billy is nothing more than a distant memory. But then, just for a moment, the earth goes still... Thrown back in time nearly a century, Emma discovers that Billy is now William, and he isn’t quite so imaginary as she thought.
The Major and Miner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,010. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The Major and Miner is the thought-provoking story of Mathew, a young miner's son who enlists in WW1 in the final year of the war. We follow him through the horrors of battle and watch as he tries to build a better life for himself with the help of his mentor, Peter Church, his commanding officer in the war.
The Ottoman Empire
Series: In Brief. Price: $6.75 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
This book begins with the arrival of the Turkic tribes into Anatolia in the 13th century and covers the main events up to the dissolution of the Empire in 1923. The final part of the book explores the link between today’s conflicts in the Middle East and the peace process following the First World War, in particular the Sykes-Picot Agreement, the Balfour Declaration and the Treaty of Sevres.
A Quest for Self-Discovery
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 86,170. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Les Tatter, born into a hard-working East End family and growing up during the First World War, finds the poverty, hardship and class prejudice around him almost too much to bear. Who can he turn to when his world collapses around him? A novel of hardship and redemption set in the years after World War One.