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Additional Reading
NON FICTION | FICTION | PERSONAL ACCOUNTS | REFERENCES FOR TEACHERS OR ADVANCED STUDENTS

 
NON-FICTION  
Niall Ferguson, The Pity of War (New York, Basic Books, 1999)
 
John Horne and Alan Kramer. German Atrocities, 1914 : a History of Denial (New Haven, Yale University Press, 2001)
 
Michael Howard, The First World War, (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2002)
 
Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau and Annette Becker, translated by Catherine Temerson, 14-18, Understanding the Great War (New York, Hill and Wang, 2002)
 
Niall Ferguson, Colossus: The Price of America's Empire (London, Penguin, 2004)
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C. Day Lewis, ed., Selected War Poems of Wilfred Owen (London, Chatto & Windus, 1963)
 
Robert K, Massie, Nicholas and Alexandra (New York, Atheneum, 1967)
 
Boris Pasternak, Dr. Zhivago (New York, 1957)
 
Erich M. Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front (Reprint, New York, Fawcett, 1987)
 
Siegfried Sassoon, The War Poems of Siegfried Sassoon (London, Faber & Faber, 1983)
 
Jon, Stallworthy, ed., The Poems of Wilfred Owen (London, Hogarth Press, 1985)
 
Leon Wolff, In Flanders Field: The 1917 Campaign (New York, Viking Press, 1958)
 
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C.E.W. Bean, Gallipoli Correspondent: The Frontline Diary of C.E.W. Bean. Selected and edited by Kevin Fewster (Boston, George Allen & Unwin, 1983)
 
Vera Brittain, Testament to Youth (London, Gollancz, 1933)
 
A.W. Catlin, With the Help of God and a Few Marines (New York, Doubleday Page, 1919)
 
Chronicler, Archangel: The American War With Russia (Chicago, A.C. McClury, 1924)
 
Leslie Davis, The Slaughterhouse District; An American Diplomat's Report on the Armenian Genocide, 1915-1917 (New Rochelle, Aristide D. Caratzas, 1989)
 
Frank Freidel, Over There: The Story of America's First Great Overseas Crusade, rev.ed. (Philadelphia, Temple University Press, 1990)
 
Paul G Halpern, A Naval History of World War I (Annapolis, Naval Institute Press, 1994)
 
Rupert Hart-Davies,ed., Siegfried Sassoon Diaries: 1915-1918 (London, Faber & Faber, 1983)
 
Ernst Junker, The Storm of Steel: From the Diary of a German Storm Troop Officer on the Western Front (New York, Howard Fertag, 1975)
 
Ernst Junker, A Chronicle from the Trench Warfare of 1918 (New York, Howard Fertag, 1930-1988)
 
Julie Keay, The Spy Who Never Was: The Life and Loves of Mata Hari (London, Michael Joseph, 1987)
 
John Keegan, The Face of Battle (London, Penguin Books, 1976)
 
Joe H. Kirchberger, The First World War: An Eyewitness History (New York, Facts on File, 1992)
 
T. E. Lawrence, Revolt in the Desert (New York, George H. Doran, 1927)
 
John F Lucy, There's a Devil in the Drum (London, Faber & Faber, 2938)
 
Martin Niemoller, From U-boat to Concentration Camp (London, William Hodge, 1939)
 
Siegfried Sassoon, Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (London, Folio Society, 1974)
 
Richard Stumpf, War, Mutiny and Revolution in the German Navy: The World War I Diary of Seaman Richard Stumpf, Edited and Translated by Daniel Horn (Reprint, New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press, 1967)
 
Edwin Campion Vaughan, Some Desperate Glory: The Diary of a Young Officer-1917 (London, Frederick Warne, 1982)
 
Stanley Weintraub, A Stillness Heard Round the World: The End of the Great War-November 1918 (New York, Dutton-Truman Talley, 1985)
 
Philipp Witkep, German Student's War Letters. Translated by A.F.Wedd (London, Methuen, 1929)
 
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R.J.Q. Adams, ed., The Great War, 1914-1918: Essays on the Military, Political and Social History of the First World War (London, King's College and Macmillan, 1990)
 
Malcolm Brown and Shirley Seaton, Christmas Truce (New York, Hippocrene Books, 1984)
 
Craig W. Campbell, Reel American and World War I: A Comprehensive Filmography and History of Motion Pictures in the United States 1914-1920 (Jefferson, McFarland & Company, 1985)
 
Suzanne Crawford, "A Paper Army That Helped Pull America Into World War I," Smithsonian (Nov. 1981, pp. 122-127)
 
Richard Compton-Hall, Submarines and the War at Sea, 1914-18 (London, Macmillan, 1991)
 
Modris Eksteins, Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age (New York, Bantam Books, 1989)
 
A.G.S. Enser, A Subject Bibliography of the First World War: Books in English 1914-1987 (Brookfield, Gower, 1991)
 
Fritz Fischer, Germany's Aims in the First World War. (English Version) (New York, W.W. Norton, 1967)
 
David Fromkin, "How the Modern Middle East Map Came to Be Drawn," Smithsonian (May 1991, pp. 132-148)
 
Paul Fussell, The Great War and Modern Memory (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1975)
 
David Garnett, ed., The Essential T.E. Lawrence (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1992)
 
Richard Garrett, Final Betrayal: The Armistice of 1918... And Afterwards (Southampton, Buchan & Enright, 1989)
 
Martin Gilbert, The First World War: A Complete History (New York, Henry Holt, 1994)
 
Robert Graves, Goodbye to All That (London, Penguin, 1988)
 
William S. Graves, The American Siberian Adventure (New York, Jonathon Cape and Harrison Smith, 1926)
 
Randall Gray and Christopher Argyle, Chronicles of the First World War. (2 Vol.) (New York, Facts on File, 1990)
 
L.F. Haber, The Poisonous Cloud: Chemical Warfare in the First World War (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1986)
 
Jonathan Heller, War and Conflict: Selected Images From the National Archives-1765-1970 (Washington, National Archives and Records Administration, 1990)
 
Holger H. Herwig, ed., The Outbreak of World War I, 5th ed. (Lexington D.C Heath, 1991)
 
Alistair Horne, The Price of Glory: Verdun, 1916 (London, Penguin, 1962)
 
R. G. Hovennisian, ed., The Armenian Genocide: History, Politics, Ethics (London, Macmillan, 1992)
 
Russell Warren Howe, "The Mournful Fate of Mata Hari, the Spy Who Wasn't Guilty," Smithsonian (May 1986, pp. 132-159)
 
Samuel Hynes, The War Imagined (London, Bodley Head, 1990)
 
Michael T Isenberg, War on Film: The American Cinema and World War I-1914-1941 (East Brunswick, Associated Universities Presses, 1981)
 
Lee Kennett, The First Air War: 1914-1918 (New York, Free Press, 1991)
 
T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (New York, Doubleday, 1926/1991)
 
Eric Leed, No Man's Land: Combat and Identity in World War I (Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press, 1979)
 
Lyn MacDonald, They Called It Passchendaele: The Story of the Third Battle of Ypres and the Men Who Lived Through It (London, Joseph, 1978)
 
Lyn MacDonald, 1914-1918: Voices and Images of the Great War (London, Penguin, 1988)
 
Lyn MacDonald, The Roses of No Man's Land (New York, Athenium, 1989)
 
Lyn MacDonald, 1915: The Death of Innocence (New York, Henry Holt, 1995)
 
Gilbert Martin, First World War (London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1994)
 
Robert K. Massie, Dreadnought: Britain, Germany and the Coming of the Great War (New York, Random House, 1991)
 
Robert K. Massie, The Romanovs: The Final Chapter (New York, Random House, 1995)
 
James L. McWilliams and R. James Steel, Gas! The Battle for Ypres, 1915 ( St. Catherines, Vanwell, 1985)
 
Martin Middlebrook, The First Day on the Somme (London, Allen Lane, 1971)
 
Steven E. Miller, Sean M. Lynn-Jones, and Stephen Van Evera, eds., Military Strategy and the Origins of the First World War (Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1985)
 
Allen R. Millett, and Williamson Murray, eds., The First World War, Vol. l of Military Effectiveness (Boston, Allen & Unwin, 1988)
 
John H Morrow, Jr., The Great War in the Air: Military Aviation from 1909-1921 (Washington, Smithsonian Institution, 1993)
 
Douglas Robinson, The Zeppelins in Combat (Seattle, University of Washington Press, 1988)
 
Jane Lang Scheiber, and Harry N. Scheiber, "The Wilson Administration and the Wartime Mobilization of Black Americans," Labor History (Vol X, No.3, Summer, 1969, pp. 433-458, 1969)
 
Dorothy Schneider, and Carl J. Schneider, Into the Breach: American Women Overseas in World War I (New York, Viking-Penguin, 1991)
 
Emmett J. Scott, Scott's Official History of the American Negro in the World War (New York, Arno Press, 1919/1969)
 
Louis L. Snyder, ed., Historic Documents of World War I (Westport, Greenwood Press, 1977)
 
Nigel Steel, and Peter Hart, Defeat at Gallipoli (London, Macmillan, 1994)
 
John Terraine, ed., The Western Front: 1914-1918 (London, Arrow, 1970)
 
Tim Travers, The Killing Ground: The British Army, the Western Front, and the Emergence of Modern Warfare -- 1900-1918 (London, Allen & Unwin, 1987)
 
Barbara W. Tuchman, The Zimmermann Telegram (New York, Viking Press, 1958)
 
Barbara W. Tuchman, The Guns of August (New York, Macmillan, 1962)
 
Barbara W. Tuchman, The Pround Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914 (New York, Macmillan, 1965)
 
Philip Warner, Passchendaele: The Story Behind the Tragic Victory of 1917 (London, Sidwick & Jackson, 1987)
 
Trevor Wilson, The Myrid Faces of War: Britain and the Great War, 1914-1918 (Cambridge, Polity Press, 1986)
 
Dennis Winter, Death's Men: (Canadian) Soldiers of the Great War (London, Lane, 1978)
 
Jay M Winter, Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1995)
 
Jay M. Winter, M. Haybeck, and G. Parker, eds., The First World War: 80 Years After (New Haven, Yale University Press, 1996)
 
Peter Young, The Marshall Cavendish Illustrated Encyclopedia of World War I, (12 vols.) (New York, Marshall Cavendish Publishers, 1984)
 
 
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