Our best-selling books on the First World War

Our best-selling books on the First World War


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Fokker Fodder: The Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2c

Product no.: 978-1-78155-065-6


The full story of the aeroplane that formed the backbone of the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War.
234 x 156 mm • hardback • 160 pages • 150 b&w illustrations

£17.09 *
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Letters from the Front: Letters and Diaries from the British Expeditionary Forces...

Product no.: 978-1-78155-338-1

The First World War told in the letters and diaries of those that fought it.

234 x 156 mm • paperback • 224 pages • 32 b/w photographs

£13.49 *
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KEKs and Fokkerstaffels: The Early German Fighter Units in 1915–1916

Product no.: 978-1-78155-223-0

The history of Germany’s first fighter aces and units in the First World War.
234 x 156 mm • hardback • 256 pages • 200 b/w photographs

£17.09 *
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Great Scientists Wage the Great War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-402-9


First World War histories largely ignore the scientists and their important role in the war. This book looks at the works of six scientists whose stories and reports provide an interesting insight into the role and use of science during the First World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 264 pages • 34 b/w photographs

 

 

£22.50 *
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Mount of Aces: The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a

Product no.: 978-1-78155-288-9


Although the fictional hero Biggles flew a Sopwith Camel over the trenches during the First World War, Britain’s top-scoring aces preferred the S.E.5a.
234 x 156 mm • paperback • 160 pages • 120 b/w photographs

 

£13.49 *
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Kaiser Bill: A New Look at Imperial Germany's Last Emperor, Wilhelm II 1859-1941

Product no.: 978-1-78155-001-4


A fresh new biography of Kaiser Wilhelm II, German Emperor from 1888 until his abdication at the end of the First World War, and his exile in the Netherlands.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 224 pages • 66 black-and-white photographs

£17.09 *
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Blueprint for Victory: Britain’s First World War Blitzkrieg Air Force

Product no.: 978-1-78155-392-3


The story of Britain’s First World War blitzkrieg air force and the triumph of army air support over strategic bombing.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 286 pages • 40 b/w photographs

£18.00 *
Cover price £20.00
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Prelude to the First World War: The Balkan Wars 1912-1913

Product no.: 978-1-78155-180-6


Cynical secret diplomacy leads to a bloody slaughter of millions during the First World War.

234 x 156 mm • hardback • 386 pages • 36 b/w photographs

£18.00 *
Cover price £20.00
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The British Shell Shortage of the First World War

Product no.: 978-1-78155-453-1

The effects of the British shell shortage on political and military events in the First World War.

234 x 156 - hardback - 192 pages - 35 colour illustrations

£18.00 *
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The Lion and the Rose: The 4th Battalion The King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 1914-1919

Product no.: 978-1-78155-438-8

The Great War told through the combat exploits of a single battalion.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 400 pages - 28 black-and-white photographs - 13 in-text maps

£22.50 *
Cover price £25.00
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The Last Great Cavalry Charge: The Battle of the Silver Helmets, Halen 12 August 1914

Product no.: 978-1-78155-183-7

The first English-language analysis of this crucial battle, which saw the end of large-scale cavalry activity.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 176 pages - 37 black-and-white photographs - 25 maps

£17.09 *
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The RNAS and the Birth of the Aircraft Carrier 1914-1918

Product no.: 978-1-78155-365-7

The compelling story of the development of naval aviation by the Royal Naval Air Service in the First World War.

234 x 156 mm - hardback - 240 pages - 51 b/w photographs

£18.00 *
Cover price £20.00
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