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    First World War

    1914 The Year The World Ended

    By Paul Ham

    Paperback £10.25

    In this searing indictment of the rationale behind the First World War, Paul Ham argues that European leaders did not `sleepwalk' into war, but that they fully accepted and understood the consequences of the decisions they were making.

    Life after Tragedy

    Paperback £20.00

    A collection of essays exploring the theological issues raised by the First World War, inspired by the noted wartime chaplain Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy.

    Gallipoli

    Hardback £29.70

    Generally conceded to be doomed from the outset by the most recent historiography, the Gallipoli campaign still arouses heated controversy. In a new compendium of original research by an impressive array of established and up-and-coming scholars, Gallipoli: The Mediterranean Expeditionary Force 1915-16 explores a wide variety of aspects of the...

    Other Side of the Wire Volume 3

    By Ralph Whitehead

    Hardback £35.75

    Volume 3 carries the story of the XIV Reserve Corps through the momentous Battle of the Somme and into 1917 - a period of transition for the German Army. The old tactics and strategy of trench warfare would undergo great changes, as the German Army was transformed from a military...

    Canadian Soldier

    By Lawrence Brown

    Paperback Save £0.14 = £6.36

    Almost a century has passed since the signing of the armistice on 11 November 1918. Of all the soldiers who went through that hell on earth, photographs, letters, stories and old uniforms kept in attics are all that is left. Thanks to a collection of more than ten thousand documents,...

    Nieuwpoort Sector 1917

    By Kristof Jacobs

    Paperback £24.96

    The mainly forgotten story of the British and Australian tunnellers and their work on the Belgian Coast during the Great War.

    Europe from War to War, 1914-1945

    By Stephen D. Carls

    Paperback £27.92

    Europe from War to War, 1914-1945 explores this age of metamorphosis within European history, an age that played a crucial role in shaping the Europe of today. Covering a wide range of topics such as religion, arts and literature, humanitarian relief during the wars, transnational feminism, and efforts to create...

    Passchendaele

    By Nick Lloyd

    Paperback £8.45

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER 'A timely re-appraisal . . . a masterpiece' General Lord Richard Dannatt The Third Battle of Ypres was a 'lost victory' for the British Army in 1917. Between July and November 1917, in a small corner of Belgium, more than 500,000 men were killed...

    Churchill and Fisher

    By Barry Gough

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    A brilliant study of leadership under crisis

    Studies in the Social and Cultural History of Modern Warfare

    By Jennifer Wellington

    Hardback £78.51

    How and why do societies exhibit war? Jennifer Wellington offers an illuminating portrayal of how national and imperial war museums in Britain, Canada and Australia developed diverging narratives of the First World War and how representations of mass violence have changed from the aftermath of the war to the present.

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