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CORE BOOKS – History of World War I

Book Collections‘ and ‘Vintage Books‘ are at the bottom.

George, Nicholas, and Wilhelm: Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I – World War 1 Book PDF

Carter, Miranda
Knopf 2010

“This is traditional narrative history with a 21st Century zing – a real corker of a book.” -History Today


The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History

Englund, Peter
Knopf 2011

“Threads together the wartime experiences of 20 more or less unremarkable men and women, on both sides of the war… “


The First World War: A Complete History – Books about World War I PDF Free Download

Gilbert, Martin
Holt 1994

“What Mr. Gilbert seeks to do is to humanize, indeed to personalize, World War I.” NY Times


First World War, 1914-1918 – Books on WWI PDF

Hardach, Gerd
1981


To End All Wars: How the First World War Divided Britain – World War 1 Books PDF

Hochschild, Adam
Macmillan 2011


Long Fuse – World War I PDF Free Download

Lafore, Laurence
1971 Dewey Dec. 940.3

An interpretation of the origins of World War I.


Guns of August – World War 1 Books PDF

Tuchman, Barbara W.
1962

“A history of the negotiations that preceded WWI and the course of the war’s first month, up through the Battle of the Marne. Begins with an intimate … view of the leaders in power as war came and of the actual making of war and continues with a critique of generals, equipment and tactics and a survey of the first confused and hideous battles.” Awarded the Pulitzer Prize, 1963.


Great War and the British People

Winter, J.M.
1986


BOOK COLLECTIONS – World War 1 History

World War I – Collection – Books about World War 1 PDF Free Download

More than 5,000 books from the Internet Archive free online on the subject of World War I. Some books: Why did World War I happen?, The United States in the First World War, International Socialism and the War, The King the Kaiser and Irish Freedom, Fighters for Peace, Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany, Italy at War and the Allies in the West, The Times History of the War, Kelly Miller’s Authentic History of the Negro in the World War, Behind the Scenes at German Headquarters, The War of Democracy: the allies’ statement, Historic Documents of World War I, The Glory of the Trenches, Italy France and Britain at War, Lusitania: an epic tragedy, many more pdf books on World War I.

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You may also like our collection of articles and podcasts about World War One.

World War One – Collection – World War 1 Books PDF

NYPL
Various

450 books on World War One contributed to the Internet Archive by the New York Public Library. They include a wide variety of topics in fiction and non-fiction. All appear to have been published prior to 1924. Some books: Sea Fighters: Navy yarns of the Great War, Dodging the North Sea Mines, Famous Generals of the Great War, Stories of the American Navy in the Great War, The World War and its Consequences, Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons, A Secret History of Three Years Within the German Lines, The Story of the American Legion, Government and the War, The Gospel in the Light of the Great War, A Narrative of Air Fighting in France.

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U.S. Federal Government Documents – World War I Collection – Books about World War I PDF Free Download

U.S. federal documents relating to World War I, containing publications from agencies such as the War Department, Department of Justice, Council of National Defense, and Department of State. Extends into peace activities after the end of the war. This Hathi Trust collection contains 124 items.

See our books on the history of Europe after WWI

World War I Personal Narratives – Collection – World War 1 Books PDF

A collection of personal narratives about World War I, published from 1917 to 1922. This Hathi Collection has 119 items, some of which are different versions of the same book.

See our links to online collections of images of war

VINTAGE BOOKS – History of World War I

All the books below about World War 1 were written during the war or immediately afterward.

Genesis of the War – PDF Books about the First World War

Asquith, H.H.
1923

The author was the Prime Minister of England from 1908 to 1916; the period leading up to and including the first two years of the war. Causes of WWI pdf.


Economic Causes of Modern War – Books about World War I

A study of the period 1878-1918

Bakeless, John
1921

Economic causes of WWI pdf.


My Three Years in America – World War One Books

Bernstorff, Count
1920

The author was the German Ambassador in Washington from 1914 to 1917.


An English Wife in Berlin; A Private Memoir of Events, Politics, and Daily Life in Germany Throughout the War and the Social Revolution of 1918 – WW1 Nonfiction Books

Blücher von Wahlstatt, Evelyn Mary Stapleton-Bretherton
1920

The author, Evelyn Stapleton-Bretherton of Lancashire, England married Count (later Prince) Blucher in 1907. WWI at Home.


The War Romance of the Salvation Army – World War One PDF Free Download

Booth, Evangeline and Lutz, Grace L.
1919

One of the authors, Evangeline Booth, was the commander-in-chief of the Salvation Army in the U.S.


New World; Problems in Political Geography – Books on World War 1 PDF Free Download

Bowman, Isaiah
1922

The author was the leading geographical expert with the peace commission. Describes the factors that influence the political geography that emerged from the war.


Subject Index of the Books Relating to the European War, 1914-1918 – Books on WW1 PDF Free Download

acquired by the British Museum, 1914-1920

British Museum
1922

WWI Bibliography PDF, World War 1 PDF.


Bibliographical Survey of Contemporary Sources for the Economic and Social History of the War – World War 1 History Book

Bulkley, M. E.
1922

WWI Bibliography PDF, World War 1 PDF

Readings in the Economics of War – World War 1 History PDF

Clark, J. Maurice et. al, ed.
1918

“This volume aims to throw light upon the various economic questions which arise in connection with the war. It falls roughly into three divisions, which are concerned with the economic background of war in general, the economic reorganization required in view of the necessities of a world-war, and the economic questions involved in the reorganization of the industrial system at the end of the present conflict.” – from the Preface.


Roots of the War; a Non-technical history of Europe 1870-1914 A.D. – World War I Books PDF

Davis, William Stearns
1918

Causes of WWI pdf, World War 1 PDF.


Selected Critical Bibliography of Publications in English Relating to the World War – PDF Books WWI

Ducher, George M.
1918

An extensive annotated bibliography organized into 78 topics related to the war.


History of Modern Europe, 1878-1919 – History of World War 1 Books

Gooch, G.P.
1923

World War 1 PDF.


Before the War – Books on World War 1 PDF

Haldane, Viscount
1920

The purpose of this book was to explain Great Britain’s foreign policy toward Germany in the 8 years preceding the beginning of the war in 1914. The author was the Secretary of State for War for most of that period.


Literary Digest History of the World War (10 vols), comp. – History of World War 1 Books Non Fiction

Halsey, Francis Whiting
1919-20

Compiled from original and contemporary sources: American, British, French, German and others. Illustrated.


Uncle Sam’s Fact Book of the World War – History of WW1 PDF Book

Containing a thousand and one facts worth knowing concerning the struggle for democracy, including army and navy organization, insignia of rank, pay rolls, branches of the service, regulating laws, classification under and official record of drafts, etc.

Hammond
1918

World War One.


Brief History of the Great War – Book on World War 1 History

Hayes, Carlton J.H
1920

History book pdf on WWI, World War 1 PDF.


Reflections on the World War – WW1 Book PDF

Hollweg, Th. von Bethmann
1919

World War 1 PDF.


Intimate Papers Of Colonel House (vol 1) – WW1 Non fiction Books

Vol 2 – WW1 Non fiction Books

Vol 3 – World War 1 Nonfiction Books

Vol 4 – World War 1 Nonfiction Books

House, Edward M.
1926

Colonel House was a close aide to President Wilson during the years covered in these 4 volumes. They were compiled by an editor from his diary and correspondence, and the set is one of the most valuable accounts of a leading participant in international affairs during WWI. World War 1 nonfiction books.


Collected Diplomatic Documents Relating to the Outbreak of the European War – History of World War 1 Books

Legislative Assembly, New South Wales
1915

World War I.


Official Diplomatic Documents Relating to the Outbreak of the European War, ed. – World War One

with photographic reproductions of official editions of the documents …

Mach, Edmund von
1916 Dewey Dec. 940.3

Documents published by the governments of Austria-Hungary, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Russia and Serbia. WW1 nonfiction books.


Medical Services; Diseases of the War (vol 1) – History Books about World War I

Vol 2 – PDF Books about the First World War

Macpherson, MG W.G. et al

One of seven titles in the series “History of the Great War, based on Official Documents”, by direction of the Committee of Imperial Defense.


Medical Services; General History (vol 1) – WW1 Nonfiction Books

Vol 2

Vol 3

Vol 4

Macpherson, MG W.G.
1921

One of seven titles in the series “History of the Great War, based on Official Documents”, by direction of the Committee of Imperial Defense.
Vol 1: Medical services in the U.K.; in British garrisons overseas; and during operations against Tsingtau, in Togoland, the Cameroons, and South-West Africa.
Vol 2: The medical services on the western front, and during the operations in France and Belgium in 1914 and 1915.
Vol 3: Medical services during the operations on the Western Front in 1916, 1917 and 1918; in Italy; and in Egypt and Palestine.
Vol 4: Medical services during the operations of the Gallipoli Peninsula; in Macedonia; in Mesopotamia and North-West Persia; in East Africa; in the Aden Protectorate; and in North Russia. Ambulance transport during the war.


New York Times Current History of the European War (20 vols), New York Times

New York Times
1917-1920

Produced throughout the time of U.S. participation in World War I. Vol 20 contains an index and material on post-war treaty negotiations. Illustrated.


England and Germany, 1740-1914 – World War One Books PDF

Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly
1916


Diplomatic Background of the War, 1870-1914 – World War One Books PDF

Seymour, Charles
1916

World War One book pdf.


Militarism and Statecraft – World War 1 Books PDF

Smith, Munroe
1918


Through Thirty Years 1892-1922; A Personal Narrative (vol 1) – History of World War 1 Books

Vol 2

Steed, Henry Wickham
1924 Dewey Dec. 940.3


Times History of the War (vols 1-22) – World War One Books PDF

The Times [of London]
1914-1921 Dewey Dec. 940.3

The London Times used its reporting staff to create these volumes throughout World War I. They are heavily illustrated and contain many maps. World War 1 PDF.

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