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Battles of World War I PDF – WWI Military History

Battles of World War I PDF - WWI Military History

Battles of World War I pdf, WWI military history. More than 100 free online books about military strategy and major battles in World War One.

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CORE BOOKS – World War I Military History

Yanks: The Epic Story of the American Army in World War I

Eisenhower, John S. D.
Free Press 2001

“An important book that should alter the historical picture of the American role in the conflict.” -Booklist.


The Last Days of Innocence: America at War, 1917-1918

Harries, Meirion
Vintage 1998

“An excellent study of U.S. participation in WWI. The research is in far greater depth than the usual ‘popular history’, the analysis is sharp and informative, and the writing is clear and a pleasure to read.” -Choice.


The Somme: The Darkest Hour on the Western Front – Somme Battle PDF

Hart, Peter
Pegasus 2008

“Evokes the horrors of combat on the western front … Military history at its best.” -Library Journal.


The Marne, 1914: The Opening of World War I and the Battle that Changed the World – Battles of World War I PDF

Herwig, Holger H.
Random House 2009

“As fine an addition to scholarly World War I literature as has been seen in some time”. -Booklist


The Unsubstantial Air: American Fliers in the First World War – WWI Battles Book PDF

Hynes, Samuel
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

“Much more than a traditional military history, it is an account of the excitement of becoming a pilot and flying in combat over the Western Front, told through the words and voices of the pilots themselves.” -Publisher


Fighting the Great War: A Global History – WWI Military History Book

Neiberg, Michael S.
Harvard University 2005

Readers interested in a general overview of WWI can do no better than Neiberg’s excellent account.” – Choice.


A Higher Form of Killing: Six Weeks in the First World War that Forever Changed the Nature of Warfare

Preston, Diana
Bloomsbury 2016

“Places the creation of poison gas, the torpedo, and the zeppelin into the context of warfare and the human toll exacted … She explains the scorched-earth policy of Germany under Kaiser Wilhelm II … during the infamous six-week period in 1915 where this trio of deadly weapons was introduced…” – Publisher’s Weekly.


The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front, 1915-1919 – WWI Military History Book

Thompson, Mark
Basic Books 2009

Penetrating study of one of the forgotten fronts of the Great War.


Killing Ground: the British Army, the Western Front, and the Emergence of Modern Warfare 1900-1918 – WWI Major Battles Book

Travers, Tim
1987

“An explanation of why the British army fought the way it did in World War I. It integrates social and military history and the impact of ideas to tell the story of how the British army, especially senior officers, adapted to the new technological warfare of the early 20th century.” – Publisher.


A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire – WWI Military History Book

Wawro, Geoffrey
Basic Books 2014

“Wawro’s authoritative account is a damning analysis of an empire and a people unready for war.” Publishers Weekly

See our free books on the non-military history of World War I


BOOKS COLLECTIONS – Battles of World War I

World War I Military History Books – Collection – Battles of World War I PDF

About 40 free online modern books at the Internet Archive on the military history of World War I. Some books: World War I, Campaigns of World War I, America in World War I, Weapons of World War I, Aircraft of World War I, Going to War in World War I, Battles of World War 1, America’s Entry into World War 1, Technology of World War I, Warplanes & Air Battles of World War I, Ludendorff: genius of World War I, The American Military Experience in World War I, Tanks & Weapons of World War I, African American Soldiers in World War I, The U.S. Air Service in World War I, The Origins of World War I, Canada in World War I, The Planes the Flew in World War I, The First World War in Photographs, many more books on the military history of World War I. Battles in World War 1, books on WW1 campaigns.

See our collected articles about World War I

World War I Military History Books – Collection – Battles of World War I PDF

About 60 books and other documents concerning World War I, most of which seem military in nature.

See our links to online collections of military maps

See our links to online collections of images of war

VINTAGE BOOKS – History of World War I – WWI Major Battles PDF

The books below were written during or immediately after the war by participants or journalist observers. Included are memoirs by military and government leaders.

An Explorer in the Air Service

Bingham, Hiram
1920


Our Army at the Front

Broun, Heywood
1922


British Campaigns in Africa and the Pacific, 1914-1918 – Battles of World War I PDF

Dane, Edmund
1919


British Campaigns in the Nearer East 1914-1918 (vol 1); The Days of Adversity

Vol 2; The Tide of Victory

from the outbreak of war with Turkey to the Armistice, with 30 maps & plans

Dane, Edmund
1919


Military operations, France and Belgium, 1914 (vol 1), comp.

Vol 2

Edmonds, BG James E.
1925

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: Mons, the Retreat to the Seine, the Marne and the Aisne, August-October 1914.
Vol 2: Antwerp, La Bassee, Armentieres, Messines, and Ypres, October-November 1914.


A.E.F. in Battle – Battles of World War I PDF

Every, Dale Van
1928

The American Expeditionary Forces was a formation of the United States Army on the Western Front of World War I.


German General Staff and its Decisions, 1914-1916

Falkenhayn, General von
1920


East African Force 1915-1919

an unofficial record of its creation and fighting career; together with some account of the civil and military admin. conditions in East Africa …

Fendall, BG C.P.
1921


Guide to the Military History of the World War, 1914-1918 – World War 1 Military Campaigns

Frothingham, Thomas G.
1920


Naval History of the World War (vol 1); Offensive Operations 1914-1915

Vol 2: The Stress of Sea Power 1915-1916

Vol 3: The United States in the War

Frothingham, Thomas G.
1925


True Account of the Battle of Jutland, May 31, 1916

Frothingham, Thomas G.
1920


Tanks in the Great War, 1914-1918 – WWI Military History

Fuller, J.F.C.
1920


War And Revolution In Russia 1914-17

Gourko, General Basil
1919

The author was the chief of the Russian Imperial General Staff, Nov 1916-Mar 1917; Commander-in-Chief of Western Armies Mar 1917-Jun 1917.


Statistics of the Military Effort of the British Empire During the Great War 1914-1920 – WWI Military History

Govt of GB
1922


Topography and Strategy in the War

Johnson, Douglas Wilson
1919


With the Russian Army, 1914-1917 (vol 1)

Vol 2

being chiefly extracts from the diary of a military attache

Knox, MG Alfred
1921


Ludendorff’s Own Story, August 1914 – November 1918 (vol 1)

Vol 2

Ludendorff, Erich von
1919

The Great War from the Siege of Liege to the Signing of the Armistice as viewed from the Grand Headquarters of the German Army.


Gallipoli – Major Battles WWI

Masefield, John
1916


United States in the World War (vol 1)

Vol 2

McMaster, John Bach
1918


Campaign In Mesopotamia 1914-1918 (vol 1) – WWI Major Battles

Vol 2

Vol 3

Vol 4

Moberly, BG F.J.
1923

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


America in Battle, with Guide to the American Battlefields in France and Belgium – WWI Military History

Moss, Col. James A. and Howland, Col. Harry S.
1920


History of the War

O’Neill, H.C.
1920


My Year of the Great War – WWI Books PDF

Palmer, Frederick
1915

Observations of an American correspondent at the British front.


With the New Army on the Somme; My Second Year of the War

Palmer, Frederick
1917

Second volume by an American correspondent at the British front.


America in France – WWI Books PDF

Palmer, Frederick
1918

The third volume by this American correspondent, who joined the American Expeditionary Force for the last part of the war.


Germany’s High Sea Fleet in the World War – WWI Military History

Scheer, Admiral
1920


History of the World War (vol 1)

Vol 2

Vol 3

Vol 4

Vol 5

Simonds, Frank H.
1917


Victory at Sea – WWI Military Campaigns Book

Sims, Rear-Admiral William Sowden
1920

The author commanded American naval forces operating in European waters.


Yankee Ingenuity in the War – WWI Military Book

Stockbridge, Frank P.
1920


History of the A. E. F. – WWI Military Book

Thomas, Shipley
1920

The A.E.F. was the American Expeditionary Force, the portion of the U.S. Army sent to Europe to participate in the war.

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