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American Labor and the War

Samuel Gompers

When men were thinking of international peace, secure in the conviction that there could never be another great war, suddenly all of the countries of western Europe were plunged into the most stupendous conflict the world has ever seen. The spirit of civilization had been brooding over the things of the common life, breathing into them an appreciation…

Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons

Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons

John McElroy

With over 130 illustrations, this is the complete 4 Volumes of Andersonville: A Story Of Rebel Military Prisons. The story is based upon John McElroy’s lengthy confinement in the Confederate Andersonville prison camp during the American Civil War.

The Art of War

The Art of War

Sun Tzu

Sun Tzu’s The Art Of War, the oldest military treatise in the world, translated from the Chinese, with introduction and critical notes by Lionel Giles. Chapters; Laying Plans, Waging War, Attack By Stratagem, Tactical Dispositions, Energy, Weak Points And Strong, Maneuvering, Variation In Tactics, The Army On The March, Terrain, The Nine Situations, The…

Cuba in War Time

Cuba in War Time

Richard Harding Davis

Fully illustrated. Dispatched by William Randolph Hearst to cover the guerilla war in Cuba for Hearst’s newspaper the New York Journal, Richard Harding Davis filed dramatic reports that may have brought the United States into the conflict, launching the Spanish-American War. A truly interesting account of war-torn Cuba.

History of the First Division During the World War, 1917-1919

The Society of the First Division

From the Introduction: In the following pages, it is intended to record briefly some of the accomplishments of the First Division in the World War. History cannot be written until the perspective of time unfolds to our vision the true relationship of events. It is proper, however, that those who participated in the stirring deeds of…

Hospital Sketches

Hospital Sketches

Louisa May Alcott

Writing under a pseudonym, Alcott recounts the six weeks she spent as a volunteer nurse for the Union Army during the American Civil War in Georgetown. A vivid and truthful portrait of an often overlooked aspect of the Civil War, this book remains among the most illuminating reports of the era’s medical practices as well as a moving…

In the Ranks of the C.I.V.

In the Ranks of the C.I.V.

Erskine Childers

In the Ranks of the C. I. V., is an account of Erskine Childers’ experiences in the Boer War. He wrote it without any thought of publication: while serving with the Honourable Artillery Company in southern Africa he composed many long, descriptive letters about his experiences to his two sisters. They, together with Elizabeth Thompson, daughter of George Smith of the publishing house Smith, Elder and a friend of the family, edited…

Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas

John Henry Brown

From the Preface: ‘The book leads the reader through the past to the present and here leaves him amid active and progressive men who are advancing, along with him, toward the future…The men whose deeds are recorded in this book were or are deeply identified with Texas, and the preservation in this volume in enduring form of some remembrance…

The Invasion of India by Alexander the Great

J. W. McCrindle

The Invasion Of India By Alexander The Great As Described By Arrian, Q.Curtius, Diodoros, Plutarch, And Justin, Being Translations Of Such Portions Of The Works Of These And Other Classical Authors As Describe Alexander’s Campaigns In Afghanistan The Panjab, Sindh, Gedrosia And Karmania With An Introduction Containing A Life Of Alexander…

Labour, Finance, and the War

A. W. Kirkaldy

Being The Results Of Inquiries, Arranged By The Section Of Economic Science And Statistics Of The British Association For The Advancement Of Science, During The Years 1915 And 1916.

Over the Top With the Third Australian Division

G. P. Cuttriss

Fully illustrated. An account of the Third Australian Division in WWI. The book doesn’t really go into detail about the combat, rather it focuses more on the soldiers themselves: how they felt, what they did to pass the time, etc. An interesting and touching insight into the horrors of war.

Real Soldiers of Fortune

Real Soldiers of Fortune

Richard Harding Davis

An early biography of Winston Churchill (1874–1965), Major Frederick Russell Burnham, D.S.O., (1861–1947), Chief of Scouts, General Henry Douglas McIver (1841–1907), James Harden-Hickey (1854–1898), Captain Philo McGiffen (1860–1897), William Walker (1824–1860).

Soldiers of Labour

Bart Kennedy

A very emotive and patriotic account of the various ways in which English soldiers fought in the First World War.

War in the Garden of Eden

War in the Garden of Eden

Kermit Roosevelt

With 21 photographs. War in the Garden of Eden is a book written by Kermit Roosevelt in 1919 which recounts his experiences during World War I in Mesopotamia (Modern-day Iraq).

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