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Deductions from the World War

By: von Freytag-Loringhoven, Hugo Friedrich Philipp Johann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1722537

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1918 Hard Cover. xi, 212 pp., 3-page terminal publisher catalogue. An assessment of World War I and prescriptions for future development, written 'for German consumption', published while the war was still being fought. The author was the Chief of the General Staff at the time. Contents include: The Political and Economic Situation of the Central Powers; The Psychology of National and Massed Warfare; The Influence of Technical Science; Leadership; The Army in the Future; Still Ready for War. View more info

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My War Diary

By: Waddington, Mary King

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287019

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Top page ridge faintly foxed, pencil name and date on front paste-down endpaper. 1917 Hard Cover. vi, 373 pp. Deckled edge. World War I memoir by the wife of French diplomat William Henry Waddington. View more info

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Technology's War Record: An Interpretation of the Contribution Made by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [MIT], its Staff, its Former Students and its Undergraduates to the Cause of the United States and the Allied Powers in the Great War, 1914-1919

By: War Records Committee of the Alumni Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Price: $12.00

Publisher: War Records Committee of the Alumni Association of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / The Murray Printing Company: 1920

Seller ID: 1775907

Condition: Very Good


Hinges beginning to weaken, corners lightly rubbed. 1920 Large Hardcover. ix, 747 pp. 4to. A history of MIT's role in World War I, with a complete honor roll of those killed in action; list of decorations and citations; and lists of soldiers and civilians divided by place of service. View more info

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A Corner of a Foreign Field: The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War

By: Waters, Fiona

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing, Canada: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295889

ISBN: 1909242489

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Board edges very lightly rubbed. 2007 Large Hardcover. 188 pp. Represented here are poems dashed off in the full awfulness of the battlefield, as well as those honed with the terrible benefit of hindsight. And there are poems from an earlier age whose themes and aching beauty exactly matched the mood of a nation as an entire generation was lost to war. Here also are poems inspired by the experience of countless mothers, wives, sweethearts, sisters, and daughters left behind ... The poems are counterpointed by painstakingly restored photographic images-- many seen here for the fi... View more info

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A Weekend With the Great War: Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Great War Interconference Seminar, Lisle, Illinois, 16-18 September 1994

By: Weingartner, Steven

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cantigny: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1773588

ISBN: 1572490624

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1997 Hard Cover. 296 pp. This volume examines the crisis of 1914-18 in papers and related texts presented at a 1994 seminar jointly sponsored by the Great War Society and the Western Front Association. The contributors from the United States, Canada, Great Britain, France, Belgium, and Russia explore a range of topics, including the mysterious death of German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen (the Red Baron), and the even more mysterious life of British master spy Sidney Reilly; American heroes and Canadian prisoners; German soldiers; French fortifications at Verdun; the doomed... View more info

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A Stillness Heard Round the World: The End of the Great War: November 1918

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Truman Talley Books / E.P. Dutton: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201726

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Laid in are two letters from the author, both signed, responding to the previous owner's assistance in providing research material for the book. Also laid in is a copy of a letter to the author describing materials being sent, stapled to a related magazine page. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 467 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. Stanley Weintraub recreates the days leading up to the armistice and documents the reactions of survivors on both sides of the front. A major evocation of the last days of the Great War, A Stillness Heard Round the ... View more info

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Leviathan

By: Westerfeld, Scott

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon Pulse: 2009

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2294551

ISBN: 1416971742

Condition: Near Fine


Eighth printing. Markings on top page ridge. 2009 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 440 pp. Illustrated by Keith Thompson. Excerpt from Behemoth follows text. It is the cusp of World War I. The Austro-Hungarians and Germans have their Clankers, steam-driven iron machines loaded with guns and ammunition. The British Darwinists employ genetically fabricated animals as their weaponry. Their Leviathan is a whale airship, and the most masterful beast in the British fleet. Aleksandar Ferdinand, a Clanker, and Deryn Sharp, a Darwinist, are on opposite sides of the war. Bu... View more info

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The Experience of World War I

By: Winter, J.M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1989

Seller ID: 2198901

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1989 Large Hardcover. World War I was one of the greatest upheavals in history, involving upwards of 70 million combatants--9 million of whom lost their lives--and setting off shock waves that were felt worldwide long after the Armistice of 1918. In The Experience of World War I, J.M. Winter marshalls a comprehensive range of historical materials, hundreds of vivid illustrations, and numerous eye-witness accounts to provide an illuminating and gripping chronicle of this cataclysmic event and its aftermath. How did the assassination of one man, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, t... View more info

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In Flanders Fields: The 1917 Campaign

By: Wolff, Leon; Hart, B.H. Liddell (Introduction)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Time Incorporated, New York: 1980

Seller ID: 1821346

Condition: Good


Spine creased, top page ridge lightly stained. 1980 Trade Paperback. 455 pp. Of all the grim, gallant and inglorious battles of the Western Front, Passchendaele is the name evocative of the mud and bl ood that pervaded World War I. The total gain - a few thousand yards of indefensible slough - cost about a million Allied lives. In this account of the Flanders campaign, Leon Wolff describes the whole nightmare business: Haig's initial plan; his determination to carry it out despite constant opposition from the Cabinet and the muddle of doubts and disagreement among the military staff; the early... View more info

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Address of the President of the United States: Delivered at a Joint Session of the Two Houses and Congress, April 2, 1917 [The President's War Message]

By: [Wilson, Woodrow]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Edward J. Clode / Grosset & Dunlap: 1917

Seller ID: 2294754

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Boards lightly soiled. 1917 Small Hard Cover. 47 pp. The President's war message: delivered at a joint session of the Two Houses and Congress, April 2, 1917. View more info