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By Hope Wolf (editor)

Hardcover:

9780091954222 | Random House Uk Ltd, July 1, 2014, cover price $38.95

Paperback:

9780099597797 | Random House Uk Ltd, November 1, 2017, cover price $19.95
9780091958930 | Reprint edition (Random House Uk Ltd, July 1, 2014), cover price $28.95

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Product Description: ... Well dear Jim it breaks my heart to write this letter. Our dear [brother] was killed yesterday morning at 5.30. The bullet killed him instantly and he never spoke a word. I had just left him and gone down the trench to see the other lads when I was called back...read more

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9781922132796 | Big Sky Pub, March 22, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: .

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Product Description: For years, those who attempted to understand the devastation of World War I looked to the collections of diplomatic documents, the stirring speeches, and the partisan memoirs of the leading participants. However, those accounts offered little by way of the intimate history, or the individual experiences of those involved in the Great War...read more

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9780199336074 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 3, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: For years, those who attempted to understand the devastation of World War I looked to the collections of diplomatic documents, the stirring speeches, and the partisan memoirs of the leading participants.

Presents a collection of women's writings from World War I by a diverse group of citizens, soldiers, nurses, journalists, activists, wives, and mothers, whose lives were altered by the war

Paperback:

9781503264878 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 20, 2015, cover price $9.99
9780452011779, titled "Lines of Fire: Women Writers of World War I" | Plume, April 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | also contains Lines of Fire: Women Writers of World War I | About this edition: Presents a collection of women's writings from World War I by a diverse group of citizens, soldiers, nurses, journalists, activists, wives, and mothers, whose lives were altered by the war

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Product Description: Simon Jones’s graphic history of underground warfare during the Great War uses personal reminiscences to convey the danger and suspense of this unconventional form of conflict. He describes how the underground soldiers of the opposing armies engaged in a ruthless fight for supremacy, covers the tunneling methods they employed, and shows the increasingly lethal tactics they developed during the war in which military mining reached its apotheosis...read more

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9781844159628, titled "Underground Warfare, 1914-1918" | Pen & Sword, June 10, 2010, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Simon Jones’s graphic history of underground warfare during the Great War uses personal reminiscences to convey the danger and suspense of this unconventional form of conflict.

Paperback:

9781473823044 | Pen & Sword, December 19, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Simon Jones’s graphic history of underground warfare during the Great War uses personal reminiscences to convey the danger and suspense of this unconventional form of conflict.

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Product Description: No other conflict has so dramatically illustrated the senselessness of war and shaped the modern world to the same extent, from its impact on the Russian Revolution and the rise of Hitler to the final break-up of the British Empire and the supremacy of America...read more
By Jon E. Lewis (editor)

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9780762452309 | Revised edition (Running Pr Book Pub, July 1, 2014), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: No other conflict has so dramatically illustrated the senselessness of war and shaped the modern world to the same extent, from its impact on the Russian Revolution and the rise of Hitler to the final break-up of the British Empire and the supremacy of America.

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Product Description: A memoir by a WWI fighter pilot, with the adventurous spirit of War Horse and the charm of The Little PrinceA singular, lyrical book, Sagittarius Rising is at once an exuberant memoir from the Lost Generation and a riveting tale of the early days of flight during World War I...read more
By Samuel Hynes (introduced by)

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9780143107347 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, May 27, 2014), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A memoir by a WWI fighter pilot, with the adventurous spirit of War Horse and the charm of The Little PrinceA singular, lyrical book, Sagittarius Rising is at once an exuberant memoir from the Lost Generation and a riveting tale of the early days of flight during World War I.

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Product Description: The outbreak of war in 1914 was greeted with euphoria by many in Europe, and it was widely believed that the conflict would be "over by Christmas." In the event, millions of men were destined to spend the first of four seasons away from their families and loved ones...read more

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9780750941686 | Trafalgar Square, December 30, 2006, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The outbreak of war in 1914 was greeted with euphoria by many in Europe, and it was widely believed that the conflict would be 'over by Christmas'.

Paperback:

9780750954648 | 3 edition (Trafalgar Square, December 1, 2013), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The outbreak of war in 1914 was greeted with euphoria by many in Europe, and it was widely believed that the conflict would be "over by Christmas.
9780752458076 | Trafalgar Square, December 1, 2010, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The outbreak of war in 1914 was greeted with euphoria by many in Europe, and it was widely believed that the conflict would be "over by Christmas.

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Product Description: An intimate narrative history of World War I told through the stories of twenty men and women from around the globe--a powerful, illuminating, heart-rending picture of what the war was really like.  In this masterful book, renowned historian Peter Englund describes this epoch-defining event by weaving together accounts of the average man or woman who experienced it...read more

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9780307739285 | Vintage Books, September 4, 2012, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: An intimate narrative history of World War I told through the stories of twenty men and women from around the globe--a powerful, illuminating, heart-rending picture of what the war was really like.

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Product Description: Faces of World War I depicts the tragedy of the Great War in words and pictures, covering all aspects and armies who fought.Charting the BEA's entry into warfare in 1914, Faces of World War I tells the story in words and pictures of the new conscripted army's life through the five years of slaughter and suffering...read more
By Max Arthur and Ian Hislop (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9781844037124 | Reprint edition (Cassell, May 2, 2012), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Faces of World War I depicts the tragedy of the Great War in words and pictures, covering all aspects and armies who fought.
9781844035618, titled "The Faces of World War I: The Tragedy of the Great War in Words and Pictures" | Cassell, November 1, 2007, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: This magnificent commemorative volume traces the tragedy of the Great War in words and pictures.

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Product Description: In this masterly, highly original narrative history, Peter Englund takes a revelatory new approach to the history of World War I, magnifying its least examined, most stirring component: the experiences of the average man and woman—not only the tragedy and horror but also the absurdity and even, at times, the beauty...read more
By Peter Graves (trans)

Hardcover:

9780307593863 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 8, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In this masterly, highly original narrative history, Peter Englund takes a revelatory new approach to the history of World War I, magnifying its least examined, most stirring component: the experiences of the average man and woman—not only the tragedy and horror but also the absurdity and even, at times, the beauty.

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Product Description: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process...read more

Hardcover:

9781421928289 | Indypublish.Com, November 1, 2005, cover price $78.99 | About this edition: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
9781414293042 | Indypublish.Com, August 31, 2004, cover price $96.99 | About this edition: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.

Paperback:

9788132024255 | Lightning Source Inc, August 30, 2008, cover price $14.44 | About this edition: This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work.
9788184567861 | Large print edition (Lightning Source Inc, January 31, 2008), cover price $17.01 | About this edition: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
9781604246896 | Standard Pubns Inc, December 30, 2007, cover price $11.45 | About this edition: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
9788184562620 | Lightning Source Inc, December 30, 2007, cover price $14.79 | About this edition: This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
9781426446221 | Bibliobazaar, October 31, 2007, cover price $23.75
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Product Description: More than twelve thousand American Indians served in the United States military in World War I, even though many were not U.S. citizens and did not enjoy the benefits of enfranchisement. Using the words of the veterans themselves, as collected by Joseph K...read more

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9780803227781 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, December 1, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: More than twelve thousand American Indians served in the United States military in World War I, even though many were not U.

Paperback:

9780803227934 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, July 1, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: More than twelve thousand American Indians served in the United States military in World War I, even though many were not U.

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Product Description: The SE 5/5a British single-seat aircraft was one of the major fighting scouts of the last 18 months of the war in France during World War I and was a true workhorse of the Royal Flying Corps, handling fighter-versus-fighter actions, combating the high-flying German photo-reconnaissance planes as well as balloons...read more

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9781846031809 | Osprey Pub Co, June 26, 2007, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The SE 5/5a British single-seat aircraft was one of the major fighting scouts of the last 18 months of the war in France during World War I and was a true workhorse of the Royal Flying Corps, handling fighter-versus-fighter actions, combating the high-flying German photo-reconnaissance planes as well as balloons.

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The companion volume to the documentary television series offers an oral history of the First World War based on a collection of letters and diary excerpts by soldiers, eyewitnesses, and victims on all sides of the conflict, from the testimony of one of Franz Ferdinand's assassins to the reflections of a French soldier revisiting a battlefield in 1920. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780060582593 | 1 edition (William Morrow & Co, January 1, 2004), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Offers an oral history of the First World War based on a collection of letters and diary excerpts by soldiers, eyewitnesses, and victims on all sides of the conflict.

Paperback:

9780060584207 | Reprint edition (Perennial, January 1, 2005), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The companion volume to the documentary television series offers an oral history of the First World War based on a collection of letters and diary excerpts by soldiers, eyewitnesses, and victims on all sides of the conflict, from the testimony of one of Franz Ferdinand's assassins to the reflections of a French soldier revisiting a battlefield in 1920.

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An oral history of World War I from the perspective of the real people who fought it reveals the harrowing day-to-day lives of soldiers experiencing trench warfare, painting a vivid and compelling picture of the Great War.
By Max Arthur and Martin Gilbert (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9781592285709 | Lyons Pr, November 1, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: An oral history of World War I from the perspective of the real people who fought it reveals the harrowing day-to-day lives of soldiers experiencing trench warfare, painting a vivid and compelling picture of the Great War.

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Product Description: By Christmas 1914, the wild wave of enthusiasm that had sent men flocking to join up a few months earlier began to tail off, and though the original British Expeditionary Force had suffered 90 percent casualties, most people, particularly the soldiers themselves, still believed that 1915 would see the breaking of the deadlock...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780805034998, titled "1915 The Death of Innocence" | Henry Holt & Co, December 1, 1994, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Gathers firsthand accounts of the experiences of ordinary soldiers in World War I, and shows how they adapted to modern warfare

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9780801864438 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, April 21, 2000, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: By Christmas 1914, the wild wave of enthusiasm that had sent men flocking to join up a few months earlier began to tail off, and though the original British Expeditionary Force had suffered 90 percent casualties, most people, particularly the soldiers themselves, still believed that 1915 would see the breaking of the deadlock.

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Presents a collection of women's writings from World War I by a diverse group of citizens, soldiers, nurses, journalists, activists, wives, and mothers, whose lives were altered by the war

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9780452281462 | Plume, November 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Presents a collection of women's writings from World War I by a diverse group of citizens, soldiers, nurses, journalists, activists, wives, and mothers, whose lives were altered by the war
9780452011779 | Plume, April 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | also contains In the Court of King Arthur | About this edition: Presents a collection of women's writings from World War I by a diverse group of citizens, soldiers, nurses, journalists, activists, wives, and mothers, whose lives were altered by the war

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Product Description: Few would argue that war has been a defining experience for people born in Europe and North America in the twentieth century. The degree to which war has been instrumental in improving women's social situation remains a vexed question, however...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Yvonne M. Klein (editor)

Hardcover:

9780814746998 | New York Univ Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Few would argue that war has been a defining experience for people born in Europe and North America in the twentieth century.

Paperback:

9780814747025 | New York Univ Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Few would argue that war has been a defining experience for people born in Europe and North America in the twentieth century.

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A compilation of firsthand accounts of World War I experiences by soldiers, nurses, chaplains, civilians, and others from diverse nations vividly captures the horrors of the war, along with rare moments of courage, compassion, and humor.
By Robert Hull (editor)

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9781562942229 | Millbrook Pr, April 1, 1993, cover price $14.40 | About this edition: Presents memoirs of soldiers, nurses, chaplains, and civilians who witnessed at first-hand both the ravages--and the rare, unexpected flashes of human compassion and even humor--of World War I

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Draws on excerpts from memoirs, speeches, letters, and newspapers to provide firsthand accounts of the First World War

Hardcover:

9780816025527 | Facts on File, February 1, 1992, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Draws on excerpts from memoirs, speeches, letters, and newspapers to provide firsthand accounts of the First World War

Gathers selections from contemporary magazine and newspaper articles, diaries, speeches, books, interviews, poems, and military journals, to offer a first-hand perspective on World War I

Hardcover:

9781557780300 | Paragon House, January 1, 1989, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Gathers selections from contemporary magazine and newspaper articles, diaries, speeches, books, interviews, poems, and military journals, to offer a first-hand perspective on World War I

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