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Author Malcolm Bruce has six novels to his credit, all based in or around Scarborough. In the mid-seventies he worked at the Naval Ordnance Establishment in Sheffield from where he learned of an... More > amazing connection between the ships of the German High Seas Fleet of the First World War and our lives today. This is his first factual book about the Scarborough bombardment and is the written version of a talk he’s been doing for the last eighteen months. In this slim volume he explains the connection, and hopefully puts forward a realistic theory, about the number of ‘dud’ shells fired into Scarborough during the bombardment of 1914. Malcolm takes us on through the internment of the German fleet at Scapa Flow in 1919 and what happened afterwards, bringing the story right up to today.< Less
Schütte-Lanz Airship Design By Professor Johann Schütte
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Translated into English for the very first time, this is the full version of the 1926 German original, “Luftschiffbau Schütte-Lanz 1909 – 1925”. The book covers amongst other... More > items: a description of a Schütte-Lanz airship; a mathematical method of calculating profitability; SL design and Stress calculations; aspects of rigid airship design; structural materials and profiles used in girders; the electrical system and bomb release mechanisms. It details the history of the company; relates its fate at the end of the war and argues the case for Prof. Schütte’s contribution to the concept as a whole. In an annex the translator has added brief potted histories of each of the Schütte-Lanz airships together with photographs where available. 427 pages B&W, illustrated throughout.< Less
Letters from Mesopotamia 1915 By Robert Palmer
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Robert Palmer was a young man from a rather privileged background thrown into the First World War. His letters provides tremendous insight into the mind of a young man not realising he only had days... More > and weeks to live. It is nearing the centenary of the beginning of what was known as the Great War. For many people it represents a long forgotten conflict with no relevance to the 21st Century, however the modern world was made on the fields of Flanders and beyond between 1914 - 1918. Most families have a family ancestor who were injured or died in the conflict, this brings the confict closer to home and exposes a personal connection. The Kean Guides World War 1 series tells of the personal cost of this conflict , by republishing dairies, recollections and observations our aim is to educate and encourage study of this War to keep alive the memories of those who went through the hell and survived ,and for the many who sacrificed their lives.< Less
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Research into the ancestors of the Rees family of Cardiff. Traditional Boatmen for generations working on the bustling Glamorganshire Canal, the life artery of the iron and coal industry. Diverse... More > threads of genealogy originating in Ireland and America.< Less
Innocents Into War By Murray Rowlands
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In 1916 two young New Zealanders are transported across the world to the killing fields of Passchendaele. Both are in continual conflict with military authority. We follow their experiences of the... More > War that changes their lives utterly. This includes the conflict over Helen a beautiful woman with whom they both fall in love. Ernie is a highly gifted artist and Chris a politically engaged wordsmith. When the War ends for them life is no less dramatic when they return to New Zealand.< Less
Cholsey's Great War Dead By Barrie Charles
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The memorial to the Great War dead in St. Mary’s church in Cholsey, a village near Wallingford in Oxfordshire, lists 41 names. Who were these people and how did they come to die? Six of the... More > 41 names remain to be identified, but for the remainder there is information about when they were born, who their families were, their occupations, their military career and how they came to die. A further 26 war dead with connections to the parish are also described.< Less
To War and Back - Carl Albert Janowski's Army Diary 1918-1919 By Diane Janowski
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A young soldier's war journal tells a timeless tale of fresh-faced enthusiasm and patriotism tempered over time by hard work, anguish, and the grueling horrors of trench warfare. Carl Albert Janowski... More > described his involvement in the 78th Division (the Lightning Division), 309th Infantry from May 1918 to February 1919 in France.< Less
My Photo Book By joe imwalle
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This is the 5th volume in my photo book series, with over 50 B&W photos taken by the troops who lived out this war, great selection in this issue planes, guns,medals,helmets,and more
The Delta of the Triple Elevens: History of Battery D, 311th FA, AEF By William Bachman
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A history of Battery D, 311th Field Artillery from their Formation, embarkation to France, and eventual mustering out back in the United States. Include roll of all personel, including home address's... More > at time of embarkation of most enlisted men. A Fantastic book of soldier life by one of their own.< Less
Attack By John Schleicher
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The classic account of a young officers experiences during the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

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