War & Military

Flying for France - With the American Escadrille at Verdun

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James Mcconnell


The experiences of American James R. McConnell, while flying with the French Flying Corp at Verdun during World War One. Sgt McConnell was a…

The World’s Story Volume V: Italy, France, Spain and Portugal

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Eva March Tappan


This is the fifth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Ta…

A School History of the Great War

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Albert E. Mckinley


A brief history of The Great War (World War I) designed for students in grades seven and eight. Special emphasis on European history leading…

The World’s Story Volume VI: Russia, Austria-Hungary, the Balkan States and Tur…

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Eva March Tappan


This is the sixth volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Ta…

A Fleet In Being; Notes Of Two Trips With The Channel Squadron

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Rudyard Kipling


[Kipling] became involved in the debate over the British response to the rise in German naval power known as the Tirpitz Plan to build a fle…

A History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 2

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Justin Mccarthy


Justin McCarthy (1830-1912), liberal member of Parliament and historian. He brings the great 18th Century personalities to life: Walpole and…

The French Revolution

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Robert Matteson Johnston


A companion volume to his previous "lightning biography" of Napoleon, this book is an outline of the overall shape and impact of t…

Prison Life in Andersonville

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John Levi Maile


A firsthand account of the deplorable conditions within the most infamous prisoner-of-war camp of the Confederacy. Though functioning only d…

The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution

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William Cooper Nell


A study of the black patriots of the American Revolution, with introductions by Harriet Beecher Stowe and Wendell Phillips.

The Sword of Deborah

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F. Tennyson Jesse


"The Sword of Deborah" contains the reflections of a woman journalist visiting women working behind the lines in France during Wor…

Loss of the Sultana

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Chester D. Berry


April, 1865. The country was in turmoil. The U.S. Civil War had come to an end, thousands of Union prisoners of war had recently been releas…

An English Woman-Sergeant in the Serbian Army

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Flora Sandes


Flora Sandes was the only British woman officially to serve as a soldier in World War I. Initially a St. John Ambulance volunteer, she trave…

Notes of a War Correspondent

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Richard Harding Davis


Experiences and observations of the journalist in the Cuban-Spanish War, the Greek-Turkish War, the Spanish-American War, the South African …

The A.E.F.: With General Pershing and the American Forces

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Heywood Broun


In 1917, the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) arrived in Europe to fight alongside the French and British allied forces. American journa…

Sir Francis Drake

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Julian Corbett


In this short book, the British Naval historian, Julian Stafford Corbett, chronicles the adventurous career of Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596)…

War Stories for My Grandchildren

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John Watson Foster


After years of telling these stories to his grandchildren, Foster was prevailed on to write them down for future generations. Rather than re…

A Surgeon In Arms

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Robert James Manion


Robert James Manion (1881-1943) was a Canadian doctor who volunteered in the Canadian medical corps during World War I. This book is his me…

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