Site Information - References, Sources and Further Reading

Aerial view of a French airbase near Verdun Many sources have been used during the preparation of articles for this website.  Many of these have been listed below.

These also form the basis for further reading for those interested in expanding their own knowledge of the war: the many personal memoirs which sprang out of the conflict are especially recommended.

ArticleArthur Banks, A Military Atlas of the First World War, Leo Cooper 2001

ArticleAlexander Barrie, War Underground: The Tunnellers of the Great War, Tom Donovan 1988

ArticleEdmund Blunden, Undertones of War, Penguin 1982

ArticleJ.M. Bourne, Who's Who in World War One, Routledge 2001

ArticleRoss Burns, The World War I Album, Saturn Books 1991

ArticleGinger Byrne, I Survived Didn't I?, Leo Cooper 1993

ArticleCanadian War Poster Collection, McGill University Libraries, Montreal, Quebec, https://digital.library.mcgill.ca/warposters/ (Canadian propaganda poster collection)

ArticleNigel Cave, Battleground Europe: Hill 60, Leo Cooper 1998

ArticleNigel Cave, Battleground Europe: Sanctuary Wood & Hooge, Leo Cooper 1995

ArticleGuy Chapman, A Passionate Prodigality: Fragments of Autobiography, Ivor Nicholson & Watson 1933

ArticleNorman D. Cliff, To Hell and Back with the Guards, Merlin Books 1988

ArticleRose E.B. Coombs, Before Endeavours Fade, After the Battle 1994

ArticleGeorge Coppard, With a Machine Gun to Cambrai, Cassell 1999

ArticleW.P. Crozier, A Brass Hat in No Man's Land, Jonathan Cape 1930

ArticleJ.C. Dunn, The War the Infantry Knew 1914-1919, Abacus 1987

ArticleCharles Edmonds, A Subaltern's War, Anthony Mott 1984

ArticleMartin Matrix Evans, The Battles of the Somme, Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1996

ArticleSimon Forty (ed.), World War I: A Visual Encyclopedia, GE 2002

ArticleRobert Giddings, The War Poets: The Lives and Writings of the 1914-18 War Poets, Bloomsbury 1988

ArticleMartin Gilbert, First World War, HarperCollins 1994

ArticleGerald Gliddon, The Battle of the Somme: A Topographical History, Sutton Publishing 1987

ArticleJudith S. Graham, "Out Here at the Front": The World War I Letters of Nora Saltonstall, Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2004

ArticleRobert Graves, Goodbye to all That, Jonathan Cape 1929

ArticleCaptain W. Grant Grieve & Bernard Newman, Tunnellers: The Story of the Tunnelling Companies, Royal Engineers, During the World War, Herbert Jenkins 1936

ArticlePhilip J. Haythornthwaite, The World War One Source Book, Brockhampton Press 1992

ArticleMajor H Hesketh-Prichard, Sniping in France, Leo Cooper 1994

ArticleCaptain F.C. Hitchcock, Stand To: A Diary of the Trenches 1915-1918, Naval & Military Press 1936

ArticleMajor & Mrs Holt, Battlefield Guide to Ypres Salient, Leo Cooper 1999

ArticleMajor & Mrs Holt, Battlefield Guide to the Somme, Leo Cooper 2000

ArticleCharles F. Horne (ed.), Source Records of the Great War (Volumes 1 to 7), National Alumni 1923

ArticleErnst Junger, The Storm of Steel, Chatto & Windus 1929

ArticleJohn Keegan, The First World War, Hutchinson 1998

ArticleJohn Laffin, Panorama of the Western Front, Sutton Publishing 1993

ArticleJohn Laffin, A Western Front Companion 1914-1918, Sutton Publishing 1994

ArticleJohn Laffin, The Western Front Illustrated, Sutton Publishing 1991

ArticleCecil Lewis, Sagittarius Rising, Peter Davies 1936

ArticleStephen Longstreet, The Canvas Falcons, Leo Cooper 1995

ArticleLyn Macdonald, Somme, Michael Joseph 1983

ArticleGeoffrey Malins, How I Filmed the War, Imperial War Museum/Battery Press 1993

ArticleFrederick Manning, The Middle Parts of Fortune, Plume 1979

ArticleMark VII, A Subaltern on the Somme, Imperial War Museum/Battery Press 1996

ArticleMartin & Mary Middlebrook, The Somme Battlefields, Viking 1991

ArticlePeter Oldham, Battleground Europe: Messines Ridge, Leo Cooper 1998

ArticleStephen O'Shea, Back to the Front: An Accidental Historian Walks the Trenches of World War I, Walker and Company 1996

ArticleIan Passingham, Pillars of Fire: The Battle of Messine Ridge June 1917, Sutton Publishing 1998

ArticleStephen Pope & Elizabeth-Anne Wheal, Macmillan Dictionary of the First World War, Macmillan 1995

ArticleI.L. Read, Of Those We Loved, Pentland Press 1994

ArticlePaul Reed, Battleground Europe: Walking the Salient, Leo Cooper 1999

ArticleFrank Richards, Old Soldiers Never Die, London 1993

ArticleRifleman, Four Years on the Western Front, Odhams Press 1922

ArticleAnne Roze, Fields of Memory: A Testimony to the Great War, Seven Dials 2000

ArticleSiegfried Sassoon, Memoirs of a Fox-hunting Man, Faber & Gwyer 1928

ArticleSiegfried Sassoon, Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, Faber & Faber 1930

ArticleSiegfried Sassoon, Sherston's Progress, Faber & Faber 1936

ArticlePeter Simkins, Chronicles of the Great War: The Western Front 1914-1918, Bramley Books 1997

ArticleHerbert Sulzbach, With the German Guns: Four Years on the Western Front, Leo Cooper 1998

ArticleR.B. Talbot Kelly, A Subaltern's Odyssey: A Memoir of the Great War 1915-1917, William Kimber 1980

ArticleSpencer C. Tucker, Who's Who in Twentieth-Century Warfare, Routledge 2001

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