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Ashworth, T, Trench Warfare, 1914-1918: The live-and-let-live system (London, 1980).

Barker, R, The Royal Flying Corps in France: From Mons to the Somme (London, 1994).
Barker, R, The Royal Flying Corps in France: From Bloody April 1917 to final victory (London, 1995).
Beckett, I, The Great War, 1914-1918 (London, 2001).
Bond, B (ed.), The First World War in Military History (Oxford, 1991).
Bond, B, and Cave, N (eds), Haig: A reappraisal 70 years on (Barnsley, 1999).
Brittain, V, Testament of Youth: An autobiographical study of the years 1900-1925 (London, 1978).
Brown, M, The Imperial War Museum Book of the First World War (London, 1991).
Brown, M (ed.), The Letters of T E Lawrence (Oxford, 1988).

Carmichael, J, First World War Photographers (London, 1989).
Cecil, H and Liddle, P (eds), Facing Armageddon: The First World War experienced (London, 1996).
Cooper, M, The Birth of Independent Air Power: British air policy in the First World War (London, 1986).

Dunn, J, The War the Infantry Knew (London, 1987).

Falls, C, The Battle of Caporetto (London, 1966).
Faulks, S, Birdsong (London, 1994).
Fuller, J, Troop Morale and Popular Culture in the British and Dominion Armies, 1914-1918 (Oxford, 1990).

Gilbert, M, The First World War (London, 1995).
Gilbert, M, First World War Atlas (London, 1970).
Graves, R, Goodbye to All That (London, 1929).
Griffith, P, Battle Tactics of the Western Front: The British army's art of attack, 1916-18. (New Haven/London, 1994).

Halpern, P, A Naval History of World War I (Annapolis, 1994).
Halpern, P, The Naval War in the Mediterranean, 1914-1918 (London, 1987).
Haythornthwaite, P, The World War One Sourcebook (London, 1992).
Holmes, R (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Military History (Oxford, 2001).
Honre, A, The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916 (London, 1962).

Liddle, P (ed.), Passchendaele in Perspective: The third battle of Ypres (London,
Liddle, P, The Sailors' War, 1914-18 (Poole, 1985).

Page, M (ed.), Africa and the First World War (London, 1987).
Philpott, W, Anglo-French Relations and Strategy on the Western Front, 1914-18 (Basingstoke, 1996).
Prior, R and Wilson, T, Command on the Western Front: The military career of Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1914-1918. (Oxford, 1992).

Remarque, E M, All Quiet on the Western Front (London, 1996).

Sassoon, S, The Complete Memoirs of George Sherston (London, 1972).
Sheffield, G, Forgotten Victory: The First World War, myths and realities (London, 2001).
Silkin, J (ed.), The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry (London, 1996).
Strachan, H (ed.), The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War (Oxford, 1998).

Tauber, E, The Arab Movements in World War I (London, 1993).
Terraine J, Business in Great Waters: The U-boat wars, 1916-1945 (London, 1989).
Terraine, J, Douglas Haig: The Educated Soldier (London, 1963).
Terraine, J, The Road to Passchendaele (London, 1977).

Watson, R, War Diaries of John Alan Watson RGA 13th Siege Battery, April 1915-October 1915, 76th Siege Battery, April 1916-December 1916 (Scarborough, 1994).
Winter, D, Death's Men: Soldiers of the Great War (London, 1978).
Winter, D, The First of the Few: Fighter pilots of the First World War (London, 1982).
Wohl, R, A Passion for Wings: Aviation and the Western imagination, 1908-1918 (New Haven, 1994).

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Battle of the Somme
Brown, M, The Imperial War Museum Book of the Somme (London, 1996).

Liddle, P, The 1916 Battle of the Somme: A reappraisal (London, 1992).

Macdonald, L, Somme (London, 1983).
Middlebrook, M, The First Day on the Somme (London, 1971).

Allied counter-offensive
Deist, W, 'The Military Collapse of the German Empire: The reality behind the stab-in-the-back myth', War in History (1996).

Harris, J, Amiens to the Armistice: The BEF in the Hundred Days' campaign, 8 August-11 November 1918 (London, 1998).
Hodges, F, Men of 18 in 1918 (Ilfracombe, 1988).

Terraine, J, To Win a War: 1918, the year of victory (London, 1978).
Travers, T, How the War Was Won: Command and technology in the British army on the Western Front, 1917-1918 (London, 1992).

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Battle of Jutland
Bennett, G, The Battle of Jutland (London, 1964).

Costello, J and Hughes, T, Jutland, 1916 (London, 1976).

Gordon, A, The Rules of the Game: Jutland and British naval command (London, 1996).

Pollen, A, The Great Gunnery Scandal: The mystery of Jutland (London, 1980).

Tarrant, V, Jutland: The German perspective (Annapolis, 1995).

Yates, K, Flawed Victory: Jutland, 1916 (London, 2000).

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Bell, A, A History of the Blockade of Germany and of the Countries Associated with Her in the Great War: Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey 1914-1918 (London, 1937).

Siney, M, The Allied Blockade of Germany 1914-1918 (Ann Arbor, 1957).

Taylor, J, ' "The Drama of the Larder": Germany's food crisis, 1914-1918', Imperial War Museum Review, No. 7.

Vincent, C, The Politics of Hunger: The Allied blockade of Germany (Athens, Ohio, 1985).

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Air raids
Castle, H, Fire Over England: The German air raids of World War I (London, 1982).

Marsay, M, Bombardment: The day the east coast bled (1999).
Morris, J, The German Air Raids on Great Britain, 1914-1918 (London, 1925).

The Eastern Front
Brusilov, A, A Soldier's Notebook, 1914-1918 (Westport, Conn., 1971).

Churchill, W, The Unknown War: The Eastern Front (London, 1931).

Figes, O, A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution, 1891-1924 (London, 1996).

Heenan, L, Russian Democracy's Fatal Blunder: The summer offensive of 1917 (New York/London, 1987).

Knox, A, With the Russian Army 1914-1917 (London, 1921).

Liulevicius, V, War Land on the Eastern Front: Culture, national identity and German occupation in World War I (Cambridge, 2000).

Reed, J, Ten Days that Shook the World (London, 1977).
Rutherford, W, The Russian Army in World War I (London, 1975).

Showalter, D, Tannenberg: Clash of empires (Hamden, 1991).
Stone, N, The Eastern Front, 1914-1917 (London, 1975).

Wheeler-Bennett, J, Brest-Litovsk: The forgotten peace (London, 1956).

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Fewster, K (ed.), Gallipoli Correspondent: The frontline diary of C E W Bean (London, 1985).

Hamilton, I, Gallipoli Diary (2 vols, London, 1920).

Liddle, P, Gallipoli 1915 (London, 1985).
Liddle, P, Men of Gallipoli: The Dardanelles and Gallipoli experience, August 1914 to January 1916 (London, 1976).

Rhodes James, R, Gallipoli (London, 1965).

Tyquin, M, Gallipoli: The medical war. The Australian army medical services in the Dardanelles campaign of 1915 (Kensington, NSW, 1993).

Barker, A, The Neglected War: Mesopotamia, 1914-1918 (London, 1967).

Moberley, F, The Campaign in Mesopotamia, 1914-1918 (London, 1923-27).

Townshend, C, My Campaign in Mesopotamia (London, 1920).

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