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The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

edited by Gerhard P. Gross translated by Janice W. Ancker with contributions by Gerhard P. Gross, Hew Strachan, Stig Förster, Gerhard P. Gross, Boris Khavkin, Günther Kronenbitter, Jörg Baberowski, Piotr Szlanta, Hubertus F. Jahn, Peter Hoeres, Eva Horn, Birgit Menzel, Igor Narskij, Hans-Erich Volkmann, Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius, Ranier Rother, Christine Beil, Kristiane Janeke, Ranier Rother, Gundula Bavendamm, and Rüdiger Bergien

Although much has been written about the Western Front in World War I, little attention has been given to developments in the east, especially during the crucial period of 1914–1915. Not only did these events have a significant impact on the fighting and outcome of the battles in the west, but all the major combatants in the east ultimately suffered collapses of their political systems with enormous consequences for the future events.

Pershing's Tankers: Personal Accounts of the AEF Tank Corps in World War I

edited by Lawrence M. Kaplan foreword by Dale E. Wilson

After the United States declared war against Germany in April 1917, the US Army established the Tank Corps to help break the deadlock of trench warfare in France during World War I. The army envisioned having a large tank force by 1919, but when the war ended in November 1918, only three tank battalions had participated in combat operations.

Thunder in the Argonne: A New History of America’s Greatest Battle

by Douglas V. Mastriano

In July 1918, sensing that the German Army had lost crucial momentum, Supreme Allied Commander Ferdinand Foch saw an opportunity to end the First World War.

The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

by Terri Blom Crocker foreword by Peter Grant

In late December 1914, German and British soldiers on the western front initiated a series of impromptu, unofficial ceasefires.

Kentucky and the Great War: World War I on the Home Front

by David J. Bettez

From five thousand children marching in a parade, singing, “Johnnie get your hoe.