This section of WWI/WWW offers Special Topics, commentaries and articles about almost every aspect of the Great War. The bibliographies, historical analyses and articles are the work of many different historians, and reflect current thought and closely examined, detailed evaluations of issues and events.
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Albright, Alan American Volunteerism in France, 1996
_____, American Volunteers of the Great War
Allingham, Henry, Last British Survivor of RNAS, Dies 18 July 2009, aged 113
Anonymous. (Translated by J. Koettgen) A German Deserter's War Experience, 1917.
Associated Press, The Last U.S. WWI Combat Veteran Dies at 108 (7 January 2004)
_____, Harry R. Landis, 108; One of Last U.S. Veterans of WWI. Dies at 108 (7 February 2008)
Armistice à Cap Pelé (en français)

Bell, Gertrude Lowthian. Syria: The Desert and the Sown, London, 1919
Bing, Olga. Gestes d'Infirmières, Croquis 1916-1917, 1917. (en français)
Brailsford, Henry Noel, The War of Steel and Gold. A Study of the Armed Peace, London, 1918 (1914)
Brown, Josie Mabel, A Winding Sheet and a Wooden Box: A Navy Nurse Recalls the Great Flu Epidemic of 1918-1919

Camurat, Diane, The American Indian in the Great War: Real and Imagined, 1996
Canadian Veterans Affairs Department, Native Soldiers, Foreign Battlefields:The Wartime Contribution of Canada's First Peoples
Chambers, Robert W., The Slayer of Souls, GH Doran, New York, 1920. A very curious post-war novel, made remarkable by contemporary accounts of the US forces in North Russia and of the then current account of the secret wartime production of 'Lewisite' poison gas by the US Army facillity in Willoughby, Ohio.
Chapin, Harold, Soldier and Dramatist , 1916
Coffey, J. Russell, Oldest US WWI Veteran Dies, 20 December 2007
Cordasco, Ella, Recollections of the Russian Revolution (Ella Winifred Edith Woodhouse (1896-1968), daughter of H.B.M. Consul Arthur William Webster Woodhouse, Consul to St. Petersburg, 1907-1918.)
Crane, Sr., Michael J., The Static Front: Why There Was No Breakthrough in World War I on the Western Front, 1989
Cummings, Edward E., An Enormous Room, 1922

Day, Kirkland H., Camion Cartoons, 1919

Eddy, Sherwood, With Our Soldiers in France, 1917.

Farrell, Fred A., The 51st (Highland) Division - War Sketches
Finley, James P.,   The Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Huachuca, Volume 1, 1993. Buffalo Soldiers, Punitive Expedition of 1916 in, Huachuca Illustrated, A Magazine of the Fort Huachuca Museum
_____, The Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Huachuca, Volume 2 , 1996. Buffalo Soldiers, Punitive Expedition of 1916 in, Huachuca Illustrated, A Magazine of the Fort Huachuca Museum
Frank, Benis M., The Jewish Company of the Shanghai Volunteer Corps, 1995: Compared with other Jewish Diaspora Fighting Units between 1853 and 1914-18.
Fussell, Paul, A Conversation with Paul Fussell, Humanities, November/December 1996

Gaines, Ruth, A Village in Picardy, 1918. The work of the Smith College Relief Unit at the Somme.
_____, Helping France, The Red Cross in the Devastated Area, 1919. .
Galbraith, John S., 'British Policy on Railways in Persia, 1870-1900,' Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 25, No. 4 (Oct., 1989), pps 480-505
______, British War Aims in World War I: A Commentary on 'Statesmanship', The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, Vol 13, Issue 1, 1984, pps 25-45
Gibson, Hugh, A Journal from Our Legation in Belgium, 1917
Gould, _, Un veteran se rapelle: Gould Interview (en français)

Hankey, Donald, A Student in Arms, 1917
Hard, William. Raymond Robins' Own Story, New York, 1920
Hobson, JA, Imperialism: A Study, New York, 1902
Hofstadter, Richard, The Pseudo-Conservative Revolt (1954)
Hunton, Addie W. and Kathryn M. Johnson, Two colored women with the American Expeditionary Forces, Brooklyn, NY, 1920

Kellogg, Charlotte, Women of Belgium, 1917.
Kreisler, Fritz , Four Weeks in the Trenches. The War Story of a Violinist, 1915

Léger, Claude,. Le 165e Bataillon d'Infanterie d'Outremer (en français)
von Lettow-Vorbeck, Paul Emil Reminiscenses of East Africa, 1920
Los Angeles Times Wire Service, France's Last Surviving World War I Veteran Dies (12 March 2008)

McCollum, L.C.,. History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion,1918.
MacGill, Patrick, The Great Push, 1916
_____, Soldier Songs of World War I
Mackay, Robert Lindsay, WWI Diary of Robert Lindsay Mackay, Covering the years 1915-1918, day-by-day.
Miller, Geoffrey, The Battle of 3rd Ypres (Passchendaele), 1996: Analysis of the battle and part of the Great Haig Debate
_____, The Death of Manfred von Richthofen: Who fired the fatal shot?, 1998
_____, Haig: Was He a Great Captain?,1996: An indictment of General Haig. Part of the Great Haig Debate
Morel, E.D., The Black Man's Burden, London, 1920
Noppen, Robin P. (ed). Joseph Lesage - Histoire d'un soldat, 2002. (French, English and Dutch web versions. )

Oakleaf, James, Some Notes on the 108th Infantry.,1921.
Paige, Christopher Robin, Canada and Chemical Warfare, 1939-1945, University of Saskatchewan, 2009
Paksoy, H.B., The Basmachi Movement From Within: Account of Zeki Velidi Togan
-----, U.S. And Bolshevik Relations With The TBMM Government: 1919-1921
Patch, Harry, Last British World War I Soldier, Dies at 111, 25 July 2009
Phillips, Gervase, (The Battle of) Third Ypres: A Decisive Victory? 1998: Analysis of the battle and part of the Great Haig Debate
-----, Haig: The Great Captain, A defense of General Haig. Part of the Great Haig Debate
Pratt, Edwin A., The Role of Railways In The War
Price, G. Ward The Story of the Salonica Army. New York: Edward J. Clode, 1918

Raymond, R.P. Joseph. Froc et Epée. 1916 -en français
Rodd, James Rennell Social and Diplomatic Memories. Third Series. 1902-1919. London, 1925.

Shackelford, Micheal, Black Hand; The Secret Serbian Terrorist Society, 1998
_____, Dicta Boelcke: Hauptman Boelcke's "Rules" for making successful fighter pilots. Annotated.
_____, Sarajevo, June 28, 1914 1997: The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Slavitt, Lesley D., Reconstruction and World War I, 1994
Sheehan, Henry, A Volunteer Poilu, 1916.
Shotwell, James T. At the Paris Peace Conference: (Appendices IV-VII - Extracts), 1937
The Smith College/Sophia Smith Archives of World War I
The Somme, Events, Commemorations and Accounts of the Somme: The 80th Anniversary, 1 July 1916 - 1 July 1996.
Sommers, Cecil, Temporary Crusaders, 1919.
Stanley, Clair, In Memoriam, The Great War, 1997.
Stevenson, William Yorke, At The Front In A Flivver, 1917
_____, . From "Poilu to "Yank".1918.
Stone, William, Last WWI Royal Navy veteran dies at 108, 13 January 2009
Storrs, Sir Ronald, Lawrence of Arabia, Zionism and Palestine, 1940
Szápáry, Friedrich Graf, Das Verhältnis Österreich-Ungarns zu Rußland, (The Attitude of Austria-Hungary Towards Russia) - auf Deutsch -
_____ Aus Den Krisenjahren (The Years of Crisis, 1908-1913: Extract) - auf Deutsch

Tiplady, Thomas, The Cross at the Front, 1917
Turczynowicz, Laura de Gozdawa, . When the Prussians Came to Poland: The Experiences of an American Woman During the German Invasion, 1916.
The Sinking of the Tuscania, February 5, 1918

Vaka, Demetra, In the Heart of German Intrigue, 1918
van Tuyll, Hubert P., Inside Knowledge: API-API and the Netherlands' Mobilization, 1997
_____, On the Edge of the Gunpowder Barrel: The Netherlands and the Coming of World War I, 1870-1914, 1995
Verney, Jean-Pierre, Verdun--la Somme: 1916 Exposition à la Gare de l'Est, Paris, 23 septembre - 6 novembre 1996, Ministère des Anciens Combattants et Victimes de Guerre

A War Nurse's Diary. Sketches from a Belgian Field Hospital, 1918
Ward, Herbert, Mr. Poilu. Notes and Sketches with the Fighting French, 1916
Weston, C.H., Three Years with the New Zealanders, n.d.
Rhys Williams, Albert, Through the Russian Revolution, 1921
Wright, Jack Morris, A Poet of the Air. Letters of Jack Morris Wright, First Lieutenant of the American Aviation in France, April 1917-January 1918, 1918.
Yockelson, Mitchell, The War Department: Keeper of Our Nation's Enemy Aliens During World War I. The Role of the United States War Department on the 'Home Front', 1998
The Great Zeppelin Raid, January 31, 1916

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