The Great War : History and Memory

A Listmania! list by CHOI PA IL "baker street devotee" (Seoul, South Korea)
 
The Complete Memoirs of George Sherston (Faber Paper-Covered Editions)
1.  The Complete Memoirs of George Sherston (Faber Paper-Covered Editions) by Siegfried Sassoon
The list author says:
  "the triology of autobiographical novels by S.Sassoon. If you enjoy this, I also recommend his three genuine autobiographies : Weald of Youth, Old Century, and Siegfried's Journey."
£18.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

Goodbye to All That (Essential Penguin)
2.  Goodbye to All That (Essential Penguin) by Robert Graves
The list author says:
  "extremely funny memoirs saturated with black homour & bitter sarcasm."
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Undertones of War (Penguin Modern Classics)
3.  Undertones of War (Penguin Modern Classics) by Edmund Blunden
The list author says:
  "to quote Fussell, an extended pastoral elegy of war in prose. a beautiful & ethereal threnody for the dead. this is my favourite memoir."
£8.79   Used & New from: £2.64
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Her Privates We
4.  Her Privates We by Frederic Manning
The list author says:
  "a down-to-earth representation of fighting tommy.(unexpurgated version)"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

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Some Desperate Glory: The World War I Diary of a British Officer, 1917
5.  Some Desperate Glory: The World War I Diary of a British Officer, 1917 by Edwin Campion Vaughan
The list author says:
  "a very candid war diary of a british officer."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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A Passionate Prodigality (Echoes of War)
6.  A Passionate Prodigality (Echoes of War) by Guy Chapman
The list author says:
  "we few, we happy few, we band of brothers - a sort of battalion history in the form of personal memoir."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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There's a Devil in the Drum
7.  There's a Devil in the Drum by John F. Lucy
The list author says:
  "memoirs by an (Irish) Old Contemptible."
£14.95   Used & New from: £5.94
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Storm of Steel (Penguin Modern Classics)
8.  Storm of Steel (Penguin Modern Classics) by Ernst Junger
The list author says:
  "a stark & powerful narrative of war by a controversial german writer."
£7.99   Used & New from: £3.89
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

All Quiet on the Western Front
9.  All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
The list author says:
  "surely, you can't talk about the War without this."
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (272 customer reviews)

Under Fire (Penguin Modern Classics)
10.  Under Fire (Penguin Modern Classics) by Henri Barbusse
The list author says:
  "a powerful & critical account of the horrors of War."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Sardinian Brigade (Prion Lost Treasures)
11.  Sardinian Brigade (Prion Lost Treasures) by Emilio Lussu
The list author says:
  "tales of the Italian Front. laconic & ironic."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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The War The Infantry Knew: 1914-1919: A Chronicle of Service in France and Belgium (History Greats)
12.  The War The Infantry Knew: 1914-1919: A Chronicle of Service in France and Belgium (History Greats) by Captain J.C. Dunn
The list author says:
  "a battalion history of the (celebrated) 2nd Royal Welch Fusiliers (where Sassoon, Graves, and Frank Richards served) in the form of collective memoirs & war diaries. a remarkable book!"
£16.99   Used & New from: £0.62
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Journey's End (Penguin Modern Classics)
13.  Journey's End (Penguin Modern Classics) by Robert Cedric Sherriff
The list author says:
  "a classic WW 1 play. a real gem!"
£7.19   Used & New from: £2.76
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

The War Poems
14.  The War Poems by Siegfried Sassoon
The list author says:
  "those scarifying poems!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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The War Poems Of Wilfred Owen
15.  The War Poems Of Wilfred Owen by Wilfred Owen
The list author says:
  "I'm quite sure you will be suprised to hear that this was translated into Korean."
£7.19   Used & New from: £0.62
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Blackadder 4 - Blackadder Goes Forth - The Entire Historic Fourth Series [1989] [DVD]
16.  Blackadder 4 - Blackadder Goes Forth - The Entire Historic Fourth Series [1989] [DVD] DVD ~ Rowan Atkinson
The list author says:
  "comedy only suits for us - Friedrich Durrenmatt. yes, not exactly accurate historical represetation, but this is a comedy after all. you will laugh and laugh, then weep in the end."
£9.92   Used & New from: £0.85
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (123 customer reviews)

The Great War and Modern Memory
17.  The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell
The list author says:
  "a highly acclaimed critical study of the Great War literature. a classic in itself!"
£12.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

The Great Powers and the European States System 1814-1914 (The Modern European State System)
18.  The Great Powers and the European States System 1814-1914 (The Modern European State System) by Roy Bridge
The list author says:
  "a dissertation on the dynamics and mechanism of the European State System in the long nineteeth century, helps you understand the orgins & the cataclysm of WW1. academic, but quite readable."
£33.99   Used & New from: £24.77
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Face Of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo and the Somme
19.  The Face Of Battle: A Study of Agincourt, Waterloo and the Somme by John Keegan
The list author says:
  "a ground-breaking historiography of war. the fourth chapter deals with the Battle of the Somme."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

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The First World War
20.  The First World War by John Keegan
The list author says:
  "Keegan's general history of WW1."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

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The First World War in Photographs
21.  The First World War in Photographs by Richard Holmes
The list author says:
  "the title says all. Richard Holmes's texts are consice but very informative."
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The Guns of August: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Classic about the Outbreak of World War I
22.  The Guns of August: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Classic about the Outbreak of World War I by Barbara W Tuchman
The list author says:
  "a very compelling narrative of the outbreak and the first-month military phase of the war."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

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Passchendaele
23.  Passchendaele by Peter Barton
The list author says:
  "hitherto unpublished battlefield photos, maps, drawings, and firsthand accounts plentiful. texts also informative."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front
24.  Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front by Richard Holmes
The list author says:
  "the subtitle says all - everyday expriences of the british soldier in WW1, very thorough as well as enganging. I think Holmes's revisionistic arguments, as a whole, are well-ballanced and convincing."
£12.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Shots from the Front: The British Soldier 1914-18
25.  Shots from the Front: The British Soldier 1914-18 by Richard Holmes
The list author says:
  "a well annotated photographic account of the british soldier in the Frist World War. focuses on the soldier's expriences rather than the war itself. Holmes's texts are, as usual, excellent."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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