World War One Books
The First World War was one of the largest wars in history, drawing in many of the world’s great economic powers. Two opposing alliances were formed, with the Allies consisting of Britain, France, Italy, Japan and the Russian Empire fighting the Central Powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and Bulgaria. The four-year war resulted in over 38 million casualties and is ranked as one of the deadliest conflicts in human history. The 1st July 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the deadliest offensive of the First World War, the Battle of the Somme. Here we have a collection of personal accounts, novels and ephemera from this iconic era in history.