One hundred years ago today, Austria declared war on Serbia, marking the beginning of World War I. To further your understanding of World War I history, we offer the following reading selections:
"Tobias Philbin has written an outstanding account of Dogger Bank. Well-grounded in critically used English and German primary sources, Philbin's book not only contains a strong account of the battle, but also provides unusually deep context on both sides." —Patrick J. Kelly, author of Tirpitz and the Imperial German Navy
"[Barrett's] treatment of the Central Powers is extensive, and his research in this regard can only be described as exhaustive. This work will stand as the definitive study of the Central Powers part of the campaign for some time to come." —Journal of Military History
Physical, emotional and mental battles—all were dealt with on both sides of the Kut-al-Amara siege in 1915, the longest ever endured by British forces. This detailed history offers important insights into Britain’s imperial army and its role in the Middle East during World War I.