By: George Alfred Henty (1832-1902)
|For the Temple A Tale of the Fall of Jerusalem|
|Won By the Sword : a tale of the Thirty Years' War|
|At Aboukir and Acre A Story of Napoleon's Invasion of Egypt|
|The Cornet of Horse A Tale of Marlborough's Wars|
|The Bravest of the Brave — or, with Peterborough in Spain|
|By Sheer Pluck, a Tale of the Ashanti War|
|Through Three Campaigns A Story of Chitral, Tirah and Ashanti|
|With Wolfe in Canada The Winning of a Continent|
|For Name and Fame Or Through Afghan Passes|
|The Young Franc Tireurs And Their Adventures in the Franco-Prussian War|
|With Buller in Natal, Or, a Born Leader|
By: Fritz Kreisler
Four Weeks in the Trenches
A brief record of the fighting on the Eastern front in the great war by a participant in that great and terrible conflict
By: Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831)
A classic work on military strategy by a veteran of the Napoleonic Wars. The author's style is dialectical: he makes two strong but opposing statements and then draws them together to describe many facets of war. Free of technical jargon, and suitable for modern readers. This audiobook is based on a 1909 English translation.
By: John S. Mosby (1833-1916)
The Memoirs of Colonel John S. Mosby
This is not a work of fiction! These are the actual memoirs of a legendary leader of partisans who bedeviled the Union army for years, almost within sight of the capitol. With only a few local men under command, John Singleton Mosby’s ability to strike fast and then melt away before an effective pursuit could be organized kept the Yankee forces awake and often snarled in knots. With daring feats like capturing a Yankee general out of his bed within his defended headquarters, Mosby made his name a synonym for guerrilla warfare...
By: Jeffery Farnol (1878-1952)
|Great Britain at War|
By: Abner Doubleday (1819-1893)
Chancellorsville and Gettysburg
Abner Doubleday began the Civil War as a Union officer and aimed the first cannon shot in response to the bombardment opened on Ft. Sumter in 1861. Two years later, after a series of battles (including Antietam, where he was wounded), Doubleday took over a division in the Army of the Potomac's 1st Corps.These are his memoirs of service in two of the War's great campaigns. At Chancellorsville, a very promising start made by General Hooker against Lee's Confederate forces fell to a defeat when, in...
By: United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency
Worldwide Effects of Nuclear War: Some Perspectives
This is a concise yet thorough explanation of what might happen to our world in the aftermath of a nuclear war. The myriad of potential effects will be global and wide-spread, and the potentials are glazed over in this short work.
By: Carlton McCarthy (1847-1936)
Detailed Minutiae of Soldier Life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865
The author, who fought as a private in the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War, describes the Confederate soldier’s daily struggles with hunger, illness, fear, and the perils of combat; as well as his pride of service, love of comrades, and courage in the face of overwhelming odds
By: William Henry Giles Kingston (1814-1880)
|Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships A Story of the Last Naval War|
|The Lily of Leyden|
|Janet McLaren The Faithful Nurse|
By: Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927)
|All Roads Lead to Calvary|
By: Mack Reynolds (1917-1983)
|Border, Breed Nor Birth|
By: Ring Lardner (1885-1933)
|The Real Dope|
By: Padraic Colum (1881-1972)
The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy
Also known as “The Children’s Homer,” this is Irish writer Padraic Colum’s retelling of the events of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey for young people. Colum’s rich, evocative prose narrates the travails of Odysseus, King of Ithaca: his experiences fighting the Trojan War, and his ten years’ journey home to his faithful wife Penelope and his son Telemachus.
By: Anonymous, attributed to Kathleen Luard (c.1872)
Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front 1914-1915
The title is, I think, self explanatory. The nurse in question went out to France at the beginning of the war and remained there until May 1915 after the second battle of Ypres when she went back to a Base Hospital and the diary ceases. Although written in diary form, it is clearly taken from letters home and gives a vivid if sometimes distressing picture of the state of the casualties occasioned during that period. After a time at the General Hospital in Le Havre she became one of the three or four sisters working on the ambulance trains which fetched the wounded from the Clearing Hospitals close to the front line and took them back to the General Hospitals in Boulogne, Rouen and Le Havre.
By: Edmund Gosse (1849-1928)
|Three French Moralists and The Gallantry of France|
By: Kirk Munroe (1850-1930)
|"Forward, March" A Tale of the Spanish-American War|
By: Victor Appleton
|The Moving Picture Boys on the War Front Or, The Hunt for the Stolen Army Films|
By: Vicente Blasco Ibáñez (1867-1928)
Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, by Vicente Blasco Ibañez and translated into English by Charlotte Brewster Jordan, depicts two branches of a family with its roots in the pampas of Argentina. The wealthy Argentinian, Julio Madariaga, comes from Spain and raises himself from poverty, becoming a self-made, wealthy cattleman. He is a man of extremes; an honest man with a rascally knack for taking advantage of others; a self-made man with overweening pride, prejudices, and a sharp, flinty temper that can spark into violence, he is at the same time given to great generosity toward those who are under him...
By: Edward Phillips Oppenheim
The Zeppelin's Passenger
The Zeppelin’s Passenger is a tale of German espionage in England during World War I. Dreymarsh is a fictional “backwater” area in England with no apparent military value. The story begins with Dreymarsh residents discovering an observation car from a German zeppelin along with a Homburg hat near Dreymarsh. The mystery is further complicated when an Englishman, Mr. Hamar Lessingham, presents himself at Mainsail Haul which is the residence of Sir Henry Cranston. Lessingham bears with him, hand-carried letters from Major Richard Halstead, and a British prisoner of war in Germany...
By: Havelock Ellis (1859-1939)
|Essays in War-Time Further Studies in the Task of Social Hygiene|