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British propaganda aimed at the USA:
"It should be America's duty to help us subdue the mad dog of Europe."


When I first started this web site I was unaware of any regular publications pertaining to the Great War. Through the miracle of e-mail I have been set straight by the publishers and editors of the items listed below. I have subscribed to several and have read them all. They all represent quality offerings which I can highly recommend. Please use the e-mail links to obtain subscription or ordering information.

Please note that I consider these publications very much along the lines of public television and public radio here in the USA - they need the support of people like you to keep them going. If you have a serious interest in the study of the Great War, then by all means show your support by subscribing to one or more of these publications. - Professional Military Reading Lists


Description: Site provides a comprehensive series of reading lists covering each U.S. Military Services Professional Reading Lists in addition to recommendations for each major war, and additional lists on most war fighting disciplines (Infantry, Air Power, Command...) Please visit web site for more information by clicking on banner above or URL below in contact info.
Frequency: Monthly Newsletter that announces updates to lists.
Publisher: David Gran
Contact: Email:
or visit the web site at:
Cost: No Charge for Service. Sign up today!

The Battery Press

The Battery Press works with London's Imperial War Museum to produce quality reprints of books originally published during the Great War era. These books are a wonderful resource for students, historians, and collectors.

 Click here to view the online catalog of World War I selections. Also be sure to check the Notice Board for upcoming Battery Press publications. There is often a discount if you order early enough!

e-mail contact: Dick Gardner (

I have scanned a few items from my Battery Press collection so that you can see the quality for yourself. Be sure to see the Somme Map Exhibit from Military Operations, France and Belgium, 1916, Maps.

image Dust jacket from Max Plowman's Subaltern on the Somme. The book is faithfully reproduced as it first appeared in 1927 when published by J. M. Dent and Sons, LTD, London & Toronto. I am fortunate to have #361 in a limited edition of 500 copies.
image Front cover of Handbook of the Turkish Army 1916 showing gilded Turkish emblem. This is the book that T.E. Lawrence (of Arabia) helped develop. It contains the entire workings of the Turkish army with photos and drawings.
image Title page from Handbook of the Turkish Army 1916 which shows the Intelligence Section of the British Army, Cairo as the original publisher.
image Front cover of Sir George Prothero's 1923 bibliography: List of Books Concerning The Great War.


Publisher: Western Front Association of the U.S.
Frequency: Three times per year
Size: 8.5x11 in.
Pages: 18pgs, illustrated
Contact: Norm Venzke [

For Subscriptions or sample issue please write:


RADM Norm Venzke
3398 Monarch Avenue,
Annandale, Virginia 22033
Ph (703) 560-2168
Fax (703) 573-7778
Cost: A subscription to Camaraderie as well as to Stand To! [published in the U.K.] is included with annual membership in the Western Front Association, US Chapter. Conduct us for dues information.
Sample: July 1999, Vol 5, No 2

Cross and Cockade International

Publisher: The First World War Aviation Historical Society
Frequency: Quarterly
Size: 8.5x11 in.
Pages: 64, illustrated
Contact: Andrew Kemp
Website:  Cross and Cockade International
Online articles available.
Cost: $30 per year (US)
Sample: 1996, Vol 27, No 2

Front cover: painting The Sky Warrior by Anthony Saunders.

Rear cover: painting Bristol F2B down in 'No Man's Land' by K. B. Hancock..

Over the Front

Publisher: The League of WWI Aviation Historians
Frequency: Quarterly
Size: 8.5x11 in.
Pages: 99, illustrated
Contact: James Streckfuss (
Website:  Over The Front
All kinds of items available including articles and artwork.
Cost: Free with membership
Sample: Winter 1995, Vol 10, No 4

Front cover: photo by Ted Sacher.

Rear cover: painting Blue Max by Jim Dietz.

Over There!

Publisher: Bill Hoffman
Frequency: Quarterly
Size: 8.5x11 in.
Pages: 20, illustrated
Contact: Bill Hoffman (

For Subscriptions or sample issue please write:


c/o Bill Hoffman
16601-D Gothard Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Phone: 714-375-2105
Cost: $24 per year (US), $36 (overseas). Sample Issue $5
Sample: Fall 1990, Vol 3, No 3
Cover drawing by Bob Whiter


Publisher: The Great War Society
Frequency: Quarterly
Size: 8.5x11 in.
Pages: 37, illustrated
Contact: Mike Hanlon, Membership Chairman (
Website:  The Great War Society - Relevance
Online articles available.
Cost: Free with membership
Sample: Spring 1996, Vol 5, No 2


Publisher: Calgary Military Historical Society
Frequency: Monthly
Size: 5.5x8.5 in.
Pages: 20
Contact: Greg Nehring (
Website:  Sabretasche (link not working)
Online articles available.
See also: The Second Battle of Ypres, contributed by Sabretasche.
Cost: Free with membership
Sample: July/August 1996, Vol 26, No 6-7


Information: Featuring over 2,800 titles, including more than 300 at discounts of 40% and higher. The books cover all aspects of military history, and are fully described and in stock.

Stand To!

Publisher: The Western Front Association
Frequency: April, August, November
Size: 8.5x11 in.
Pages: 40, illustrated
Website:  The Western Front Association
Cost: Free with membership
Sample: Summer 1993, No 38

T.E. Notes: A T.E. Lawrence Newsletter

Publisher: Suellen Miller and Edith & Elaine Stebleck
Frequency: Bi-Annual
Size: 8.5x11 in.
Pages: 40
Contact: Edith & Elaine Steblecki (
Website:  T.E. Notes
Cost: $20 per year (US), $25 (Overseas)
Sample: May 1995, Vol 6, No 5

WW1 Aero

Publisher: World War 1 Aeroplanes, Inc.
Frequency: Quarterly
Size: 8.5x11 in.
Pages: 146, illustrated

For Subscription information please write:


World War 1 Aeroplanes, Inc.
15 Crescent Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone: 914-473-3679
Cost: $30 per year (US), $35 (Overseas)
Samples: See Below

Sample 1: No. 152, May 1996.

Sample 2: No. 134, May 1991, cover painting by Keith Woodstock.

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