World War One Military History – WWI 1914-1918 – Free eBooks

WWI Military History, free online books. Comprehensive military histories, British campaigns, American Expeditionary Force, German command strategy, the East Africa campaign, naval histories, Tank warfare, Russian participation, Gallipoli campaign, the battle of Jutland, military technology …

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World War I Military Collection

About 370 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “Military World War I”. Be patient as the page loads. Some books: World War I, Campaigns of World War I, America in World War I, Weapons of World War I, Aircraft of World War I, Going to War in World War I, Battles of World War 1, America’s Entry into World War 1, Technology of World War I, Warplanes & Air Battles of World War I, Ludendorff: genius of World War I, The American Military Experience in World War I, Tanks & Weapons of World War I, African American Soldiers in World War I, The U.S. Air Service in World War I, The Origins of World War I, Canada in World War I, The Planes the Flew in World War I, The First World War in Photographs, many more books on the military history of World War I.

An Explorer in the Air Service

Bingham, Hiram
1920 Dewey Dec. 940.4

Our Army at the Front

Broun, Heywood
1922 Dewey Dec. 940.4

British Campaigns in Africa and the Pacific, 1914-1918

Dane, Edmund
1919 Dewey Dec. 940.4

British Campaigns in the Nearer East 1914-1918 (vol 1); The Days of Adversity

Vol 2; The Tide of Victory

from the outbreak of war with Turkey to the Armistice, with 30 maps & plans

Dane, Edmund
1919 Dewey Dec. 940.4

Military operations, France and Belgium, 1914 (vol 1), comp.

Vol 2

Edmonds, BG James E.
1925 Dewey Dec. 940.4

One of seven titles in the series “History of the Great War, based on Official Documents”, by direction of the Committee of Imperial Defense.
Vol 1: Mons, the Retreat to the Seine, the Marne and the Aisne, August-October 1914.
Vol 2: Antwerp, La Bassee, Armentieres, Messines, and Ypres, October-November 1914.

A.E.F. in Battle

Every, Dale Van
1928 Dewey Dec. 940.4

The American Expeditionary Forces was a formation of the United States Army on the Western Front of World War I.

German General Staff and its Decisions, 1914-1916

Falkenhayn, General von
1920 Dewey Dec. 940.4

East African Force 1915-1919

an unofficial record of its creation and fighting career; together with some account of the civil and military admin. conditions in East Africa …

Fendall, BG C.P.
1921 Dewey Dec. 940.4

Guide to the Military History of the World War, 1914-1918

Frothingham, Thomas G.
1920 Dewey Dec. 940.4

True Account of the Battle of Jutland, May 31, 1916

Frothingham, Thomas G.
1920 Dewey Dec. 940.4

Tanks in the Great War, 1914-1918

Fuller, J.F.C.
1920 Dewey Dec. 940.4

War And Revolution In Russia 1914-17

Gourko, General Basil
1919 Dewey Dec. 940.4

The author was the chief of the Russian Imperial General Staff, Nov 1916-Mar 1917; Commander-in-Chief of Western Armies Mar 1917-Jun 1917.

Topography and Strategy in the War

Johnson, Douglas Wilson
1919 Dewey Dec. 940.4

With the Russian Army, 1914-1917 (vol 1)

Vol 2

being chiefly extracts from the diary of a military attache

Knox, MG Alfred
1921 Dewey Dec. 940.4

Ludendorff’s Own Story, August 1914 – November 1918 (vol 1)

Vol 2

Ludendorff, Erich von
1919 Dewey Dec. 940.4

The Great War from the Siege of Liege to the Signing of the Armistice as viewed from the Grand Headquarters of the German Army.

Gallipoli

Masefield, John
1916 Dewey Dec. 940.4

United States in the World War (vol 1)

Vol 2

McMaster, John Bach
1918 Dewey Dec. 940.4

Campaign In Mesopotamia 1914-1918 (vol 1)

Vol 2

Vol 3

Vol 4

Moberly, BG F.J.
1923 Dewey Dec. 940.4

One of seven titles in the series “History of the Great War, based on Official Documents”, by direction of the Committee of Imperial Defense.

America in Battle, with Guide to the American Battlefields in France and Belgium

Moss, Col. James A. and Howland, Col. Harry S.
1920 Dewey Dec. 940.4

History of the War

O’Neill, H.C.
1920 Dewey Dec. 940.4

My Year of the Great War

Palmer, Frederick
1915 Dewey Dec. 940.4

Observations of an American correspondent at the British front.

With the New Army on the Somme; My Second Year of the War

Palmer, Frederick
1917 Dewey Dec. 940.4

Second volume by an American correspondent at the British front.

America in France

Palmer, Frederick
1918 Dewey Dec. 940.4

The third volume by this American correspondent, who joined the American Expeditionary Force for the last part of the war.

Germany’s High Sea Fleet in the World War

Scheer, Admiral
1920 Dewey Dec. 940.4

History of the World War (vol 1)

Vol 2

Vol 3

Vol 4

Vol 5

Simonds, Frank H.
1917 Dewey Dec. 940.4

Victory at Sea

Sims, Rear-Admiral William Sowden
1920 Dewey Dec. 940.4

The author commanded American naval forces operating in European waters.

Yankee Ingenuity in the War

Stockbridge, Frank P.
1920 Dewey Dec. 940.4

History of the A. E. F.

Thomas, Shipley
1920 Dewey Dec. 940.4

The A.E.F. was the American Expeditionary Force, the portion of the U.S. Army sent to Europe to participate in the war.

Nearly all the books on this page were recommended by the American Historical Association, in the: Guide to Historical Literature (1st edition), edited by George M. Dutcher et al. (1936),
or in the:

Guide to Historical Literature (3rd edition) 2 vols. edited by Mary Beth Norton and Pamela Gerardi (1995) Volume 1 Volume 2