Update

Thanks to a recent trip to France, to visit World War I sites from the Somme to Verdun, I can once again recommend Richard Rubin’s book Back Over There.  During my ramblings, I met some of the people and saw many of the places he writes about. This book is not...

Back Over There : Featured

With the centennial of American involvement in World War I upon us, there has been a surge of interest in both the war and the scenes of the fighting. For anyone planning a visit to France and the Western Front of World War I, this book is an excellent choice.  It is...

Trench : Featured

This month, which marks the 100th anniversary of the horrific battle of Passchendaele, I am recommending a book by Stephen Bull, which treats the subject of trench warfare in great detail.  In addition to the well-written text, the book is filled with photos of...