The year 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of WW I, and many books are being written in commemoration. I read Barbara Tuchman's famous book, "The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I" (1962) ... Read More
Am still reading this book. It is not an easy read. Trying to keep all the General's strait takes some time. It is interesting to see how ill prepared the French & British were for modern (that time) ... Read More
The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War 1890-1914
A superbly researched and superbly written survey of the several decades leading up to World War I. A wonderful primer on the state of much of the world's mentality in a time of worldwide uproar- ... Read More
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