Just a few of the books and websites I have looked at so far:



ADIE, Kate.- “Fighting on the Home Front The Legacy of Women in World War One”.  (Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2013)

ADDINGTON, Scott. “Heroes of the Line” (Scott Addington, 2013)

ALAN, A.J.- “Second Book”.  (Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., London, 1932)

ANDERSON, Ross.  “The Forgotten Front The East African Campaign”. (Tempus Publishing Ltd., Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2004)

ARCHER, Mary. "Rupert Brooke and The Old Vicarage, Grantchester" (Silent Books, Cambridge, 1989)

ATKINSON, Diane.  “Elsie and Mairi go to War  Two Extraordinary Women on the Western Front”. (Preface Publishing, London, 2009)

BAETZ, Joel, Ed. "Canadian Poetry from World War 1 An Anthology" (Oxford University Press, Don Mills, Ontario, Canada, 2009)

BAMFORD, Joe.  “Surviving the Skies A Night Bomber Pilot in the Great War”.  (Spelmount, an imprint of The History Press, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2012)

BARKER, Pat. “The Regeneration Trilogy – Regeneration, The Eye in the Door and The Ghost Road”. (Viking, London, 1995)

BARKER, Pat. "Life Class" (Penguin Books Ltd., London, 2007)

BATTISCOMBE, Georgina. “Queen Alexandra”. (Sphere Books, Falmouth, 1972)

BELBEN, Rosalind. “Our Horses in Egypt” (Vintage, London, 2008)

BELL, Quentin. "Virginia Woolf" (Triad/Paladin, St. Albans, Herts., 1972)

BENTLEY, James. Ed. “Some Corner of a Foreign Field  Poetry of the Great War”. (Little, Brown & Co., London, 1992)

BILTON, David. “Images of War  The Germans in Flanders 1914”.  (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2012)

BILTON, Rachel. "In the Trenches - Those who were there" (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2016)

BILTON, Rachel. "Prisoners & Escape:  Those who were there" (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2017)

BIRN, Antony and BIRN, Nicholas. Eds.- “Voices from the Front Line".  (Summersdale Publishers Ltd., Chichester, Sussex, 2008)

BLANC-PERIDIER, Adrianne. "Le Cantique de la Patrie" (Librairie Plon, Paris, 1918)

BODERKE, David. "Words from the Wounded" ( Publishing, 2014)

BOORMAN, Derek. "A Century of Remembrance. 100 Outstanding British War Memorials". (Pen & Sword Books, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2005)

BRANCA, Elena.  “Dottoresse al Fronte? La C.R.I e le donne medico nella Grande Guerra:  Anna Dado Saffiotti et le altri” (Doctors at the Front?  The Italian Red Cross and women doctors of the Great War:  Anna Dado Saffiotti and the others) Associazione Nazionale della Sanita Militare Italiana Sezione di Torino, 2015 

CAMPBELL, James. "Shepard's War: E.H. Shepard The Man who Drew Winnie-the-Pooh" (Lom Art, London, 2015)

CARDINAL, Agnes, GOLDMAN, Dorothy, HATTAWAY, Judith. Eds.  “Women’s Writing on the First World War”.  (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1999)

CLARKE, G.H. Ed. “A Treasury of War Poetry  British and American Poems 1914 – 1919”.  (Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1917)

COBBS, Elizabeth. "The Hello Girls:  America's First Women Soldiers" (Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, 2017)

COWEN, Ruth, Ed. “A Nurse at the Front The Great War Diaries of Sister Edith Appleton”. (Simon & Schuster, London, 2012)

CROFTON, Eileen. "The Women of Royaumont A Scottish Women's Hospital on the Western Front". (Tuckwell Press Ltd., East Linton, East Lothian, Scotland, 1997)

CROSS, George Herbert. “Suffolk Punch A Businessman’s Autobiography”. (Faber and Faber, London, 1936)

CROSS, Tim. "The Lost Voices of World War 1 An International Anthology of Writers, Poets and Playwrights" (Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd., London, 1989)

CHURCHILL, Winston.- “The Second World War Book I The Gathering Storm from War to War 1919 – 1939” (Cassell &  Co. Ltd., London, 1967)

COPP, MIchael. "Cambridge Poets of the Great War" (Rosemont Publishing & Printing Corp. London, 2001

COPP, Michael. "Apollinaire, Cocteau & Others French Poets of the Great War" (Austin Macauley, London, 2016)

DAVIES, Frank and MADDOCKS, Graham. "Bloody Red Tabs: General Officer Casualties of the Great War 1914 - 1918" (Pen & Sword Military, an imprint of Pen & Sword,  Barnsley, UK, 2014)

DE SCHAEPDRIJVER, Sophie and PROCTOR, Tammy M. Eds. "An English Governess in the Great War: The Secret Brussels Diary of Mary Thorpe" (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2017)

DE WAAL, Daphne. "Soldiers Immortal and Other Poems" (T. Maskey Miller, Capetown, 1917)

DEARBORN, Mary V. “Queen of Bohemia The Life of Louise Bryant”. (Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1996)

DEPP, Wolfgang G., MIDDLETON, Christopher, SCHONHERR, Herbert. Eds. - “Ohne Hass und Fahne No Hatred and no Flag Sans haine et sans drapeau”.  (Rowohlt, Hamburg, 1959)

DOWSON, Jane, Ed.  “Women’s Poetry of the 1930s A Critical Anthology”.  (Routledge, London, 1996)

DROEGE, Annie. "Diary of Annie's War" (Grosvenor House Publishing Ltd., Guildford, Surrey, 2012)

DUBBS, Chris. "An Unladlylike Profession: American Women War Correspondents in World War 1" 

DUNN, Lawrence. "Images of the Great War". (Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd., London, 2015)

EDY, Carolyn M. “The Woman War Correspondent, the U.S. Military, and the Press” (Lexington Books, Lanham, Boulder, New York and London, 2017)

ELLIS, Allick Lewis. "Field Dressings by Stretcher Bearer, France 1916 - 17 - 18 - 19" (Brown Dog Books, 2018)

EVANS, Robert C. "Perspectives on World War 1 Poetry". (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, London, 2014)

FARA, Patricia.  "A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War" (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2018)

FAULKS, Sebastian. “Birdsong”. (Vintage, London, 1994)

FITCH, Tad and POIRIER, Michael. "Into the Danger Zone Sea Crossings of the First World War" (The History Press, Stroud, Glos, UK, 2014)

FOWLER WRIGHT. S. Ed.  "Poets of Merseyside  An Anthology of Present
Day Poetry".  (Merton Press Ltd., London, 1923)

GAMMOND, Peter. "Your own, your very own! A Music Hall Scrapbook" (Ian Allen, Shepperton, UK, 1971)

GARDNER, Brian. Ed. "Up the Line to Death The War Poets 1914 - 1918"(Methuen Drama, London, 1986) 

GARVIN, John W. Ed. "Canadian Poems of the Great War" (McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, Canada, 1918)

GOLDIE, David and WATSON, Roderick, Eds. "From the Line Scottish War Poetry 1914 - 1945" (The Association for Scottish Literary Studies, Glasgow, 2014)

GOLDSTEIN, Joshua S.  “War and Gender:  How Gender shapes the War System and Vice Versa”.  (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001)

GOODWIN, Daisy, Ed. “The Nation’s Favourite Love Poems”. (BBC Books, London, 1998)

GOSSE, Philip.  “A Naturalist goes to War being the Memoirs of a Camp-follower”. (Penguin Books, London, 1944)

GRAHAM, Judith S. Ed. "The World War 1 Letters of Nora Saltonstall (Northeastern University Press, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2004)

GRAMICH, Katie and BRENNAN, Catherine. "Welsh Women's Poetry 1460 - 2001" (Honno Classics, Dinas Powys, South Glamorgan, Wales, 2003)

GRAVES, Diane. “A Crown of Life The World of John McCrae” (Spellmount Ltd., Staplehurst, Kent, 1997)

GRAVES, Robert. “Goodbye to all that”. (First published 1929)

HADAWAY, Stuart. "Tracing  your Great War Ancestors: The Egypt & Palestine Campaigns: A Guide for Family Historians" (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2017)

HALLETT, Christine E. "Nurses of Passchendaele: Caring for the Wounded of the Ypres Campaigns 1914 - 1918" (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2017)

HALLETT, Christine E. “Veiled Warriors: Allied Nurses of the First World War” (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2014)

HAMILTON-THOMPSON, Abigail. “Peterborough in the Great War (Your Towns and Cities in the Great War)” (Pen and Sword, Barnsley, 2018)

HARRIS, Clive and WHIPPY, Julian.  “The Greater Game  Sporting Icons who fell in the Great War”. Pen and Sword Military, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, 2008

HETHERINGTON, Andrea. “British Widows of the First World War: The Forgotten Legion” (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2018)

HIBBERD, Dominic and ONIONS, John. Eds. "The Winter of the World Poems of the First World War", (Constable and Robinson Ltd., London, 2007)

HIGGONET, Margaret, Ed. “Lines of Fire  Women Writers of World War I”. (Penguin Books, London, 1999)

HOLLIS, Matthew and KEEGAN, Paul, Eds. “101 Poems against War”.  (Faber and Faber, London, 2003)

HOLLIS, Matthew. "Now all Roads lead to France. The Last Years of Edward Thomas" (Faber and Faber, London, 2012)

HOLT, Tonie and Valmai and ZEEPVAT, Charlotte, Eds.  “Poets of the Great
War”. (Pen & Sword Books Ltd., Barnsley, Yorkshire, 1999)

HOLTBY, Winifred.  “The Frozen Earth and other poems”. (Collins, London, 1935)

JAMES, Lawrence.  “The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia The Golden Warrior”. (Weidenfield and Nicolson, London, 1990)

KHAN, Nosheen, Ed. “Women’s Poetry of the First World War”. (Lexington, University Press of Kentucky, 1988)

KIRKWOOD, Katrina. “The Mystery of Isabella and the String of Beads: A Woman Doctor in World War 1” (Loke Press, Norwich, UK, 2016)

LARKIN, Philip. “The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century Verse Chosen by Philip Larkin”.  (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1973)

LARSON, Kirby. "Hattie Big Sky" |(Yearling, New York, 2008)

LEWIS, Cecil. “Sagittarius Rising”. (Originally published by Peter Lewis, London, 1936. Pen and Sword, Barnsley, 2009)

LEWIS-STEMPEL, John. "Six Weeks The Short and Gallant Life of the British Officer in the First World War" (Orion Books Ltd., London, 2011)

LINTIER, Paul.  “My Seventy-Five  The Journal of a French Gunner August – September 1914”.

LLEWELLYN, Sacha and LISS, Paul, Eds. "The Great War As Recorded through the Fine and Popular Arts" (Liss Fine Art, 2014)

LLWYD, Alan, Ed.  “Out of the Fire of Hell.  Welsh Experiences of the Great War 1914 – 1918 in prose and verse”.  (Gomer Press, Llandysal, Ceredigion SA4 4JL, 2008)

McGREAL, Stephen. "Wirral in the Great War" (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2014)

McKANE, Richard, Tr. "Shalford Book of 20th Century Russian Poetry" (Kozmic Press, 1985)

MACDONALD, John with ZELIKO, Cimpric.  “Caporetto and the Isonzo Campaign  The Italian Front 1915 – 1918”.  (Pen & Sword Military, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2011)

MACDONALD, Lyn. "The Roses of No Man's Land" (Penguin, London, 1980

MACDONNELL, A.G. "England, their England" (Picador, London, 1983)

MACDONALD, Janet. "Supplying the British Army in the First World War" (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2019)

MARSLAND, Elizabeth A. "The Nation's Cause French, English and German Poetry of the First World War" (A Routledge Revival - Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 2011;  first published 1991)

MANDER, Raymond and MITCHENSON, Joe. "Victorian & Edwardian Entertainment from Old Photographs" (B.T. Batsford Ltd., London, 1978)

MOTION, Andrew, Ed. "First World War Poems" (Faber & Faber, London, 2003)

NEWMAN, Vivien. "We also served The Forgotten Women of the First World War" (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2014

NEWMAN, Vivien. "Tumult & Tears The Story of the Great War through the eyes and lives of its women poets" (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2016)

NICHOLSON, Juliet. “The Great Silence” (Grove Press, New York, 2009)

NOAKES, Vivien, Ed.  “Voices of Silence  The Alternative Book of First World War Poetry”.  (Sutton Publishing Ltd., Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2006)

ODHAMS PRESS LTD. “Fifty Amazing Stories of the Great War”. (Odhams Press Ltd., London, 1936)

ODHAMS PRESS LTD.  “Fifty True Stories Stranger than Fiction”. (Odhams Press Ltd., London, 1936)

PAGE, Lizzie. "The War Nurses" (Bookouture, an imprint of StoryFire Ltd., London, 2018)

PADOVANI Eleonora and FARAONI, Marco. "Anna Bunston de Bary Songs of Kake Garda Poesie Ritrovate" (Raffaelli Editore, Rimini, 2015)

PHILO-GILL, Samantha. "The Women's Arm Auxiliary Corps in France 1917 - 1921" (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2017)

POLE, Stephen and WHEAL, Elizabeth-Anne Eds. - “Dictionary of the First World War”. (Pen & Sword Military Classics, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2003)

POULAIN, Caroline, Ed., "Manger et Boire Entre 1914 & 1918" (Editions Snoek, Gand, 2015)

POWELL, Anne, Ed.  “A Deep Cry: Soldier Poets killed on the Western Front”. (Palladour Books, Aberporth, Wales, 1993)

POWELL, Anne. “Women in the War Zone Hospital service in the First World War”. (The History Press, Stroud, Gloucs., 2009)

POWELL, Anne, Ed. "The Fierce Light: The Battle of the Somme July - November 1916 Prose and Poetry"  (Sutton Publishing, Stroud, Gloucs, 1996)

READ, David, Ed. "A Tommy's Sketchbook Writings and Drawings from the Trenches by Lance Corporal Henry Buckle" (The History Press, Stroud, Glos, UK, 2012)

REAY, Sarah. "The Half-Shilling Curate: A Personal Account of War and Fait 1914 - 1918" (Helion & Co., Solihull, 2016)

REILLY, Catherine. Ed. “Scars upon my Heart”. (Virago Press, London, 1981)

REILLY, Catherine W. Ed.  “English Poetry of the First World War  A Bibliography”. (St. Martin’s Press, Inc., New York, 1978)

ROBERTS, Cecil. "The Growing Boy" (Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1967)

ROBERTS, Cecil "The Years of Promise" (Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1868)

ROBERTS, David, Ed. “Minds at War  Poetry and Experience of the First World War” (Saxon Books, Burgess Hill, 2010)

ROBERTS, David, Ed. “Out in the Dark  Poetry of the First World War” (Saxon Books,
Burgess Hill, 1998)

ROSCOE, Theodora and WINTER WERE, Mary. "Poems by Contemporary Women" (Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., London, 1944)

RUSSEL MILLER, Elizabeth, Ed. "Arms and the Newfoundlander:  Poetry of the Great War" (Harry Cuff Publications Ltd., St. John's, Newfoundland, 1994)

SASSOON, Siegfried. "Memoirs of a Fox-hunting Man" (Faber & Faber, London, 1986)

SASSOON, Siegfried. "Memoirs of an Infantry Officer" (Faber & Faber, London, 1997)

SASSOON, Siegfried. "Sherston's Progress" (Faber & Faber, London, 1983)

SASSOON, Siegfried. "The Weald of Youth" (Faber and Faber,  London, 1942)

SASSOON, Siegfried. "Siegfried's Journey 1916 - 1920" (Faber & Faber, London, 1945)

SCOTT, Clive "Translating Apollinaire" (University of Exeter Press, Exeter, UK 2014)

SHIPTON, Elisabeth. "Female Tommies The Frontline Women of the First World War" (The History Press, Stroud, Glos, UK, 2014)

SMITH, William James, Ed. “Granger’s Index to Poetry”. (Columbia University Press, London, 1973).

SMITHSON, Jim. "A Taste of Success: The First Battle of The Scarpe - The Opening Phase of the Battle of Arras, 9 - 14 April 1917" (Helion & Company, Solihull, West Midlands, UK, 2017)

SPRIET, Chris, Ed. ”We werden honderd jaar ouder (We aged a hundred years)”.  (Davidsfonds Uitgeverij, Leuven, 2013)

STALLWORTHY, Jon. Ed. “The Poems of Wilfred Owen”.  (Chatto & Windus, London, 1990)

STALLWORTHY, Jon. Ed. "Poets of the First World War". (Oxford University Press in Association with the Imperial War Museum, London, 1974)

STEVENS, Caroline and STEVENS, John, Eds. "Unknown Warriors The Letters of Kate Luard RRC and Bar, Nursing Sister in France 1914 - 1918". (The History Press, Stroud, Glos, 2014) hardback and in 2017 in paperback

STRAKER, Vicky. "Bicycled, Bloomers and Great War Rationing Recipes The Life and Times of Dorothy Peel, OBE" (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2016)

THOMAS, Edward. "The Works of Edward Thomas" (Wordsworth Editions Ltd., Ware, Hertfordshire, 1994)

VAN ELLS, Mark D. "America and WW1 A Traveller's Guide" (Interlink Publishing Group, Inc., Northampton, Massachusetts, USA, 2015)

WARNER, Jack "Jack of All Trades" (W.H. Allen, London, 1975)

WHITEHOUSE, Arch.  “The Zeppelin Fighters”. (New English Library, London, 1972)

WOOLF, Virginia. "Mrs Dalloway" (Penguin Books Ltd., London, 1996)

WYNN, Stephen and WYNN, Tanya. “Women in the Great War”(Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2017)

YOUNG, Louisa.-  “A Great Task of Happiness The Life of Kathleen Scott”.  (Macmillan, London, 1995)

YOUNG , Louisa.- "My Dear, I wanted to tell you" (Harper Collins

YOUNG, Louisa.- "The Heroes' Welcome" (Harper Collins

YOUNG, Louisa.- "Devotion" (Harper Collins 

ZUBER, Terence.  “The Battle of the Frontiers Ardennes 1914”. (Tempus Publishing Ltd., Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2007)


Mildred Aldridge's "Hilltop on the Marne"

Betty Stevenson's story "Betty Stevenson YMCA Croix de Guerre avec Palme

Sarah Macnaughtan's story "My Wr Experiences on Two Continents"

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive, University of Oxford