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Modern World: World War I, 1914-1918 Project |Mrs. Lyon: Recommended Resources

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Primary Sources:

Arthur, Max and Imperial War Museum (Great Britain). Forgotten Voices of the Great War: A History of World War I in the Words of the Men and Women Who Were There. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2004. Print.

Neiberg, Michael S. The World War I Reader: Primary and Secondary Sources. New York: New York University Press, 2007. Print.

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Christmas Truce:

Weintraub, Stanley. Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce. New York: Free Press, 2001. Print.

Crocker, Terri Blom. The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015. Accessed November 2, 2021. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Link: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkshireschool/reader.action?docID=4012423

Gwyther, Alex. Our Friends, The Enemy : The 1914 Christmas Truce. London: Oberon Books, 2014. Accessed November 2, 2021. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Link: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkshireschool/reader.action?docID=1672027

Harlem Hellfighters:

Slotkin, Richard. Lost Battalions: The Great War and The Crisis of American Nationality. New York, NY: H. Holt, 2005. Print.

Williams, Chad L. Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. Accessed November 2, 2021. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Link: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkshireschool/reader.action?docID=605945

HomeFront:

Ciment, James and Thaddeus Russell. The Home Front Encyclopedia: United States, Britain, and Canada in World Wars I and II. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2007. Print.

Resch, John P. Americans at War: Society, Culture, and the Homefront. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005. Print.

Wiener, Tom and Veterans History Project (U.S.). Voices of War: Stories of Service from the Home Front and the Front Lines. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2004. Print.

Lusitania:

Butler, Daniel A. The Lusitania: The Life, Loss, and Legacy of an Ocean Legend. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2000. Print.

Larson, Erik. Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.  New York: Crown Publishers, 2015. Print.

Preston, Diana. Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy. New York: Walker & Co., 2002. Print.

Protasio, John. The Day the World Was Shocked: The Lusitania Disaster and Its Influence on the Course of World War I. Havertown: Casemate Publishers & Book Distributors, LLC, 2011. Accessed November 2, 2021. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Link: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkshireschool/reader.action?docID=3007402

Trench Warfare:

Yorke, Trevor. The Trench: Life and Death on the Western Front 1914-1918. Berks: Countryside Books, 2014. Accessed November 2, 2021. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Link: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkshireschool/reader.action?docID=3121037

Use of Aircraft and Flying Aces:

Murray, Williamson. War in the Air, 1914-45. London: Cassell, 1999. Print.

Hart, Peter. Aces Falling: War Above the Trenches, 1918. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007. Print.

S. Leach, Norman. Cavalry of the Air: An Illustrated Introduction to the Aircraft and Aces of the First World War. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2014. Accessed November 2, 2021. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Link: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkshireschool/reader.action?docID=5104513

Weapon Technology:

Chivers, C J. The Gun. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010. Print.

Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women. Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks, 2016. Print.

Tucker, Jonathan B. War of Nerves: Chemical Warfare from World War I to al-Qaeda. New York: Pantheon Books, 2006. Print.

Spiers, Edward M. A History of Chemical and Biological Weapons. London: Reaktion Books, Limited, 2010. Accessed November 2, 2021. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Link: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkshireschool/reader.action?docID=618774

Coleman, K. A History of Chemical Warfare. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2005. Accessed November 2, 2021. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Link: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkshireschool/reader.action?docID=257360

Women:

Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women. Naperville, Illinois: Sourcebooks, 2016. Print.

Braybon, Gail. Women Workers in the First World War. London: Taylor & Francis Group, 2012. Accessed November 2, 2021. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Link: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkshireschool/reader.action?docID=1101376

Gavin, Lettie. American Women in World War I: They Also Served. University Press of Colorado, 1997. Accessed November 2, 2021. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Link: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/berkshireschool/reader.action?docID=3039837

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