World War One: Read about it

A photograph showing a French bayonet charge t...
A photograph showing a French bayonet charge taken during the Great War. Note the sword bayonets. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

As this is the centenary of the outbreak of the war there is a flood of books on the topic. Which ones are worth reading? See this roundup of titles from the New York Review of Books:

The Greatest Catastrophe the World Has Seen

Enhanced by ZemantaIf you want to write your own book on the subject you may be interested in the freely available war diaries that have been published by the National Archives in London: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/first-world-war/
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