First World War Centenary Prose Collection Vol. I cover

First World War Centenary Prose Collection Vol. I

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1. Extraausgabe der Wiener Zeitung zum Attentat in Sarajewo
2. History of the World War: Ch. 3 and 4
3. Extract from letter written by Rifleman C. H. Brazier
4. Extract from letter written by Private Frederick W. Heath
5. Avec une batterie de 75: Ma pièce, souvenirs d'un canonnier 1914
6. The Soul of a Nation
7. France at War: On the Frontier of Civilization
8. Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke
9. The War Mania of Mr. Jinks and Mr. Blinks
10. Liberty: a Statement of the British Case
11. Paths of Glory: Notes and Chapter 1
12. Excerpt from Edith Cavell: Her Life Story
13. De electrische grensafsluiting
14. Ten Lessons on Food Conservation: Lesson 1
15. Das Feuer: Kapitel 1
16. Neutral Nations and the War
17. The Conduct of the War by Sea: speech to the House of Commons, 1915
18. Brieven uit den loopgraaf (in De Nieuwe Gids, 1916)
19. A glimpse of the British army
20. Scott's Official History of the American Negro: Negro Women in War Work
21. Selections from the first issue of Stars and Stripes
22. Somme Battle Stories: Close Quarters
23. War Letters of a Public-School Boy: In the Somme Battlefield
24. Поза межами болю. Переднє слово (Poza mezhamy boliu. Perednye slovo)
25. And They Thought We Wouldn't Fight: Wounded - How it Feels to Be Shot
26. Extract from Oorlogstijd
27. Young Girls Fighting on the Russian Front
28. Finished with the War: A Soldier's Declaration
29. A Diary Without Dates: Outside the Glass Doors
30. Books in the War, the Romance of Library War Service: Chap. 10
31. Extract from Journal of A Disappointed Man
32. Rilla of Ingleside: Chapter 18, A War Wedding
33. Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War: Chapter 8: Scouting from the Skies
34. Het vluchtoord te Bergen op Zoom
35. Folkestone During the War: The Air Raids, Part 1
36. Folkestone During the War: The Air Raids, Part 2
37. The Battle of Jutland
38. Excerpt from Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons
39. Feeding an Army
40. Night-work in a Munitions Factory
41. Warfare under Water, from Pen Pictures of British Battles
42. De Belgen in Holland, 1914-1917
43. Excerpt from 'The Last Ride' from Fanny Goes to War
44. Early Care of Gunshot Wounds of the Jaws and Surrounding Soft Parts, from Abstracts of War Surgery
45. Torpedoed
46. Paths of Glory, Chapter 9: Viewing a Battle from a Balloon
47. No Man's Land: A Point of Detail
48. The War in Africa and the Far East: Chapter 3, The Pacific Colonies and The Capture of Kiao-Chau
49. Kriegstagebuch
50. The Children Of Our Dead from The Soul of the Soldier: Sketches from the Western Battle Front
51. The Moonlight Battle for Baghdad, from Pen Pictures of British Battles
52. Selected Letters from The American Spirit
53. Alphabet de la grande guerre, 1914-1916 pour les enfants de nos soldats
54. Chapter 1, Eighteen Months in the War Zone
55. The War as Art Critic

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Summary

This collection of non-fiction and fiction, with its companion poetry collection, commemorates the outbreak of the First World War on 28th July 1914. The majority of the items, all chosen by the readers, are in English, but the collection also includes pieces in Dutch, French, German and Ukrainian. Please note that some works are still protected by copyright in countries which observe copyright laws based on the author's date of death. Most items were written during or shortly after the war, but one or two have been included for their relevance in other ways. For more information about each piece, please see this document (PDF format), which also shows the authors' dates of death.