The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I by Barbara W. Tuchman
Random House; Reprint edition, March 8, 1994
This Pulitzer Prize winner does a deep dive into the cause of the First World War and covers the first 30 days of battle.
The Western Front: A History of the Great War, 1914-1918 by Nick Lloyd
Liveright, March 30, 2021
Nick Lloyd, an acclaimed military historian, outlines the battle on the Western Front, which has largely influenced modern warfare.
The Storm of Steel: Original 1929 Translation by Ernst Jünger
Independently published, October 5, 2019
The Storm of Steel is a first-hand account of the events of WWI – straight from a German infantryman.
World War One: WWI History told from the Trenches, Seas, Skies, and Desert of a War Torn World by Daniel Wrinn
Independently published, February 15, 2021
This book is a collection of four stories that give a detailed history of WWI from several different fronts.
The Eastern Front 1914-1920 (The History of World War I) by Michael S. Neiberg and David Jordan
Amber Books Ltd; Paperback edition, November 14, 2021
The Eastern Front 1914-1920 highlights the conflict between Russia and the three Central Powers of Germany, Austria, and Turkey and includes black and white photos to further delve into the history.
A World Undone: The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918 by G. J. Meyer
Bantam; Reprint edition, May 29, 2007
The New York Times bestseller A World Undone is a thoroughly researched book that discusses the history of WWI and how it changed the modern world as we know it.
On a Knife Edge: How Germany Lost the First World War by Holger Afflerbach
Cambridge University Press; New edition, October 20, 2022
On a Knife Edge gives a unique account that evaluates WWI and argues that the outcome was in balance until Germany made some fundamental mistakes that led to them losing the war.
Female Spies of World War One: True Stories of Six Courageous Women, Their Rich-Detailed Lives of Espionage and How They Survived, or Did They? by Dani C. Kennedy
Independently published, February 8, 2022
Female Spies of World War One tells the stories of six remarkable women who risked it all to get insider secrets.