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Re: USN and RN books and WW I movie update
« Reply #30 on: October 24, 2016, 08:21:09 pm »
more WW I era movies on youtube:

Coward (short film)
The Red Baron (a not so good aviation movie German with subtitles)
Stosstrupp 1917 (1934) ( German with subtitles a popular film in 1930s Germany
All Quite on the Western Front 1930
The Light Horsemen  a good Aussie war film
Beneath Hill 60 ditto
A Farewell to Arms
The Silent Mountain
Rasputin and the Empress (US 1932 has a Russian voice over and a commentary full of foul language done by some people who flunked Russian history)

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Re: USN and RN books and WW I movie update
« Reply #31 on: October 24, 2016, 10:51:38 pm »
Thanks for the update James. They sound like an interesting span across the films of that era :)

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Re: USN and RN books and WW I movie update
« Reply #32 on: December 22, 2016, 02:34:08 am »
Glad to be of help. Since this site is now into whaling I found what looks like a good book on the subject:

Leviathan The History of Whaling in America by Eric Jay Dolin

Movie update on Youtube:
Ace of Aces
Nurse Edith Cavell
Sergent York
Warhorse
chunuk Bair
Black and White in Color
Heddwyn
Joyeux Noel
Four Horsemaen of the Apocalypse
Johnny Got his gun
Paths of Glory
My Boy jack
A Very long Engagement
Von Ricthofen and Brown
Knight Without Armor
The Big Parade
Journeys end
Zeppelin
1920 Battle of Warsaw
A Fairwell to arms
The High Command
African Queen
Britianic
The log of U-35
Die manner Der Emden
Verdun: visions d'Historie
We are from Kronstadt

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Re: USN and RN books and WW I movie update
« Reply #33 on: January 12, 2017, 11:15:47 pm »
New book by Mark Lardes "World War I Seaplane and aircraft carriers"

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Re: USN and RN books and WW I movie update
« Reply #34 on: March 16, 2017, 10:21:06 pm »
hathitrust.org books on the Mesopotamian campaign in WW I

The Campaign in Mesopotamia by F.J. Moberly the 4 volume British official history
My Campaign In Mesopotamia Maj Gen Charles Townshend memoirs of the campaign. Has the "My Campaign" problem that some people may find a little odd.
Mesopotamian Commission the report of the British commission on what went wrong in Mesopotamia
With the MT in Mesopotamia F.W. Leland motor vehicals in Mespotamia

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Re: USN and RN books and WW I movie update
« Reply #35 on: July 08, 2017, 08:51:30 pm »
on youtube:

Stosstrupp 1917 (German with English subtitles popular film in 1930s Germany)

The Fiery Miles ( Russian  "Red Western" based on the John Ford movie Stagecoach has English subtitles)

other Cheka (Soviet secret police) movies not on youtube:
At home among strangers
The Chekist
The Adjutant of his Excellency

on youtube
And Quite Flows the Don Russian 1930 silent and 1957 with english subtitles Russian "Gone with the Wind" style epic
The Real Glory US army officers train locals to defeat fantical moslems in Phillipines 1906