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Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Guides to the Literature

  • American battle monuments: a guide to military cemeteries and monuments maintained by the American Battle Monuments Commission. Ed. Elizabeth Nishiura. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, 1989.
    SML Reference UB393 A45X 1989 (LC)
  • American prose writers of World War I: a documentary volume. Ed. Steven Trout. Detroit: Thomson/Gale, 2005.
    SML Reference PN451 D53 316+ Oversize
  • Bayliss, Gwyn M. Bibliographic guide to the two world wars: an annotated survey of English-language reference materials. New York: Bowker, 1977.
    SML Stacks Z6207 E8 B39 (LC)
  • Beckett, I.F.W. The First World War: the essential guide to sources. Kew, Richmond, Surrey: Public Record Office, 2002.
    SML Reference D517 B44 2002
  • Bruce, A.P.C. An illustrated companion to the First World War. London : Joseph, 1989.
    SML Stacks D521 B78 1989
  • Burg, David F. An almanac of World War I. Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, 1998.
    SML Reference D522.5 B87X 1998
  • Ellis, John. The World War I databook: the essential facts and figures for all the combatants. London: Aurum, 2001.
    SML Reference D522.5 E55 2001+ Oversize
  • Encyclopedie de la Grande Guerre, 1914-1918: histoire et culture. Eds. Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau and Jean-Jacques Becker. Paris: Bayard, 2004.
    SML Reference D521 .E494X 2004
  • The European powers in the First World War: an encyclopedia. Ed. Spencer C. Tucker. New York: Garland Publishing, 1996.
    SML Reference D510 E97X 1996
  • Fowler, Simon. A guide to military history on the internet. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Books, Ltd., 2007.
    In Process.
  • Herman, Gerald. The pivotal conflict: a comprehensive chronology of the First World War, 1914-1919. New York: Greenwood Press, 1992.
    SML Reference D522.5 H43X 1992+ Oversize
  • Herwig, Holger. Biographical dictionary of World War I. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1982.
    SML Reference D507 H47+ Oversize
  • Hogg, Ian. Historical dictionary of World War I. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1998.
    SML Reference D510 H65X 1998
  • The home front encyclopedia : United States, Britain, and Canada in World Wars I and II. Ed. James Ciment. Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2007.
    SML Reference D570 H54 2007+ Oversize
  • New York Public Library Research Department. Subject catalog of the World War I collection. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1961.
    SML Reference Z6207 E8 N48 (LC)+ Oversize
  • Nicolson, Colin. The Longman companion to the First World War : Europe, 1914-1918. New York: Longman, 2001.
    SML Reference D521 N48X 2001
  • Stephen. The Macmillan dictionary of the First World War. London: Macmillan, 1995.
    SML Reference D510 P664 1995
  • Researching World War I: a handbook. Ed. Robin Higham with Dennis E. Showalter. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.
    SML Reference D522.4 . R47X 2003
  • Thorpe, Andrew. The Longman companion to Britain in the era of the two World Wars, 1914-45. New York: Longman, 1994.
    SML Reference DA566 T54X 1994
  • The Times diary & index of the war, 1914 to 1918. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1921.
    LSF Bi67 670
  • The United States in the First World War: an encyclopedia. Ed. Anne Cipriano Venzon. New York: Garland Publishing, 1995.
    SML Reference D510 U65X 1995
  • World War I: encyclopedia. Ed. Spencer C. Tucker. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2005.
    SML Reference D510 E53 2005+ Oversize