(*Denotes essential source.)
French Army in WWI
*Paths of Glory: The French Army 1914-1918 by Anthony Clayton. Cassell: London, 2003.
*Price of Glory: Verdun 1916 by Alistsair Horne. Penguin Books: New York, 1993.
The Road to Verdun: World War I's Most Momentous Battle and the Folly of Nationalism by Ian Ousby. Anchor: New York, 2003.
*The French Army 1914-1918 by Ian Sumner and Gerry Embleton. Osprey Publishing: Oxford, 1999.
*French Poilu 1914-18 (Warrior Series) by Ian Sumner. Osprey Publishing: London, 2009.
Between Mutiny and Obedience: The Case of the French Fifth Infantry Division During World War I by Leonard V. Smith. Princeton University Press: Princeton, 1994.
The Battle of the Frontiers, Ardennes 1914 by Terence Zuber. The History Press: London. 2008.
The Second Battle of the Marne by Michael S. Neiberg. Indiana University Press: Bloomington, Indiana, 2008.
The Campaign of the Marne by Sewell Tyng. Westholme Publishing: Yardley, PA, 2007.
Dare Call It Treason by Richard M. Watt. Simon and Schuster: New York, 1963.
*French Trench Warfare, 1917-1918: A Reference Manual ed. by British General Staff. Battery Press: Nashville, 2002.
Handbook of the French Army, 1914 ed. by British General Staff. Battery Press: Nashville, 2002.
A Fraternity of Arms: America and France in the Great War by Robert B. Bruce. University Press of Kansas: Lawrence, KS, 2003.
French Soldiers' Accounts
They Shall Not Pass: The French Army on the Western Front 1914-1918 by Ian Sumner. Penn & Sword, South Yorkshire. 2012.
From the Marne to Verdun: The War Diary of Captain Charles Delvert, 101st Infantry, 1914–1916 by Charles Delvert. transl. by Ian Sumner. Penn & Sword, South Yorkshire. 2016.
*Poilu: The World War I Notebooks of Corporal Louis Barthas, Barrelmaker, 1914-1918 transl. by Edward M. Strauss. Yale University Press, Yale. 2014.
A French Soldier's War Diary, 1914-1918 by Henri Desagneaux. transl. by Godfrey Adams. Pen and Sword, London. 2014.
Men at War 1914-1918: National Sentiment and Trench Journalism in France During the First World War by Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau. Berg Publishers: Oxford, 1995.
*The Embattled Self: French Soldiers' Testimony of the Great War by Leonard V. Smith. Cornell University Press: Ithaca, NY, 2007.
France in WWI
14-18: Understanding the Great War by Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau and Annette Becker. Hill and Wang: New York, 2002.
*France and the Great War by Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau, Annette Becker, Leonard V. Smith, William Beik. Cambridge University Press: London, 2003.
*Pyrrhic Victory : French Strategy and Operations in the Great War by Robert A. Doughty. Belknap Press: Cambridge, MA, 2005.
French Army Uniforms & Equipment
The French Army in the First World War 1914-1918 (vol. 2) by Laurent Mirouze and Stéphane Dekerle. Verlag Militaria: Vienna, 2008.
Gazette des Uniformes, Hors Serie no. 19. "L'Uniforme du Poilu". by G. Bernard and F. Lachaux, 2008.
Gazette des Uniformes, Hors Serie no. 24. "L'Equipement du Poilu". by G. Bernard and F. Lachaux, 2008.
Le Soldat Français dans la Grande Guerre. by Christophe Fombaron. Éditions Errance - Histoire Vivante: Arles, 2016.
French WWI Novels
*Fear by Gabriel Chevallier. Serpent's Tail: London, 2011.
Under Fire by Henri Barbusse. Penguin Classics: New York, 2004.
Wooden Crosses by Roland Dorgelès. Kessinger Publishing, 2004.
General WWI History
The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman. Ballantine Books: New York, 1994.
Eye Deep in Hell: Trench Warfare in World War I by John Ellis. The John Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, 1989.
Trench Fortifications, 1914-1918: A Reference Manual ed. by British General Staff. Battery Press: Nashville, 1998.
Paris 1919 by Margaret MacMillan. Random House: New York, 2002.
Bantam New College French and English Dictionary by Roger Steiner. Bantham: , 1988.