“a captivating portrayal of an American warrior at the very cutting-edge of the War on Terror.”
“a fascinating book that offers a comprehensive look at why humans wage war and violence on each other.”
“a magnificent book that really fills in an overlooked period of World War II.”
War is never pretty, and in the case of Vietnam less so for a variety of reasons. Those who served there deserved better than we gave them when and since they came home.
“demonstrate[s] the war’s sheer and utter waste of life and resources even as the old mainland Europe monarchical order brought about its own demise.”
In late 1942, aviators of the 31st Fighter Group arrived in England. Included were thousands of others who served in the Eighth and Ninth U.S. Army Air Forces in that embattled nation.
The world should be well aware of the sacrifices made and losses suffered by the Soviet Union in World War II.
“The Jersey Brothers demonstrates that a well-told story is just that, whatever its genre.”
There have been many instances where one wishes one could have been a fly on the wall in order to know what was said at the time or what really happened, particularly, say, in the commission of a c
“this volume provides a good overview of the genesis, history, and thorny relationship these elite units have had within the American military.”
Jonathan Templin Ritter writes Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma focusing on the collaboration of two extraordinary men who, “grew up an ocean apart, were thrown together by the fortunes o
One facet of Nazi Germany about which many people do not know or of which they are unaware is the extent of chemical dependency in its society and regime.
“brings a new evaluation to the common themes of both Clausewitz and Sun Tzu on the relationship between war and politics . . .”
“concise yet sweeping history of warfare in the Middle East from 1798 to present is an excellent introductory volume to understanding how geography, culture, religion, politics, and economi
“a worthwhile read. It will most certainly fascinate Dos Passos and Hemingway aficionados, as well as the casual literary biography enthusiast.”
“another fine tribute to those who put their lives on the line for those of us who have come after them.”
". . . Wukovits certainly joins Morrison and James D. Hornfischer as one of the pre-eminent writers on the history of U.S. Navy operations in the Pacific theater."
“an excellent resource for anyone interested in visiting one of America’s numerous Civil War battlefield parks.”
“this book shows, for the men serving on the front lines next to the Iron Curtain, conflict was always a real possibility that could happen at any time.”
“As one of the most highly decorated units in Army history, these men are worthy successors to Band of Brothers . . .”
“seeks to overturn long held canon among military historians about the conduct and role of battles in warfare . . .”
“A dramatic read, this work expounds in detail on critically important parts of American history that tragically have gone forgotten and unlearned.”
Although World War II began in Europe in September, 1939, it was followed by the approximately six month period of what was called the Phony War: Universal national mobilization, decisions on strat
Although the story of the contributions of African Americans during the Civil War has been garnering much more attention over the past 25 years, mainly through the film Glory and its depic
One of the titans of 20th century American literature, Ernest Hemingway was larger than life and an adventurer of the first rank. He was also imperfect, flawed and, therefore, human.