"The result is an enlightening telling of America's most famous killing."
“books like this remind us of the human cost of war and the sacrifices made by soldiers who answered their country’s call . . .”
“offers an excellent synthesis and new insights not previously considered on Allied strategy and operational planning . . .”
More often than not, when one thinks of the actions taken against the various categories of Europe’s “undesirables” in World War II, it is usually in terms of the Axis: Germany and, to a lesser ext
“Rajsfus implicitly warns us that there will be many fellow travelers who will follow Trump through the swamp in order to wreck the American experiment.”
“The irony of DARPA is that even as its mandate has shrunk, its reputation has ballooned.”
"unparalleled . . ."
“This impressive book is an outstanding companion volume that covers the war from many perspectives . . .”
"Death of Assassin is an entertaining look at very human characters in a world on the edge of radical change."
“should be the definitive volume on the Riviera’s World War II experience and is highly recommended.”
"John Harte, a former playwright and freelance writer . . . has written a very uneven book about Churchill and the First World War."
One of the worst possible experiences in wartime is being captured and becoming a prisoner of war (POW).
“The author’s assertion that Guadalcanal, not Midway, was the turning point of the Pacific War is hard to dispute . . .”
“an eminently readable story that further emphasizes and demonstrates the mettle of the Greatest Generation.”
“a solid introductory volume to anyone wishing to learn about America’s airborne forces in World War II . . .”
In the first two decades of the 20th century in the United States, the national mood changed radically from one of heady optimism to dissolution.
“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