“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 . . .”
“a magnificent book that really fills in an overlooked period of World War II.”
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
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.
“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."
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.
Virtually everyone should be aware of the accomplishments of the United States Marine Corps in World War II.
“narrative history at its literary best.”
The advent of the 75th anniversary of Japan’s attack at Pearl Harbor has had at least something to do with the publication of this book.
With perhaps the exception of the Holocaust in Europe, no other phase of World War II was more horrific than captivity under the Imperial Japanese Empire, the same being said of combat against thes
“this text should rightly become the standard undergraduate volume for any course studying World War II.”
A photographic publication of any historical event is to be welcomed, and the Second World War was one of the most widely covered and photographed conflicts in history.
“An Iron Wind is a thoroughly worked example of social history at its most valuable.
“The story of the mightiest navy in history is both compelling and personal . . .”
“The German War is an important scholarly achievement in the field of modern German history, and it is written with an epic narrative sweep.”
Those with an interest in military history, in particular World War II, should be familiar with the efforts of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (RCT), a formation of Japanese-American citizens who
There has been a spate of books published during the last few years about the life and career of General Douglas MacArthur. The latest to appear, H. W. Brands’ The General vs.
“a brilliant exploration of the final days of the European theater, valuable in its military analysis and generous use of eyewitness accounts.”