“Andrew Roberts has written the best single-volume biography of Winston Churchill to date.”
Those who are familiar with the works of author and historian Jeffry D.
Women have always struggled to obtain their due in and from this country, from the Revolution right through to today.
“Rampage reminds us once again that man’s inhumanity to man belies the notion of human progress.
“My aim in this book,” writes Polish historian Adam Zamoyski in his captivating new biography of Napoleon Bonaparte, “is not to justify or condemn, but to piece together his life . . .
“Wars are not won by evacuations,” remarked Winston Churchill after 338,226 British and French soldiers were safely transferred from the beaches at Dunkirk to England in late May-early June 1940.
"Whitten used extensive interviews, and the records allowed to him to tell a cautionary tale on how the destruction of our world could come from complacency, lack of control, miscommunicati
Some of the names of the 56 signers—our Founding Fathers—of the Declaration of Independence are well known.
When the first major contingent of conventional U.S.
In late 2012 the freelance American photographer Matthew Schrier was heading out of Syria after a stint of work when his taxi was stopped.
“leaves behind a legacy as one of the Army’s most influential innovators . . .”
"Hollywood makes movies about battles, helicopters, and daring escapes in the Vietnam War.
It bears repeating that personal accounts and oral histories are important for a variety of reasons.
For weal or woe, many names stand out in the history of our revolution against Great Britain: Nathan Hale, George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and Ethan Allen, for example.
Some of the generals of the Great War have entered into common currency. Almost everyone knows about the American General John J.
When recruits enter the Marine Corps many of them have an idealistic view of what constitutes an effective Marine, and they embrace the adventure that awaits them.
Such is the molten hot fury of Syria’s now almost seven-year conflict, that it seems hard to think back to how things were before.
The Vietnam War was one of the most tragic and divisive events in the history of this country.
“Twenty-Two on Peleliu will haunt, enchant and thrill . . . it will inspire you with stories of heroism and courage . . .
“fully justifie[s] the remark of General Alan Brooke that Britain should ‘thank God . . . that occasionally such supermen exist on this earth.’”
“To say this is a convoluted story would be an understatement.”
Biographer James Thomas Flexner has called George Washington the “indispensable man” of the American Revolution.
"John Harte, a former playwright and freelance writer . . . has written a very uneven book about Churchill and the First World War."
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 and long overlooked study of a little known chapter in the American Revolution.”