“Biographer and historian Jean Edward Smith . . .
“Nagorski provides a compelling narrative of the war’s major events, developments, and personalities in 1941.”
“Hitler’s Death represents a useful contribution to the neverending literature dealing in some way with the life and death of this most despicable of human beings.
“A good piece of writing should be brief and concise, but it must also be worthy.”
Many Americans were shocked last year to watch neo-Nazis marching and chanting racist profanity in the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia.
"This very thick book makes a fast entertaining read that illuminates facts about the times on almost every page.
Some of the generals of the Great War have entered into common currency. Almost everyone knows about the American General John J.
Ever since April 30, 1945, the spirit of Adolf Hitler has floated across the minds of Western Europeans and North Americans like a vampiric miasma—a perennial threat that is often invoked whenever
“Siemens shows that the entire Nazi mission and ideology was born within and maintained by the SA.”
“an exceptionally powerful and emotionally charged story.”
"Death of Assassin is an entertaining look at very human characters in a world on the edge of radical change."
It is entirely possible that the vast majority of Americans have never thought of or even considered the possibility that their country and its white supremacist legislation of the 1930s would ever
“If twelve or fifteen thousand Hebrew corrupters of the people had been held under poison gas . . . the sacrifice of millions at the front would not have been in vain.”
“a brilliant exploration of the final days of the European theater, valuable in its military analysis and generous use of eyewitness accounts.”
“cannot be recommended too highly . . . another smoking gun . . .”
Beginning with the Siegestor (Victory Gate) in Munich and ending with the Reichstag in Berlin, Germany: Memories of a Nation by Neil MacGregor seeks to understand four centuries o
On September 18, 1931, the Regensburger Echo ran a front-page article, “Suicide in Hitler's Apartment.” The body of Geli Raubal, Hitler's niece, was found with a single gunshot wound to th
“brings to light a truth that should be told of how ordinary men and women struggled for four years to help liberate their country . . .”
MI6 and CIA be damned! The Vatican and Pope Pius XII during World War II could have put any espionage agency to shame.
“Our Tortured Souls is the story of men who endured their own particular 45 days of hell on earth ‘in a very small place.’”
“The thesis set forth by Stephen Fritz in Ostkrieg is so simple and compelling that it merits consideration even by those who have studied the topic for years.”
“Mr. Clark has a reputation for both his deep knowledge of military history and his ability to make it accessible to a substantial reading audience.
(The Lyons Press, 2008)