“Reading about the incredible bravery of American Marines, many not even 21 years old, shows that the long line of brave servicemen that answered their country’s call to service remains unb
“The Cold War needs more great histories like this to show what a truly remarkable time it was, a period of nuclear terror, constant hair-trigger tensions, and the human dr
“a truly remarkable story of a truly remarkable life . . .”
“Germany was not the invincible juggernaut, the Soviets were merely allies of continence because Hitler turned on them, and the shameful actions of appeasing governments in
“As an anthology, Leadership in War offers a fine, if not overly in-depth sampling of wartime leadership to show that successful wartime leadership is a rare commodity.
“The combat photographers whose stories are told in this book occupy a unique place in the history of the war, both chronicling and participating in some of the major actions of the war whi
“No Surrender encompasses a powerful story about human brotherhood and comradeship reckoning with—and overcoming—the evil realities of Hitler’s Nazi regime.”
"Davis . . . seamlessly blends the immediate events and the background to tell history not well known."
“‘Sea power did not win the war itself: it enabled to war to be won.’ This carefully researched and incisive book certainly makes this case.”
“a splendid book that flies by with a sharp and concise writing style, just what you would expect from a Marine general.”
“With clear prose and an excellent writing style, Stephen Harding, editor of Military History magazine, is to be commended for bringing another interesting story of World War II to
Given the length of time over which the United States government has conducted nuclear tests, most people should be familiar with the Nevada Test Site, especially given all of the publicity in rece
"Well-illustrated and fully annotated, Forgotten Bastards covers its subject on several levels and in a readable style."
“This is the story of catastrophic misjudgments, wishful thinking, and outright betrayal of Czechoslovakia by Europe’s leading powers.”
“Bill Yenne’s new book MacArthur’s Air Force is the story of the remarkable achievements of the American air forces—the planes, the key officers, and most of all the courageous pil
“World War II Map by Map is a delight to leaf through and is highly recommended for those desiring a pictorial introduction to World War II.”
“another instance of the dedication and sacrifice made by our Greatest Generation.
American involvement in Southeast Asia was bigger than Vietnam. Indeed, US forces were spread out between South Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.
A year before the more famous “bridge too far” at Arnhem in The Netherlands, the “Red Devils” of the British Parachute Regiment traded blows with the “Green Devils” of the German Fallschirmjaeg
“a fascinating account of spies and counter-spies during the Civil War . . .”
"Delgado writes as high adventure . . . a clear and entertaining narrative but [one that] also makes profound observations on what war on water means."
“Talty’s narrative is engrossing and well told. This is an inspiring work about courage in the face of unbelievable odds.”
“a comprehensive and readable narrative of the Army’s critical role in achieving victory over Japan.”
“Biographer and historian Jean Edward Smith . . .