“a neat little introduction to Germany’s excellent, but ultimately ineffective jet fighter.”
“the narrative has clear writing and solid scholarship that does not promote an agenda, leaving the reader to imagine broader implications and slavery’s legacy.”
“According to military historian Mark Moyar, not only was the communist victory in Vietnam not inevitable, but by 1968 the war had shifted in America’s and South Vietnam’s
“an excellent introductory volume that definitely lives up to its title as an Essential History for anyone unfamiliar with this conflict.”
“Fire and Rain pretends to be military and diplomatic history—and there is some of that—but is mostly an anti-Vietnam War, anti-Nixon and Kissinger screed . .
America at the turn of the 20th century was a country just beginning to determine its place in world affairs, trying to maintain a splendid isolation from the alleged tawdriness of colonialization
“Meltzer and Mensch, in The Nazi Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill, give history a sheen of drama that it deserves while leaving the reader much
“Childs writes an engrossing, spellbinding narrative while laying out a clear and comprehendible history.”
“the author tells this story in a clear and engaging manner that makes the text read almost like a crime novel told on a personable, almost heartbeat level.”
“Alexander Rose, a journalist by trade, has written a very interesting and informative story that follows the machinations, maneuverings, and politics that influenced what went on behind th
“Silverstone’s The Kennedy Withdrawal . . . does give us greater insight into the motives of Kennedy and his advisers in their efforts to ‘succeed’ in Vietnam.”
“provides a great deal of background and context to help the reader understand how Putin’s Russia came to believe it could impose its will on Ukraine in a lightning campaign, a mistaken not
“distills crucially important information and analysis about the many U.S. wars after WWII. It is a critical responsibility to know the real history.”
“war sometimes does strange things even to those ideals a nation purports to cherish the most.
“This is a magnificent book for anyone interested in the history of these great ships.”
“Any student of military history will find this an invaluable book on the challenges of higher command and grand strategy.
This is a fundamental book for understanding one of the most salient issues roiling relations between China, its neighbors to the south and east, and the United States.
There have been a number of recent books written on the Cuban Missile crisis as this most dangerous moment of the Cold War reemerges in importance as a new war engulfs Europe and the specter of nuc
“A magnificent job of bringing this little-known history into the full glorious light where it belongs.”
“The Mosquito Bowl is not just a book about war. It is, instead, about the men who fought that war.
“The Wise Gals who started at the CIA paved the way for the many women coming after them and still provide an inspiring model.
During WWII the Germans had about 1,000 prisoner of war camps, holding 170,000 British military alone. The number of stories that could be told is enormous.
“Historian James Scott’s new book about the firebombing of Tokyo and other Japanese cities in the spring and summer of 1945 restores LeMay to his rightful place in the pantheon of great Ame
“The Facemaker proves an absorbing story of a remarkable surgeon rising to the demands of the most horrifying wounds of modern warfare.”
“An excellent introductory or reference volume for the novice history student beginning the study of military history . . .”