“George Marshall lived by a moral code and never strayed from it. That was the key to his greatness.”
“should serve as a stark warning of the deadly combination of extreme politics and military prowess . . .”
“a highly readable account of the Allied effort to not only get ashore on the continent of Europe, but stay ashore and liberate Europe.”
“As a reference work, Desmarais’ study succeeds in its intended purpose.”
"Ghost Ships grabs the reader with action from the beginning and keeps the adventure going throughout."
"Scholars of Mayhem has more adventure than an Alister McLean novel even though it is nonfiction!"
“Nagorski provides a compelling narrative of the war’s major events, developments, and personalities in 1941.”
“a first-rate effort with enough detail to capture the history combined with a sharp pace and magnificent artwork.
“Shelley Emling . . . brings Bernadotte to life. Written in an unpretentious style, it portrays close up the . . . most modest of men.
"Rigby tells an exciting tale with action coming in right away in the first chapters."
“Detailed and comprehensive, Countdown to D-Day should be a standard work on what the Germans did and did not accomplish to meet ‘The Longest Day.’”
“tells the forgotten story of this airborne operation, one of the more complex operations in World War II . . .”
“Kershaw does a marvelous job of making these stories seem fresh and real to a new generation of readers.”
“an engaging overview of these highly trained warriors.”
“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.
“What if the CIA didn’t really want the NSA to find the source of the devastating leaks?
“This is very much a book about war from the perspective of the frontline combatant. It is a story of fear, uncertainty, courage, fortitude, comradeship, and heroism.
“a groundbreaking examination of an untapped subject in early American naval history . . .”
"this modern commentary on the Commentaries also 'lets you see Caesar the man and politician, not just the general he wanted you to see.'"
“Trying to divine and react to an assertive China’s intentions and capabilities will be the critical national security challenge for the U.S. this century. . . .
“Hitler’s Last Plot is certainly among the first to bring together a more detailed look at how the Nazis tried to use these people as a means of mitigating or avoi
The historiography of prisoner of war (POW) publications generally takes the Western or Allied perspective.
“David Powell is quickly becoming a noted historian on the war, with multiple volumes on the Chickamauga and Atlanta Campaigns.”
"More adventure comes packed on certain pages in So Close to Freedom than in other entire books."
"A page-turner illustrated with maps, paintings, and photographs, The Aleutians takes the reader to the action there in 1942 and 1943."