“Every Drop of Blood is a masterful narrative of the day, weaving together a cast of characters and events in a compelling work that reads like ha
“The Scientist and the Spy does achieve the impossible by making seeding, planting, and food engineering somewhat exciting.
“Richardson’s scholarly work puts to an end the fantasy of American exceptionalism.”
“The Second World Wars may be the penultimate history of World War II.”
“Fritzche’s focus in this erudite and interesting book is less on how and why Hitler gained power, and more on the mostly favorable response of the German people to the Third Reich.”
“As with many other topics related to the world’s greatest and deadliest human conflict, there is much here for all of us to learn, know and try to understand about ourselves in chaotic and
“Joseph Whelan does a deft job of blending ground and naval actions with the Japanese accounts of the battle, writing a gripping and timely account in time for the 75th anniversary of the l
“a real game changer for the historiography of the Pacific Theater in World War II . . .
“The Splendid and the Vile is a tale of courage, perseverance, sacrifice, fear, tragedy, human drama, and ultimately inspiration for free peoples everywhere.
“Preston provides a highly readable, highly detailed account of the historic meetings and often difficult and contentious negotiations between Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and their staffs
“an incredible tale of technology and heroism.”
“It takes a strong stomach to read this memoir, but the journey is worth it.”
“a marvelous and thoughtful book, refuting many of the common myths about pre-Revolution colonial politics . . .”
The summer of 1944 was a chain of disasters for the German war machine.
“. . . a masterful job of evoking the sweep of this vital piece of naval history in both broad strokes and the telling detail.”
“Kim Ghattas crafts a layered history engagingly told via an almost fictional style filled with powerful anecdotes.
“an excellent one-volume resource for anyone wanting to learn about the breadth and daring of British special operations in the European Theater during World War II, cover
"An Incipient Mutiny fills in an unexplored but critical part of American military history."
In his memoir, I Was Hitler’s Pilot, Hans Baur provides more insight into his love of flying than he does discussing his role as Hitler’s pilot.
“This major new work on the first aerial campaign of the jet age is highly readable revisionist history.”
“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.