The Allied debacle of Operation Market-Garden continues to fascinate readers 75 years after the end of World War II.
“The examination of this period of the war from the Japanese perspective offers some fascinating insights into how their lack of strategic thinking rendered their operational prowess unsucc
“For students of international conflict and strategic studies, Quagmire in Civil War offers not only a fascinating read on a highly relevant topic, but provides a model for how sta
By this time, everyone should have at least some passing familiarity with the atrocities committed by the Nazi regime of Adolf Hitler as well as the postwar legal proceedings in Nuremberg which wer
The 1936 Summer Olympiad marked pivotal moments in history for world athletes and world politics.
“Ian Fleming himself could not have written such an improbable yet actual plot . . .”
“shows how ordinary Britons and Germans lived their lives in that last year of peace . . .”
“Un-American is most extraordinary because even after the indoctrination of West Point, Edstrom dared to question some of the decisions and the presence of US military as invaders
“Wendy Moore’s skill as a writer delivers the story of these women and the history of the war with exceptional power, laying out a compelling combination of casual
“Spain in Arms is . . .
“Churchill's Shadow Raiders is a genuine techno-thriller . . .”
"Davis and Douglas arose from very different Americas to create one tragic national history."
“These women were heroes in every sense of the word and for more reasons than one.”
“Justice, even decades later, should send a message that these are crimes for which atonement must be paid in full.”
“This is the story of George Washington’s founding of the city that would bear his name and that grew to be the most important capital city in the world.”
“Bernice Lerner has provided us the opportunity to see what results when one woman’s will to survive and one man’s humanity are combined.”
“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.