“Revolutions should attract a broad readership curious about the ways in which human upheavals have, at least in some instances, affected and even altered the course of world histo
Nearly all the historiography of the Battle of Britain centers around the courage and fortitude of the “valiant few” British fighter pilots who turned back the German bombing campaign against the E
“The authors have done a magnificent job of blending a visual and narrative record and their generous use of maps and diagrams is to be commended.”
“will come as a shock to readers used to hearing about meticulously planned and executed American special operations . . .”
“examines those critical 27 months and the key decisions that allowed the U.S. to begin the long road to becoming the ‘Arsenal of Democracy’ . . .”
“Florence Finch is definitely an unsung hero.”
“the more complete story of the creation of the International Military Tribunal (IMT) can now be told . . .”
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.