“‘Sea power did not win the war itself: it enabled to war to be won.’ This carefully researched and incisive book certainly makes this case.”
“With clear prose and an excellent writing style, Stephen Harding, editor of Military History magazine, is to be commended for bringing another interesting story of World War II to
"Well-illustrated and fully annotated, Forgotten Bastards covers its subject on several levels and in a readable style."
“Bill Yenne’s new book MacArthur’s Air Force is the story of the remarkable achievements of the American air forces—the planes, the key officers, and most of all the courageous pil
“World War II Map by Map is a delight to leaf through and is highly recommended for those desiring a pictorial introduction to World War II.”
“another instance of the dedication and sacrifice made by our Greatest Generation.
A year before the more famous “bridge too far” at Arnhem in The Netherlands, the “Red Devils” of the British Parachute Regiment traded blows with the “Green Devils” of the German Fallschirmjaeg
“a comprehensive and readable narrative of the Army’s critical role in achieving victory over Japan.”
“Biographer and historian Jean Edward Smith . . .
“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.”
"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.
“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 . . .”
“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."
“Kershaw does a marvelous job of making these stories seem fresh and real to a new generation of readers.”
“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.
“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.
“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.
"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."