“Shelley Emling . . . brings Bernadotte to life. Written in an unpretentious style, it portrays close up the . . . most modest of men.
“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.
“an engaging overview of these highly trained warriors.”
“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."
“This is a quick and easy read yet holds one’s interest over and above the actual Top Gun program development.
"in Topgun, Pedersen has the reader even looking forward to the next paragraph."
“an overlooked but important part of the Allies 1944 campaign to defeat Nazi Germany and this well-written and engaging volume should help it emerge from the shadow of the more heavily stud
“Students of American history understand the fervor with which the original colonies struggled for independence from England and the zeal with which the Union fought to reunite this country
“Nelson tells this story and so much more with great pathos.
“Although America and Israel have been best of friends since 1967, Mellen’s latest work claims that this friendship is based on betrayal and spilt blood.”
“Spy Pilot is a compelling read of the forgotten heroism of a father and the determination of a son to bring that heroism to light.”
“One fascinating aspect of Ronald’s text is that it is written from the British perspective, rarely the case in literature about the American Revolutionary War.”
“a valuable resource for understanding the lack of military effectiveness of Arab armies, along with a dour outlook on any expectation of improvement in the current political and cultural e
“[T]he obsession with Ypres by the warring states, especially the British, increased because so much blood was spilled there.
“a brief but informative overview of the most dangerous flashpoints threatening global peace . . .”