“This gorgeous watercolor-illustrated one-volume history of the rise of American naval power in World War II captures the desperate struggle of war at sea and its pivotal importance for the
“Blood and Ruins: The Last Imperial War, 1931–1945 stands apart for its unique observations and analysis of the war, focusing much more on both its origins and effects while scruti
“This is a magnificent tale of personal courage, combat leadership, and heroism under fire.
“a careful and splendidly written narrative that separates known facts from long-believed myths and outright falsehoods about events leading up to the battle, the battle itself, and its aft
“Ways and Means represents nonfiction writing at its best, using an easy prose to enlighten with thought provoking, sometimes controversial, ideas from the very beginning.”
“This handy little guide helps in choosing which Civil War sites to visit.”
“The Great War and the Birth of Modern Medicine could stand as a solid highly readable history of World War I, even ignoring its important contribution to the history of the advanc
“well suited for a short introductory volume for this air campaign, with multiple charts, graphs, diagrams, and tables showing the major weapons on both sides, how the camp
“I spent 33 years and 4 months in active service as a member of out country’s most agile military force—the Marine Corps. . . .
“Despite the many, many books on Abraham Lincoln, books such as this one bring us the closest to the real man.”
Continuing their series on the major navies of World War II, Osprey Publishing’s new volume provides a comprehensive reference for the German Kriegsmarine—the major operations, order of battle, war
“as a narrative effort based on primary sources, On to Stalingrad offers a unique viewpoint from an actual veteran who is able to provide an immediate military ana
“Hannibal: Rome’s Greatest Enemy offers lively story telling although omitting nothing of the treachery and the horrors of violence and war.”
The Navy SEALS are the elite of the elite in the military of the United States. They train for missions according to their acronym: SEa, Air and Land.
“This is an important addition to the library of Holocaust literature, but it should be read with other historical post-war texts that examine the perpetrators of the Holocaust more deeply.
If you have ever wondered why many veterans of war find it difficult, if not impossible, to talk about their experiences, this book will help you understand.
“Stephen English, with his unadorned, straight-up prose in The Army of Alexander the Great, proves that the amazing can be found in the details.”
“James Oakes in The Crooked Path to Abolition tells how far Lincoln could go on emancipation within the Constitution—but how far was he willing to go?”
“a well-illustrated book with overview maps to bring to life what could be termed the beginning of the Western way of warfare.”
“Gaudi tells the story of the war and its principal antagonists with verve, erudition, and page-turning detail.”
“This is a great book to have on the shelf when reading any naval history of the war to research the Navy ships involved.”
“Applegate’s well written and exhaustively researched biography of Polly Adler offers unique insight into a remarkable immigrant as well as the Roaring ’20s.”
“A reader, even one familiar with the history of the American Revolution, will find much to enjoy in this book with interesting details to learn.”
“There can never be too many books about Winston Churchill.
“a marvelous middle volume of this trilogy, picking up the narrative seamlessly and handing off to what promises to be a stirring conclusion to the war . . .”