“not a lot of books that can be said to change the historiography of events, but this stands as one of them . . .”
In medieval times, uncharted areas on maps were often marked “Here there be dragons,” but there are no records of what dragons may have been encountered, because there were no survivors to tell the
When the first major contingent of conventional U.S.
“These are the times that try men’s souls,” wrote Thomas Paine, and his pamphlet is as instructive today as it was in 1776.
In 1346 Edward of Woodstock commanded the frontline at the Battle of Crécy, his father King Edward III of England, intentionally left him unsupported to win the battle, so he could “earn his spurs”
“wonderful photos and illustrations make this book entertaining . . .”
It is always a pleasure to read and review a publication that deserves one’s endorsement. This volume has a lot going for it that will be referenced below.
“thought provoking exploration of the legal and moral roots of the rebellion that created our country . . . a timely and fascinating book.”
If there is a single military operation of retribution better known in the history of World War II than the so-called Doolittle Raid, one would be hard pressed to come up with an example.
There are few topics more controversial in modern American life than the right of citizens to own firearms.
“describes the sweeping changes to England’s economy, government, culture, and influence in Europe . . .”
In New Orleans, a sturdy column once capped by a bronze figure of Confederate General Robert E. Lee reaches into the sky.
“offers some compelling insights on how to better handle these small wars . . .”
“offers a sobering historical analysis of these groups . . .”
J. D. Dickey’s new book Rising in Flames could be subtitled A Politically Correct Guide to Sherman’s March. It is equal parts social history and military history.
There has always been a dash of romance when it comes to Royal Air Force of Great Britain.
Many authors are currently interested in Adolf Hitler’s rise to power.
“leaves behind a legacy as one of the Army’s most influential innovators . . .”
“Clichéd as it may be, we should never forget that freedom isn’t free and never will be.”
“reaffirms the reality of international politics that no resolution is ever permanent; no victory is ever final.”
"Hollywood makes movies about battles, helicopters, and daring escapes in the Vietnam War.
It bears repeating that personal accounts and oral histories are important for a variety of reasons.
“Keep the Days tells the histories of these Civil War works as individual lives, social history, and literature, not as chronicles of battles, god
The Allied landings on the Normandy beaches in France on June 6, 1944, and the immediate struggle beyond the Normandy beachhead during World War II hold a special place in American history.
“Clausewitz meets Darth Vader . . .”