Books in History

War Dawgs

War DawgsKulbes' Mongrels in Korea, 1950-1951

Franklin D. R Kestner

374th Troop Carrier Group 1942-1945

374th Troop Carrier Group 1942-1945

Edward T. Imparato

Written by Colonel Edward Imparato, this book provides the 374th Troop Carrier Group history of events from 1941 to 1945.

Embattled Banner

Embattled BannerA Reasonable Defense of the Confederate Battle Flag

Don Hinkle

May I Quote You, Stonewall Jackson?

May I Quote You, Stonewall Jackson?Observations and Utterances of the South's Great Generals

Randall J. Bedwell

Here is a vivid portrayal of a hero of the Confederate army through his own words and through the words of those who knew him best. Stonewall Jackson's remarks paint a lucid portrait of the era and...

May I Quote You, General Forrest?

May I Quote You, General Forrest?Observations and Utterances of the South's Great Generals

Randall J. Bedwell

May I Quote You, General Forrest? is a collection of quotations from Nathan Bedford Forrest, the Confederate general whose innovative tactics set him apart from other military leaders of his time. His...

A Shattered Peace

A Shattered PeaceVersailles 1919 and the Price We Pay Today (Centenary Edition)

David A. Andelman

For more than half a century, it has been widely recognized that the Treaty of Versailles created the circumstances that led inevitably to World War II. Less acknowledged and understood is the...

They Fought Alone

They Fought AloneA True Story of a Modern American Hero

John Keats

When the American forces in the Philippines surrendered in May 1942, a mining engineer named Wendell Fertig chose to take his chances in the jungle. What happened to him during nearly three years...

The Hobbit and History

The Hobbit and HistoryCompanion to The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Nancy R. Reagin

A fascinating guide to the history behind J.R.R. Tolkien's book The Hobbit—just in time for the final movie release, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ...

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre

The St. Valentine's Day MassacreThe Untold Story of the Gangland Bloodbath That Brought Down Al Capone

William J. Helmer

The machine-gun murders of seven men on the morning of February 14, 1929, by killers dressed as cops became the gangland crime of the century. Or so the story went. Since then it has been featured in...

Splashdown

SplashdownNASA, the Navy, & Space Flight Recovery

Don Blair

This is the first-ever publication detailing the Navy’s role in manned spacecraft recovery from 1961 to 1975, from Alan Shepherd’s initial suborbital mission to the Apollo-Soyuz flight, which...

Lincoln and the Sioux Uprising of 1862

Lincoln and the Sioux Uprising of 1862

Hank H. Cox

On the bright Sunday morning of August 17, 1862, four Sioux warriors emerged from the Big Woods northwest of St. Paul, Minnesota, on their way home from an unsuccessful hunt. When they came upon the...

Inside the Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire

Inside the Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire

Ron Elliott

Twenty years of silence. No one talked about it. No one wanted to. The public was shocked by ghastly televised images of an uncontrollable inferno and of the endless views of twisted, charred remains...

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