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A Very Fine Class of Immigrants: Prince Edward Island's Scottish Pioneers, 1770-1850

by Lucille H. Campey

Scots who opted for pioneer life in Prince Edward Island are the subject of this book.


Snake Hill: An Investigation of a Military Cemetery from the War of 1812

by Susan Pfeiffer & Ronald F. Williamson

Snake Hill provides a detailed account of a recently discovered military cemetery dating to the War of 1812, providing a rare glimpse at life and death during the War of 1812. This book contributes significantly...


Political Principles and Indian Sovereignty

by Jr., Thurman Lee Hester

Political Principles and Indian Sovereignty examines the connection between the well being of Indian people, the sovereignty of Indian Nations and the democratic principles on which the United States was founded....


Sherman

by Lee B. Kennett

In Sherman, Lee Kennett offers a brilliant new interpretation of the general's life and career, one that probes his erratic, contradictory nature. Here we see the making of a true soldier, beginning with the...


Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776

by Richard R. Beeman

In 1774 American independence was hardly inevitable—indeed, most Americans found it neither desirable nor likely. When delegates from the thirteen colonies gathered in September 1774, they were, in the words...


The 7th Infantry Regiment: Combat in an Age of Terror

by John C. McManus

The 7th Infantry's motto, "Willing and Able," speaks volumes about its past.  Throughout America's history, the soldiers of this regiment have proven through their sacrifice, their bloodshed, and their sweat...


The Element of Surprise: Navy SEALS in Vietnam

by Darryl Young

It used to be said that the night belonged to Charlie. But that wasn't true where SEALs patrolled. For six months in 1970, fourteen men in Juliett Platoon of the Navy's SEAL Team One--incuding the author--carried...


Sons of the Father: George Washington and His Protégés

by Robert M. S. McDonald

Whether acting as a military officer or civilian officeholder, George Washington did not possess a reputation for glad handing, easy confidences, or even much warmth. His greatest attributes as a commander might...


Connecticut Yankees at Gettysburg

by Charles P. Hamblen & Walter L. Powell

Charles P. Hamblen's posthumous text provides the first account in more than 25 years of soldiers from the Nutmeg State and their role during the Battle of Gettysburg.Dramatic narrative is interwoven with excerpts...


Chickamauga: And Other Civil War Stories

by Shelby Foote

Shelby Foote's monumental historical trilogy, "The Civil War: A Narrative," is our window into the day-by-day unfolding of our nation's defining event.  Now Foote reveals the deeper human truth behind the...


Fire from the Sky: Seawolf Gunships in the Mekong Delta

by Richard C. Knott

This is the dramatic history of the HAL-3 Seawolves, the U.S. Navy's first and only helicopter gunship squadron of the Vietnam War. The squadron was established "in country" to support the fast, pugnacious river...


Rampant Raider: An A-4 Skyhawk Pilot in Vietnam

by Stephen Gray

A member of Light Attack Squadron 212 s "Rampant Raiders," A-4 pilot Stephen R. Gray writes about his experiences flying combat sorties from the deck of an aircraft carrier during one of the most intense periods...


Flash Point North Korea: The Pueblo and EC-121 Crisis

by Richard Mobley

During a dark period of U.S. military history in the late 1960s, North Korean forces captured an American naval vessel and shot down an unarmed reconnaissance aircraft, taking the lives of thirty-one U.S. sailors...


The Lost Battalion of Tet: The Breakout of 2/12th Cavalry at Hue

by Charles A Krohn

Published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Tet Offensive, this new paperback edition brings back into print a book that became an essential source for a 2006 study of the battle by the U.S. Army s...


Historical Dictionary of the Civil War and Reconstruction

by William L. Richter

The second edition of this highly readable, one-volume Historical Dictionary of the Civil War and Reconstruction looks to place the war in its historical context. The more than 800 entries, encompassing the...


National Identity in Great Britain and British North America, 1815-1851: The Role of Nineteenth-Century Periodicals

by Linda E. Connors & Mary Lu MacDonald

Examining the complex world of print culture in the nineteenth century, Connors and MacDonald show how periodicals in the United Kingdom and British North America shaped and promoted ideals about national identity....


Victorian Jewelry, Identity, and the Novel: Prisms of Culture

by Jean Arnold

Jean Arnold explores the role material objects play in the cultural cohesion of the West, arguing that gems symbolized the most closely held beliefs of the Victorians and thus can be considered "prisms of culture."...


Vietnam Infantry Tactics

by Gordon Rottman & Peter Dennis

Osprey's study of the evolving US, Viet Cong and NVA tactics at battalion level and below throughout the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Beginning with a description of the terrain, climate and the unique nature...


Corpsmen: Letters From Korea

by Gerald E. Chappell & Richard G. Chappell

On June 27, 1950, President Truman announced that American soldiers would be joining UN troops to stop the invasion of South Korea by the North Korean army. From their jobs at the local A & P store to dinnertime...


F-86 Sabre vs MiG-15: Korea 1950-53

by Doug Dildy & Jim Laurier

As the routed North Korean People's Army (NKPA) withdrew into the mountainous reaches of their country and the People's Republic of China (PRC) funneled in its massive infantry formations in preparation for...