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Hitler's Malta Option: A Comparison of the Invasion of Crete (Operation Merkur) and the Proposed Invasion of Malta (Operation Hercules)

by Stephen L.W. Kavanagh

In 1941, after the conquest of Yugoslavia and Greece, senior German military leaders were considering two airborne operations, one for the invasion of Crete and the other for the invasion of Malta. The invasion...


Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

by Robert K. Massie

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal

 

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra,...


101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . butDidn't!

by Tim Maltin & Eloise Aston

April 15th, 2012, will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

People have an endless fascination with the Titanic, yet much of what they know today is a mixture of fact and fiction. In one...


Trapped Behind Enemy Lines: Accounts of British Soldiers and their Protectors in the Great War

by John Anderson & Victor Pluk

As 1914 ends, the war which was supposed to be over by Christmas, had settled down to an entrenched stalemate. Trapped behind enemy lines are many British soldiers who are hidden by brave French families. The...


Forbidden Science: From Ancient Technologies to Free Energy

by J. Douglas Kenyon

Following the model of his bestselling Forbidden History and Forbidden Religion, J. Douglas Kenyon has assembled forty-two essays by nineteen researchers from his bimonthly journal, Atlantis Rising, material...


Forbidden History: Prehistoric Technologies, Extraterrestrial Intervention, and the Suppressed Origins of Civilization

by J. Douglas Kenyon

In Forbidden History writer and editor J. Douglas Kenyon has chosen forty-two essays from the bimonthly journal Atlantis Rising to provide readers with an overview of the positions of some of the key thinkers...


Last Man Out: Surviving the Burma-Thailand Death Railway: A Memoir

by H. Robert Charles

From June 1942 to October 1943, more than 100,000 Allied POWs who had been forced into slave labor by the Japanese died building the infamous Burma-Thailand Death Railway, an undertaking immortalized in the...


Tragedy and Hope: A History of the World In Our Time

by Carroll Quigley

TRAGEDY AND HOPE shows the years 1895-1950 as a period of transition from the world dominated by Europe in the nineteenth century to the world of three blocs in the twentieth century. With clarity, perspective,...


The Rise of the Fourth Reich

by JIM MARRS

Throw out everything you think you know about history. Close the approved textbooks, turn off the corporate mass media, and whatever you do, don't believe anything you hear from the government—The Rise of...


The Fires of Jubilee

by Stephen B. Oates

The bloody slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in Virginia in 1831 and the savage reprisals that followed shattered beyond repair the myth of the contented slave and the benign master, and intensified the forces...


Misquoting Jesus

by Bart D. Ehrman

When world-class biblical scholar Bart Ehrman first began to study the texts of the Bible in their original languages he was startled to discover the multitude of mistakes and intentional alterations that had...


Havana Nocturne

by T. J. English

To underworld kingpins Meyer Lansky and Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Cuba was the greatest hope for the future of American organized crime in the post-Prohibition years. In the 1950s, the Mob—with the corrupt,...


The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

by David E. Hoffman

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning history The Dead Hand comes the riveting story of a spy who cracked open the Soviet military research establishment and a penetrating portrait of the CIA’s Moscow...


The Reich Intruders: RAF Light Bomber Raids in World War II

by Martin Bowman

This is the story of 2 Group RAF during World War II. Much of it is told by the men who flew the Blenheim, Boston, Mitchell and Mosquito aircraft that carried out many daring daylight and night-time raids on...


Spice: The History of a Temptation

by Jack Turner

A brilliant, original history of the spice trade—and the appetites that fueled it.

It was in search of the fabled Spice Islands and their cloves that Magellan charted the first circumnavigation of the globe....


The Physics of Sorrow

by Georgi Gospodinov & Angela Rodel

Shortlisted for prizes around the world, Georgi Gospodinov's thrilling new novel is about physics, myths, and the power of stories.


Flyboys: A True Story of Courage

by James Bradley

The classic New York Times bestselling story of heroism and sacrifice--by the author of Flags of Our Fathers, The Imperial Cruise, and The China Mirage.

This acclaimed bestseller brilliantly illuminates a hidden...


A World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance - Portrait of an Age

by William Manchester

William Manchester's A World Lit Only by Fire is the preeminent popular history of civilization's rebirth after the Dark Ages.


Hitler: Stalin's Stooge

by James Edwards

Hitler was the stooge Stalin used to start World War II. Stalin was the "eminence gris" behind the rise of Hitler and the Nazis to power. Stalin envisioned World War II as a replay of World War I, in which the...


The Agincourt War: A Military History of the Hundred Years War from 1369 to 1453

by Alfred H. Burne

Henry V's stunning victory at Agincourt was a pivotal battle of the Hundred Years War, reviving England's military fortunes and changing forever the course of European warfare.

In this exciting and readable...