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Dixie Victorious: An Alternate history of the Civil War

by Peter Tsouras

Based on a series of fascinating 'what ifs' posed by leading military historians, this intriguing alternate history reconstructs moments during the American Civil War which could have altered the entire course...


Korean Atrocity!

by Philip D. Chinnery

As there was no clear victor at the conclusion of the Korean War, no war crime trials were held. But, as this book reveals, there is evidence of at least 1,600 atrocities and war crimes perpetrated against troops...


Return Via Rangoon

by Philip Stibbe

This is one young officer's war story about training and inspiration in the Burmese jungle behind enemy lines. Beaten up and water tortured, yet only giving his captors false information, Stibbe was moved around...


The Presidents' War: Six American Presidents and the Civil War That Divided Them

by Chris DeRose

For the first time, readers will experience America’s gravest crisis through the eyes of the five former presidents who lived it. Author and historian Chris DeRose chronicles history’s most epic Presidential...


The New Republic: The United States of America 1789-1815

by Reginald Horsman

Reginald Horsman's powerful and comprehensive survey of the early years of the American Republic covers the dramatic years from the setting up of the US Constitution in 1789, the first US presidency under George...


America's Longest Siege: Charleston, Slavery, and the Slow March Toward Civil War

by Joseph Kelly

In 1863, Union forces surrounded the city of Charleston. Their vice-like grip on the harbor would hold the city hostage for nearly two years, becoming the longest siege in the history of modern warfare. But...


Abigail Adams: A Writing Life

by Edith B. Gelles

In this book, Edith B. Gelles asserts that Abigail Adams' vivid, insightful letters are "the best account that exists from the pre to the post-Revolutionary period in America of a woman's life and world." Adams'...


Bloody Autumn: The Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864

by Daniel Davis & Philip Greenwalt

Sweep the Shenandoah Valley "clean and clear," Union General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant ordered in the late summer of 1864. His man for the job: Maj. Gen. "Little Phil" Sheridan, the bandy-legged Irishman who'd...


South Carolina Fire-Eater: The Life of Laurence Massillion Keitt, 1824-1864

by Holt Merchant

South Carolina Fire-Eater is the first book-length biography of Laurence Massillon Keitt, one of South Carolina's most notorious advocates of secession and apologists for African American slavery. A politician...


Clearing a Path: Theorizing the Past in Native American Studies

by Nancy Shoemaker

Clearing a Path offers new models and ideas for exploring Native American history, drawing from disciplines like history, anthropology, and creative writing making this a must-read for anyone interested in the...


Letters from Korea

by Julia Irvine

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The lost art of letter writing comes alive in a soldier's letters from the front, in Letters from Korea, an historical bit of Americana from the year 1953, when the United States was fighting in the...


Folded Selves: Colonial New England Writing in the World System

by Michelle Burnham

A new evaluation of New England’s literature of dissent in works by early English settlers in America


West Point '41: The Class That Went to War and Shaped America

by Anne Kazel-Wilcox, PJ Wilcox & (Ret. ) Lt. Gen. Edward L. Rowny

The inspiring true story of the West Point class of ’41, which graduated into combat leadership in World War II and went on to shape policy in Korea, during the Cold War, and in Vietnam


Redcoats and Rebels

by Christopher Hibbert

This book provides a thorough introduction to the War of American Independence. Told with great authority and clarity the book describes and details the effects of each notable event from 1770 to 1781. The book...


When Johnny Came Marching Home

by William Heffernan

A one-armed young Civil War veteran investigates the death of a troubled fellow soldier in 1860s Vermont and Virginia.


Wounded Soldier, Healing Warrior: A Personal Story of a Vietnam Veteran Who Lost His Legs But Found His Soul

by Allen B. Clark & Ross Perot

It was early morning, June 17, 1967, and Dak To Special Forces camp in Vietnam was under attack. A mortar exploded, and West Point graduate Allen B. Clark Jr.'s life was changed forever. This is the story of...


Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past

by Ray Raphael

First published ten years ago, award-winning historian Ray Raphael’s Founding Myths has since established itself as a landmark of historical myth-busting. With the author’s trademark wit and flair, Founding...


Boom Ravine: Somme

by Trevor Pidgeon

The principal action that took place here in February 1917 was of short duration and failure but with fascinating overtones. This is the dramatic story of the events on the Somme after the great battle of 1916...


The Perfect War: Technowar in Vietnam

by James William Gibson

In this groundbreaking book, James William Gibson shatters the misled assumptions behind both liberal and conservative explanations for America's failure in Vietnam. Gibson shows how American government and...


Buffalo Soldiers: The Colored Regulars in the United States Army

by T. G. Steward

This history by a chaplain of the Twenty-fifth Infantry includes firsthand accounts of the Spanish-American War as well as an overview of African-American contributions to prior wars and conflicts.