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Honor and Fidelity

by Gilberto N. Villahermosa

Formed at the turn of the nineteenth century to protect America's strategic interests in the Caribbean, the 65th Infantry consisted of Puerto Rican soldiers and sergeants and American and Puerto Rican officers....


A Glorious Army: Robert E. Lee's Triumph, 1862-1863

by Jeffry D. Wert

From the time Robert E. Lee took command of the Army of Northern Virginia on June 1, 1862, until the Battle of Gettysburg thirteen months later, the Confederate army compiled a record of military achievement...


Rebuilding the Royal Navy: Warship Design Since 1945

by D. K. Brown & George Moore

This design history of post-war British warship development, based on both declassified documentation and personal experience, is the fourth and final volume in the author's masterly account of development of...


The Real Custer: From Boy General to Tragic Hero

by James S Robbins

The Real Custer takes a good hard look at the life and storied military career of George Armstrong Custer—from cutting his teeth at Bull Run in the Civil War, to his famous and untimely death at Little Bighorn...


No Need for Heroes

by Sandy MacGregor & Jimmy Thomson

THE FIRST TUNNEL RATS

This is the thrilling, hilarious and inspiring true story of a ragtag band of Aussie Army Engineers who redefined the word heroes ... and reinvented larrikin too.

Among the first Australians...


Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea

by Tim McGrath

Five ships against hundreds-the fledgling American Navy versus the greatest naval force the world had ever seen...

America in 1775 was on the verge of revolution-or, more likely, disastrous defeat. After the...


The Legacy of Fort William Henry: Resurrecting the Past

by David R. Starbuck

A new set of stories about the fabled Fort William Henry, based on forensics and archeological finds


Inventing Ethan Allen

by John J. Duffy & III H. Nicholas Muller

A fascinating look at the genesis, longevity, and meaning of the story of Ethan Allen in the context of Vermont history and memory


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...


Defend and Befriend: The U.S. Marine Corps and Combined Action Platoons in Vietnam

by John Southard

After relatively successful military interventions in Iraq in 1992 and Yugoslavia in 1998, many American strategists believed that airpower and remote technology were the future of U.S. military action. But...


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...