War of 1812 scholar Hickey profiles the ever-colorful future president Andrew Jackson on the bicentennial of his "glorious victory" over the British at New Orleans
Ferguson profiles General Lucian Truscott, a talented, self-effacing World War II commander long overshadowed by his contemporary George Patton
Authors Beyer and Sayles relate the dramatic story of the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, a "ghost army" tasked with deceiving Axis troops in Europe in 1944–45
This memoir, relating the experience of a French citizen who served with Germany in World War II and France in Indochina, is visceral but raises many questions
Nelson relates the sometimes disturbing experience of German Mormons under Adolf Hitler's Third Reich
Pierre Briant reads between the lines of ancient Greco-Roman sources to reconstruct a narrative of Darius III, the oft-overshadowed king of Persia during the reign of Alexander the Great.
Charles Stephenson's book A Box of Sand looks at the relatively overlooked 1911 Italo-Turkish War, its implications for the then-brewing global war and its present-day reverberations.
French army historian and former engineer André Bourachot assesses the World War I performance of Joseph Joffre, chief of the French General Staff.
In Secret Warriors, author Taylor Downing relates the military advances that originated out of Britain during World War I.
Stephen Cooper looks at the 1415 Battle of Agincourt and its key players to mark the 600th anniversary of the pivotal English-French clash.
Judy, by Damien Lewis, relates the surprising story of a pointer that served as a mascot on the Royal Navy gunboats Gnat and Grasshopper during World War II in the Far East.
Obedient Unto Death is Werner Kindler's detailed, often harrowing account of armored operations of the elite German Leibstandarte-SS Adolf Hitler during World War II.
The Longest Afternoon is Cambridge University professor Brendan Simms' detailed account of the 1815 Battle of Waterloo defense of the stone farmhouse La Haye Sainte.
In The Second Pearl Harbor, Gene Eric Salecker reveals the causes and consequences of a devastating explosion that rocked the West Loch section of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on May 22, 1944.
In his book Home Squadron, James Rentfrow relates the late 19th century transformation of the U.S. Navy into a fleet with global reach.
War Planning 1914 assesses the prewar plans of the six major European participants in World War I, in particular exposing the weaknesses that led to years-long stalemates on all fronts.