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
Author and art collector Larry Len Peterson explores the life of Charlie Russell through photos of the iconic Western painter and sculptor
Keith Petersen looks at the career of John Mullan, among the most persistent and pushy Western road builders of the frontier era
In A Cross of Thorns author Elias Castillo challenges the legacy of Father Junipero Serra, founder of California's Spanish missions
Fred Johnsen's 'Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe' features reports on captured German aircraft, interrogation of Luftwaffe pilots, and 106 images.
Jon Guttman's 'Fighter Aircraft Debuts 1915-1945' is very well written and packed with facts and details.
Bill Yenne's 'The 377 Stratocruiser & KC-97 Stratofreighter' is long-overdue book on a terrific Boeing design that has been largely ignored.
Jay Stout's 'Hell's Angels' isn't merely good; it is a great book about the 303rd Bomb Group in WWII.
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.