Published: January 03, 2013 at 3:52 pm
David Von Drehle's new book Rise to Greatness looks at Abraham Lincoln's tenuous hold on the Union in 1862, before he assumed the mantle of America's greatest president.
Published: January 03, 2013 at 3:42 pm
In Uncommon Warriors author Ken Sayers introduces the histories of the U.S. Navy's most obscure, unusual and specialized vessels, from famous warships to obscure spy craft.
Published: January 03, 2013 at 3:33 pm
David Stone's new book Shattered Genius traces the rise and fall of the German general staff in the decades leading up to World War II and during the course of war itself.
Published: January 03, 2013 at 2:06 pm
Into the Breach at Pusan, by Kenneth W. Estes, relates the remarkable Korean War performance of the 1st Provisional Marine Brigade, clearing up several myths along the way.
Published: November 29, 2012 at 6:15 pm
Esteemed Western historian Robert Utley turns his attention to the legendary Apache warrior-shaman Geronimo.
Published: November 29, 2012 at 5:56 pm
In The Last Camel Charge, Forrest Bryant Johnson deftly weaves the story of the U.S. Camel Corps, the Army's improbable attempt to field camels in the desert Southwest.
Published: November 29, 2012 at 5:42 pm
Gale Cooper applies her unique brand of revisionist history in Billy the Kid’s Writings, Words & Wit.
Published: November 29, 2012 at 5:33 pm
Paul Magid has completed the first book of a two-volume authoritative biography of George Crook, notable general of the Civil War and Indian wars.
Published: November 29, 2012 at 5:23 pm
This volume of Legal Executions is the latest by R. Michael Wilson, perhaps the most knowledgeable researcher on the subject of Old West hangings.
Published: November 29, 2012 at 5:07 pm
Kay Moore's Great Bicycle Experiment explores the short-lived, adventurous military exploits of the 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps.
Published: November 29, 2012 at 4:36 pm
In Forty-Seventh Star, David Holtby relates New Mexico's years-long struggle for statehood, marked by boosterism, capitalism and down-and-dirty partisan politics.
Published: November 19, 2012 at 7:06 pm
Honor Denied: The Truth About Air America and the CIA, by Allen Cates, acknowledges the CIA was a frequent flyer on Air America, but its real owner was the U.S. government
Published: November 19, 2012 at 6:48 pm
Nationalist in the Viet Nam Wars, by Nguyen Cong Luan, gives an account of the war from his South Vietnamese military and political experience
Published: November 14, 2012 at 5:13 pm
Black April by George Veith is an illuminating examination of South Vietnam's fall in 1973-1975.
Published: November 14, 2012 at 4:54 pm
The Boys of '67 by Andrew Wiest recounts the unique manner in which Charlie Company, 4th Bn of the 4th Infantry, 9th ID, was formed, trained and operated during the Vietnam War
Published: November 14, 2012 at 4:39 pm
At age 64 and in failing health, John Steinbeck went to Vietnam in 1966 to report on the controversial war