Published: November 09, 2012 at 5:54 pm
Hood's Texas Brigade in the Civil War Edward B. Williams McFarland & Co. 2012, $45
The last men in the ragged gray line to emerge from the chilly morning mists and stack arms one final time were from Texas. They …
Published: November 05, 2012 at 12:19 pm
In Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler laid out a philosophy that would trigger global war. But a later volume, not published in his lifetime, is at least as shocking as his notorious My Struggle.
Published: November 02, 2012 at 3:49 pm
Thomas Ricks book The Generals looks at the effects of bureaucratization on the U.S. military from World War I through the modern-day conflicts in the Middle East.
Published: November 02, 2012 at 3:27 pm
Ian F.W. Beckett's new book The Making of the First World War presents essays on lesser-known episodes of the war that nevertheless had long-term repercussions.
Published: November 02, 2012 at 2:54 pm
Author Michael Stephenson cites soldiers' firsthand accounts of death in combat in his ambitious albeit flawed book The Last Full Measure.
Published: November 02, 2012 at 2:40 pm
In The Gods of Prophetstown author Adam Jortner examines the 1811 conflict between the United States and an eastern Indian confederacy that served as a prelude to the War of 1812.
Published: November 02, 2012 at 2:14 pm
H. W. Brands examines U. S. Grant's life before and after the war
Published: November 02, 2012 at 2:13 pm
David von Drehle talks about his new book, Rise to Greatness, which chronicles Lincoln's day-to-day challenges in 1863
Published: October 02, 2012 at 5:33 pm
Jon Coleman bites off all he can chew in Here Lies Hugh Glass, an ambitious treatise on American exceptionalism centered around the 19th-century mauling of mountain man Glass.
Published: October 02, 2012 at 5:17 pm
Authors Howard Kazanjian and Chris Enss present an overdue biography of Cherokee lawman Sam Sixkiller.
Published: October 02, 2012 at 4:51 pm
Ho! For the Black Hills presents a trove of letters written by Jack Crawford, 19th-century newspaper correspondent and self-proclaimed "Poet Scout of the Black Hills."
Published: October 02, 2012 at 4:29 pm
In Apache Tactics, Indian wars scholar Robert Watt explores the strategy, conditioning and other attributes of this warrior tribe of the American Southwest.
Published: September 06, 2012 at 4:27 pm
Jorg Muth's Command Culture is a compelling analysis of officer training in the early 20th century German and American armies and the implications on the outcome of World War II.
Published: September 06, 2012 at 4:13 pm
The Long Road to Antietam, by Richard Slotkin, draws connections between the Union victory at that bloody 1862 battle and Lincoln's decision to free the slaves.
Published: September 06, 2012 at 3:51 pm
James Wright's Those Who Have Borne the Battle looks at the men and women who have served during America's wars, from the revolution to modern day, and how Americans at large have treated those warriors.
Published: September 06, 2012 at 3:39 pm
In Hitler's Spy Chief, Richard Bassett delivers a sympathetic profile of Wilhelm Canaris, a top-ranking German intelligence officer who dared defy Hitler.