Tag Archives: Military/World War II

The Rise of Germany, 1939-1941

by James Holland

The first volume in a major, wide-ranging three-volume revisionist history of World War II in Europe, North Africa, and the Atlantic from a highly…

The Twentieth Train

by Marion Schreiber

‘schreiber has told an inspiring story. [She has] portrayed the quiet but forceful and effective resistance, by ordinary Belgians, Jews and Christians alike, to…

A Spy at the Heart of the Third Reich

by Lucas Delattre

“For a long time hardly anyone was aware of just how courageous and determined Fritz Kolbe was in resisting the Nazi regime. . ….

On the Water

by H. M. van den Brink

“In beautifully vivid writing, van den Brink describes the grace, ecstasy and agony of rowing, the miracle of its teamwork harmony.” —Washington Post


by Fernando Morais

“[Olga’s] hunger for adventure, her sheer force of character, her passion and courage, called her to a strange and tragic destiny. . . ….

Leningrad: Siege and Symphony

by Brian Moynahan

From Brian Moynahan, award-winning foreign correspondent and European editor with the Sunday Times, comes a brilliant work of military, political, and cultural history.

Hitler’s Generals

by Corelli Barnett

Distinguished historian Corelli Barnett has gathered together an outstanding team of military historians to write about the characters and careers of 26 generals of…

Halsey’s Typhoon

by Bob Drury

“Absorbing . . . A vivid tale of tragedy and gallantry at sea.” —Publishers Weekly


by Keggie Carew

A poignant and engaging family memoir about a daughter who is racing to assemble her father’s story—one that includes parachuting into France and Burma…

Dam Busters

by James Holland

“Dam Busters describes the maneuvering that went on behind the scenes before one of Britain’s most important efforts to cripple the Nazi war machine….