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  • Brothers in Arms

    One Legendary Tank Regiment's Bloody War from D-Day to V-E Day

    by James Holland ...
    The renowned historian and author of Normandy ’44 recounts the operations and personal experiences of the legendary Sherwood Rangers during WWII.One of the last cavalry units to ride horses into battle, the Sherwood Rangers were transformed into a “mechanized cavalry” of tanks in 1942. After winning acclaim in the North African campaign, they spearheaded one of the D-Day landings in Normandy and ... Read more

    $15.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Quiet Americans

    Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War--a Tragedy in Three Acts

    *From the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia—*the gripping story of four CIA agents during the early days of the Cold War—and how the United States, at the very pinnacle of its power, managed to permanently damage its moral standing in the world.“Enthralling … captivating reading.” —The New York Times Book Review**At the end of World War II, the United States was considered the victor over ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Saved

    A War Reporter's Mission to Make It Home

    by Benjamin Hall ...
    "An affecting, singular story...a bracing tale of life on the edge of death." —Kirkus ReviewsWhen veteran war reporter Benjamin Hall woke up in Kyiv on the morning of March 14, 2022, he had no idea that, within hours, Russian bombs would nearly end his life. As a journalist for Fox News, Hall had worked in dangerous war zones like Syria and Afghanistan, but with three young daughters at home, life ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Templars

    The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors

    by Dan Jones ...
    **“Dan Jones is an entertainer, but also a bona fide historian. Seldom does one find serious scholarship so easy to read.” – The Times, Book of the YearA New York Times bestseller, this major new history of the knights Templar is “a fresh, muscular and compelling history of the ultimate military-religious crusading order, combining sensible scholarship with narrative swagger" – Simon Sebag ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Missing Martyrs

    Why There Are So Few Muslim Terrorists

    Why are there so few Muslim terrorists? With more than a billion Muslims in the world--many of whom supposedly hate the West and ardently desire martyrdom--why don't we see terrorist attacks every day? Where are the missing martyrs? In this startlingly counterintuitive book, a leading authority on Islamic movements demonstrates that terrorist groups are thoroughly marginal in the Muslim world. ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Flame and the Candle

    by Dominic Price ...
    This is the story of Mayo men and women active during the War of Independence and the Civil War, a story largely untold or forgotten. Throughout, there is an attempt at real insight into the lives of participants. The establishment and acceptance of the Garda Síochána and how Mayo adapted to peace while hundreds of Mayo men and women were still imprisoned is explored. The myth that little or ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Jason and the Argonauts

    by Neil Smith ...
    series Myths and Legends
    The voyage of Jason and the Argonauts and their hunt for the Golden Fleece is one of the most enduringly popular of all of the Ancient Greek heroic myths. Accepting the quest in order to regain his kingdom, Jason assembled a crew of legendary heroes, including Hercules, Orpheus, Atalanta, and the twins Castor and Polydeuces. With this band of warriors and demi-gods, Jason set sail in the Argo on a ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Sierra Leone: Inside the War - History and Narratives

    In 1991 a brutal civil war broke out in Sierra Leone, a small country on the west coast of Africa. Masterminded by Muammar Qaddafi of Libya and Charles Taylor of Liberia, the war engulfed the poverty and corruption-ridden country for ten years. Notorious for “blood diamonds” and amputations, the war saw child soldiers murdering and mutilating civilians, and young people abducted to be fighters and ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • King Arthur's Wars

    The Anglo-Saxon Conquest of England

    by Jim Storr ...
    The story of an era shrouded in mystery, and the gradual changing of a nation’s cultural identity.We speak English today, because the Anglo-Saxons took over most of post-Roman Britain. How did that happen? There is little evidence: not much archaeology, and even less written history. There is, however, a huge amount of speculation. King Arthur’s Wars brings an entirely new approach to the subject ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The First World War

    by John Keegan ...
    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The definitive account of the Great War from one of our most eminent military historians. "Elegantly written, clear, detailed, and omniscient.... Keegan is...perhaps the best military historian of our day." —The New York Times Book ReviewThe First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Saving Freedom

    Truman, the Cold War, and the Fight for Western Civilization

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!History called on Harry Truman to unite the Western world against Soviet communism, but first he had to rally Republicans and Democrats behind America’s most dramatic foreign policy shift since George Washington delivered his farewell address. How did one of the least prepared presidents to walk into the Oval Office become one of its most successful?The year was 1947. The ... Read more

    $14.49 USD

  • The Year that Changed the World

    The Untold Story Behind the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    by Michael Meyer ...

    $13.99 USD

  • Imperial Twilight

    The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age

    As China reclaims its position as a world power, Imperial Twilight looks back to tell the story of the country’s last age of ascendance and how it came to an end in the nineteenth-century Opium War.As one of the most potent turning points in the country’s modern history, the Opium War has since come to stand for everything that today’s China seeks to put behind it. In this dramatic, epic story, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $7.99 USD

  • Shadow Divers

    The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II

    by Robert Kurson ...
    In the tradition of Jon Krakauer’s Into Thin Air and Sebastian Junger’s The Perfect Storm comes a true tale of riveting adventure in which two weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great historical mystery–and make history themselves.For John Chatterton and Richie Kohler, deep wreck diving was more than a sport. Testing themselves against treacherous currents, braving depths that induced ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Exercise of Power

    American Failures, Successes, and a New Path Forward in the Post-Cold War World

    From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 bestselling memoir, Duty, a candid, sweeping examination of power, and how it has been exercised, for good and bad, by American presidents in the post-Cold War world.Since the end of the Cold War, the global perception of the United States has progressively morphed from dominant international leader to disorganized entity. Robert ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Milicianas

    Women in Combat in the Spanish Civil War

    by Lisa Lines ...
    During the first few days of the Spanish Civil War, women played an integral role in the spontaneous uprising that prevented the immediate success of the Nationalist coup. Around one thousand of these women went on to join the militias who fought at the front. Women also played an important role in the defense of cities, with another several thousand forming sections of the armed rearguard. Indeed ... Read more

    $44.99 USD

  • Powers and Thrones

    A New History of the Middle Ages

    by Dan Jones ...
    **"Not only an engrossing read about the distant past, both informative and entertaining, but also a profoundly thought-provoking view of our not-really-so-‘new’ present . . . All medieval history is here, beautifully narrated . . . The vision takes in whole imperial landscapes but also makes room for intimate portraits of key individuals, and even some poems."—Wall Street Journal"A lively history ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Spanish Civil War at Sea

    Dark and Dangerous Waters

    The Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939 underlined the importance of the sea as the supply route to both General Franco's insurgents and the Spanish Republic. There were attempted blockades by Franco as well as attacks by his Italian and German allies against legitimate neutral, largely British, merchant shipping bound for Spanish Republican ports and challenges to the Royal Navy, which was obliged to ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • A Naval History of the Peloponnesian War

    Ships, Men and Money in the War at Sea, 431-404 BC

    Naval power played a vital role in the Peloponnesian War. The conflict pitted Athens against a powerful coalition including the preeminent land power of the day, Sparta. Only Athens superior fleet, her wooden walls, by protecting her vital supply routes allowed her to survive. It also allowed the strategic freedom of movement to strike back where she chose, most famously at Sphacteria, where a ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Panther Tank

    Hitlers T-34 Killer

    series Images of War Special
    This pictorial history of the Nazi Panther tank offers an in-depth analysis of its innovative design and its role on the Eastern Front of WWII.The German Panther was one of the most important tanks of the Second World War, ranking alongside the American Sherman and the Soviet T-34. In a comprehensive study of this remarkable fighting vehicle, author and military expert Anthony Tucker-Jones ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • War and Peace and War

    The Rise and Fall of Empires

    by Peter Turchin ...
    **From the author of End TimesIn War and Peace and War, Peter Turchin uses his expertise in evolutionary biology to offer a bold new theory about the course of world history.**Turchin argues that the key to the formation of an empire is a society’s capacity for collective action. He demonstrates that high levels of cooperation are found where people have to band together to fight off a common ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $12.99 USD

  • Persian Fire

    by Tom Holland ...
    A "fresh...thrilling" (The Guardian) account of the Graeco-Persian Wars. In the fifth century B.C., a global superpower was determined to bring truth and order to what it regarded as two terrorist states. The superpower was Persia, incomparably rich in ambition, gold, and men. The terrorist states were Athens and Sparta, eccentric cities in a poor and mountainous backwater: Greece.The story of how ... Read more

    $7.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Zachary Taylor

    Soldier in the White House

    Book 2 - Zachary Taylor
    This tome is the second volume of Holman Hamilton’s landmark biography of Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), the 12th President of the United States. It examines Taylor’s brief but important political career and traces Taylor’s life from his return to the U.S. in December of 1847 from the bloody Mexican battlefields, to his death on July 9, 1850, a mere sixteen months after assuming the office of the ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Tyrants of Syracuse Volume I

    480–367 BC

    by Jeff Champion ...
    series The Tyrants of Syracuse
    Volume one of this sweeping history chronicles the turbulent ancient history of Syracuse from the rise of Gelon to the death of Dionysius I.Situated at the heart of the Mediterranean, Syracuse was one of the most important city-states of the classical Greek world. Coveted for its wealth and strategic location, it was caught in the middle as Carthage, Epirus, Athens and then Rome each battled to ... Read more

    $8.99 USD