History

I Marched With Patton: A Firsthand Account of World War II Alongside One of the U.S. Army's Greatest Generals Frank Sisson

I MARCHED WITH PATTON is an extraordinary first hand recounting of one soldier's time under Patton's command in World War II. Sisson's story begins in rural Oklahoma, where we grew up in the shadow of the Great Depression. In 1944 he enlisted in the US Army at 18, he was deployed to France with Patton's Third Army,...

No Place Like Home: An Architectural Study of Auburn, Alabama - The First 150 Years Emily Sparrow

NO PLACE LIKE HOME examines the beautiful structures that make up the architectural history of Auburn, from the historical churches, the old businesses and homes, and of course the mighty buildings that make up Auburn's campus. Anchored by a strong sense of place, No Place Like Home will inspire readers to a...

Behind the Magic Curtain: Secrets, Spies, and Unsung White Allies of Birmingham's Civil Rights Days T. K. Thorne

BEHIND THE MAGIC CURTAIN: SECRETS, SPIES, AND UNSUNG WHITE ALLIES OF BIRMINGHAM'S CIVIL RIGHTS DAYS reveals never-before-told names, deeds, and places involved in the Civil Rights struggle at the birthplace of much of the fight. Award-winninng author and former Birmingham Police Captain T.K. Thorne spent ten years...

Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World Chris Wallace

COUNTDOWN 1945 begins on April 12, 1945, the day of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's death, and follows the new president Harry Truman as he winds down the war in Europe and wrestles with the newly discovered knowledge of the atomic bomb. Over the 116 days between FDR's passing and the end of the war in Japan, Wallace...