War

The Civil War: The Second Year Told by Those Who Lived It Stephen Sears

THE CIVIL WAR: THE SECOND YEAR TOLD BY THOSE WHO LIVED IT begins with Fredeick Douglass' vision of an end to slavery in January 1862 and closes in January, 1863. It is a first-hand narrative from ninety participants and edited by one of the country's finest Civil War historians.

 

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The Civil War: The Third Year Told by Those Who Lived It Brooks Simpson

THE CIVIL WAR: THE THIRD YEAR TOLD BY THOSE WHO LIVED IT begins in January, 1863 and ends with U.S. Grant's appointment as general-in-chief in March, 1864. It is a first-hand narrative from eighty participants and edited by three of the country's finest Civil War historians.

 

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Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942 Vol. 1 Ian W. Toll

PACIFIC CRUCIBLE is an amazing account of the first year of the Pacific theater of World War II. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and primary sources, Toll paints a complete and stunning portrait of the conflict on both sides, from Pearl Harbor to the Americans re-seizing the strategic initiative, through examining the...

The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944 Ian W. Toll

THE CONQUERING TIDE delves into the period between mid-1942 to mid 1944 in the Pacific theater of World War II, where many of the greatest and bloodiest battles of the war took place. Drawing on eyewitness accounts and primary sources from both the military and the political sphere, Toll paints a complete and stunning...

Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945 Ian W. Toll

TWILIGHT OF THE GODS is the final volume of Ian W. Toll's Pacific War trilogy, beginning in July 1944 at the Honolulu Conference, where President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Pacific Theater commanders strategized the endgame of the war, and closes with the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that...

The Pacific War Trilogy Ian W. Toll

THE PACIFIC WAR TRILOGY is a prize-winning and best-selling trilogy that is the first complete history of the Pacific War in more than twenty-five years, and the first multivolume history of the Pacific naval war in over fifty years. Remarkably insightful and masterfully written, this is the new definitive history of...

Code Name: Johnny Walker: The Extraordinary Story of the Iraqi Who Risked Everything to Fight with the U.S. Navy Seals Johnny Walker

CODE NAME: JOHNNY WALKER: THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE IRAQI WHO RISKED EVERYTHING TO FIGHT WITH THE U.S. NAVY SEALS is the chilling story of an ordinary Iraqi who went on hundreds of missions in deadly combat to save the lives of American special-operations warriors. This is a side of the war that has never been...