World History

Angels in the Sky: How a Band of Volunteer Airmen Saved the New State of Israel Robert Gandt

ANGELS IN THE SKY: HOW A BAND OF VOLUNTEER AIRMEN SAVED THE NEW STATE OF ISRAEL is a modern day David-and-Goliath tale that reads like fiction. There would be no Israel if this rag-tag group of World War Two veterans from around the world had not defied their own nation's law and risked their lives for a righteous...

The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II Winston Groom

THE ALLIES is historian Winston Groom's account of the unlikely alliance between Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin, who despite their vast differences in style and philosophy, managed to lead the Allied powers to victory in World War II.

 

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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill Defender of the Realm, 1940 - 1965 Paul Reid

THE LAST LION: WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL DEFENDER OF THE REALM, 1940 - 1965 chronicles Churchill's life from right after he became prime minister through the war and his last days. Paul Reid joined William Manchester to create this classic, and continued alone after Manchester's death. It is a stand-alone read.

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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...

The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World's Greatest Library Edward Wilson-Lee

THE CATALOGUE OF SHIPWRECKED BOOKS is the fascinating history of Christopher Columbus’s illegitimate son, guardian of his father’s flame, courtier, and bibliophile, whose travels took him to the heart of 16th-century Europe. This is the scarcely believable and wholly true story of the bastard son Hernando...