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I Marched with Patton

by Frank Sisson, Robert L. Wise & Grover Gardner HarperAudio (October 20, 2020)

Published to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of General George Patton?s death, a gripping firsthand account of World War II written by a soldier with the American Third Army who served under the legendary...


Steinway & Sons

by Laura Lee Smith & Michael Feinstein Arcadia Publishing (October 19, 2020)

Steinway & Sons is a unique entity in American history. Steinway is many things--an iconic piano, an American success story, a symbol of opulence, a metaphor for artistic passion, and a geographic locale. Part...


Toledo State Hospital

by Kimberly Brownlee Arcadia Publishing (October 19, 2020)

The Toledo State Hospital opened in 1888, and its design and healing approach were revolutionary for the time. First in the country built entirely on the "cottage model," its plan was intended to create a homelike...


Village of North Palm Beach

by Rosa Sophia & Mayor Darryl Aubrey The History Press (October 19, 2020)

While North Palm Beach itself is relatively young--just about retirement age--the history of this area is as broad as the horizon. Long before this village was founded in 1956, the Jeaga tribe lived and thrived...


Miami's Brickell Avenue Neighborhood

by Paul S. George & Casey Piket Arcadia Publishing (October 19, 2020)

Upon their arrival to the south bank of the Miami River in 1871, the Brickell family guided the evolution of their namesake neighborhood into one of the most affluent and interesting places in America. The Southside...


World War II Nebraska

by Melissa Amateis The History Press (October 19, 2020)

The fight against the Axis required sacrifice and dedication, and Nebraskans proudly answered the call. Three ordnance plants and two naval munitions depots brought employment and economic opportunities but...


A History of Franklin County, North Carolina

by Eric Medlin The History Press (October 19, 2020)

The story of Franklin County is one of remarkable change and growth over the past 250 years. From its Native American roots, this corner of the eastern Piedmont has become a center for tobacco plantations, textile...


A History Lover's Guide to Kansas City

by Paul Kirkman The History Press (October 19, 2020)

Kansas City is often seen as a "cow town" with great barbecue and steaks. But it is also a city with more boulevards than Paris and more working fountains than Rome. There are burial mounds that date back more...


The Fargo Fire of 1893

by Danielle Teigen The History Press (October 19, 2020)

In 1893, Fargo was simply trying to thrive amid an impending national depression. One Wednesday afternoon in June, a ferocious fire quickly devoured hundreds of businesses and more than thirty blocks in the...


Green Bay Beer

by Cameron Teske The History Press (October 19, 2020)

Although often overshadowed by Milwaukee's brewing reputation, Green Bay has its own rich and proud brewing heritage. Beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, Blesch, Rahr, Hochgreve, Hagemeister and Van Dycke...


The Kidnapping Club

by Jonathan Daniel Wells Bold Type Books (October 19, 2020)

In a rapidly changing New York, two forces battled for the city's soul: the pro-slavery New Yorkers who kept the illegal slave trade alive and well, and the abolitionists fighting for freedom.

We often think...


A Place for Everything

by Judith Flanders Basic Books (October 19, 2020)

From a New York Times-bestselling historian comes the story of how the alphabet ordered our world.

A Place for Everything is the first-ever history of alphabetization, from the Library of Alexandria to Wikipedia....


Aberdeen at War 1939–45

by Craig Armstrong Pen and Sword Military (October 19, 2020)

Scotland was of grave strategic importance during the war due to its geographical position, while its capital was the location of a significant number of important military and civil organisations. Aberdeen...


Rome's Sicilian Slave Wars

by Natale Barca Pen and Sword Military (October 19, 2020)

In 136 BC, in Sicily (which was then a Roman province), some four hundred slaves of Syrian origin rebelled against their masters and seized the city of Henna with much bloodshed. Their leader, a fortune-teller...


Daring Deeds of Pioneer Women

by John Frost Dover Publications (October 14, 2020)

Compiled in 1860 but based on earlier source material, this evocative work captures the grim realities and challenges of early American expansion and Western settlement through tales of pioneering women and...


The Bonus Army

by Paul Dickson & Thomas B. Allen Dover Publications (October 14, 2020)

"The account by Dickson and Allen recalls the subliminal force of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men with gaunt stories of character at the limits of dignity." ? Taylor Branch, New York Review of Books

In the summer...


The Forgotten Wars

by Ron Crosby Oratia Books (October 14, 2020)


Reminiscences of the Civil War

by John Brown Gordon & Tim Getman Blackstone Publishing (October 13, 2020)

Reminiscences of the Civil War is John Brown Gordon?s first-hand account of the war as seen through the eyes of the prominent officer. Gordon was trusted and admired by many, including Robert E. Lee and Jefferson...


On the Border with Crook

by John Gregory Bourke & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (October 13, 2020)

John Gregory Bourke served General George Crook for fiteen years, and was his right-hand man. This work is an account of his time with the legendary US Army officer in the post?Civil War West. On the Border...


Surviving the Angel of Death

by Eva Mozes Kor & Lisa Rojany Buccieri Tanglewood (October 13, 2020)

Eva Mozes Kor was just ten years old when she arrived in Auschwitz. While her parents and two older sisters were taken to the gas chambers, she and her twin, Miriam, were herded into the care of the man known...


The Gulag Archipelago Volume 1

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn & Frederick Davidson Caedmon (October 13, 2020)

?BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY.? ?Time

Volume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of...


The Gulag Archipelago Volume 2

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn & Frederick Davidson Caedmon (October 13, 2020)

?BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY.? ?Time

Volume 2 of the Nobel Prize-winner?s towering masterpiece: the story of Solzhenitsyn's entrance into the Soviet prison camps, where he would remain for nearly...


The Gulag Archipelago Volume 3

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn & Frederick Davidson Caedmon (October 13, 2020)

?BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY.? ?Time

Volume 3 of the Nobel Prize winner?s towering masterpiece: Solzhenitsyn's moving account of resistance within the Soviet labor camps and his own release after...


1945

by Ken Cuthbertson & David Pevsnar HarperCollins Publishers (October 13, 2020)

It was a watershed year for Canada and the world. 1945 set Canada on a bold course into the future. A huge sense of relief marked the end of hostilities. Yet there was also fear and uncertainty about the perilous...


The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956

by Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn & Ignat Solzhenitsyn Caedmon (October 13, 2020)

?BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE 20TH CENTURY.? ?Time

?It is impossible to name a book that had a greater effect on the political and moral consciousness of the late twentieth century.? ?David Remnick, The New...


John F. Kennedy at Rest in Arlington

by Raymond Sinibaldi Arcadia Publishing (October 12, 2020)

John F. Kennedy is one of only three presidents not interred in his home state. Sitting next to his coffin on the flight home from Dallas, Jacqueline Kennedy began formulating plans for his funeral and burial....


A History Lover's Guide to the South Shore

by Zachary Lamothe The History Press (October 12, 2020)

The South Shore is an intriguing mix of antiquity and modernity. The region's first settlement, Plymouth, is a top tourist destination, as more than one million visitors flock to it annually. Quincy showcases...


Wisconsin at Antietam

by Cal Schoonover The History Press (October 12, 2020)

The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest day in American history, and Wisconsin played a vital role. The Second, Sixth and Seventh Wisconsin Regiments served in the Iron Brigade, one of the most respected infantries...


Stories of the Humboldt Wagon Road

by Andy Mark The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Before the completion of the transcontinental railroad, there was the Chico and Humboldt Wagon Road, meant to connect California with the burgeoning mining industries of Nevada and Idaho. The ambitious plan...


San Diego's Sunset Cliffs Park

by Kathy Blavatt & Karen Scanlon The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Sunset Cliffs Park meanders along a mile and a half of San Diego's coastline, beckoning tourists and locals alike. These stunning cliffs inspired Albert Spalding, sportsman and visionary, to create a park in...


Napa Valley Lawmen and Outlaws

by Todd L. Shulman The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Law enforcement in Napa County traces its roots back to the days of Spanish rule and was formalized when California became a state in 1850. Since then, those who wear the badge have pursued the lawless in search...


Sandy Hook's Lost Highland Beach Resort

by Susan Sandlass Gardiner & Rick Geffken The History Press (October 12, 2020)

Built by William Sandlass during the Golden Age of the Jersey Shore, the Highland Beach excursion resort was an iconic landmark for more than seven decades. The resort put Sandy Hook on the map, as hordes of...


Philip and Alexander

by Adrian Goldsworthy Basic Books (October 12, 2020)

This definitive biography of one of history's most influential father-son duos tells the story of two rulers who gripped the world -- and their rise and fall from power.

Alexander the Great's conquests staggered...


Woman at Work

Washington Wife

With Love from Gracie

by Grace Hegger Lewis Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

The rise of author Sinclair Lewis, most famous for his works Main Street, Babbitt, Arrowsmith, and Elmer Gantry, written by wife Grace Hegger, a former editor at Vogue. A warts and all portrayal of a stormy...


A History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977

by Colonel Mary V. Stremlow Usmcr Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Provides a historical review of women in the Marine Corps from their reservist status in 1946 through active status in 1977. Based upon original research. Illustrated.


Italian Communism

by John A. Baker Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)


On Political War

Trigger Marshal

by Homer Croy Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

"'Chris Madsen was a greater peace officer than Wyatt Earp - greater by far.' With these fighting words, Homer Croy launches into a fascinating story that has never before been told, the story of a great peace...


Political Warfare and Psychological Operations

by Frank R. Barnett & Carnes Lord Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

Considers what the U.S. can do to overcome traditional American aversion to political warfare and how to be better competitors in the current political struggles that characterize international relations. Military...


Forged in War

by Gary E. Weir Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

This book is the first to analyze the partnership between the Navy, industry, and science forged by World War II and responsible for producing submarines in the United States in the period from 1940 through...


The Air Force Integrates 1945-1964

War on the Detroit

by Thomas Verchères de Boucherville & milo Milton Quaife Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

An inside look at the War of 1812 from the journals of two young men, edited by American historian Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959). Part I of the book is the journal of Thomas Vercheres de Boucheville, of French...


SDI and the Alternatives

The Rise of Air Mobility and its Generals

by Lt.-Col. Laura L. Lenderman Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)

In the early years of the Cold War, the United States relied on strategic nuclear attack as the primary means of deterring the Soviet Union. The focus on manned bombers and atomic weapons led to the rise of...


Manipulating the OODA Loop

Globalization and Maritime Power

Unconditional Surrender

M.I.A.

by Paul D. Mather Barakaldo Books (October 09, 2020)