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A Game of Birds and Wolves

by Simon Parkin Little, Brown and Company (January 27, 2020)

As Heard on the New Yorker Radio Hour

The triumphant and "engaging history" (The New Yorker) of the young women who devised a winning strategy that defeated Nazi U-boats and delivered a decisive victory in the...

It Shouldn't Be This Hard to Serve Your Country

by David Shulkin PublicAffairs (October 21, 2019)

The former VA secretary describes his fight to save veteran health care from partisan politics and how his efforts were ultimately derailed by a small group of unelected officials appointed by the Trump White...

Dragon's Jaw

by Stephen Coonts & Barrett Tillman Da Capo Press (May 13, 2019)

A riveting Vietnam War story--and one of the most dramatic in aviation history--told by a New York Times bestselling author and a prominent aviation historian

Every war has its "bridge"--Old North Bridge at Concord,...

Dogfight over Tokyo

by John Wukovits Da Capo Press (August 26, 2019)

From an expert in the Pacific theater of World War II comes the tragic story of the pilots who fought the last fight of the war during the first hour of peace

When Billy Hobbs and his fellow Hellcat aviators...

The Bastard Brigade

by Sam Kean Little, Brown and Company (July 08, 2019)

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize: a nuclear bomb....

Dawn of the Code War

by John P. Carlin & Garrett M. Graff PublicAffairs (October 15, 2018)

The inside story of how America's enemies launched a cyber war against us-and how we've learned to fight back

With each passing year, the internet-linked attacks on America's interests have grown in both frequency...

Above and Beyond

by Casey Sherman PublicAffairs (April 16, 2018)

From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours comes the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who risked their lives to save America...

Thunder at the Gates

by Douglas R Egerton Basic Books (October 31, 2016)

An intimate, authoritative history of the first black soldiers to fight in the Union Army during the Civil War

Soon after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, abolitionists...

The Second World Wars

by Victor Davis Hanson Basic Books (October 16, 2017)

A definitive account of World War II by America's preeminent military historian.

World War II was the most lethal conflict in human history. Never before had a war been fought on so many diverse landscapes and...

Manhattan Project

by Cynthia C. Kelly & Richard Rhodes Black Dog & Leventhal (February 09, 2009)

The definitive collection of writings on the Manhattan Project by the pre-eminent scientists, historians, and the everyday observers who bore witness to the birth of the modern nuclear age.

Begun in 1939, the...

MacArthur at War

by Walter R. Borneman Little, Brown and Company (May 09, 2016)

The definitive account of General Douglas MacArthur's rise during World War II, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals.

World War II changed the course of history. Douglas MacArthur changed the course...

What Have We Done

by David Wood Little, Brown and Company (October 31, 2016)

From Pulitzer Prize-¬?winning journalist David Wood, a battlefield view of moral injury, the signature wound of America's 21st century wars.

Most Americans are now familiar with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...

The Future of War

by Lawrence Freedman PublicAffairs (October 09, 2017)

An award-winning military historian, professor, and political adviser delivers the definitive story of warfare in all its guises and applications, showing what has driven and continues to drive this uniquely...

The Grand Chessboard

by Zbigniew Brzezinski Basic Books (December 05, 2016)

Bestselling author and eminent foreign policy scholar Zbigniew Brzezinski's classic book on American's strategic mission in the modern world

In The Grand Chessboard, renowned geostrategist Zbigniew Brzezinski...

Oppose Any Foe

by Mark Moyar Basic Books (April 24, 2017)

The epic story of America's most elite warriors: the Special Operations Forces.

Born as small appendages to the conventional armies of World War II, the Special Operations Forces have grown into a behemoth of...

Tin Can Titans

by John Wukovits Da Capo Press (March 13, 2017)

An epic narrative of World War II naval action that brings to life the sailors and exploits of the war's most decorated destroyer squadron.

When Admiral William Halsey selected Destroyer Squadron 21 (Desron 21)...

Dawn of Infamy

by Stephen Harding Da Capo Press (November 21, 2016)

As the Pearl Harbor attack began, a U.S. cargo ship a thousand miles away in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean mysteriously vanished along with her crew. What happened, and why?

On December 7, 1941, even...

Dog Company

by Lynn Vincent & Roger Hill Center Street (April 10, 2017)

Now with a forward by Sean Hannity, this powerful story of brotherhood, bravery, and patriotism exposes the true stories behind some of the Army's darkest secrets.

The Army does not want you to read this book....

Art of War

by Victoria Charles & Sun Tzu Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

Over the course of history, many wars have changed the political and cultural landscape of our world. While these events are defined by their upheaval and violence, they frequently contribute to the formation...

Shipwreck: A History of Disasters at Sea

The Astronaut Wives Club

by Lily Koppel Grand Central Publishing (June 10, 2013)

Discover the true story of the women who stood beside some of the greatest heroes of American space travel in this New York Times bestseller that delivers "a truly great snapshot of the times" (Publishers Weekly...


by Robert Coram Little, Brown and Company (November 20, 2002)

John Boyd may be the most remarkable unsung hero in all of American military history. Some remember him as the greatest U.S. fighter pilot ever -- the man who, in simulated air-to-air combat, defeated every...

Kursk Down

by Clyde Burleson Grand Central Publishing (December 13, 2008)

The shocking, tragic true story of a strange explosion that wreaked havoc on a Russian nuclear submarine.

The true story of the sinking of the Russian nuclear submarine in the Barents Sea on August 12, 2000....

The Pentagon's Brain

by Annie Jacobsen Little, Brown and Company (September 14, 2015)

A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and the definitive history of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51.

No one has ever written the history of the...

Skunk Works

by Ben R. Rich & Leo Janos Little, Brown and Company (February 25, 2013)

This classic history of America's high-stakes quest to dominate the skies is "a gripping technothriller in which the technology is real" (New York Times Book Review).

From the development of the U-2 to the...

Operation Thunderbolt

by Saul David Little, Brown and Company (November 30, 2015)

The definitive account of one of the greatest Special Forces missions ever, the Raid of Entebbe, by acclaimed military historian Saul David.

On June 27, 1976, an Air France flight from Tel Aviv to Paris was...

To Dare and to Conquer

by Derek Leebaert Little, Brown and Company (May 29, 2009)

In the tradition of Guns, Germs, and Steel, Leebaert tells the stories of small forces that have triumphed over vastly larger ones and changed the course of history -- from the Trojan Horse to Al Qaeda. Maps...

The General and the Jaguar

by Eileen Welsome Little, Brown and Company (February 27, 2009)

Pulitzer Prize winner Welsome's gripping, panoramic story reveals a vicious surprise attack on the United States and America's hunt for the perpetrator, Pancho Villa.


by Juliet Barker Back Bay Books (December 20, 2008)

From a master historian comes an astonishing chronicle of life in medieval Europe and the battle that altered the course of an empire.

Although almost six centuries old, the Battle of Agincourt still captivates...

The Imperial Cruise

by James Bradley Little, Brown and Company (November 23, 2009)

In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. Roosevelt's glamorous...

Endgame, 1945

by David Stafford Little, Brown and Company (November 11, 2007)

To end a history of World War II at VE Day is to leave the tale half told. While the war may have seemed all but over by Hitler's final birthday (April 20), Stafford's chronicle of the three months that followed...