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    George Washington's Surprise Attack
    A New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America
    By Phillip Thomas Tucker
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Extensively researched and superbly argued in Tucker’s compelling narrative, this in-depth examination of George Washington’s ‘military miracle’ at the Battle of Trenton unquestionably confirms the vital importance of that stunning victory.” —Jerry D. Morelock, PhD, editor in chief at Armchair General... [READ MORE]
    How the Wild West Was Won
    A Celebration of Cowboys, Gunfighters, Buffalo Soldiers, Sodbusters, Moonshiners, and the American Frontier
    By Bruce Wexler
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Dusty road shoot outs, roaming buffalo, bar brawls, gold, tragedy, genocide, damsels in distress, and cowboys riding off into the sunset—the taming of the Western frontier is one of the most colorful and fascinating periods of American history. In this beautifully illustrated and comprehensive book,... [READ MORE]
    Defiant Courage
    A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance
    By Astrid Karlsen Scott, By Tore Haug, Foreword by Harald Zwart
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The incredible true story of one man’s escape from Nazis in Norway.“I remember reading We Die Alone in 1970 and I could never forget it. Then when we went to Norway to do a docudrama, people told us again and again that certain parts were pure fiction. Since I was a Norwegian that was not good enough;... [READ MORE]
    LBJ
    From Mastermind to “The Colossus”
    By Phillip F. Nelson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Phillip F. Nelson’s new book begins where LBJ: The Mastermind of the JFK Assassination left off. Now president, Johnson begins to push Congress to enact long-dormant legislation that he had previously impeded, always insisting that the timing wasn't right. Nelson argues that the passage of Johnson’s... [READ MORE]
    Scouting for Grant and Meade
    The Reminiscences of Judson Knight, Chief of Scouts, Army of the Potomac
    Edited by Peter G. Tsouras
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A never-before-seen look into the dangerous job of scouting during the American Civil War.Scouting for Grant and Meade is comprised of the popular recollections of Judson Knight, former chief scout of the Army of the Potomac from August 1864 to June 1865. Originally beginning as a serialized column in... [READ MORE]
    The Battle of Barrosa
    Forgotten Battle of the Peninsular War
    By John Grehan, By Martin Mace
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    By the winter of 1810–11, the armies of Napoleon had overrun most of Spain, and Joseph Bonaparte sat on the throne in Madrid. But the Spanish government had found refuge in the fortress-port of Cadiz, and the Spaniards refused to admit that they had been conquered. With a British army under Sir Thomas... [READ MORE]
    Grey Wolves
    The U-Boat War 1939–1945
    By Philip Kaplan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In the early years of the Second World War, the elite force of German submariners known as the Ubootwaffe came perilously close to perfecting the underwater battle tactics and successfully cutting Britain's transatlantic lifeline. To the Allies, these enemy sailors were embarking on a mission of unequivocal... [READ MORE]
    The Sword of David
    The Israeli Air Force at War
    By Donald J. McCarthy
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Israeli Air Force has seen involvement in some of the most dramatic and important conflicts of post–World War II history. In action during the Suez crisis, decisive during the Six-Day War, and on call during the Gulf War, the Israeli Air Force continues to see action today in current conflicts. This... [READ MORE]
    Mountains and Molehills
    Or Recollections from a Burnt Journal
    By Frank Marryat
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    After a tragic fire in San Francisco destroyed many of his possessions, including his journals, Frank Marryat rewrote, from memory, much of what he had documented during his time in California in the middle of the gold craze of 1850. This historical treasure, originally published in 1855, the year that... [READ MORE]
    Voices of the Foreign Legion
    The History of the World’s Most Famous Fighting Corps
    By Adrian D. Gilbert
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The French Foreign Legion has built a reputation as one of the world’s most formidable and colorful military institutions. Established as a means of absorbing foreign troublemakers, the Legion spearheaded French colonialism in North Africa during the nineteenth century. Accepting volunteers from all... [READ MORE]
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