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    The Zulus at War
    The History, Rise, and Fall of the Tribe That Washed Its Spears
    By Adrian Greaves, By Xolani Mkhize
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    By tracing the long and turbulent history of the Zulus from their arrival in South Africa and the establishment of Zululand, The Zulus at War is an important and readable addition to this popular subject area. It describes the violent rise of King Shaka and his colorful successors under whose leadership... [READ MORE]
    Prevail
    The Inspiring Story of Ethiopia's Victory over Mussolini's Invasion, 1935-–1941
    By Jeff Pearce, Foreword by Richard Pankhurst
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    It was the war that changed everything, and yet it’s been mostly forgotten: in 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia. It dominated newspaper headlines and newsreels. It inspired mass marches in Harlem, a play on Broadway, and independence movements in Africa. As the British Navy sailed into the Mediterranean... [READ MORE]
    The History and Lives of Notorious Pirates and Their Crews
    By Captain Charles Johnson, Foreword by C. Lovat Fraser
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    There is a fascination surrounding the subject of pirates and pirate lore that centers around the romanticized impression of lawless, brutal ruffians pillaging ships, hunting for gold and treasure, and traveling in massive ships waving the skull-and-bones flag. The golden age of piracy produced many... [READ MORE]
    Nixon's Secrets
    The Rise, Fall, and Untold Truth about the President, Watergate, and the Pardon
    By Roger Stone, With Mike Colapietro
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    "We appreciate Roger Stone, he is one tough cookie." - President TrumpLearn the inside scoop on Watergate, the Ford Pardon, and the 18 ½ minute Gap.Roger Stone, The New York Times bestselling author of The Man Who Killed Kennedy—the Case Against LBJ, gives the inside scoop on Nixon’s rise and fall in... [READ MORE]
    From Holocaust to Harvard
    A Story of Escape, Forgiveness, and Freedom
    By John Stoessinger
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A true and touching human tale of survival and achievement.When John Stoessinger was ten years old, Adolf Hitler annexed his homeland of Austria, ripping the boy from his home and his friends in Vienna. His grandparents encouraged his mother and stepfather to take young John somewhere safe. “You must... [READ MORE]
    The Romance of the Colorado River
    The Story of Its Discovery in 1540, with an Account of the Later Explorations
    By Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A young adventurer’s firsthand account of a dangerous expedition into the Grand Canyon’s uncharted territories.In 1871, seventeen-year-old Fred Dellenbaugh walked into a hotel room in Chicago, and with a “You’ll do, Fred,” began a lifetime of danger-fraught exploration. Under the lead of John Wesley... [READ MORE]
    The Kaiser's Pirates
    Hunting Germany's Raiding Cruisers in World War I
    By Nick Hewitt, By Nick Hewitt
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Real Hornblower
    The Life and Times of Admiral Sir James Gordon
    By Bryan Perrett
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    First published in 1997, The Real Hornblower offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral. Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began to delight and enthral readers, there has been speculation as to whether his adventures were based... [READ MORE]
    Unbreakable Bonds
    The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed
    By Dava Guerin, By Kevin Ferris, Foreword by George H. W. Bush, Foreword by Connie Morella
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Unbreakable Bonds tells ten touching stories of mothers who spent years aiding the recovery of their children, US soldiers and Marines who suffered severe injuries during the War on Terror. The survival of these wounded warriors is a testament not only to the extraordinary efforts of military medical... [READ MORE]
    From Pole to Pole
    Roald Amundsen’s Journey in Flight
    By Garth James Cameron
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Roald Amundsen was the most successful polar explorer of his era using sledges, dogs, skis, and ships. He is mainly remembered for being the first man to reach the South Pole on December 14, 1911. What is less often remembered is that he was also the first man to reach the North Pole on May 12, 1926... [READ MORE]
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