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    The American Invasion of Canada
    The War of 1812's First Year
    By Pierre Berton
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    How could a nation of eight million fail to subdue a struggling British colony of 300,000? In this remarkable account of the war’s first year, Pierre Burton transforms history into an engrossing narrative that reads like a fast-paced novel. Drawing on memoirs, diaries, and official dispatches, the author... [READ MORE]
    100 Headlines That Changed the World
    By James Maloney
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Here are the incredible newspaper headlines that document history’s most important moments—headlines so momentous that anyone reading them knew that the world as they knew it had been changed irrevocably. Headlines That Changed the World looks at stories from the Great Western Crosses the Atlantic in... [READ MORE]
    The Best Survival Stories Ever Told
    Edited by Jon E. Lewis
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This collection of classic tales comprises over thirty accounts of true-life adventure taken from contemporary memoirs, letters, and journals. They span the years from 1800 to the end of the twentieth century, in a period which can be termed the modern age of exploration. Among the writers are:Ernest... [READ MORE]
    Bombing Hitler
    The Story of the Man Who Almost Assassinated the Führer
    By Hellmut G. Haasis, Translated by William Odom
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Georg Elser was just an ordinary working-class citizen living in Munich, Germany. He was employed as a carpenter and had spent some time working in a watch factory. That all changed when he took it upon himself, without telling his family or friends, to single-handedly attempt to assassinate the most... [READ MORE]
    Boys' Book of Indian Warriors and Heroic Indian Women
    Epic Tales of Native Americans on the Frontiers
    By Edwin L. Sabin
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    There is nothing more inspiring or more tragic than the bloody and brave history of Native American warriors and the heroic deeds of the women who supported them. Fighting against incredible odds, hopelessly outnumbered and outgunned, and subjected to deadly diseases brought by hostile invaders, the... [READ MORE]
    Boys' Book of Border Battles
    The True Tales Behind America's Greatest Battles of the 18th and 19th Centuries
    By Edwin L. Sabin
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A classic of historical war literature, Boys’ Book of Border Battles puts you at the scene of some of the most important and storied battles in the history of North America. From George Washington’s charges against the French in the mid-1700s to the lengthy and drawn-out wars in the western territories... [READ MORE]
    100 Military Inventions That Changed the World
    By Jonathan Bailey
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Nothing ensures the rapid development of new technology like the involvement of the military. From the trebuchet and the cannon to the tank and the ballistic missile, military research programs have produced the most devastating weapons imaginable—but military masterminds are also responsible for a number... [READ MORE]
    Accessories After the Fact
    The Warren Commission, the Authorities & the Report on the JFK Assassination
    By Sylvia Meagher, Preface by Richard S. Schweiker, Introduction by Peter Dale Scott
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Originally published in 1967, Meagher’s masterful dissection of the Warren Report, based on the Warren Commission’s own evidence, has stood the test of time. In some cases, declassifications of government records have corroborated the author’s suspicions and analyses, such as her amazing assertion that... [READ MORE]
    Assassination!
    The Brick Chronicle of Attempts on the Lives of Twelve US Presidents
    By Brendan Powell Smith
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Creator of the bestselling The Brick Bible: A New Spin on the Old Testament and The Brick Bible: The New Testament, author Brendan Powell Smith offers a new take on American history. For more than a decade, Smith has honed his masterful work using LEGO(R) to re-create scenes from the Bible. Now, he turns... [READ MORE]
    Betrayal in Dallas
    LBJ, the Pearl Street Mafia, and the Murder of President Kennedy
    By Mark North
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas by Mafia contract killers hired by Louisiana mob boss Carlos Marcello. Longtime local district attorney Henry Wade, an LBJ crony who would have sole jurisdiction over the prosecution of those responsible, had been corrupted by the local Civello crime family.... [READ MORE]
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