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    The Cover-Up at Omaha Beach
    D-Day, the US Rangers, and the Untold Story of Maisy Battery
    By Gary Sterne, Foreword by Don Mann
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A New York Times bestseller! The untold story of what really happened on D-Day. The Rangers’ mission was clear. They were to lead the assault on Omaha Beach and break out inland. Simultaneously, other Ranger units would scale the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc to destroy the ostensibly huge gun battery there... [READ MORE]
    Strange and Obscure Stories of New York City
    Little-Known Tales About Gotham's People and Places
    By Tim Rowland
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The 1948 crime film The Naked City (later a television show) ended with this iconic line: “There are eight million stories in the naked city.” Things have not changed; every era and neighborhood is full of true tales and legends about which even residents are likely to be unaware. Strange and Obscure... [READ MORE]
    The Last Lynching
    How a Gruesome Mass Murder Rocked a Small Georgia Town
    By Anthony S. Pitch
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Nothing casts a more sinister shadow over our nation’s history than the gruesome lynchings that took place between 1882 and 1937, claiming 4,680 victims. During incidents of racist violence, lynchers tortured their victims before murdering them. Most killers were never brought to justice.In 1946, the... [READ MORE]
    The Plot to Kill King
    The Truth Behind the Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
    By William F Pepper,Esq
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Bestselling author, James Earl Ray’s defense attorney, and, later, lawyer for the King family William Pepper reveals who actually killed MLK. William Pepper was James Earl Ray’s lawyer in the trial for the murder of Martin Luther King Jr., and even after Ray’s conviction and death, Pepper continues to... [READ MORE]
    The Knights of Bushido
    A History of Japanese War Crimes During World War II
    By Edward Frederick Langley Russell, Foreword by Yuma Totani
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The war crimes trials at Nuremberg and Tokyo meted out the Allies’ official justice; Lord Russell of Liverpool’s sensational bestselling books on Germany’s and Japan’s war crimes decided the public’s opinion. The Knights of Bushido, Russell’s account of Japanese brutality in the Pacific in World War... [READ MORE]
    The Murder of Marilyn Monroe
    Case Closed
    By Jay Margolis, By Richard Buskin
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A New York Times Best Seller! Since Marilyn Monroe died among suspicious circumstances on the night of August 4, 1962, there have been queries and theories, allegations and investigations, but no definitive evidence about precisely what happened and who was involved . . . until now. In The Murder of... [READ MORE]
    Liberalism's Last Hurrah
    The Presidential Campaign of 1964
    By Gary A. Donaldson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The 1964 campaign was a turning point in the nation’s politics and one of the rare elections in American history marked by sharp ideological divisions. Differences over race relations, the Vietnam War, and federal power divided the parties, and racial issues dominated the campaign as candidates clashed... [READ MORE]
    The Bomber Aircrew Experience
    Dealing Out Punishment from the Air
    By Philip Kaplan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Discover the wartime experiences of the bomber boys in World War II. Flying bombers during World War II was a harrowing ordeal. Unlike the fighter jocks, who pit their skill and wits against each other in agile aerial combat, the bomber boys had to endure the fear and savagery of the air war with grim... [READ MORE]
    Fighting in Hell
    The German Ordeal on World War II’s Eastern Front
    Edited by Peter G. Tsouras, Foreword by Dennis Showalter
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Fighting in Hell compiles four firsthand accounts detailing the German campaign on Russia during World War II. These documents were originally published by the US Army, who after the war commissioned German prisoners to detail their experiences during the war, in an effort to understand German war strategies... [READ MORE]
    Fighting the Invasion
    The German Army at D-Day
    Edited by David C. Isby, Foreword by Robert Kershaw
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In one of history’s most violent battles, Allied troops gathered along the shores of southern England, preparing for the invasion of Hitler's Fortress Europe. Facing them—from the Pas de Calais to Brittany—were German troops, dug in, waiting and preparing for the inevitable confrontation.History is often... [READ MORE]
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