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    The Luftwaffe Fighter Force
    The View from the Cockpit
    By Adolf Galland, Edited by David C. Isby
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Luftwaffe was the official Nazi air force during World War II and The Luftwaffe Fighter Force features thirty-four accounts of its missions given by pilots and members of its flight crews. Stories included give a rarely heard perspective on the war and Luftwaffe members are frank in revealing the... [READ MORE]
    Hitler's Ardennes Offensive
    The German View of the Battle of the Bulge
    By Danny S. Parker, Foreword by Dennis Oliver
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In this gripping, unusual volume, insight into the Battle of the Bulge is told through firsthand accounts by German officers. The battle, a major German offensive, caught the allied forces off-guard in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg and, lasting from December 1945–January 1945, had devastating consequences... [READ MORE]
    Sinatra and the Jack Pack
    The Extraordinary Friendship between Frank Sinatra and John F. Kennedy—Why They Bonded and What Went Wrong
    By Michael Sheridan, By David Harvey
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A New York Times Bestseller Frank Sinatra desperately wanted to be part of John F. Kennedy’s gang. He had his own famed “Rat Pack,” made up of hard drinking, womanizing individuals like himself—guys like Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Peter Lawford—but the guy “Ol’ Blue Eyes” really wanted to hang... [READ MORE]
    The Poison Patriarch
    How the Betrayals of Joseph P. Kennedy Caused the Assassination of JFK
    By Mark Shaw
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “An unusual route into the thicket of JFK conspiracy literature.” —Kirkus Reviews Focusing for the first time on why attorney general Robert F. Kennedy wasn’t killed in 1963 instead of on why President John F. Kennedy was, Mark Shaw offers a stunning and provocative assassination theory that leads directly... [READ MORE]
    Bugles, Boots, and Saddles
    Exploits of the U.S. Cavalry
    Edited by Stephen Brennan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A history of America’s military on horseback. For three thousand years, the horse soldier has played a key role in both war fighting and in peace keeping all over the world, not only as a highly mobile strike force in battle but also as an instrument of reconnaissance and occupation, exploration, and... [READ MORE]
    Assassination!
    The Brick Chronicle Presents Attempts on the Lives of Twelve US Presidents
    By Brendan Powell Smith
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Creator of the bestselling The Brick Bible series, author Brendan Powell Smith turns his acclaimed storytelling and illustrative talents to bring to life some of the most shocking, pivotal, and bizarre moments in the history of the United States. From John Wilkes Booth's diabolical plot to kill the president,... [READ MORE]
    Highlander
    The History of the Legendary Highland Soldier
    By Tim Newark
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Acclaimed historian Tim Newark tells the story of the Highlanders through the words of the soldiers themselves, from diaries, letters, and journals uncovered from archives in Scotland and around the world. At the Battle of Quebec in 1759, only a few years after their defeat at Culloden, the 78th Highlanders... [READ MORE]
    The Worst Journey in the World
    Antarctic 1910-1913
    By Apsley Cherry-Garrard, Foreword by Ted Janulis, Foreword by Kenneth Kamler
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “And I tell you, if you have the desire for knowledge and the power to give it physical expression, go out and explore,” wrote Apsley Cherry-Garrard in the opening chapters of his now classic exploration narrative, The Worst Journey in the World. The incredible tale that he tells is of the fated last... [READ MORE]
    The Bedford Triangle
    Undercover Operations from England in World War II
    By Martin W. Bowman
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Follow secret operations behind enemy lines in WWII. The Bedford Triangle portrays the crucial part played by the British Special Operations Executive, the US Army Air Force and the American Office of Strategic Services in operations behind enemy lines in occupied Europe during the Second World War.... [READ MORE]
    Breaking the Spartans
    Epaminondas, Pelopidas, and the Brief Glory of Thebes
    By Murray K. Dahm
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This is a dual biography of the two brilliant leaders who enabled Thebes to end the supremacy of a once-invincible Sparta and briefly replace her as the preeminent city of Greece. In 379 BC both men were pivotal in the Theban revolt, Pelopidas personally killing one of the Spartan garrison commanders... [READ MORE]
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