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    Death at the Little Bighorn
    A New Look at Custer, His Tactics, and the Tragic Decisions Made at the Last Stand
    By Phillip Thomas Tucker
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    On the hot Sunday afternoon of June 25, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer decided to go for broke. After dividing his famed 7th Cavalry, he ordered his senior officer, Major Marcus A. Reno, to strike the southern end of the vast Indian encampment along the Little Bighorn River, while Custer... [READ MORE]
    The Golden Age of Piracy
    The Truth Behind Pirate Myths
    By Benerson Little
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    For thousands of years, pirates have terrorized the ocean voyager and the coastal inhabitant, plundered ship and shore, and wrought havoc on the lives and livelihoods of rich and poor alike. Around these desperate men has grown a body of myths and legends—fascinating tales that today strongly influence... [READ MORE]
    Navy SEAL Sniper
    An Intimate Look at the Sniper of the 21st Century
    By Glen Doherty, By Brandon Webb, Foreword by Chris Kyle, Foreword by Don Mann
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The sniper is a battlefield threat second to none. Mastering the art of marksmanship is critical but is only part of what makes a Navy SEAL sniper. Snipers must be able to apply the craft in an urban environment or alone on a hostile mountain top with equal effectiveness. Today’s sniper must not just... [READ MORE]
    Revolution's End
    The Patty Hearst Kidnapping, Mind Control, and the Secret History of Donald DeFreeze and the SLA
    By Brad Schreiber
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Award-Winner in the “Multicultural Non-Fiction” category of the 2017 International Book Awards Silver Award winner for True Crime for the Independent Publisher Book Awards***Forty years after the Patty Hearst “trial of the century,” people still don’t know the true story of the events.Revolution’s End... [READ MORE]
    The Last Investigation
    By Gaeton Fonzi, Preface by Marie Fonzi
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Gaeton Fonzi’s masterful retelling of his work investigating the Kennedy assassination for two congressional committees is required reading for students of the assassination and the subsequent failure of the government to solve the crime. His book is a compelling postmortem on the House Select Committee... [READ MORE]
    White House Confidential
    The Little Book of Weird Presidential History
    By Gregg Stebben, By Austin Hill, Foreword by Will Durst
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    An irreverent look at Presidential foibles, follies, fibs, and moral failures Were past presidents smarter, more honest, and better behaved that those we elect today? Don’t bet on it! White House Confidential shows that commanders-in-chief have been lying, cheating, stealing, and womanizing from the... [READ MORE]
    Ranking the Vice Presidents
    True Tales and Trivia, from John Adams to Joe Biden
    By Ian Randal Strock
    (Carrel Books)
    With all eyes on their Presidential bosses, the Vice Presidents of the United States have often been relegated to the background. But they are an intriguing group, and now—in this unprecedented and meticulously researched volume—the forty-seven men who have held this position take center stage. Anyone... [READ MORE]
    The Free State of Jones and The Echo of the Black Horn
    Two Sides of the Life and Activities of Captain Newt Knight
    By Thomas Jefferson Knight, By Ethel Knight, Foreword by Jim Kelly
    (Racehorse Publishing)
    Subject of the upcoming film Free State of Jones, this book provides recollections of the man who took on the Confederacy during the Civil War and established the liberated Mississippi county. Soldier, Father, Rebel. Outlaw. A man of deep convictions, Captain Newt Knight disagreed with the values of... [READ MORE]
    With Wings As Eagles
    The Eighth Air Force in World War II
    By Philip Kaplan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Beginning in 1942, the Eighth Air Force began a precision bombing raid offensive deep into Nazi Germany, embarking from bases in rural England. Nearly 350,000 Americans were transplanted to English soil, joining their British colleagues for this joint Allied offensive. For many it was a period of great... [READ MORE]
    Lone Eagle
    The Fighter Pilot Experience - From World War I and World War II to the Jet Age
    By Philip Kaplan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Take someone with superior intelligence, unusual strength, perfect vision, catlike reflexes, exceptional marksmanship, and nerves of steel – and you just might have what it takes. The fighter pilot had total control of an airborne vehicle traveling hundreds of miles an hour, and was capable of leaving... [READ MORE]
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