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    Nazi Spymaster
    The Life and Death of Admiral Wilhelm Canaris
    By Michael Mueller, Foreword by Gerhard Weinberg
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Admiral Wilhelm Canaris was the head of the Abwehr, Hitler's intelligence service, from 1935 to 1944. Initially a supporter of Hitler, Canaris came to vigorously oppose his policies and practices and worked secretly throughout the war to overthrow the regime. Near the end of the war, secret documents... [READ MORE]
    Beachhead Assault
    The Combat History of the Royal Naval Commandos in World War II
    By David Lee
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Royal Naval Commandos had one of the most dangerous and the most important tasks of any in World War II - they were first on to the invasion beaches and they were the last to leave. Formed in 1941 as the Royal Naval Beach Parties, many lost their lives in the Dieppe raid. After Dieppe they became... [READ MORE]
    Hitler's Gray Wolves
    U-Boats in the Indian Ocean
    By Lawrence Paterson
    (Carrel Books)
    Next to nothing has been written about the U-boat war in the Indian Ocean. This is the story of a forgotten campaign. The battle began in August 1943, when a German submarine arrived in the Malaysian harbor of Georgetown. In total, nearly forty U-boats were assigned to penetrate the Indian Ocean, serving... [READ MORE]
    Untangling the Middle East
    A Guide to the Past, Present, and Future of the World's Most Chaotic Region
    By Ori Z. Soltes
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A lucid and engaging breakdown of the history, culture, and politics that define today’s Middle East. Untangling the Middle East is a layman’s guide to the history—political, religious, and cultural—that led us to the current challenges plaguing the Middle East. It covers the major interests and actors... [READ MORE]
    Rise of the Cajun Mariners
    The Race for Big Oil
    By Woody Falgoux
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The story of four families of Cajun boatmen and their rise from trappers and shrimpers to mega-millionaires. Rise of the Cajun Mariners documents an untold piece of American history—the beginnings of what is now the global, multibillion-dollar marine oil and gas industry. In addition, it gives an insightful... [READ MORE]
    The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid
    By Pat F. Garrett
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    William H. Bonney, born in November of 1859, began his criminal career early. At the age of twelve, Billy stabbed a man in a bar fight, then spent his teenage years stealing and gambling. At seventeen he committed his first murder and earned the nickname "Billy the Kid" from the news reporters who followed... [READ MORE]
    Hunting Hitler
    New Scientific Evidence That Hitler Escaped Nazi Germany
    By Jerome R. Corsi
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In 2009, three US professors with access to Adolf Hitler’s alleged remains startled the world with scientific DNA proof that the skull and bones that Russia had claimed since the end of World War II were Hitler’s actually belonged to a middle-aged woman whose identity remains unknown. This announcement... [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 Adventures of the Mountain Men
    True Tales of Hunting, Trapping, Fighting, Adventure, and Survival
    Edited by Stephen Brennan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Incredible stories from those who thrived in the Wild West. The “mountain men” were the hunters and trappers who fiercely strode the Rocky Mountains in the early to mid-1800s. They braved the elements in search of the skins of beavers and other wild animals, to sell or barter for goods. The lifestyle... [READ MORE]
    Saxons vs. Vikings
    Alfred the Great and England in the Dark Ages
    By Ed West
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A witty and concise look at the beginnings of English history, when the nation consolidated after clashes between the Saxons and invading Vikings. In 871, three of England's four kingdoms were overrun by Vikings, the ruthless, all-conquering Scandinavian raiders who terrorized early medieval Europe.... [READ MORE]
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