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    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]
    1066 and Before All That
    The Battle of Hastings, Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
    By Ed West
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A riveting account of the most consequential year in English history, marked by bloody conflict with invaders on all sides. 1066 is the most famous date in history, and with good reason, since no battle in medieval history had such a devastating effect on its losers as the Battle of Hastings, which altered... [READ MORE]
    In Search of Our Roots
    How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past
    By Henry Louis Gates
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Unlike most white Americans who can search their ancestral records, identifying who among their forebears was the first to step foot on this country’s shores, most African Americans encounter a series of daunting obstacles when trying to trace their family’s past. Slavery brutally negated identity, denying... [READ MORE]
    Death of a Nation
    9/11 and the Rise of Fascism in America
    By George W. Grundy, Foreword by Dylan Avery
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The current political landscape reveals a divided nation. Many feel that the Trump Administration is steering America’s government in a totalitarian direction. Death of a Nation traces the beginnings of this shift in political climate, its development, and where it may be headed. Was 9/11 engineered... [READ MORE]
    The Battle for Leyte Gulf
    The Incredible Story of World War II's Largest Naval Battle
    By C. Vann Woodward, Foreword by Evan Thomas, Foreword by Ian W. Toll
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A New York Times Best Seller! Pulitzer-Prize-winner and bestselling author C. Vann Woodward recreates the gripping account of the battle for Leyte Gulf—the greatest naval battle of World War II and the largest engagement ever fought on the high seas. For the Japanese, it represented their supreme effort;... [READ MORE]
    James Baldwin
    The FBI File
    Edited by William J. Maxwell
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Available in book form for the first time, the FBI's secret dossier on the legendary and controversial writer.Decades before Black Lives Matter returned James Baldwin to prominence, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI considered the Harlem-born author the most powerful broker between black art and black power. Baldwin’s... [READ MORE]
    Wish Lanterns
    Young Lives in New China
    By Alec Ash
    (Arcade Publishing)
    “One of the best [books] I’ve read about the individuals who make up a country that is all too often regarded as a monolith.” —Jonathan Fenby, Financial TimesIf China will rule the world one day, who will rule China? There are more than 320 million Chinese between the ages of sixteen and thirty. Children... [READ MORE]
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