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    The Kaiser's Pirates
    Hunting Germany’s Raiding Cruisers in World War I
    By Nick Hewitt
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Kaiser’s Pirates is a dramatic and little-known story of World War I, when the actions of a few men shaped the fate of nations. By1914 Germany had ships and sailors scattered across the globe, protecting its overseas colonies and “showing the flag” of its new Imperial Navy. After war broke out on... [READ MORE]
    Lies, Half-Truths, and More Lies
    The Truth Behind 250 "Facts" You Learned in School (and Elsewhere)
    By Herb W. Reich
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    History is replete with stories of great people and extraordinary events that either never happened or didn’t happen the way we were told they did. Such news or embellishment thereof are part of what we consider common knowledge – information taught in schools and passed down to us. And they are wrong.... [READ MORE]
    Intrepid's Last Case
    By William Stevenson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Intrepid's Last Case chronicles the post-World War II activities of Sir William Stephenson, whose fascinating role in helping to defeat the Nazis was the subject of the worldwide bestseller A Man Called Intrepid. Sir William Stephenson (Intrepid) still stood at the center of events when he and author... [READ MORE]
    The Bormann Brotherhood
    By William Stevenson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    While the flames of World War II still raged, Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin issued a warning to the Nazi leaders. Those responsible for the torture and murder of millions of innocent and defenseless civilians were promised that "... the three Allied Powers will pursue them to the furthest corners... [READ MORE]
    A Rift in the Earth
    Art, Memory, and the Fight for a Vietnam War Memorial
    By James Reston, Jr.
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A Distinguished and Bestselling Historian and Army Veteran Revisits the Culture War that Raged around the Selection of Maya Lin's Design for the Vietnam Memorial A Rift in the Earth tells the remarkable story of the ferocious "art war" that raged between 1979 and 1984 over what kind of memorial should... [READ MORE]
    Launching LBJ
    How a Kennedy Insider Helped Define Johnson's Presidency
    By Helen O'Donnell
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Kenneth O'Donnell was JFK's Chief of Staff, among the group known as Kennedy's “Irish Mafia.” O’Donnell was with Jack Kennedy through his entire time in office… and he was on Air Force One in Dallas, at Jacqueline Kennedy’s side, as Lyndon Johnson got sworn in. When John F. Kennedy was assassinated,... [READ MORE]
    1215 and All That
    Magna Carta and King John
    By Ed West
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    1215 is one of the most famous dates in English history, and with good reason, since it marks the signing of the Magna Carta by King John and the English barons, which altered the entire course of English and world history.John Lackland was born to King Henry II and Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitane in December,... [READ MORE]
    Never Mind, We'll Do It Ourselves
    How a Team of Renegades Broke Rules, Shattered Barriers, and Changed the Face of Warfare Forever
    By Alec Bierbauer, By Col. Mark Cooter (USAF, Ret.), With Michael Marks
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The inside story of how a CIA agent and an Air Force officer joined forces to develop America’s most powerful tool in the War on Terror.... [READ MORE]
    Death Ride of the Panzers
    German Armor and the Retreat in the West, 1944-45
    By Dennis Oliver
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Death Ride of the Panzers is a unique guide to the Nazi tanks, vehicles, and crews of World War II. It features never-before-seen photographs from the US National Archives and the author's personal collection, annotated artist renderings, and detailed explanations and historical context for each collection... [READ MORE]
    The Doha Experiment
    Arab Kingdom, Catholic College, Jewish Teacher
    By Gary Wasserman, Foreword by Dick Durbin
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Gary Wasserman’s decision to head to Qatar to teach at Georgetown sounds questionable, at best. “In the beginning,” he writes, “this sounds like a politically incorrect joke. A Jewish guy walks into a fundamentalist Arab country to teach American politics at a Catholic college.” But he quickly discovers... [READ MORE]
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