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    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]
    Wilderness of Mirrors
    Intrigue, Deception, and the Secrets that Destroyed Two of the Cold War's Most Important Agents
    By David C. Martin
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    At the dawn of the Cold War, the world’s most important intelligence agencies—the Soviet KGB, the American CIA, and the British MI6—appeared to have clear-cut roles and a sense of rising importance in their respective countries. But when Kim Philby, head of MI6’s Russian division and arguably the twenty-first... [READ MORE]
    Strange and Obscure Stories of Washington, DC
    Little-Known Tales about Our Nation’s Capital
    By Tim Rowland
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Strange and Obscure Stories of Washington, DC is a collection of wild but true tales about our nation’s capital. Starting in the early days of the republic and reaching into modern times, the book recounts odd and humorous events that didn’t make their way into the history books. Along the way the book... [READ MORE]
    Zulus at War
    The History, Rise, and Fall of the Tribe That Washed Its Spears
    By Adrian Greaves, By Xolani Mkhize
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    By tracing the long and turbulent history of the Zulus from their arrival in South Africa and the establishment of Zululand, The Zulus at War is an important and readable addition to this popular subject area. It describes the violent rise of King Shaka and his colorful successors, under whose leadership... [READ MORE]
    Empire of Crime
    Opium and the Rise of Organized Crime in the British Empire
    By Tim Newark
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Sometimes the best intentions can have the worst results. In 1908, British reformers banned the export of Indian opium to China. As a result, the world price of opium soared to a new high and a century of lucrative drug smuggling began. Just as the banning of alcohol in America during Prohibition made... [READ MORE]
    Queen Victoria
    Scenes and Incidents of Her Life and Reign
    By G.A. Henty
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    For the better part of the nineteenth century, Queen Victoria was in power over Great Britain and Ireland, among the other areas under the control of the British Empire. This period of rule became known as the Victorian era, during which Britain flourished economically, socially, and politically, and... [READ MORE]
    Walter's Welcome
    The Intimate Story of a German-Jewish Family's Flight from the Nazis to Peru
    By Eva Neisser Echenberg, With Judy Sklar Rasminsky
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Walter’s Welcome is the story of Walter Neisser and the more than fifty members of his family he helped to escape Nazi Germany. The story is told through the letters of the Neisser family, which have been meticulously translated and arranged by Walter’s niece, Eva, who also provides moving historical... [READ MORE]
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