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    Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions
    The Narrative of a Polar Explorer
    By Sir John Franklin
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In an age when polar exploration was akin to space exploration today, Sir John Franklin’s journeys of discovery captured the popular imagination. Originally published in 1859, Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions is Franklin’s own record of his two overland expeditions, begun in 1816 and 1825, which took... [READ MORE]
    Children of Nazis
    The Sons and Daughters of Himmler, Göring, Hoss, Mengele, and Others— Living with a Father’s Monstrous Legacy
    By Tania Crasnianski, Translated by Molly Grogan
    (Arcade Publishing)
    The Fascinating Story of Eight Children of Third Reich Leaders and their Journey from Descendants of Heroes to Descendants of Criminals In 1940, the German sons and daughters of great Nazi dignitaries Himmler, Göring, Hess, Frank, Bormann, Speer, and Mengele were children of privilege at four, five,... [READ MORE]
    To Be a Soldier
    The Army's Capstone Doctrinal Manuals
    By Department of the Army
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    To Be a Soldier offers the US Army’s two capstone doctrinal manuals in one place for the first time. This guide begins with the Army’s introductory text, FM-1 The Army, which explains the Army’s origin and purpose, its mission and values, how it functions as a portion of a joint military force in combat,... [READ MORE]
    QJ/WIN
    Who Killed JFK and Why
    By Ralph Ganis, By HP Albarelli, Introduction by Dick Russell
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A groundbreaking investigation of the assassination of JFK that reveals collusion between a former Nazi and members of the U.S. Army and CIA. In QJ/WIN, Ralph Ganis and H.P. Albarelli, Jr. investigate one of the most important but elusive figures in the conspiracy to kill President Kennedy, who for decades... [READ MORE]
    England in the Age of Chivalry . . . And Awful Diseases
    The Hundred Years’ War and Black Death
    By Ed West
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A revealing glimpse into the tumultuous history of England’s medieval period, full of knights in shining armor and terrible peasant suffering. Covering the violent and disease-ridden period between 1272 to 1399, England in the Age of Chivalry. . . And Awful Diseases covers the events, personages and... [READ MORE]
    Tide of War
    The Impact of Weather on Warfare
    By David R. Petriello
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Halley’s Comet helped to announce the fall of the Shang Dynasty in China, a solar eclipse frightened the Macedonian army enough at Pydna in 168 BC to ensure victory for the Romans, a massive rain storm turned the field of Agincourt to mud in 1415 and gave Henry V his legendary victory, fog secured the... [READ MORE]
    Blindsided by the Taliban
    A Journalist’s Story of War, Trauma, Love, and Loss
    By Carmen Gentile
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    I turn to see a rocket-propelled grenade screaming toward me. The ordinance strikes me in the side of the head, instantly blinding me in one eye and crushing the right side of my face. On September 9, 2010, while embedded with an Army unit and talking with locals in a small village in eastern Afghanistan,... [READ MORE]
    The 12th Man
    A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance
    By Astrid Karlsen Scott, By Tore Haug
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The book that inspired the international film of the same name. "I remember reading We Die Alone in 1970 and I could never forget it. Then when we went to Norway to do a docudrama, people told us again and again that certain parts were pure fiction. Since I was a Norwegian that was not good enough; I... [READ MORE]
    Who Killed Bobby?
    The Unsolved Murder of Robert F. Kennedy
    By Shane O'Sullivan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    On June 5th, 1968, at L.A.'s Ambassador Hotel, Robert F. Kennedy celebrated his victory in the California Democratic primary with a rousing victory speech anticipating a successful run for the presidency. Moments later, gunshots shattered that dream. The police quickly apprehended Sirhan Sirhan, who... [READ MORE]
    Incredible Adventure and Exploration Stories
    Tales of Daring from across the Globe
    Edited by Veronica Alvarado
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    An exciting collection of dangerous adventures, harrowing travels, and heart-stopping journeys, Incredible Adventure and Exploration Stories compiles tales from around the globe that are sure to amaze. Popular and well-known tales of exploration venturing overland and across the sea are featured, as... [READ MORE]
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