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    Skytrain
    A Transport Revolution
    By Philip Kaplan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The legendary Douglas DC-3 airliner was a technological breakthrough that changed the course of both civilian and military aviation. In the 1930s, passenger air travel was expensive, uncomfortable, and frequently unreliable. That began to change with the appearance of the handsome, thoroughly modern... [READ MORE]
    Broken Glory
    The Final Years of Robert F. Kennedy
    By Ed Sanders, Illustrated by Rick Veitch
    (Arcade Publishing)
    >June 5, 2018, is the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, and there are still unanswered questions about whether his murder was the result of a conspiracy. Broken Glory is a graphic history told in epic verse of Bobby Kennedy's life and times leading up to the fateful 1968... [READ MORE]
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    The Complete Guide to German Armored Vehicles
    Panzers, Jagdpanzers, Assault Guns, Antiaircraft, Self-Propelled Artillery, Armored Wheeled and Semi-Tracked Vehicles, and More
    By David Doyle
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The market’s most comprehensive guide to German combat vehicles. The Complete Guide to German Armored Vehicles is an encyclopedia of all the armored vehicles used by the Nazis in World War II. At over four hundred pages and with over six hundred photos, many of which never before seen by the public,... [READ MORE]
    My Kingdom for a Horse
    The War of the Roses
    By Ed West
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    From William Shakespeare's series of history dramas to Sir Walter Scott and George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire�not to mention the smash-hit TV show Game of Thrones�the British civil war of 1455 to 1485 has inspired writers more than any other. Ed West's My Kingdom for a Horse illuminates the... [READ MORE]
    War's End
    An Eyewitness Account of America's Last Atomic Mission
    By Charles W. Sweeney
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    On August 9, 1945, on the tiny island of Tinian in the South Pacific, a twenty-five-year-old American Army Air Corps Major named Charles W. Sweeney climbed aboard a B-29 Superfortress in command of his first combat mission, one devised specifically to bring a long and terrible war to a necessary conclusion.... [READ MORE]
    Captain Bligh's Portable Nightmare
    From the Bounty to Safety—4,162 Miles across the Pacific in a Rowing Boat
    By John Toohey
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    At dawn on April 28, 1789, Captain William Bligh and eighteen men from HMS Bounty were herded onto a twenty-three-foot launch and abandoned in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Thus began their extraordinary journey to Java. Covering 4,162 miles, the small boat was battered by continuous storms, and the... [READ MORE]
    Pan Am at War
    How the Airline Secretly Helped America Fight World War II
    By Mark Cotta Vaz, By John H. Hill
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Pan Am at War chronicles the airline?s historic role in advancing aviation and serving America?s national interest before and during World War II. From its inception, Pan American Airways operated as the ?wings of democracy,? spanning six continents and placing the country at the leading edge of international... [READ MORE]
    Bones of My Grandfather
    Reclaiming a Lost Hero of WWII
    By Clay Bonnyman Evans, By Clay Bonnyman Evans
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In November 1943, Marine 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman, Jr. was mortally wounded while leading a successful assault on a critical Japanese fortification on the Pacific atoll of Tarawa, and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military honor. The brutal, bloody 76-hour battle would... [READ MORE]
    U-Boats in the Mediterranean
    1941–1944
    By Lawrence Paterson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Between September 1941 and May 1944, the Germans sent sixty-two U-boats into the Mediterranean. To get there, the boats had to pass through the Strait of Gibraltar, the British-held entry point, where nearly a third of them were sunk or forced to turn back. Of the submarines that made it into the clear,... [READ MORE]
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