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    The Nuremberg Trial
    By Ann Tusa, By John Tusa
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Here is a gripping account of the major postwar trial of the Nazi hierarchy in World War II. The Nuremberg Trial brilliantly recreates the trial proceedings and offers a reasoned, often profound examination of the processes that created international law. From the whimpering of Kaltenbrunner and Ribbentrop... [READ MORE]
    Doctor Goebbels
    His Life and Death
    By Roger Manvell, By Heinrich Fraenkel
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Quite possibly the most dangerous and intelligent member of the Nazi hierarchy, Joseph Goebbels’s flair for propaganda and spectacular organization ensured the fu¨hrer’s rise to power. As founder of the Reich Chamber of Culture, gauleiter of Berlin, and architect of complex machinery of modern totalitarian... [READ MORE]
    John Wayne's Wild West
    An Illustrated History of Cowboys, Gunfights, Weapons, and Equipment
    By Bruce Wexler
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    John Wayne is the most iconic cowboy actor of all time. His style brought to life a whole troupe of western characters, from rancher to cowboy to sheriff to scout. During his long career—in which he starred in over 175 films—Wayne’s work became fundamental to our understanding of the Old West. But how... [READ MORE]
    The French Foreign Legion
    A Complete History of the Legendary Fighting Force
    By Douglas Porch
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The French Foreign Legion is a complete, captivating study of the famed fighting force, from its inception in 1831 to modern times. Historian Douglas Porch chronicles the Legion’s involvement in Spain, Mexico, Indochina, Madagascar, WWI, Vietnam, and Algiers (to name a few) and delves into the inner... [READ MORE]
    The War of the Revolution
    By Christopher Ward
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    From the first crack of musket fire at Lexington and Concord to the downing of the British colors at Yorktown, Christopher Ward does not tell the whole history of the American Revolution, but rather, illuminates the history of the war caused by that revolution—the military operations on land in the War... [READ MORE]
    Goering
    The Rise and Fall of the Notorious Nazi Leader
    By Roger Manvell, By Heinrich Fraenkel
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In Goering, Roger Manvell and Heinrich Fraenkel use first-hand testimonies and a variety of historical documents to tell the story of a monster lurking in Hitler’s shadows. After rising through the ranks of the German army, Hermann Goering became Hitler’s right hand man and was hand-picked to head the... [READ MORE]
    Okinawa
    The Last Battle
    By Roy E. Appleman, By James M. Burns, By Russell A. Gugeler, By John Stevens
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War
    By Tim Rowland, Foreword by J.W. Howard
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War is an entertaining look at the Civil War stories that don’t get told, and the misadventures you haven’t read about in history books. Share in all the humorous and strange events that took place behind the scenes of some of the most famous Civil War moments.... [READ MORE]
    Brigades of Gettysburg
    The Union and Confederate Brigades at the Battle of Gettysburg
    By Bradley M. Gottfried
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Using a wealth of first-hand accounts, author Bradley M. Gottfried pieces together each brigade’s experience at Gettysburg. Whether stories of forced marches, weary troops, or the bitter and tragic end of the battle, you’ll experience every angle of this epic battle. Learn what happened when the guns... [READ MORE]
    Lies They Teach in School
    Exposing the Myths Behind 250 Commonly Believed Fallacies
    By Herb Reich
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    It is a cliché that history is written by the victors, but what we accept as history is replete with stories of great men and events that either never happened or didn’t happen the way we were told they did. Such items are taught in schools. They are passed down to us by our families and friends and... [READ MORE]
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