The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War

From the author the classic The Wizards of Armageddon and Pulitzer Prize finalist comes the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war and Presidents actions in nuclear crises from Truman to Trump.Fred Kaplan, hailed by The New York Times as a rare combination of defense intellectual and

The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero who Infiltrated Auschwitz

How do you keep fighting in the face of unimaginable horror This is untold story of one of the greatest heroes of the Second World War In the Summer of 1940, after the Nazi occupation of Poland, an underground operative called Witold Pilecki accepted a mission to uncover the fate of thousands of

Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory That Changed American History

The heart stopping story of the fight for Texas by The New York Times bestselling author of George Washington s Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates.In his now trademark style, Brian Kilmeade brings alive one of the most pivotal moments in American history, this time telling the

D DAY Through German Eyes - The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944

This is the hidden side of D Day which has fascinated readers around the world Almost all accounts of D Day are told from the Allied perspective, with the emphasis on how German resistance was overcome on June 6th 1944 But what was it like to be a German soldier in the bunkers and gun emplacements

The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire

The story of how the East India Company took over large swaths of Asia, and the devastating results of the corporation running a country In August 1765, the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and set up, in his place, a government run by English traders who collected taxes through

D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II

The dramatic, untold true story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain s elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II In 1942, the Allies were losing, Germany seemed unstoppable, and every able man in England was fighting Churchill believed

The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World

The dramatic, pulse pounding story of Harry Truman s first four months in office, when this unlikely, small town Washington outsider had to take on Germany, Japan, Stalin, and the atomic bomb, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance Heroes are often defined as ordinary characters who get

The Last Panther - Slaughter of the Reich - The Halbe Kessel 1945

While the Battle of Berlin in 1945 is widely known, the horrific story of the Halbe Kessel remains largely untold In April 1945, victorious Soviet forces encircled 80,000 men of the German 9th Army in the Halbe area, South of Berlin, together with many thousands of German women and children The

Killing the SS: The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History

Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega bestselling Killing series As the true horrors of the Third Reich began to be exposed immediately after World War II, the Nazi war criminals who committed genocide went on the run A few were swiftly caught, including the

A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Ingenious Young Women Whose Secret Board Game Helped Win World War II

The triumphant true story of the young women who helped to devise the winning strategy that defeated Nazi U boats and delivered a decisive victory in the Battle of the Atlantic By 1941, Winston Churchill had come to believe that the outcome of World War II rested on the battle for the Atlantic A

Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence

Told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Great Britain s King George III, Killing England chronicles the path to independence in gripping detail, taking the reader from the battlefields of America to the royal courts of Europe What started as protest and

The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior

Stirringly evocative, thought provoking, and often jaw dropping, The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert O Neill s awe inspiring four hundred mission career that included his involvement in attempts to rescue Lone Survivor Marcus Luttrell and abducted by Somali pirates Captain Richard

Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest

As good a rifle company as any, Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, US Army, kept getting tough assignments responsible for everything from parachuting into France early DDay morning to the capture of Hitler s Eagle s Nest at Berchtesgaden In Band of Brothers, Ambrose tells of the men in this