The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light

Prize winning and bestselling historian Jean Edward Smith tells the dramatic story of the liberation of Paris during World War II a triumph that was achieved through the remarkable efforts of Americans, French, and Germans, all racing to save the city from destruction.Following their breakout from N

Shadow Strike: Inside Israel's Secret Mission to Eliminate Syrian Nuclear Power

The never before told inside story of how Israel stopped Syria from becoming a global nuclear nightmare and its far reaching implications On September 6, 2007, shortly after midnight, Israeli fighters advanced on Deir ez Zour in Syria Israel often flew into Syria as a warning to President Bashar al

The Volunteer: One Man’s Mission to Lead an Underground Army in Auschwitz and Expose the Greatest Nazi Crimes

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 pe

The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777

In the initial volume of the Revolution Trilogy Rick Atkinson recounts the first twenty one months of America s violent war for independence From the battles at Lexington and Concord in spring 1775 to those at Trenton and Princeton in winter 1777, American militiamen and then the ragged Continental

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 not

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

Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives In World War II

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A band of brothers in an American tank Makos drops the reader back into the Pershing s turret and dials up a battle scene to rival the peak moments of Fury The Wall Street Journal From the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call comes the riveting Wor

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 Ge

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

Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force

The New York Times bestselling true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of 23 comrades in arms.In the predawn hours of March 4, 2002, just below the 10,469

Grant

Ulysses S Grant s life has typically been misunderstood All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and inept businessman, fond of drinking to excess or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War or as a credulous and hapless president whose tenure came to symbolize the w

Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

In this far reaching foray into the millennia long relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and co author Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war Spanning early celestial navigation to