Military History

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  1. Book ImageAccessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

    Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

    An exploration of the age-old complicity between skywatchers and warfighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.More

  2. Book ImageOceans Ventured: Winning the Cold War at Sea

    John Lehman

    A thrilling story of the Cold War, told by a former navy secretary on the basis of recently declassified documents.More

  3. Book ImageRAF: The Birth of the World's First Air Force

    Richard Overy

    A great historian’s masterful account of the origins of air power in the RAF.More

  4. Book ImageArmy of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

    Paul Scharre

    A Pentagon defense expert and former U.S. Army Ranger explores what it would mean to give machines authority over the ultimate decision of life or death.More

  5. Book ImageSiege of Khe Sanh: The Story of the Vietnam War's Largest Battle

    Robert Pisor, Mark Bowden

    A war correspondent’s masterful blow-by-blow account of the Battle of Khe Sanh, reissued with a new preface by Mark Bowden for the battle’s 50th anniversary.More

  6. Book ImageAngels in the Sky: How a Band of Volunteer Airmen Saved the New State of Israel

    Robert Gandt

    The gripping story of how an all-volunteer air force helped defeat five Arab nations and protect the fledgling Jewish state.More

  7. Book ImageAlone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

    Michael Korda

    Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War Two and the great events that led to Dunkirk.More

  8. Book ImageGod's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of all Crusaders, Scourge of Saladin

    Jeffrey Lee

    “[Jeffrey Lee] brings a blockbuster sensibility to this slice of the 12th century Levant.”—Dan Jones, Sunday Times (UK)More

  9. Book ImageWilliam Tecumseh Sherman: In the Service of My Country: A Life

    James Lee McDonough

    The New York Times best-selling biography of one of America’s most storied military figures.More

  10. Book ImageRevolution on the Hudson: New York City and the Hudson River Valley in the American War of Independence

    George C. Daughan

    The untold story of the fight for the Hudson River Valley, control of which, both the Americans and the British firmly believed, would determine the outcome of the Revolutionary War.More

  11. Book ImageThe Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches from Syria

    Janine di Giovanni

    A New York Post Best Book of 2016
    Winner of the 2016 IWMF Courage in Journalism Award
    Winner of the 2016 Hay Festival Medal for Prose

    "Destined to become a classic." —Lisa Shea, ElleMore

  12. Book ImageThe Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942–1944

    Ian W. Toll

    A New York Times Bestseller

    "A beautiful blend of history and prose and proves again Mr. Toll’s mastery of the naval-war narrative." —Wall Street JournalMore

  13. Book ImageFarthest Field: An Indian Story of the Second World War

    Raghu Karnad

    “I have not lately read a finer book than this—on any subject at all. . . . A masterpiece.” —Simon Winchester, New StatesmanMore

  14. Book ImageCourt-Martial: How Military Justice Has Shaped America from the Revolution to 9/11 and Beyond

    Chris Bray

    A timely, provocative account of how military justice has shaped American society since the nation’s beginnings.More

  15. Book ImageSwansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich

    Walter Kempowski, Shaun Whiteside

    A monumental work of history that captures the last days of the Third Reich as never before.More

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