Military History

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  1. 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

  2. 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

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

    Ian W. Toll

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

  4. 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

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

    James Lee McDonough

    A major new biography of one of America’s most storied military figures.More

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Book ImageTarget Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor

    James M. Scott

    Finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in History.

    "Like Lauren Hillebrand's UnbrokenTarget Tokyo brings to life an indelible era." —Ben Cosgrove, The Daily BeastMore

  9. Book ImageThe Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of the American Revolution

    Sam Willis

    A fascinating naval perspective on one of the greatest of all historical conundrums: How did thirteen isolated colonies, which in 1775 began a war with Britain without a navy or an army, win their independence from the greatest naval and military power on earth?More

  10. Book ImageMarching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War

    Brian Matthew Jordan

    An acclaimed, groundbreaking, and “powerful exploration” (Washington Post) of the fate of Union veterans, who won the war but couldn’t bear the peace.More

  11. Book ImageCommander Will Cushing: Daredevil Hero of the Civil War

    Jamie Malanowski

    “Superbly entertaining.”—S. C. Gwynne, best-selling author of Empire of the Summer MoonMore

  12. Book ImageRevolution: Mapping the Road to American Independence, 1755–1783

    Richard H. Brown, Paul E. Cohen

    The spectacular legacy and importance of early American cartographers.More

  13. Book ImageThe Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Qaeda, and America's War in Arabia

    Gregory D. Johnsen

    “The best new book on al Qaeda . . . and the best book on Yemen in years.”—Bruce Riedel, Daily BeastMore

  14. Book ImageWinners & Losers: Battles, Retreats, Gains, Losses, and Ruins from the Vietnam War

    Gloria Emerson, Frances FitzGerald

    reissue

    The National Book Award–winning classic on the Vietnam War, reissued for the war’s fiftieth anniversary.More

  15. Book ImageBrothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea

    Sheila Miyoshi Jager

    “The most balanced and comprehensive account of the Korean War.”—The EconomistMore

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