Military History

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  1. Book ImageAmerican Soldier of WWII: D-Day, A Visual Reference

    Denis Hambucken

    On June 6, 1944, 75,000 American men landed on the beaches of Normandy. The opening act in the liberation of Western Europe was the most ambitious military operation in history. This book provides an intimate look at soldiers’ day-to-day experience through period equipment, weapons, and personal belongings.More

  2. Book ImageSomething Abides: Discovering the Civil War in Today's Vermont

    Howard Coffin

    With the help of this book, Civil War sites can be located as in no other state, taking the reader through the beautiful Vermont landscape of hill farms and small towns that looks more like the Civil War era than that of any other state. Years after the Civil War, Oliver Wendell Holmes spoke for his fellow Civil War veterans when he said, "In our youth, our hearts were touched by fire."More

  3. Book ImageA Line in the Sand: The Anglo-French Struggle for the Middle East, 1914–1948

    James Barr

    “A provocative history . . . helps us to understand why the Arab spring is so important and valuable.”—David Ignatius, National InterestMore

  4. Book ImagePacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941–1942

    Ian W. Toll

    Winner of the Northern California Book Award for Nonfiction

    "Both a serious work of history…and a marvelously readable dramatic narrative." —San Francisco ChronicleMore

  5. Book ImageEthan Allen: His Life and Times

    Willard Sterne Randall

    "Nuanced, multidimensional…Randall’s book feels like it’s charting territory as unexplored as the acreage that Allen…snapped up." —Los Angeles TimesMore

  6. Book ImageSun Tzu at Gettysburg: Ancient Military Wisdom in the Modern World

    Bevin Alexander

    “The world’s most fascinating battles and how they were won or lost, according to the Chinese sage.”—Kirkus ReviewsMore

  7. Book ImageGlory Denied: The Vietnam Saga of Jim Thompson, America's Longest-Held Prisoner of War

    Tom Philpott, John McCain

    Now hailed as a classic, one of the most unforgettable and heartbreaking books ever written about the Vietnam War.More

  8. Book ImageCivil War Sketch Book: Drawings from the Battlefront

    Harry L. Katz, Vincent Virga, Alan Brinkley

    A landmark collection featuring rare and sensational images of the Civil War.More

  9. Book ImageCivil War Road Trip, Volume II: A Guide to Virginia & Maryland, 1863-1865

    Michael Weeks

    Volume(s): 2

    In this second volume of Michael Weeks’ thoroughly researched guide to the battlefields of the Civil War, you will find complete tours of every major military campaign in the region from 1863 to 1865.More

  10. Book ImageUnion Soldier of the American Civil War

    Denis Hambucken

    This book provides a glimpse at the lives, weapons, and equipment of these soldiers through a collection of artifacts and exacting reproductions.More

  11. Book ImageConfederate Soldier of the American Civil War: A Visual Reference

    Denis Hambucken, Chris Benedetto

    This book provides a glimpse at the lives, weapons, and equipment of these soldiers through a collection of artifacts and exacting reproductions.More

  12. Book ImageSoldier of the American Revolution: A Visual Reference

    Denis Hambucken, Bill Payson

    The life of the average soldier at the onset of the American Revolution in words and photographs.More

  13. Book ImageThe Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of Our Soldiers

    Nancy Sherman

    "Brilliant . . . a must read for veterans and those who seek to understand them."—Huffington PostMore

  14. Book ImageNine Months to Gettysburg: Stannard's Vermonters and the Repulse of Pickett's Charge

    Howard Coffin

    The story of the brave Vermont brigade that helped win the Civil War.More

  15. Book ImageCultures of War: Pearl Harbor / Hiroshima / 9-11 / Iraq

    John W. Dower

    Finalist for the 2010 National Book Award in Nonfiction and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize: “A thought-provoking . . . book about the way events echo—and mis-echo—down the corridors of history.”—Financial TimesMore

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