American History

The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s William Hitchcock

THE AGE OF EISENHOWER: AMERICA AND THE WORLD IN THE 1950s is a comprehensive look at the Eisenhower administration and the impact it had on the post-WWII world. From Eisenhower's peacekeeping efforts to his early advocacy for civil rights, this page-turner uses primary sources from Eisenhower's presidential library and...

The Civil War in 50 Objects Harold Holzer

THE CIVIL WAR IN FIFTY OBJECTS gives a dramatic and unique account of the war. Each object was hand selected by Harold Holzer and comes from the collection of the New York Historical Society - with military and civilian items representing Union and Confederate sides.

 

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Rain in Our Hearts: Alpha Company in the Vietnam War Logue James Allen

RAIN IN OUR HEARTS: ALPHA COMPANY IN THE VIETNAM WAR is a truly magnificent tribute to America's veterans who sacrificed so much - some who sacrificed their lives - for our country. The powerful images were created during battle and on the way to battle and after battle by a professional photographer who carried his...

Bending Towards Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights Doug Jones

BENDING TOWARDS JUSTICE is Senator Doug Jones' account of the investigation, trial, and conviction of the two surviving perpetrators of the infamous...

Ulysses S. Grant: The Unlikely Hero Michael Korda

ULYSSES S. GRANT: THE UNLIKELY HERO is a lavishly illustrated biography of a flawed leader. It is a look at his life and his presidency.

 

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Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty Jon Kukla

PATRICK HENRY: CHAMPION OF LIBERTY is the complete biography of one of the most influential founding father. Much of Patrick Henry's personal life is revealed for the first time.

 

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Every Man A Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War Ray Lambert
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Whatever It Took: An American Paratrooper's Extraordinary Memoir of Escape, Survival, and Heroism in the Last Days of World War II Henry Langrehr

WHATEVER IT TOOK is a one of a kind memoir of one paratrooper's drop on D-Day and his couragous struggle to survive. After landing in Sainte-Mère-Église under heavy anti-aircraft fire, his unit suffered numerous casualties, but kept the advancing German tanks at bay. However, he was taken prisoner on June 29, spending...

Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership Edward J. Larson

FRANKLIN & WASHINGTON illuminates the partnership of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, two very different men who perhaps did the most to shape America's image and ideas. Brilliantly written and researched, Larson illustrates how Franklin and Washington worked together and separately to form the country's...

Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World H.R. McMaster

BATTLEGROUNDS is a thought provoking assessment of American policy following the end of the Cold...