Landscape Turned Red The Battle Of Antietam

Of all the battles American soldiers have fought, the most terrible was on September 17, 1862, the Civil War's Battle of Antietam. Stephen W. Sears draws upon a survey made after...

The British Empire

Here is the story of how the English acquired their vast domain; how they ruled, maintained, and exploited it; and how, within decades, they presided over its dissolution.Here are...

World War II: Carrier War

At dusk on December 8, 1941, the carrier Enterprise and her escort of cruisers and destroyers entered Pearl Harbor. Officers and men lined the rails, watching in stunned silence....

World War II: Air War

The air war over Europe during World War II proved that combat in the sky can be even more devastating than combat on the ground. When the war ended, every major city in Germany...

World War II: Desert War

The struggle for North Africa was unlike any other campaign of World War II. The desert proved a real test of generalship, pitting Germany's Erwin Rommel against Britain's Bernard...

Lincoln's Lieutenants The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

From the best-selling author of Gettysburg, a multilayered group biography of the commanders who led the Army of the Potomac.The high command of the Army of the Potomac was a...