A translation that captures the power of one of the greatest war stories ever told-Julius Caesar's account of his brutal campaign to conquer Gaul
* TOLKIEN * Now a major motion picture *
Acclaimed as “the best book about J.R.R. Tolkien” (A. N. Wilson), this award-winning biography explores J.R.R.
This book tells the story of Subotai the Valiant, a warrior for Genghis Khan and one of the greatest generals in military history. Subotai commanded armies whose size, scale, and scope of operations surpassed those led by any other commander in the ancient world.
This “engrossing” (The Wall Street Journal) national bestseller and true “heartbreaking tale of tragedy and redemption” (Hampton Sides, bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers) reveals how a discovered diary—found during a brutal World War II battle—changed our war-torn society’s perceptions of Japan.
With a new afterword by William Chad Stanley
Here a private in the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War narrates his adventures in the army of a newborn country.
The film Gettysburg introduced the general public to Union cavalry leader John Buford and his key role on the first day of the battle; no full-length biography of the general has ever been written until now.
The Lawrence raid of August 21, 1863, was considered one of the bloodiest events of the Civil War. The actions that brought on the raid are researched and explored in depth here for the very first time. What is discovered is a collusion in a "legacy of lies" that surrounded the stories of the raid.
WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY
A New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the George Washington Prize
The New York Times Bestseller | Winner of the Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award
Omaha Beach legend Ray Lambert's unforgettable firsthand account of D-Day
New York Times Bestseller! By the author of A Man Called Intrepid. The story of Vera Atkins, legendary spy and holder of the Legion of Honor
She was stunning. She was ruthless. She was brilliant and had a will of iron. Born Vera Maria Rosenberg in Bucharest, she became Vera Atkins.
The #1 New York Times bestselling first-person account of the planning and execution of the Bin Laden raid from a Navy SEAL who confronted the terrorist mastermind and witnessed his final moments.