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The Berlin Airlift

by John Tusa, Ann Tusa & Michael Burton Skyhorse (July 23, 2019)

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

Out of Istanbul

by Bernard Ollivier & Dan Golembeski Skyhorse (June 18, 2019)

Acclaimed journalist Bernard Ollivier begins his epic journey on foot across the Silk Road.

Upon retirement at the age of sixty-two, and grieving his deceased wife, renowned journalist Bernard Ollivier felt...

The Boston Freedom Trail

by Robert Wheeler Skyhorse (May 07, 2019)

A Moving and Informative Guidebook and Keepsake Worthy of Coffee Table Display!

Through lyrical paragraphs and poignant black and white images, The Boston Freedom Trail reveals the essence of each site along...

The Canaris Conspiracy

by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel Skyhorse (March 26, 2019)

July 20, 1944. Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg carried a time bomb in a briefcase into a conference with Adolf Hitler. After wedging the briefcase directly in front of Hitler under a table, Stauffenberg took...

The Last Division

by Ann Tusa & Raymond Seitz Skyhorse (November 13, 2018)

“A brilliant paper chase—an excellent book.”—Library Journal

JFK, Khrushchev, Reagan, and a city divided.

Berlin has played a major role in world politics since the Nazi era and continues to be in the...

The Barbary Corsairs

by Jacques Heers Skyhorse (November 13, 2018)

The Barbary corsairs first appeared to terrorize shipping at the end of the fifteenth century. These Muslim pirates sailed out of the ports of North Africa, primarily Sal?, Rabat, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli....

The War of Atonement

by Chaim Herzog & Michael Herzog Skyhorse (November 06, 2018)

This is the authoritative account of the Israeli army’s performance in the bitter Yom Kippur War of 1973. The origins of the war amid the turbulent history of competing powers in the Middle East are fully...

The Last Investigation

by Gaeton Fonzi, Dick Russell & Marie Fonzi Skyhorse (October 16, 2018)

A shocking exposé looking into the failure of our government to investigate the assassination of a president.

Now featuring a foreword from New York Times bestselling author Dick Russell.

Gaeton Fonzi’s masterful...

War's End

by Charles W. Sweeney, James A. Antonucci & Marion K. Antonucci Skyhorse (September 25, 2018)

On August 9, 1945, on the tiny island of Tinian in the South Pacific, a twenty-five-year-old American Army Air Corps major named Charles W. Sweeney climbed aboard a B-29 Superfortress in command of his first...

Wilderness of Mirrors

by David Martin Skyhorse (September 15, 2018)

At the dawn of the Cold War, the world’s most important intelligence agencies—the Soviet KGB, the American CIA, and the British MI6—appeared to have clear-cut roles and a sense of rising importance in...


by Philip Kaplan Skyhorse (July 31, 2018)

The legendary Douglas DC-3 airliner was a technological breakthrough that changed the course of both civilian and military aviation. In the 1930s, passenger air travel was expensive, uncomfortable, and frequently...

Bones of My Grandfather

by Clay Bonnyman Evans Skyhorse (July 10, 2018)

“War, reclamation, and what Tim O'Brien called "the Lives of the Dead" are eternal literary themes for men. Clay Bonnyman Evans has honored that lineage with this masterful melding of military history and...


by Rupert Matthews Skyhorse (July 03, 2018)

A comprehensive examination of Hitler’s military strategies.

As Führer of the Third Reich, Hitler was responsible for deciding the German war aims in 1939. As head of the Armed Forces from February 4th, 1938,...

Jerusalem, Drawn and Quartered

by Sarah Tuttle-Singer Skyhorse (May 22, 2018)

On a night in 1999 when Sarah Tuttle-Singer was barely 18, she was stoned by Palestinian kids just outside one of the gates to the Old City of Jerusalem. In the years that followed, she was terrified to explore...

The Plot to Attack Iran

by Dan Kovalik Skyhorse (May 09, 2018)

* “Spectacular!” * –Oliver Stone

The world has a lot of questions about the current state of affairs between the United States and Iran…

  • How has the US undermined democracy in Iran?

  • Is Iran really trying...

  • The JFK Assassination

    by James DiEugenio & Oliver Stone Skyhorse (May 01, 2018)

    In this updated and revised edition, James DiEugenio dissects the new Oscar-nominated film, The Post, and how it disingenuously represents the Pentagon Papers saga, to the detriment of the true heroes of the...

    My Kingdom for a Horse

    by Ed West Skyhorse (May 01, 2018)

    From William Shakespeare's series of history dramas to Sir Walter Scott and George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire, not to mention the smash-hit TV show Game of Thrones, the British civil war of 1455 to...

    In the Name of Humanity

    by Max Wallace Skyhorse (May 01, 2018)

    Shortlisted for the 2018 RBC Taylor prize for literary nonfiction

    “A riveting tale of the previously unknown and fascinating story of the unsung angels who strove to foil the Final Solution.”—Kirkus starred...

    Who REALLY Killed Martin Luther King Jr.?

    by Phillip F. Nelson Skyhorse (May 01, 2018)

    One of the most infamous and devastating assassinations in American history, the murder of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., was also one of the most quickly resolved by authorities: James Earl Ray...

    Cold War Navy SEAL

    by James M. Hawes & Mary Ann Koenig Skyhorse (April 03, 2018)

    For the first time, a Navy SEAL tells the story of the US's clandestine operations in North Vietnam and the Congo during the Cold War.

    Sometime in 1965, James Hawes landed in the Congo with cash stuffed in his...

    Hemingway's Havana

    by Robert Wheeler & América Fuentes Skyhorse (March 20, 2018)

    Ernest Hemingway lived in Cuba for more than two decades, longer than anywhere else. He bought a home—naming it the Finca Vigia—with his third wife, Martha Gellhorn and wrote his masterpiece The Old Man...

    The Zulus at War

    by Adrian Greaves & Xolani Mkhize Skyhorse (March 06, 2018)

    By tracing the long and turbulent history of the Zulus from their arrival in South Africa and the establishment of Zululand, The Zulus at War is an important and readable addition to this popular subject area....

    Empire of Crime

    by Tim Newark Skyhorse (March 06, 2018)

    Sometimes the best intentions can have the worst results. In 1908, British reformers banned the export of Indian opium to China. As a result, the world price of opium soared to a new high and a century of lucrative...

    North Pole Legacy

    by S. Allen Counter & Deirdre Stam Skyhorse (February 13, 2018)

    North Pole Legacy tells the story of two men whose existence was for decades nothing more than a popular legend. But that rumor was finally verified in 1986 when author S. Allen Counter journeyed to northern...


    by Walter John Skyhorse (February 13, 2018)

    The distinctive look of the Luger and its role in German military history make it the world’s most famous handgun. In Luger, renowned gun expert John Walter traces the history of this semiautomatic pistol...

    England in the Age of Chivalry . . . And Awful Diseases

    by Ed West Skyhorse (January 23, 2018)

    A revealing glimpse into the tumultuous history of England’s medieval period, full of knights in shining armor and terrible peasant suffering.

    Covering the violent and disease-ridden period between 1272 to...

    The Crowd Pleasers

    by Peter Fusco Skyhorse (January 02, 2018)

    An adventure-filled romp through one of aviation’s most notable, dangerous and entertaining pursuits: airshows! In the early days of aviation, all flights were airshows. Spectators gathered whenever a new...

    Xi Jinping's Governance and the Future of China

    by Zhou Xinmin Skyhorse (December 05, 2017)

    Over the past few years, growing changes have quietly begun to reshape China under the governance of Xi Jinping. President Xi has developed his philosophical thinking on governing into a system to address the...

    Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions

    by Sir John Franklin & David Welky Skyhorse (November 21, 2017)

    In an age when polar exploration was akin to space exploration today, Sir John Franklin's journeys of discovery captured the popular imagination. Originally published in 1859, Thirty Years in the Arctic Regions...

    The Spy Who Changed the World

    by Mike Rossiter Skyhorse (November 21, 2017)

    The incredible true story of a British physicist who was an undercover spy for the Soviets. The world first heard of Klaus Fuchs, the head of theoretical physics at the British Research Establishment at Harwell...

    The 12th Man

    by Astrid Karlsen Scott & Tore Haug Skyhorse (November 07, 2017)

    The book that inspired the international film of the same name.

    "I remember reading We Die Alone in 1970 and I could never forget it. Then when we went to Norway to do a docudrama, people told us again and again...

    The Bowery

    by Stephen Paul DeVillo Skyhorse (November 07, 2017)

    From peglegged Peter Stuyvesant to CBGB’s, the story of the Bowery reflects the history of the city that grew up around it.

    It was the street your mother warned you about—even if you lived in San Francisco....

    How to Stage a Military Coup

    by Ken Connor Skyhorse (October 24, 2017)

    Fed up with taxes? Angered and disappointed by corrupt leaders? How to Stage a Military Coup lays down practical strategies that have proven themselves around the globe. David Hebditch and Ken Connor examine,...

    To Be a Soldier

    by Army, Department of the Skyhorse (October 17, 2017)

    To Be a Soldier offers the US Army’s two capstone doctrinal manuals in one place for the first time. This guide begins with the Army’s introductory text, FM-1 The Army, which explains the Army’s origin...

    Intrepid's Last Case

    by William Stevenson Skyhorse (October 10, 2017)

    Intrepid's Last Case chronicles the post-World War II activities of Sir William Stephenson, whose fascinating role in helping to defeat the Nazis was the subject of the worldwide bestseller A Man Called Intrepid....

    1215 and All That

    by Ed West Skyhorse (October 10, 2017)

    1215 is one of the most famous dates in English history, and with good reason, since it marks the signing of the Magna Carta by King John and the English barons, which altered the entire course of English and...

    Ten Days that Shook the World

    by John Reed Skyhorse (September 05, 2017)

    "This book is a slice of intensified history—history as I saw it.” So begins John Reed’s first-hand account of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. Much anticipated when it was published in 1919, Reed’s...

    Last Flag Flying

    by Ponicsán, Darryl Skyhorse (September 05, 2017)

    Now a major movie starring Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, and Laurence Fishburne, directed by Richard Linklater!

    Darryl Ponicsan's debut novel The Last Detail was named one of the best of the year and widely acclaimed,...

    Alexander Hamilton's Revolution

    by Phillip Thomas Tucker Skyhorse (August 22, 2017)

    Despite his less-than-promising beginnings as the only key Founding Father not born and raised on American soil, Hamilton was one of the best and brightest of his generation. His notoriety has rested almost...

    Bugles, Boots, and Saddles

    by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (August 22, 2017)

    A history of America’s military on horseback.

    For three thousand years, the horse soldier has played a key role in both war fighting and in peace keeping all over the world, not only as a highly mobile strike...

    Saxons vs. Vikings

    by Ed West Skyhorse (August 08, 2017)

    A witty and concise look at the beginnings of English history, when the nation consolidated after clashes between the Saxons and invading Vikings.

    In 871, three of England's four kingdoms were overrun by Vikings,...

    The Adventures of the Mountain Men

    by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (July 25, 2017)

    Incredible stories from those who thrived in the Wild West.

    The “mountain men” were the hunters and trappers who fiercely strode the Rocky Mountains in the early to mid-1800s. They braved the elements in search...


    by Jeff Pearce & Richard Pankhurst Skyhorse (July 04, 2017)

    It was the war that changed everything, and yet it’s been mostly forgotten: in 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia. It dominated newspaper headlines and newsreels. It inspired mass marches in Harlem, a play on Broadway,...

    The Plot to Scapegoat Russia

    by Dan Kovalik & David Talbot Skyhorse (June 06, 2017)

    An in-depth look at the decades-long effort to escalate hostilities with Russia and what it portends for the future. Since 1945, the US has justified numerous wars, interventions, and military build-ups based...


    by Christopher Epplett Skyhorse (April 04, 2017)

    A history of gladiators—with an added bite!

    It’s hard for modern readers to truly grasp the spectacle that was arena sports in ancient Rome, which pitted man against man and man against beast in mortal combat....

    With Hitler and Mussolini

    by Eugen Dollmann & Gerhard L. Weinberg Skyhorse (March 21, 2017)

    An insider’s view of Hitler, Himmler, Heydrich, and Mussolini.

    In the years before World War II, Eugen Dollmann arrived in Rome on a scholarship, intending to write a history of the Catholic Church. Instead...

    Russia at War, 1941â€"1945

    by Alexander Werth & Nicolas Werth Skyhorse (March 14, 2017)

    In 1941, Russian-born British journalist Alexander Werth observed the unfolding of the Soviet-German conflict with his own eyes. What followed was the widely acclaimed book, Russia at War, first printed in 1964....

    The Gestapo

    by Frank McDonough Skyhorse (March 07, 2017)

    A new, comprehensive exploration of the Gestapo from a renowned historian of the Third Reich.

    Drawing on a detailed examination of previously unpublished Gestapo case files this book relates the fascinating,...

    The Fall of Hitler's Fortress City

    by Isabel Denny & Dennis Showalter Skyhorse (February 21, 2017)

    The harrowing, tragic story of a city and a people ravaged by one of the most brutal battles of World War II.

    In 1945, in the face of the advancing Red Army, two and a half million people were forced out of Germany’s...

    The Making of the President 2016

    by Roger Stone Skyhorse (January 31, 2017)

    In the tradition of Theodore White’s landmark books, the definitive look at how Donald J. Trump shocked the world to become president

    From Roger Stone, a New York Times bestselling author, longtime political...