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Churchill's Bomb

by Graham Farmelo & Clive Chafer Blackstone Publishing (October 08, 2013)

Perhaps no scientific development has shaped the courseof modern history as much as the harnessing of nuclear energy. Yet thetwentieth century might have turned out differently had greater influence overthis...


Over the Top

by Arthur Guy Empey & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (May 21, 2013)

In 1915, the British ocean liner Lusitania was making its way from NewYork to Liverpool when it was sunk by a German U-boat, shocking the world withthe massive death toll. Infuriated by the tragedy, Arthur Guy...


The Mission, the Men, and Me

by Pete Blaber & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (December 15, 2013)

As a commander of Delta Force--the most elite counterterroristorganization in the world--Pete Blaber took part in some of the most dangerous,controversial, and significant military and political events of our...


The Aviators

by Winston Groom & Robertson Dean Blackstone Publishing (November 05, 2013)

Gifted storyteller Winston Groom, the bestselling author of ForrestGump, has written the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes whodefined aviation during the great age of flight: Charles Lindbergh,...


Hanoi's War

by Lien-Hang T. Nguyen & Hillary Huber Blackstone Publishing (October 23, 2012)

While most historians of the Vietnam War focus on the origins of US involvement and the Americanization of the conflict, Lien-Hang T. Nguyen examines the international context in which North Vietnamese leaders...


For Crew and Country

by John Wukovits, Robertson Dean & Paul X. Rinn Blackstone Publishing (January 29, 2013)

John Wukovits tells of the most dramatic naval battle of the Pacific War and the incredible sacrifice of the USS Samuel B. Roberts.

On October 25, 1944, the Samuel B. Roberts, along with the other twelve vessels...


The Spanish-American War

by Joseph Stromberg, George C. Scott, Wendy McElroy & Pat Childs Knowledge Products (September 14, 2012)

In 1895 Cuba began its struggle for independence from Spain--a struggle that resulted in a demand for US involvement. This demand gained intensity when the USS Maine inexplicably sank in a Havana harbor in...


Hannibal

by Theodore Ayrault Dodge & Bill Wallace Blackstone Publishing (June 20, 2011)

Hannibal is often considered the finest general the world has ever known. Setting out from Carthaginian-dominated Spain with a small army of select troops, he fought his way over the Pyrenees and crossed the...


The Boys of '67

by Andrew Wiest & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (December 01, 2013)

When the 160 men of Charlie Company (4th Battalion/47thInfantry Regiment/9th Infantry Division) were drafted by the US Army in May 1966, they were part of thewave of conscription that would swell the American...


Five Lieutenants

by James Carl Nelson & Geoffrey Blaisdell Blackstone Publishing (November 13, 2012)

The dramatic true story of five brilliant young soldiers from Harvard, this is a thrilling tale of combat and heroism.

Five Lieutenants tells the story of five young Harvard men who took up the call to arms...


What It Is Like to Go to War

by Karl Marlantes & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (August 30, 2011)

From the author of the bestselling and award-winning Matterhorn comes a brilliant nonfiction book about war and the psychological and spiritual toll it takes on those who fight.

“I wrote this book primarily...


No Easy Day

by Mark Owen, Holter Graham & Kevin Maurer Blackstone Publishing (September 04, 2012)

For the first time anywhere, the 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

From the streets...


A Higher Call

by Adam Makos, Robertson Dean & Larry Alexander Blackstone Publishing (March 15, 2013)

Four days before Christmas in 1943, a badly damaged Americanbomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a twenty-one-year-oldpilot. Half his crew lay wounded or dead. It was their first...


Siege at Jadotville

by Declan Power & Gerard Doyle Blackstone Publishing (January 12, 2016)

The Irish soldier has never been a stranger to fighting the enemy with the odds stacked against him. The notion of charging into adversity has been a cherished part of Ireland's military history. In September...


The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta

by Paul A. Rahe & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (November 24, 2015)

More than 2,500 years ago, a confederation of small Greek city-states defeated the invading armies of Persia, the most powerful empire in the world. In this meticulously researched study, historian Paul Rahe...


The Kamikaze Hunters

by Will Iredale & Jonathan Keeble Blackstone Publishing (June 06, 2016)

The Sunday Times of London top-ten bestseller from Will Iredale

In May 1945, with victory in Europe established, the war was all but over. But on the other side of the world, the Allies were still engaged in...


The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood

by Robert Hutchinson & Ralph Lister Blackstone Publishing (June 14, 2016)

The gripping story of one of the most enigmatic and alluring figures in British history: a dangerous double agent and Irish rogue in King Charles II's court

One morning in May 1671, a man disguised as a parson...


First SEALs

by Patrick K. O’Donnell & John Pruden Blackstone Publishing (October 28, 2014)

From bestselling author Patrick K. O'Donnell comes theuntold story of World War II's first special operations combatswimmers--the forerunners of today's Navy SEALs.

In the summer of 1942, an extraordinary group...


@War

by Shane Harris & Stephen R. Thorne Blackstone Publishing (November 11, 2014)

A surprising, page-turning account of how the wars of thefuture are already being fought today

The United States military currently views cyberspace as the"fifth domain" of warfare--alongside land, sea, air,...


The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson

by Robert Southey & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (November 11, 2008)

Having entered the British Navy at the age of twelve, Horatio Lord Nelson achieved the rank of captain at the age of twenty. As captain, he was quickly recognized as a magnetic and controversial figure. He triumphed...


Afghanistan

by Stephen Tanner & Raymond Todd Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

For over 2,500 years, the forbidding territory of Afghanistan has served as a vital crossroads not only for armies but also for clashes between civilizations. As the United States engages in armed conflict with...


Storm and Conquest

by Stephen Taylor & James Adams Blackstone Publishing (January 28, 2008)

The Indian Ocean was the final battleground for Nelson’s navy and France. At stake was Britain’s lifeline to India and its strategic capacity to wage war in Europe.

In one fatal season, the natural order...


Marked for Death

by James Hamilton-Paterson & Gildart Jackson Blackstone Publishing (August 01, 2016)

A dramatic and fascinating account of aerial combat during World War I, revealing the terrible risks taken by the men who fought and died in the world's first war in the air

Little more than ten years after the...


The Gunning of America

by Pamela Haag & Bernadette Dunne Blackstone Publishing (April 19, 2016)

Americans have always loved guns. This special bond was forged during the American Revolution and sanctified by the Second Amendment. It is because of this exceptional relationship that American civilians are...


War on the Waters

by James M. Mcpherson & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (September 17, 2012)

Although previously undervalued for their strategic impact because they represented only a small percentage of total forces, the Union and Confederate navies were crucial to the outcome of the Civil War. In...


Front Burner

by Kirk S. Lippold Blackstone Publishing (April 10, 2012)

On October 12, 2000, at 11:18 a.m., an 8,400-ton destroyer called the USS Cole was rocked by an enormous explosion. The ship’s commander, Kirk Lippold, watched as tiles tumbled from the ceiling, mugs of coffee...


When Janey Comes Marching Home

by Laura Browder, a full cast & Sascha Pflaeging Blackstone Publishing (October 19, 2010)

Women are officially barred from combat in the American armed services, yet in today's wars, where there are no front lines, the ban on combat is virtually meaningless. More than in any previous conflict in...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu, Ray Porter, John Minford & Lorna Raver et al. Blackstone Publishing (January 28, 2008)

Master Sun said: “Ultimate excellence lies not in winning every battle but in defeating the enemy without ever fighting.”

For more than two thousand years, The Art of War has stood as a cornerstone of Chinese...


Inside the CIA

by Ronald Kessler & Edward Lewis Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

Ronald Kessler’s explosive bestseller, The FBI, brought down FBI Director William S. Sessions. Now, in this unparalleled work of investigative journalism, Kessler reveals the inner world of the CIA. Based...


Churchill and Secret Service

by David Stafford & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (September 28, 2009)

Winston Churchill believed passionately in the value of secret intelligence, in times of war as well as of peace. Historian David Stafford makes the compelling case that one cannot understand Churchill's astounding...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu, Simon Vance & James Clavell Blackstone Publishing (November 12, 2019)

The words held within these pages, written over two and a half thousand years ago, ring just as true today as they did in fifth century BC China. Bestselling author and master storyteller James Clavell (Sh?gun...


Hell's Angels

by Jay A. Stout & Robertson Dean Blackstone Publishing (January 06, 2015)

During the airbattles that destroyed Nazi Germany's ability to wage war, one bomb group wasespecially distinguished.

The Hell's Angels.

At the outbreak of World War II, the United States was in noway prepared...


The Last Warrior

by Andrew Krepinevich, Barry Watts & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (January 06, 2015)

Andrew Marshall is aPentagon legend. For more than four decades he has served as Director of theOffice of Net Assessment, the Pentagon's internal think tank, under twelvedefense secretaries and eight administrations....


Sgt. Reckless

by Robin Hutton & Susan Boyce Blackstone Publishing (July 28, 2014)

This is the complete and captivating account of how a would-be Korean racehorse became one of the greatest Marine Corps wartime heroes.

Amid an inferno of explosives on a deadly minefield in theKorean War, a...


101 Stumbles in the March of History

by Bill Fawcett & Patrick Lawlor Blackstone Publishing (September 06, 2016)

Did I do that?!

When asked to name a successor, Alexander the Great declared that his empire should go "to the strongest." But would rival factions have descended into war if he'd been a little more specific?...


Decision in Normandy

by Carlo D’Este & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (June 19, 2012)

Field Marshal Montgomery's battle plan for Normandy, following the D-day landings on June 6, 1944, resulted in one of the most controversial campaigns of the Second World War. Carlo D'Este's acclaimed book gives...


No Greater Glory

by Dan Kurzman & William Dufris Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2006)

During the night of February 3,1943, a torpedo shattered the side of the SS Dorchester off the coast of Greenland. The 904 men aboard, whowould certainly have drowned, were saved, thanks to the tremendous bravery...


These Honored Dead

by Thomas A. Desjardin & Lewis Grenville Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2006)

Ever since the guns fell silent in July 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg has emerged as the defining conflict in our nation's history. American memory has established Gettysburg as the most important, most heroic,...


Honor and Betrayal

by Patrick Robinson, Peter Berkrot, Matthew McCabe & Jonathan Keefe Blackstone Publishing (November 05, 2013)

From the coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller LoneSurvivor comes the riveting behind-the-scenes story of the three NavySEALs who captured the "Butcher of Fallujah" and, having been charged with prisoner...


Hanns and Rudolf

by Thomas Harding & Mark Meadows Blackstone Publishing (September 03, 2013)

The untold story ofthe man who brought a mastermind of the final solution to justice

May 1945. In the aftermath of the Second World War, thefirst British War Crimes Investigation Team is assembled to hunt down...


The Last Battle

by Stephen Harding & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (August 30, 2013)

May 1945. Hitler is dead, and the Third Reich is little morethan smoking rubble. No GI wants to be the last man killed in action againstthe Nazis. But for cigar-chewing, rough-talking, hard-drinking, hard-chargingCaptain...


The Missile Next Door

by Gretchen Heefner & Susan Boyce Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2014)

Between 1961 and 1967 the United States Air Force buried onethousand Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missiles in pastures across theGreat Plains. The Missile Next Door tells the story of how ruralAmericans...


A Sailor's History of the U.S. Navy

by Thomas J. Cutler, Malcolm Hillgartner & Llc Findaway World Findaway World, Llc (March 01, 2011)

Adopted by the US Navy for issue to all new sailors, A Sailor’s History of the U.S. Navy brings to life the events that have shaped and inspired the navy of today while highlighting the roles of all sailors—from...


Cyberdeterrence and Cyberwar

by Martin C. Libicki & Erik Sandvold Blackstone Publishing (November 09, 2010)

The protection of cyberspace, the information medium, has become a vital national interest because of its importance both to the economy and to military power. An attacker may tamper with networks to steal information...


Enterprise

by Barrett Tillman & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (February 14, 2012)

Offering a naval history of the entire Pacific Theater in World War II through the lens of its most famous ship, this is the epic and heroic story of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise and of the men who fought...


Soldier Dogs

by Maria Goodavage & Nicole Vilencia Blackstone Publishing (March 15, 2012)

A leading dog-blogger offers a tour of military working dogs’ extraordinary training, heroic accomplishments, and the lasting impact they have on those who work with them.

People all over the world have been...


Utmost Savagery

by Joseph H. Alexander, Tom Weiner & Llc Findaway World Findaway World, Llc (December 29, 2010)

On November 20, 1943, in the first trial by fire of America’s fledgling amphibious assault doctrine, five thousand men stormed the beaches of Tarawa, a seemingly invincible Japanese island fortress barely...


The Last of the Doughboys

by Richard Rubin & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (May 21, 2013)

In 2003, eighty-five years after the armistice, it tookRichard Rubin months to find just one living American veteran of World War I.But then, he found another. And another. Eventually he found dozens, aged 101to...


The War Below

by James Scott & Donald Corren Blackstone Publishing (May 14, 2013)

The riveting story ofthe submarine force that helped win World War II by ravaging Japan's merchant fleetand destroying its economy

The War Below is a dramatic account of extraordinary heroism,ingenuity, and perseverance--and...


Patton at the Battle of the Bulge

by Leo Barron & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (November 04, 2014)

December 1944. For thebesieged American defenders of Bastogne, time was running out ...

Hitler's forces had pressed in on the small Belgian town ina desperate offensive designed to push back the Allies, starting...