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Summary of The Immortal Irishman by Timothy Egan | Includes Analysis
Summary of The Immortal Irishman by Timothy Egan | Includes Analysis by Instaread

Summary of The Immortal Irishman by Timothy Egan | Includes Analysis Preview: Timothy Egan's The Immortal Irishman is a biography of Thomas Meagher: Irish revolutionary, convict, and Civil War general. The book also offers a broad portrait of the experien...

The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb
The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb

From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of Hunting Eichmann and The Perfect Mile, an epic adventure and spy story about the greatest act of sabotage in all of World War II. It's 1942 and the Nazis are racing to be the first to build a weap...

D DAY Through German Eyes: The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944
D DAY Through German Eyes: The Hidden Story of June 6th 1944 by Holger Eckhertz

This is the hidden side of D-Day which has fascinated readers/listeners around the world. Almost all accounts of D-Day are told from the Allied perspective, with the emphasis on how German resistance was overcome on June 6, 1944. But what was it like to b...

The Last Panther: Slaughter of the Reich - The Halbe Kessel 1945
The Last Panther: Slaughter of the Reich - The Halbe Kessel 1945 by Wolfgang Faust

While the Battle of Berlin in 1945 is widely known, the horrific story of the Halbe Kessel remains largely untold. In April 1945, victorious Soviet forces encircled 80,000 men of the German 9th Army in the Halbe area, South of Berlin, together with many t...

Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution
Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution by Caroline Cox

Between 1819 and 1845, as veterans of the Revolutionary War were filing applications to receive pensions for their service, the government was surprised to learn that many of the soldiers were not men but boys, many of whom were under the age of 16 and so...

The U.S. Navy: A Concise History
The U.S. Navy: A Concise History by Craig L. Symonds

This fast-paced narrative traces the emergence of the United States Navy as a global power from its birth during the American Revolution through to its current superpower status. The story highlights iconic moments of great drama pivotal to the nation's f...

Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America's Soldiers
Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America's Soldiers by Joseph Hickman

Thousands of American soldiers are returning from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan with severe wounds from chemical war. They are not the victims of ruthless enemy warfare, but of their own military commanders. These soldiers, afflicted with rare ...

The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: How Churchill's Secret Warriors Set Europe Ablaze and Gave Birth to Modern Black Ops
The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: How Churchill's Secret Warriors Set Europe Ablaze and Gave Birth to Modern Black Ops by Damien Lewis

From award-winning historian, war reporter, and author Damien Lewis (Zero Six Bravo, Judy) comes the incredible true story of the top-secret "butcher-and-bolt" black ops units Prime Minister Winston Churchill assigned the task of stopping the unstoppable ...

Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valour
Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valour by Clinton Romesha

The only comprehensive, firsthand account of the 13-hour firefight at the Battle of Keating, by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha, for listeners of Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden and Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell. "'It doesn't get better.' To us...

America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History
America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History by Andrew J. Bacevich

Retired army colonel and New York Times best-selling author Andrew J. Bacevich provides a searing reassessment of US military policy in the Middle East over the past four decades. From the end of World War II until 1980, virtually no American soldiers wer...

Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team
Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team by John Steinbeck

A magnificent volume of short novels and an essential World War II report from one of America's great 20th-century writers On the heels of the enormous success of his masterwork The Grapes of Wrath, and at the height of the American war effort, John Stein...

The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939-1945; Citizens and Soldiers
The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939-1945; Citizens and Soldiers by Nicholas Stargardt

A major new history of the Third Reich that explores the German psyche. As early as 1941, Allied victory in World War II seemed all but assured. How and why, then, did the Germans prolong the barbaric conflict for three and a half more years? In The Germa...

Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939
Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 by Adam Hochschild

From acclaimed best-selling author Adam Hochschild, a sweeping history of the Spanish Civil War told through a dozen characters, including Ernest Hemingway and George Orwell: a tale of idealism, heartbreaking suffering, and a noble cause that failed. For ...

Phantom Boys: True Tales from Aircrew of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Fighter-Bomber
Phantom Boys: True Tales from Aircrew of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Fighter-Bomber by Richard Pike

From Richard Pike, best-selling author of Hunter Boys and The Lightning Boys, comes the newest addition to Grub Street's popular Boys series: Phantom Boys. Originally developed for the US Navy, this twin-engined supersonic long-range fighter-bomber first ...

War of 1812, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, Korean War: American Wars: World Events over Time Collection
War of 1812, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, Korean War: American Wars: World Events over Time Collection by Eugene Lieber

War of 1812: Selected theme: What is the surprise ending of the disastrous War of 1812 which lets the US ignore its lessons that come back to haunt the US in later generations? Mexican War: Selected theme: What are the roles of Texas and slavery in the So...

Into the Black
Into the Black by Rowland White

On 12th April 1981 a revolutionary new spacecraft blasted off from Florida on her maiden flight. NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia was the most advanced flying machine ever built - the high watermark of post-war aviation development. A direct descendant of th...

Pale Horse: Hunting Terrorists and Commanding Heroes with the 101st Airborne Division
Pale Horse: Hunting Terrorists and Commanding Heroes with the 101st Airborne Division by Jimmy Blackmon

The preface is read by the author, Jimmy Blackmon. Pale Horse is the remarkable never-before-told true story of an army aviation task force during combat in the Afghan War, told by the commanding officer who was there. Set in the very valleys where the at...

The Bataan Death March: Life and Death in the Philippines During World War II
The Bataan Death March: Life and Death in the Philippines During World War II by Charles River Editors

"They went down by twos and threes. Usually, they made an effort to rise. I never can forget their groans and strangled breathing as they tried to get up. Some succeeded. Others lay lifelessly where they had fallen...I observed that the Jap guards paid no...

The Heart of Hell: The Untold Story of Courage and Sacrifice in the Shadow of Iwo Jima
The Heart of Hell: The Untold Story of Courage and Sacrifice in the Shadow of Iwo Jima by Mitch Weiss

The Battle of Iwo Jima, a major event in the Pacific Theater of World War II - and one of the bloodiest in United States history - began on February 19, 1945. But what happened two days earlier has largely been a footnote - until now.... On February 17, L...

The History of the Royal Navy
The History of the Royal Navy by Go Entertain

This wonderfully illustrative publication provides a comprehensive and informative history of the Royal Navy. From the first standing navy created to repel Viking invasions during the reign of King Alfred and England's famous victory over the Spanish Arma...

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