Author and scholar Stephen G. Fritz reexamines the myth behind the portrayal of Hitler as a bumbling military officer
In the Netherlands, the Allies battle the Luftwaffe for air power just days before D-Day in author James Holland's latest book
Robert Watt suggests Victorio was too successful, so much so as to cast embarrassing reflections on the U.S. Army
Recasting an icon as mortal, author Joseph Rosenbloom studies activist Martin Luther King Jr. in his final day and then some.
John F. Ross examines the life of John Wesley Powell and the Civil War amputee’s transition to a Reconstruction-era Jeremiah warning of unchecked expansion.
Biographer Dawn Raffel covers the work of physician Martin Couney, inventor of incubators which saved thousands of premature babies' lives.
Author Andrew Lawler examines the gamut of leads as well as 400-plus years of unprovable elucidations of the mystery of the long-lost colony of Roanoke.
Author Robert Kurson chronicles astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Ander journey to the moon on a space mission filled with setbacks.
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W. Blight, Simon & Schuster, 2018; $37.50