To the Gates of Richmond

It was the largest campaign ever attempted in the Civil War: the Peninsula campaign of 1862. General George McClellan planned to advance from Yorktown up the Virginia Peninsula...

Controversies and Commanders Dispatches from the Army of the Potomac

Throughout the devastating years of the Civil War, the Union Army of the Potomac seldom marched in step. In this provocative book, acclaimed historian and award-winning author...

Landscape Turned Red The Battle Of Antietam

Of all the battles American soldiers have fought, the most terrible was on September 17, 1862, the Civil War's Battle of Antietam. Stephen W. Sears draws upon a survey made after...

World War II: Carrier War

At dusk on December 8, 1941, the carrier Enterprise and her escort of cruisers and destroyers entered Pearl Harbor. Officers and men lined the rails, watching in stunned silence....

World War II: Air War

The air war over Europe during World War II proved that combat in the sky can be even more devastating than combat on the ground. When the war ended, every major city in Germany...

World War II: Desert War

The struggle for North Africa was unlike any other campaign of World War II. The desert proved a real test of generalship, pitting Germany's Erwin Rommel against Britain's Bernard...