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Back Over There : Featured

With the centennial of American involvement in World War I upon us, there has been a surge of interest in both the war and the scenes of the fighting. For anyone planning a visit to France and the Western Front of World War I, this book is an excellent choice.  It is...

Trench : Featured

This month, which marks the 100th anniversary of the horrific battle of Passchendaele, I am recommending a book by Stephen Bull, which treats the subject of trench warfare in great detail.  In addition to the well-written text, the book is filled with photos of...

Autumn of the Black Snake : Featured

I just received a copy of Autumn of the Black Snake from Macmillan Press.  This latest offering from William Hogeland covers the early attempts of the United States to take possession of and control the Northwest Territory.  From the beginnings of Anglo-American...

Forty-Seven Days : Featured

The gripping account of the U.S. First Army’s astonishing triumph over the Germans in America’s bloodiest battle of the First World War—the Battle of the Meuse-Argonne. The Battle of the Meuse-Argonne stands as the deadliest clash in American history: More than a...