The following is an excerpt from Low Mountains or High Tea: Misadventures in Britain’s National Parks (September 2019) by adventurer, mountaineer, and travel writer Steve Sieberson. His last book was The Naked Mountaineer: Misadventures of an Alpine Traveler (Nebraska, 2014). Our map … Continue reading Excerpt: Low Mountains or High Tea
Much of the world came to a halt during the Great War, but baseball marched on. On July 4, 1918, the US Army and US Navy paused their fighting to celebrate Independence Day and play nine innings of America’s much-beloved … Continue reading A Great Game during the Great War
The following is by from Kimberly J. Lamay Licursi, author of Remembering World War I in America (March 2018). Lamay Licursi is an adjunct instructor of history at Siena College in New York. When I first began studying the United States in … Continue reading Marking the Centenary of World War I in America
A version of this article originally appeared in an October 2017 issue of The Hill. Gregory J. Wallance is the author of The Woman Who Fought an Empire: Sarah Aaronsohn and Her Nili Spy Ring (Potomac Books, 2018) and a lawyer and writer … Continue reading From the Desk of Gregory J. Wallance: After a Century, End the Myth of Women In Espionage
The following contribution comes from Andrew M. Homan, author of Iron Mac: The Legend of Roughhouse Cyclist Reggie McNamara (Nebraska, 2016). Homan is also the author of Life in the Slipstream: The Legend of Bobby Walthour Sr. (Potomac Books, 2011). His writing has appeared … Continue reading From the Desk of Andrew M. Homan: In Froome We Trust?