Chris Dubbs is a military historian living in Edinboro, Pennsylvania, and has worked as a newspaper journalist, editor, and publisher. He is the author of America’s U-Boats: Terror Trophies of World War I (Nebraska, 2014) and American Journalists in the Great … Continue reading From the Desk of Chris Dubbs: Storytelling and Myth Making in WWI
Grant Hayter-Menzies is the author of Dorothy Brooke and the Fight to Save Cairo’s Lost War Horses (Potomac Books, 2017) and From Stray Dog to World War I Hero: The Paris Terrier Who Joined the First Division (Potomac Books, 2015). … Continue reading First Division Rags: The dog that had a soul
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to From the Dugouts to the Trenches: Baseball during the Great War (Nebraska, 2017) by Jim Leeke. Leeke, a former news … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to From the Dugouts to the Trenches!
This spring Potomac Books will publish sixteen new books, with topics ranging from true crime and military history to career development and world and national affairs. Here is a look at some of the newest titles forthcoming from Potomac Books. … Continue reading New from Potomac Books
As the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entering the Great War comes to a close, we asked authors Chris Dubbs (American Journalists in the Great War: Rewriting the Rules of Reporting) and Ray Moseley (Reporting War: How Foreign Correspondents Risked Capture, … Continue reading From the Desks of Chris Dubbs and Ray Moseley: Reporting War and Controlling the News
The following has been excerpted from From the Dugouts to the Trenches: Baseball During the Great War by Jim Leeke (May 2017). From Chapter 7: Work or Fight Nine days after Joe Jackson’s unexpected defection in Philadelphia, Provost Marshal General Enoch … Continue reading EXCERPT: From the Dugouts to the Trenches
Books Amiable Scoundrel by Paul Kahan Praise from Civil War Books and Authors: “Whatever one ultimately thinks of Paul Kahan’s portrait of Simon Cameron as a politician who was never as corrupt as posterity has been led to believe … Continue reading News and Reviews
This day in 1918 marked the end of the Great War. UNP has several outstanding titles across our imprints to reflect on the events that forever changed the world. From Potomac Books Fall of the Double Eagle The Battle for … Continue reading Reading List: World War I