Jane Singer is a Civil War author, researcher, and lecturer. She is the author of Lincoln’s Secret Spy: The Civil War Case That Changed the Future of Espionage and The Confederate Dirty War: Arson, Bombings, Assassination and Plots for Chemical and Germ Attacks on … Continue reading From the Desk of Jane Singer: Should history’s truths be told no matter the cost or conflict?
Books It’s My Country Too Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution of Afghanistan Jerri Bell and Tracy Crow Praised by The Wrath-Bearing Tree: “In It’s My Country Too, there are stories about women in all the branches of military service, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Strategy Strikes Back, edited by Max Brooks, John Amble, ML Cavanaugh, and Jaym Gates. About the Book: … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Strategy Strikes Back!
The following is an excerpt from the forward of So Close to Freedom: A World War II Story of Peril and Betrayal in the Pyrenees by Jean-Luc E. Cartron (April 2019). Many years ago while serving in the British Army, … Continue reading Excerpt: So Close to Freedom
Books The Hole Truth Determining the Greatest Players in Golf Using Sabermetrics Bill Felber Review on Golf: “This exercise is fun and well-written. Whether it will convince you which golfer is better at or over a given time period remains … Continue reading News and Reviews
War Flower: My Life after Iraq (March 2019) is a no-holds-barred account of the reality one woman faced in war and pushes back against the stereotypes of women in combat. It received a starred-review from Kirkus and Publishers Weekly called … Continue reading Excerpt: War Flower
Martha J. LaGuardia-Kotite was a captain in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve and has served with distinction, earning many personal awards during her twenty-six years of duty. She wrote Changing the Rules of Engagement: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Leadership from … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2019: Balance for Better
Mary Elizabeth Ailes is a professor of history at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She is the author of Courage and Grief: Women and Sweden’s Thirty Years’ War (Nebraska, 2018) and Military Migration and State Formation: The British Military Community in Seventeenth-Century Sweden (Nebraska, 2002). … Continue reading Women’s History Month: From the Desk of Mary Elizabeth Ailes
When President Gerald Ford addressed the nation during America’s bicentennial, he made time to acknowledge the recently instated remembrance of Black History Month, telling Americans to, “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every … Continue reading Black History Month: Untold Stories
Books War Flower Brooke King Starred review from Kirkus: “An absolutely compelling war memoir marked by the author’s incredible strength of character and vulnerability.” Typically Jewish Nancy Kalikow Maxwell Review from Kirkus: “A spirited examination of the essence of … Continue reading News and Reviews