After twenty years, President Biden announced that American troops would be leaving Afghanistan. As the events continue to unfold in Afghanistan, these books from our list shed light on the United States’ involvement in Afghanistan and how it has influenced … Continue reading From the Headlines: Books on the US Involvement in Afghanistan
The following is an excerpt from Fidelis: A Memoir (Potomac Books, 2020) by Teresa Fazio. Two: Convoy Camp Victory, Kuwait On the morning of our convoy from Kuwait to Iraq, we saddled up in Humvees, a row of armored hulks against … Continue reading Excerpt: Fidelis
Save 50% on a variety of our military history titles from our Potomac Books and Nebraska imprints. Spanning the history of our armed services with an in-depth look at the diversity of its many individuals and achievements, our list in … Continue reading Military History Sale
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 Shattered Minds: How the Pentagon Fails our Troops With Faulty Helmets (Potomac Books, 2019) by Robert Bauman and Dina Rasor. … Continue reading Excerpt: Shattered Minds
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
Books Redskins by C. Richard King Recommendation from Kirkus Reviews: “King shows why this controversy matters well beyond the football field.” The Blind Man and the Loon by Craig Mishler Praise from the Journal of Folklore Research: “. . . a complex, alluring folktale, and one could easily, gladly, and productively lose one’s way within it . . . The Blind Man and the Loon makes a fine classroom text and provides a model for scholars writing on traditional narrative.” When Are You Coming Home? by Bryn Chancellor Applause from the Colorado Review: “As someone who struggles to put together a story … Continue reading NEWS AND REVIEWS