A fascinating biography captures this female aviator's grit and unwavering determination to chart her own path in a male-dominated career until her tragic and mysterious disappearance over the Pacific that remains one of the great unsolved mysteries even today. Simultaneous.
A spellbinding, comprehensive exploration of the career and life of America's Lone Eagle highlights Lindbergh's seminal solo flight, examines the kidnapping case that electrified the world, and discusses his controversial politics during World War II. Reprint.
A reinterpretation of the Great Depression seeks to demonstrate how the failures of Hoover and Roosevelt to understand the prosperity of the 1920s directly contributed to massive national burdens that marginalized everyday citizens, in an account that shares the survival stories of lesser-known historical figures from the period. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
From the author of Fields of Battle comes a monumental history of the Great War that chronicles the events of the conflict from early diplomatic efforts to avert war, through the nightmarish campaigns and battles, to the end of the war and the repercussions of World War I. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.
"Definitive new account of the catalytic events that led to the outbreak of war. Thomas Otte argues that neither martial culture nor the alliance system played a decisive role for much of the crisis. Instead he reveals the fatal flaws, failings, and miscalculations of those who led Europe into war"
The award-winning author of Paris 1919 presents a narrative portrait of Europe in the years leading up to World War I that illuminates the political, cultural and economic factors and contributing personalities that shaped major events
A critique of the policy decisions of Woodrow Wilson condemns the president's decision to draw the United States into World War I and the repercussions of America's participation in the Great War, which not only led to millions of casualties, but also paved the way for Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Germany and the rise of Lenin and Stalin in Russia. 20,000 first printing.
An award-winning historian presents the story of famous World War I service dog Sergeant Stubby to trace his adoption as a stray by Private Bob Conroy and the inspiring front-line contributions that earned special awards.
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