Dunkirk: The Battle That Altered History | RA Crossroads

In his storytelling approach to the events, figures, and actions of the start of World War II and the Battle of Dunkirk in the summer of 1940, Korda pulls readers in with a mix of history and his own family’s experience of war.

Revisiting the Vietnam War | Wyatt’s World

On September 17, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick will launch a ten-part PBS film documentary series The Vietnam War, providing plenty of ideas for what to reach for in the collection, such as Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, The Sympathizer, and Nothing Ever Dies.

A Historical Snapshot: Vietnam in Memory

Whether you are interested in the history of the Vietnam War or the sculpture that followed, both books are essential reads for anyone interested in this monumental conflict

Reading for Our Political Times | Wyatt’s World

From ongoing wars and mounting refugee crises to corrupt policies and the traumatic fight for health care, there is plenty of noise and heat in today’s politics. Well-argued and insightful nonfiction helps inform readers of these timely debates and adds much-needed perspective on the issues.

Righting a Wrong: On Forgotten Heroes of the Vietnam Conflict

Louise Esola’s American Boys: The True Story of the Lost 74 of the Vietnam War (Pennway, 2015) focuses on an almost-forgotten tragedy: the death of 74 young men in the sinking of the USS Frank E. Evansoff the coast of Vietnam on June 3, 1969.

America at War: Behind the Scenes of Prominent Battles

Blehm’s stirring Legend; first-time author Davenport’s spectacularly well-written work on the Battle of Cantigny; Johnson bridges the gap among military historians in a classic page-turner that is fun to read.

The March of Military History: Part 1

Part 1 of a collection of titles on military history, covering subjects other than World War I or II.

Annual Military History Roundup: Part 2 | October 15, 2012

Reviews of military history titles from World War I to the present.

Military History Roundup, October 15, 2011

Military History Roundup, October 15, 2011