The Hotel on Place Vendome Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris

Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of World War II, The Hôtel on Place Vendôme is the captivating history of Paris's world-famous Hôtel Ritz-a breathtaking tale of...

The Fallen Forts of America The Alamo & the Little Big Horn

American territory in the 19th century: a time of uneasy Army-Indian relations and fiercely fluid borders. Welcome to Tales of Americana: America's Fallen Forts; over three hours...

Long Live the Queens: Mighty, Magnificent and Bloody Marvellous Monarchs History’s Forgotten

Powerful and influential kings have long dominated our view of global history, their queens often relegated to the shadows, their influence, deeds and sacrifices unacknowledged...

Mission of Honor A moral compass for a moral dilemma

Most of us never get to test ourselves in combat.As a UH-1 Helicopter pilot flying in the jungle highlands of South Vietnam, Warrant Officer Jim Crigler and the men he flew with...

Battle for Skyline Ridge The CIA Secret War in Laos

In late 1971, the People's Army of Vietnam launched Campaign "Z" into northern Laos, escalating the war in Laos with the aim of defeating the last Royal Lao Army troops. The NVA...

Apollo's Legacy Perspectives on the Moon Landings

An all-encompassing look at the history and enduring impact of the Apollo space program... In Apollo's Legacy, space historian Roger D. Launius explores the many-faceted stories...

The Second Oldest Profession. Part 1 A World History of Espionage

Professor Jeffrey Burds of Northeastern University delves into the history of espionage in this eye-opening lecture series. The course opens with espionage activity in the ancient...

Guest of Honor Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation

In 1901, President Theodore Roosevelt invited Booker T. Washington to have dinner at the executive mansion with the First Family. The next morning, news that the president had...

Campaigns of the Civil War, Vol 2 From Fort Henry to Corinth

The Campaigns of the Civil War series was originally published by Charles Scribner’s Sons in 1881-1883. A landmark of Civil War history, the series remains of keen interest to...

Masada From Jewish Revolt to Modern Myth

A new account of the famous site and story of the last stand of a group of Jewish rebels who held out against the Roman EmpireTwo thousand years ago, 967 Jewish men, women, and...

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