6 Must-Reads for Historical Enthusiasts

20 Dec 2023

6 Must-Reads for Historical Enthusiasts

Whether you’re a history buff or simply curious about bygone times, these books promise to bring the past to life in vivid detail. Immerse yourself in the narratives that shaped our world and explore the intricacies of history with these compelling reads

The Quiet Hero: Bridge To Freedom

by Nicki Pascarella & John Anton Drost

Release Date: December 14, 2023

The story of one man’s indomitable spirit as he valiantly fights for the rights of the persecuted during the darkest chapter of our world. Set against the backdrop of the World Wars, John Anton Drost emerges as a beacon of hope, defying adversity and persecution with unwavering courage. From humble beginnings, this quiet hero embarks on a transformative journey that shapes countless lives.

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Echoes of Valor: The Untold Stories of the Parisian Resistance

by Wayne Hewitt

Release Date: December 14, 2023

Discover the spirit of Paris, a city that whispered, fought, and triumphed. Embrace the legacy of the Resistance, a beacon of hope and a reminder of what can be achieved when courage and solidarity prevail.

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Stanford Tuck

by Helen Doe

Release Date: November 30, 2023

The first full reappraisal of one of Britain’s great fighter aces, this book examines the truth behind Tuck’s 1956 biography, Fly for Your Life. It looks at the evidence behind the myths, checks out some of the exaggerated stories and reveals the real Stanford Tuck.

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Strike of the Sailfish: Two Sister Submarines and the Sinking of a Japanese Aircraft Carrier

by Stephen L. Moore

Release Date: December 5, 2023

Author Stephen L. Moore takes readers inside the nine-hour duel, narrating the action aboard both the Sailfish and the doomed carrier, where the American POWs fight against all odds to save their own lives before the ship goes down. Employing a wealth of new information, including long-lost survivors’ accounts, fresh interviews with the last of the sub’s crew, and official patrol reports, Strike of the Sailfish is the thrilling story of this strange chapter of naval history.

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Omdurman (Soldier of the Queen Book 3)

by Griff Hosker

Release Date: December 8, 2023

Being a soldier of the queen at the end of the nineteenth century meant spending much of your time abroad. Jack Roberts is a hero and a good soldier but he is torn between his career and his son who is looked after in England. When the Mahdists begin to enlarge their empire Jack is recalled to the desert regiment he helped to form. Fighting behind enemy lines where nature is as much an enemy as the fierce Dervishes, Jack begins the campaign that will, ultimately, lead to the Battle of Omdurman in 1898.

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The Savage Storm: The Battle for Italy 1943

by James Holland

Release Date: December 12, 2023

Acclaimed WWII historian James Holland both narrates and reframes the controversial first months of the Italian Campaign and sets a new standard in the chronicling of war.

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