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21 Essential World War II Books That Examine Every Angle of the Conflict

From the Pacific theater to the coast of France, discover the greatest World War II books.

11 Best World War I Books

Delve into the 'War to End All Wars.'

12 Best World War II Movies Every History Buff Should Watch

Some of our best films draw inspiration from the global conflict.

9 Fascinating Vietnam War Books

From darkly comic war fiction to astute historical analysis and devastating battlefield memoir.

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Donner Party

The specter of cannibalism overshadows many other fascinating facts about the emigrants.

The Best Biographies of 2018: Redefining Modern and Historical Lives

From 1769 to 1993, the subjects of these biographies changed lives and the world.

10 Best History Books of 2018

A surprisingly human history of corporations, a Korean War battle exploration, and more fascinating tales from the year that was. 

Game On: 10 Best Sports Books Ever Written

Rivalries, triumphs, and heartbreaks make these narratives sing.

Portraits in History: The Best David McCullough Books

Rediscover America through McCullough's most beloved works.

Lost at Sea: What Happened to the Mary Celeste?

It remains one of history's most haunting maritime mysteries.

9 Thrilling Adventure Books for Intrepid Readers

From the frozen expanse of the South Pole to the hot sands of the Sahara.

The 15 Most Fascinating Biographies of the Last 25 Years

Discover the unusual lives of leaders, revolutionaries, and eccentrics alike.

Night Witches: The Fierce, All-Female Soviet Fighter Pilots of WWII

They flew their first mission in June 1942—and quickly developed a reputation for deadly precision.

Unbreakable: How Navajo Code Talkers Helped Win WWII

A group of Navajo men came together in the 1940s to create an unbreakable military code.

9 Best Civil War Movies

These gripping films illuminate one of American history's darkest chapters.

8 Surprising Facts About Grigori Rasputin, Russia's "Mad Monk"

The mysterious historical figure remains an enigma, even in death.

The 9 Best Vietnam War Movies

The war that continues to haunt America is poignantly represented in these movies.

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