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Shanghai 1937: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the New Documentary

Inspired by Peter Harmsen’s New York Times-bestselling book, the new documentary looks at the beginning of World War II in China.

By Bill Einreinhofer

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win The First Conspiracy, by Brad Meltzer

The bestselling author tells the story of a deadly plot that was hatched against George Washington. 

By The Archive Staff

Black Tuesday: The Stock Market Crash That Led to the Great Depression

The Day the Bubble Burst examines one of the greatest financial disasters—the 1929 stock market crash—through the eyes of those involved.

By Olivia Mason

The Best Free and Discount History Books to Download Now from Apple Books

From a revealing biography of Joan of Arc to the harrowing account of America's worst naval disaster.

By The Archive Staff

9 Thrilling Adventure Books for Intrepid Readers

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

By Dave Adams

Crazy Horse and Custer, A Dual Biography

The author of Band of Brothers explores the parallel lives of two formidable 19th-century warriors.

By Rachel Krupitsky

Triumphs and Tribulations: 7 Books About Military Intelligence

Exploring the ways in which military intelligence has prevailed…and failed. 

By Sarah Mangiola

FBI Surveillance: Why the Bureau Investigated Famous Writers

James Baldwin, Ernest Hemingway, and other writers were investigated for everything from sympathy towards the Cuban Revolution to Communist Party ties. 

By Sarah Mangiola

7 Transporting Ken Follett Books for Historical Fiction Lovers

From medieval England to Cold War Russia, Follett’s novels take you on a journey into the past. 

By Shannon Raphael

The 15 Most Fascinating Biographies of the Last 25 Years

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

By Dave Adams

Escape from Holzminden: The Greatest POW Camp Break of WWI

Neal Bascomb tells the Allied pilots’ little-known story in his new book, The Escape Artists.

By Sarah Mangiola

A Night to Remember: The Tragic Story of the RMS Titanic

The sinking of the “unsinkable” RMS Titanic was one of the deadliest maritime disasters of the 20th century.

By Allison Wild

7 Fun and Informative History Books for Kids

Your tiny history buff will love these books about life in the past.

By Jessica Ferri

Fly Girls: The Daring Women Who Competed in Airplane Races During the Early 1900s 

Amelia Earhart, Ruth Elder, and Louise Thaden were among the incredible women who fought for a chance to race against men…and won. 

By Sarah Mangiola

“The Banality of Evil”: The Take-Down of Holocaust Mastermind Adolf Eichmann

Secret agent Peter Malkin opens up about the capture that inspired the film Operation Finale.

By Olivia Mason

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Explore History Through the Ages with These Books!

Enter for your chance to win five nonfiction books that focus on different points in history. 

By The Archive Staff

8 Books About the History of Space Exploration

The triumphant, the tragic, and everything in between.

By Sarah Mangiola

Alfred Hitchcock, Psycho—and That Famous Shower Scene

Screenwriter and journalist Stephen Rebello unpacks the controversies surrounding the iconic film.

By Shannon Raphael

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