12 Essential Books About Slavery in America

These eye-opening books will transport you to the darkest era of American history.

The Russians Had Women's 'Battalions of Death' In World War I

With German forces approaching, Russia turned to a new source of manpower.

10 Must-Read Cold War Books

30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, look back at the conflict that defined a generation.

The Romanov Family Beyond the Royal Tragedy: 7 Facts You May Not Know

The Romanovs' historical relevance goes far beyond a midnight execution.

WWII's Siege of Leningrad Was One of History's Most Destructive

The 872-day siege by German forces failed to capture Leningrad, but left immense devastation in its wake.

6 Revolutionary War Veterans Survived Long Enough To Be Photographed

These six soldiers were part of an 1863 project to speak to remaining Revolutionary War veterans.

8 Thought-Provoking Iraq War Books

Change your perspective with these books about the Second Persian Gulf War. 

Do We Really Remember the Alamo? 5 Historical Facts You Might Not Know

Separate truth from the legend at the Battle of the Alamo.

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From stories of the Civil War to a history lover's guide to the Big Apple, these books will keep you captivated.

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. 

Behind the Crown: 8 Books About Royalty

Mad for the monarchy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the great royals of the past.

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

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

4 of the Craziest Assassination Attempts in U.S. History

Hollywood spy films have nothing on these real-life assassination plots.