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The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777

This graphic account will especially appeal to military history enthusiasts but is accessible for all readers seeking to experience the realities of the revolution.

On War: The Best Military Histories

Longtime readers of these authors will not find anything new here, but lay readers will find that this collection provides a solid introduction to well-respected writers, an apt survey of U.S. military history, and a complete listing of their works for further reading. This title is recommended for such newcomers.

The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944–1945

This is not a detailed account of any one particular battle but a sweeping epic, yet it is packed with fascinating details. Highly recommended to all who read World War II history, although those seeking detailed information about a specific unit or action may not find it here. [See Prepub Alert, 11/19/12.]

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