Military

From Western Deserts to Carolina Swamps

A Civil War Soldier's Journals and Letters Home
Edited by John P. Wilson

These journals and letters offer details of an epic march from Fort Bridger, Wyoming, to New Mexico, a firsthand account of the Battle of Valverde, and a soldier's efforts to understand ongoing events as the country rushed toward the outbreak of hostilities.

Subjects: HistoryMilitary

Juan Domínguez de Mendoza

Soldier and Frontiersman of the Spanish Southwest, 1627-1693
Edited by France V. ScholesMarc SimmonsJosé Antonio Esquibel
Translated by Eleanor B. AdamsFrance V. Scholes

This book, the final volume in the Coronado Historical Series, recognizes the career of Juan Domínguez de Mendoza, a soldier-colonist who was as instrumental as any governor or friar in shaping Hispano-Indian society in New Mexico.

American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume I

Colonial and Revolutionary War Arms
By George D. Moller

Lavishly illustrated with more than four hundred vivid photographs of muskets, rifles, carbines, and other arms, this book offers an intelligent analysis of the shoulder arms procured and used by the colonists, colonial and state governments, and the Continental Congress.

American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume II

From the 1790s to the End of the Flintlock Period
By George D. Moller

American Military Shoulder Arms, Volume II, contains more than three hundred photographs. As with the previous volume, Volume II is written primarily for students of arms, but also contains material of interest to historians, museum specialists, collectors, and dealers of antique arms.

Come Up and Get Me

An Autobiography of Colonel Joe Kittinger
By Joe KittingerCraig Ryan

Kittinger, joined by author Craig Ryan, documents the heights of his extraordinary aeronautical career.

A Spy's Guide to Santa Fe and Albuquerque

By E. B. Held

In this fascinating guide, former CIA agent E. B. Held uses declassified documents from both the CIA and KGB, as well as secondary sources, to trace some of the most notorious spying events in United States history.

Where a Hundred Soldiers Were Killed

The Struggle for the Powder River Country in 1866 and the Making of the Fetterman Myth
By John H. Monnett

Monnett takes a closer look at the struggle between the mining interests of the United States and the Lakota and Cheyenne nations in 1866 that climaxed with the Fetterman Massacre.

The Archaeologist was a Spy

Sylvanus G. Morley and the Office of Naval Intelligence
By Louis R. SadlerCharles H. Harris

Sylvanus G. Morley was the most influential Mayan archaeologist of his generation and perhaps the greatest American spy of WWI. Harris and Sadler document for the first time Morley's dual career as a scholar and a spy. Working for the Office of Naval Intelligence, he proved an invaluable source of information about German and anti-American activity in Mexico and Central America.

The Secret War in El Paso

Mexican Revolutionary Intrigue, 1906-1920
By Charles H. HarrisLouis R. Sadler

The untold story of El Paso and its role as the scene of clandestine operations during the Mexican Revolution is revealed here for the first time.

The Adaptive Optics Revolution

A History
By Robert Duffner

Duffner has compiled the history of the most revolutionary breakthrough in astronomy since Galileo pointed his telescope skyward--the technology that will greatly expand our understanding of the universe.

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