Saipan: The Beginning of the End
by Carl W. Hoffman
Publisher: U.S. Marine Corps 1950
Number of pages: 348
Carl Hoffman's brilliant account of this ferocious battle takes the reader through the course of its duration, from the initial discussion of plans and preparations right through to the eventual victory. This book is essential for anyone interested in the Pacific theater of war during World War Two and for the huge impact that the marine corps made in some of the bloodiest battles ever to have taken place.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Seymour Rossel
The emphasis is placed on the issues that the murder of six million Jews raises for all humankind. As a historical fact, the Holocaust continues to inform, to challenge, and to warn all intelligent beings of an evil that is not beyond human behavior.
by D. G. Hogarth - H. Holt
The area we shall survey in 1000 B.C. and re-survey at intervals, contains Western Asia bounded eastwards by a line drawn from the Persian Gulf to the Caspian Sea. This area is marked off by seas on three sides and by desert on the fourth side.
by George J Cole - Smashwords
Cole's history is World News, reported as it happens by a roving observer in an imaginary space station drifting around the Earth for 900 years. He observes interesting events that are happening about the same time in different parts of the world.
by J. B. Bury - The Macmillan Company
Planned by one of the most renowned Byzantinists and Medievalists of the day, John B. Bury, it became the de facto standard by which all comprehensive period histories would be measured. Essential for any serious student of medieval history.