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Ancient Rome in So Many Words

Ancient Rome in So Many Words

by Christopher Francese

The word histories in this book use language as a window into the culture of ancient Rome. The hidden stories behind common Latin words illustrate interesting aspects of Roman life, while more rare terms shed light on noteworthy facets of this ancient culture.

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$12.95
And I Am Afraid of My Dreams

And I Am Afraid of My Dreams

by Wanda Poltawska

In February 1941, Wanda PóÅ‚tawska was arrested by the Gestapo. She was nineteen years old. Charged with aiding and abetting the resistance movement—a heinous crime in Nazi-occupied Poland—she was sent to the notorious Ravensbrück concentration camp.

Originally written nearly fifty years ago, this powerful story is an enduring testament to the courage of the human spirit.

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$14.95
Betrayal: The True Story of J. Edgar Hoover and the Nazi Saboteurs Captured During World War II

Betrayal: The True Story of J. Edgar Hoover and the Nazi Saboteurs Captured During World War II

by David Alan Johnson

The true story behind the Nazi saboteurs captured on Long Island in 1942, their betrayal by J. Edgar Hoover, and the shameful secret behind the case the established the reputation of the FBI.

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$24.95
Explosion: The Hungarian Revolution of 1956

Explosion: The Hungarian Revolution of 1956

by John P. C. Matthews

The definitive account of one of the largest spontaneous, leaderless revolutions the world has ever seen-- tragically crushed by the Soviet Union in 1956.

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$34.95
Forgotten Few: The Polish Air Force in the Second World War

Forgotten Few: The Polish Air Force in the Second World War

by Adam Zamoyski

This is the story of the few who are rarely remembered today. Some 17,000 men and women passed through the ranks of the Polish Air Force while it was stationed on British soil in World War II. They not only played a crucial role in the Battle of Britian in 1940, but they also contributed significantly to the Allied war effort. They received 342 British gallantry awards.

Winston Churchill speaking about the Battle of Britain in 1940 said, "Never was so much owed by so many to so few."

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$24.95


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