Read Ernest Shackleton's survival-story account of his 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. The tale is accompanied, in part, by Frank Hurley's photographs taken during the incredible journey.
Packed with dramatic paintings, evocative photographs, and informative maps, Navy: An Illustrated History profiles the US Navy's growth into the largest modern seaborne military force in the world.
The Fifteenth Air Force took the air battle against the Axis powers and Nazi Germany to areas England-based bombers could not reach, contributing significantly to the Allied victory in World War II.
Steel is needed to build railroads, steel ships, skyscrapers, and modern bridges. Author Brooke C. Stoddard travels the world to tell the story of the metal that shaped modern civilization.
This edition of Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, the former slave’s 1845 memoir and treatise on the abolition of slavery includes pieces by antebellum writers and modern-day historians.