Published in 1981, Russell Spurr’s “A Glorious Way to Die” chronicles the final sortie of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s pride, the battleship Yamato. Inter-weaved in
Also known as Build the Musashi! – The Birth and Death of the World’s Greatest Battleship. My basic policy is to not review books that
There are many books on the history of the Napoleonic Era and the naval battles fought between the British Royal Navy and its opponents. These
I was first introduced to this book when I received it in the mail the summer prior to my freshman year in college. Our “summer
There’s untold numbers of single-volume historical narratives of WWII in its entirety. Like many, I’m frustrated by the lack of good maps in many history
Note: Joshua Slocum’s circumnavigation aboard the Spray definitely deserves an entire post of its own, so this post will be focused on the memoir itself.