The Declaration Today marks the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I. On April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson stood before congress and said, “With a profound sense of the solemn and even tragical character of the step I am taking and of the grave responsibilities which it involves, but in … More The US Enters the Great War – 100 Years Later
“Tony Hirashiki was simply one of the best television cameramen to cover the Vietnam War. His soaring video, often acquired only at great personal risk, gave wings to even the most mundane narration. For those of us who worked with him he was also a source of gentleness and joy in a place where both … More A Vietnam War Cameraman Reflects on ‘The Television War’
At Casemate, we have had the unique opportunity to publish stories about the courage and accomplishments of women in the military. On International Women’s Day, we are honored to share the experiences of the following three women and their incredible sacrifices in war. Jessica Goodell Jess Goodell enlisted in the Marines immediately after graduating from high school … More International Women’s Day
We are excited to announce that Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operation of the US Army’s Elite, 1956-1990 is now available from Casemate Publishers! Written by former member James Stejskal, Special Forces Berlin tells the little known and highly classified story of a US Army Special Forces detachment that was covertly stationed in Berlin, Germany from 1956 … More Now Available: Special Forces Berlin
We are excited to announce that three of Casemate’s titles have been selected as finalists for the 2016 Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Awards. The AHF Distinguished Writing Awards program was established in 1997 to recognize authors who make a significant contribution to the literature on U.S. Army history. To celebrate the nomination, we’re offering 25% … More Three Casemate Books Selected as Award Finalists!
Electronic Arts released their new first-person shooter game Battlefield 1 earlier this week. Set during World War I, this game is on track to be the most popular video game release of the year. While Battlefield 1 does a great job creating a storyline based on the landscapes and campaigns of World War I, the historical context of the game is a … More The History Behind Battlefield 1
On this day, we honor the brave men and women who were prisoners of war or are still missing in action. We have had the privilege of sharing the recollections and memoirs of servicemen who have faced imprisonment, capture, and escape. It is their stories that need to be shared and known. Pen and Sword’s Surviving the Death … More POW/MIA Recognition Day
We are excited to announce that thanks to recent updates to our website, Casemate is now selling eBooks directly for sale at http://www.casematepublishers.com. This upgrade has been years in the making, and we are happy to offer our readers a one stop shopping experience for history books. To celebrate our eBook launch, we are offering 30% … More eBooks – Now Available Direct from Casemate!
We are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the IPMS/USA National Convention in Columbia, SC! The event will be held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center from August 3rd to August 6th. If you are attending at well, make sure to stop by at our tables (D1-D14) to say hello and to look … More IPMS National Convention 2016
On this day, 80 years ago, the 1936 Summer Olympics kicked off its opening ceremony in Berlin, Germany. Berlin had won the bid to host the games two years before the Nazi Party came into power, and the International Olympic Committee considered changing the location in response to Germany’s rise of antisemitism. With assurance from Adolf Hitler and … More Hitler’s Olympics