Download a Free Chapter of “Blitzkrieg: From the Ground Up” by Niklas Zetterling

Our newest book from military historian Niklas Zetterling is an examination of the German Blitzkrieg operations from Poland to Operation Barbarossa, as experienced by junior commanders and enlisted men, exploring why they were so successful. Blitzkrieg: From the Ground Up uses accounts previously unpublished in English from the Blitzkrieg operations in Poland, Norway, Western Europe, and Russia. It looks at, for … More Download a Free Chapter of “Blitzkrieg: From the Ground Up” by Niklas Zetterling

Guest Post: ‘What-if’ing the Vanished Hero and Beyond

Jay A. Stout, author of Vanished Hero, has written a thoughtful and moving guest post for us in honor of Elwyn G. Righetti’s birthday—and the day he disappeared.  Elwyn G. Righetti was perhaps the most aggressive fighter group commander to serve in World War II.  Today, April 17, 2017, marks what would have been his 102nd birthday.  … More Guest Post: ‘What-if’ing the Vanished Hero and Beyond

Now Available: Special Forces Berlin

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

Three Casemate Books Selected as Award Finalists!

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!

Britain’s multi-role Mosquito remains a legend

originally posted at WARISBORING.COM Aviation Geeks Race to Save World War II’s Best Fighter-Bomber Britain’s multi-role Mosquito remains a legend by ROBERT BECKHUSEN The de Havilland Mosquito was arguably the best British plane of World War II, the war’s most effective fighter-bomber and one of the most versatile military planes ever built. That’s why it’s strange so … More Britain’s multi-role Mosquito remains a legend

Louisiana attorney Steve Rabalais writes bio of Mississippi man’s WWI feats

Featured in the Miami Herald Because he couldn’t find a book about the Mississippi native who was a mentor to Dwight D. Eisenhower and chief of staff to Gen. John Pershing, Louisiana attorney Steve Rabalais has written one. His biography of Gen. Fox Conner , who was chief of operations for the American Expeditionary Force … More Louisiana attorney Steve Rabalais writes bio of Mississippi man’s WWI feats

73 Years Ago Today – The Sinking Of USS Liscome Bay Photo

Of the 77 escort carriers commissioned during World War II, a total of 6 were lost to enemy action, which speaks volumes about their durability given that they dodged kamikazes while supporting beachheads,, fought against overwhelming odds at the Battle of Leyte Gulf in October 1944, and hunted German U-Boats in the Atlantic. For one … More 73 Years Ago Today – The Sinking Of USS Liscome Bay Photo