Flag Day 2018

Happy Flag Day! Today commemorates the official adoption of the flag of the United States by the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. To celebrate, we’ve pulled together a collection of books that feature our beloved stars & stripes on their covers. 🇺🇸  

Discovering D-Day

On this day in 1944, some 156,000 Allied troops stormed the Normandy beaches and turned the tide of the Second World War. D-Day and the battles that followed led to the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s grasp, and less than one year later the war in Europe was over and Allied victory was … More Discovering D-Day

Meet Thomas D. Phillips, author of “In the Shadows of Victory II”

Today on the blog we have a special interview with one of our authors! Thomas D. Phillips is the author of two Casemate titles: In the Shadows of Victory: America’s Forgotten Military Leaders, 1776-1876, and his brand new book, In the Shadows of Victory II: America’s Forgotten Military Leaders, The Spanish-American War to World War II. Keep reading to learn more about Thomas and the inspiration behind his books.  … More Meet Thomas D. Phillips, author of “In the Shadows of Victory II”

The US Enters the Great War – 100 Years Later

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

A Vietnam War Cameraman Reflects on ‘The Television War’

“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’

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