Living with Hitler: Accounts of Hitler’s Household Staff, from Greenhill Books, presents a unique portrait of the man behind the monster known as Adolf Hitler.
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
Today marks the 76th anniversary of the devastating Pearl Harbor attack near Honolulu, HI. The surprise attack by Japanese forces began before 8am on a Sunday morning, and ended with the deaths of more than 2,400 American soldiers and civilians. The next day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed the US Congress: “Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a … More “A Date Which Will Live in Infamy…”
Today on the blog, we have another wonderful interview with one of our authors! Rob Morris has answered a few questions about his background, his writing career, and his new book, Prisoner of the Swiss, which was adapted from the memoirs of Daniel Culler, a World War II airman and POW.
Today on the Casemate Blog, author John Antal was kind enough to answer some questions for us. Get to know the author of 7 Leadership Lessons of the American Revolution & 7 Leadership Lessons of D-Day, and learn about his military service, his favorite books, the inspiration behind his newest book, and more! … More An Interview with John Antal, author of “7 Leadership Lessons of D-Day”
By John Antal General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander Allied Forces Europe, talks to paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division, the Screaming Eagles, on the evening of June 5, 1944. In a few short hours these Soldiers would be parachuting into Nazi occupied France and engaged in one of the most desperate and decisive battles … More [Guest Post] The Day of Days: Why D-Day Still Matters
Peter Margaritis is the co-author of our newest book: Twenty-Two on Peleliu. This book tells the wild, true story of George Peto’s life growing up during the Great Depression, to his military service with the “Old Breed” Marines in World War II, to his life after the war, in his own words. … More Meet Peter Margaritis, co-author of “Twenty-Two on Peleliu”
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
We’re excited to announce that The Battle of the Bridges: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Operation Market Garden is now available from Casemate Publishers! In this great book, author Frank van Lunteren sheds new light on the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment’s actions during Operation Market Garden. To learn more about the research that went into … More The Battle of the Bridges
This year, it has been especially gratifying here at Casemate Publishers to see D-Day commemorated so well in the papers, on the internet, and on TV. It’s a sad fact that by now on the 70th anniversary, many of the veterans of that epic battle have already gone from us, and by the time the … More D-Day: The 70th Anniversary