Eye of the Storm: 25 Years in Action with the SAS by Peter Ratcliffe is a memoir of the author’s time in England’s elite special forces unit
The subject might be just one painting, but it also tells of the history of the time, military tactics, art history, and religious and regional politics
Codebreaker Girls: A Secret Life at Bletchley Park is a non-fiction account of the life of Daisy Lawrence, who worked at Bletchley Park during World War II.
Mission Command in the Israel Defense Forces edited by Brig. General (Ret.) Gideon Avidor is a collection of essays written by IDF officers.
The book covers what it takes to keeping soldiers effective in the field. The author mostly concentrates on science and technology, but touches on policy as well. Actually, she is more amazed by the policy and how it has been implemented, but that’s a small part of the overall narrative.
The stories collected shattered many lives, not the least the childhood of the person telling. Several of them never recovered after their childhood ended.
The British are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775 – 1777 by Rick Atkinson describes the first 21 months of the Revolutionary War.
A non-fiction book composed of articles the author wrote while he researched post-war Germany’s attitude through street level investigations after World War II
D-Day Girls The Spies Who Armed the Resistance Sabotaged the Nazis and Helped Win World War II -historical accounts of women spies, tied into a single narrative
The New 52 Supergirl hates everyone. It is no wonder that the Red Lantern ring finally found her, creating one of the most powerful beings in the DC Universe.