Men At War, ed. Ernest Hemingway (Avon G1006 – 1952)

In assembling this collection of the greatest war stories of all time, Ernest Hemingway has given us a rare glimpse into history. Presented here are incidents of battle which do not extol wars, but rather the men whose blood and … Continue reading

The Captain From Connecticut by CS Forester (Bantam 40 – 1946)

In his only novel about the American sailing navy, CS Forester describes the exploits of a typical U.S. frigate cruising at sea during the War of 1812. Its captain, Josiah Peabody, demonstrates the revolutionary virtues of a new democracy fighting … Continue reading