The Bonus Army: An American Epic

The Bonus Army: An American EpicThe Bonus Army: An American Epic by Paul Dickson, Thomas B. Allen
ISBN: 0802777384
Published by Walker Books on March 21st 2006
Genres: Military, United States
Pages: 370

Len's Summary: A History Book Club selection. The story of the 1932 march on Washington by WWI veterans seeking bonuses promised, but not appropriated by Congress. Fearing a Communist-led insurrection, President Hoover order their eviction and Army Chief of Staff MacArthur overreacted with tragic and violent results seen in theatre newsreels throughout America.

Curse of The Narrows: The Halifax Disaster of 1917

Curse of The Narrows: The Halifax Disaster of 1917Curse of The Narrows: The Halifax Disaster of 1917 by Laura M. MacDonald
ISBN: 0802714587
Published by Walker Books on October 1st 2005
Genres: Military
Pages: 355

Len's Summary: The story of the massive ammunition ship explosion that leveled large parts of Halifax in December 1917 and the relief and reconstruction effort that ensued.

King, Kaiser, Tsar: Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World to War

King, Kaiser, Tsar: Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World to WarKing, Kaiser, Tsar: Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World to War by Catrine Clay
ISBN: 0802716237
Published by Walker Books on July 10th 2007
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Historical, Royalty, History, General, Europe, Great Britain
Pages: 416

Len's Summary: Narrative history first published in the UK by Gardners Books last year; written by the British producer/director of a television documentary of the same name. Based in part on royal letters and diaries.