Potomac Books, Inc.

Potomac Books, Inc.
Potomac Books has strong roots in military and general history, world and national affairs, foreign policy, defense and national security, terrorism, intelligence, memoirs, and biographies. Founded in 1983 as a part of Brassey's, Inc., a distinguished British publishing house dating back to the nineteenth century, Potomac Books is now an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press.

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  • This Kind Of War

    Updated with maps, photographs, and battlefield diagrams, this special fiftieth anniversary edition of the classic history of the Korean War is a dramatic and hard-hitting account of the conflict written from the perspective of those who fought it. Learn More
  • The Gulf Between Us

    A Marine squadron commander prepares his men for combat and on the second day of the Gulf War, is shot down by a Surface to Air Missile and captured by the Iraqis. As a pilot, senior Marine and squadron Commanding Officer, Acree is a goldmine of the tactical information that the iraqis so desperately needed. Learn More
  • Rebel With A Cause

    Monte Dutton's Rebel With a Cause provides an inside look at emerging NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart's 2000 racing season. Stewart's impressive 2000 campaign has not disappointed the fans who applauded his stellar rookie year, 1999. Learn More
  • The Korean War

    This compelling photographic history examines the war in its entirety, from its causes and protagonists to the strategies, weapons and battles. Goldstein and Maihafer have collected more than 450 vivid photographs, many never before seen by the general public. Learn More
  • A Chain Of Events

    On April 14, 1994, on a clear morning over northern Iraq's no-fly zone, two U.S. Air Force F-15 jets encountered two U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopters on a routine mission. Within ten minutes, the F-15s misidentified the helicopters and shot them down with fire-and-forget missiles. Learn More
  • Odd Man Out

    Odd Man Out is a novel assessment of the motives and strategies of Harry Truman, Joseph Stalin, and Mao Zedong as they struggled to maneuver their countries into positions of advantage in the postwar world. Their successes and failures resulted in the catastrophic event that globalized the Cold War ---the Korean War. Learn More
  • Basketball's Most Wanted™

    All-American George Glamack was known as the "Blind Bomber" because his eyesight was so poor that he couldn't see the basket. Bobby Bailey once fouled out of a game in three minutes. The first professional basketball player, Fred Cooper, earned sixteen dollars per game. Swedish player Mats Wermelin scored all 272 points in a game. Learn More
  • Soccer's Most Wanted

    Ernie Brandts of the Netherlands scored a goal for each team and injured his own goalkeeper in a 1978 World Cup match against Italy. Liverpool's Robbie Fowler was suspended for four games and fined for pretending to snort the white chalk endline while celebrating a goal. Learn More
  • Secrecy Wars

    The public and the media are fascinated by U.S. government secrets, real and imagined, yet very few people know how the process of obtaining formerly secret documents works. Secrecy Wars is a look inside the American secrecy system as it is accessed through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act. Learn More
  • The Wars Of Edvard Shevardnadze

    Together with Mikhail Gorbachev and Alexander Yakovlev, Eduard Shevardnadze led the dramatic Soviet about-face in the 1980s that ended the Cold War and transformed the international political climate. While Gorbachev and Yakovlev focused on domestic reform, Shevardnadze redirected foreign policy. Learn More

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