With the voice of forty-five years in the Intelligence Community, Bayard & Holmes explore crucial conflicts and the lives of astonishing individuals.
The former slave who graduated from West PointThe American who would be King of Mexico and NicaraguaThe wild and crazy founder of modern special operationsThe man who taught the FBI to shootThe brave pilots of the Battle of BritainThe rise and fall of Japanese militarismThe Ottomans vs. Vienna . . . twiceThe Mexican/American WarThe Scream Heard Round the World and the Battle of ManilaBritish drug pushers in China -- The Opium WarsThe Boer Wars and the British Concentration CampsThe battle of VerdunAn intelligence perspective on BenghaziThe Battle of Fallujah and the lessons we have yet to learn
People who excite the imagination and battles that shaped the modern world.