Originally Posted by jgaiser
Anything written by Antony Beevor.
Shelby Foote's Civil War Trilogy
A number of WWII books by Robert Leckie
Almost anything written by William Manchester
Ditto David McCullough
Ditto Barbara Tuchman
I remember Shelby Foote from Ken Burns' documentary on the Civil War. I didn't know he had written anything. I definitely will look into those.