Soviet Union at War 1941-1945, The

Hitler’s invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941 precipitated a massive clash of arms that gave rise to destruction and suffering on an unprecedented scale. The outcome of this ruthless struggle on the Eastern Front was decisive for the course of the war in Europe. Yet the campaigns fought there […]

The Polar Bear Expedition: The Heroes of America’s Forgotten Invasion of Ru…

The extraordinary lost story of America’s invasion of Russia 100 years ago *** In the brutally cold winter of 1919, 5,000 Americans battled the Red Army 600 miles north of Moscow. We have forgotten. Russia has not. *** “INCREDIBLE.” — John U. Bacon • “AN EXCEPTIONAL BOOK.”  — Patrick K. O’Donnell • “A MASTER OF NARRATIVE HISTORY.”  — Mitchell Yockelson • “GRIPPING.” — Matthew J. […]

Transformation on the Southern Ukrainian Steppe: Letters and Papers of Joha…

In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the Russian empire opened the grasslands of southern Ukraine to agricultural settlement. Among the immigrants who arrived were communities of Prussian Mennonites, recruited as “model colonists” to bring progressive agricultural methods to the east. Transformation on the Southern Ukrainian Steppe documents the Tsarist Mennonite […]