The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn
An Untold Story of the American Revolution
In vivid and often elegiac prose, Robert Watson has rediscovered a forgotten story about the grim and usually fatal fate of American prisoners of war during the American Revolution. We carry in our heads prim and proper pictures of that patriotic struggle that will need to be revised on the basis of Watson's thorough documentation of the hellish conditions aboard those floating dungeons where twice as many American soldiers and sailors died than in all the battles of the war. Watson makes 'lest we forget' ironic, since until now, we have.
Joseph J. Ellis, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx
The Nazi Titanic
The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II
The Nazi Titanic is a superb marriage of deep research and first class storytelling—a fascinating tale of a German luxury liner whose fate eerily and tragically mirrored that of the Third Reich.
Alex Kershaw, New York Times bestselling author of The Bedford Boys and The Longest Winter
Robert Watson, Ph.D.
is an award-winning author, professor, historian, and analyst for numerous media outlets. He has published three dozen books on history and politics, five works of fiction, and hundreds of scholarly journal articles, book chapters, and reference essays.