The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn
An Untold Story of the American Revolution
Watson brings the people of history to life! His well-written, carefully-researched book propels the reader into some of the grim realities of the American Revolution. By skillfully weaving together historical records with dozens of first-hand accounts, Watson introduces the reader to the ghastly consequences of being an American prisoner aboard the British prison ship, Jersey. This is how history should be written - bravo!
Michael C. Quinn, President and CEO, Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia
The Nazi Titanic
The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II
The Nazi Titanic demonstrates that even within an area so deeply researched as the Second World War, researcher willing to do some digging can still uncover significant untold history. Well-known to South Florida audiences as a master story-teller, historian, and political commentator, Robert Watson lives up to his reputation in revealing an episode in WWII previously unknown even to scholars of the Holocaust. Beyond the mere telling of the tale, Watson offers a compelling account of the Cap Arcona's history and the personalities critical to its final tragic voyage in the last moments of the war. Watson offers that rare combination of meticulous research and compelling narrative, making The Nazi Titanic a compelling text for both scholars of the era and those with a more general interest.
Brian Amkraut, Ph.D., Executive Director, Laura and Alan Siegel Lifelong Learning Program, Case Western Reserve University
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.