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Songs of a War Boy

by Deng Thiak Adut & Ben Mckelvey

The true story of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, man of hope

Deng Adut's family were farmers in South Sudan when a brutal civil war altered his life forever. At six years old, his mother was told...

The Quartermaster: Montgomery C. Meigs, Lincoln's General, Master Builder of the Union Army

by Robert O'Harrow

General Montgomery C. Meigs, who built the Union Army, was judged by Lincoln, Seward, and Stanton to be the indispensable architect of the Union victory. Civil War historian James McPherson calls Meigs “the...

The Regiment

by Rusty Firmin & Jack Hughes

From its early beginnings in World War II, the Special Air Service (SAS) has won renown in some of the most dramatic, dangerous and controversial military special operations of the 20th century. It is a secretive...

The Extinguished Flame: Olympians Killed in The Great War

by Nigel McCrery

In August 2016 the world will be spellbound by the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as 10,500 athletes from 206 countries compete in 306 events. Tracing their origins back to the Greeks in 776 BC, the history...

U.S. Veterans in the Workforce: Why the 7 Percent are America's Greatest Assets

by Schindler Mike

The tender moments of both departing and returning soldiers with their families touch us in powerful and individual ways. The photos and videos tell a story of a happy homecoming or an anxious goodbye. In viewing...

One Soldier

by Dillon Hillier & Russell Hillier

Dillon Hillier, a corporal with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry, returned home from a tour in Afghanistan and started up a normal life. But when ISIS insurgents began attacking local populations...

Unprofane: Prayers to God

by William J. Robinson & Kristin N. Robinson

Through a series of brutally honest prayers, including details of forgery, abortion, international drug trafficking, credit card fraud, and a horrific adoption, Bill shares his true story as a conservative Christian...

Texas Aggies in Vietnam: War Stories

by Michael Lee Lanning

From its inception, graduates of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, now Texas A&M University, have marched off to fight in every conflict in which the United States has been involved. The Vietnam...

American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant

by Ronald C. White

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of A. Lincoln, a major new biography of one of America’s greatest generals—and most misunderstood presidents

In his time, Ulysses S. Grant was routinely grouped...

Forty Autumns

by Nina Willner

In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family—of five women separated...

Ptolemy I

Fixer and Fighter: The life of Hubert de Burgh, Earl of Kent, 1170 - 1243

by Brian Harwood

Hubert de Burgh rose from obscure beginnings to become one of the most powerful men in England. He loyally served first King John and then the young Henry III and played a crucial role in saving the Plantagenet...

The Story of the British Army

by C. Cooper King

I have endeavoured in the space at my disposal to show how the British Army has grown up. I have tried merely to tell a “story,” and therefore omitted much that might have been said regarding the noble work...

SOE's Mastermind: The Authorised Biography of Major General Sir Colin Gubbins KCMG, DSO, MC

by Brian Lett

For those with even a passing interest in the Second World War, the name Colin Gubbins is synonymous with the Special Operations Executive (SOE). This is not surprising as from its creation in late 1940 at Prime...

Waterloo General: The Life, Letters and Mysterious Death of Major General Sir William Ponsonby 1772 - 1815

by John Morewood

At the Battle of Waterloo Sir William Ponsonby, a man who the Duke of Wellington stated had ‘rendered very brilliant and important services and was an ornament to his profession’, was killed by French lancers...

The Life and Work of General Andrew J. Goodpaster: Best Practices in National Security Affairs

by C. Richard Nelson

This biography shows the importance of experienced soldier-scholars with high integrity on national security teams and provides the first systematic mining of the documents Goodpaster wrote on national security....

I Will Hold: The Story of USMC Legend Clifton B. Cates, from Belleau Wood to Victory in the Great War

by James Carl Nelson

The incredible true story of Clifton B. “Lucky” Cates, whose service in World War I and beyond made him a legend in the annals of the Marine Corps.

Cates knew that he and his small band of marines were in...

Sea Stories: A Memoir of a Naval Officer (1956-1967)

by Gary Slaughter


On October 27, 1962, the USS Cony...

The Lengthening War: The Great War Diary of Mabel Goode

by Michael Goode

This is a strong narrative of the war, easy to read, mixing news with personal feelings and events (often revealing gap between official news and reality).

The diary captures the authors' growing disillusionment...

Surviving the Death Railway: A POW's Memoir and Letters from Home

by Hilary Custance Green 

The ordeals of the POWs put to slave labour by their Japanese masters on the ‘Burma Railway’ have been well documented yet never cease to shock. It is impossible not to be horrified and moved by their stoic...