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Summary of Unbroken: by Laura Hillenbrand | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand | Includes Analysis

 

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-Overview of the entire book

-Introduction to the characters in the book

-Summary and analysis of all the chapters...


Summary of  Destiny and Power: by Jon Meacham | Summary & Analysis

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Summary of Destiny and Power: by Jon Meacham | Includes Analysis

 

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Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush by Jon Meacham is a biography of George H.W. Bush,  the 41st...


Loyal to Empire

by Patrick Crowley

Winston Churchill did not describe General Sir Charles Monro in the most glowing terms. Referring to Monro's brave decision to recommend a withdrawal from the Gallipoli disaster, Churchill said: 'He came, he...


Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution

by Nathaniel Philbrick

"Valiant Ambition may be one of the greatest what-if books of the age—a volume that turns one of America’s best-known narratives on its head.”

—Boston Globe

"Clear and insightful, it consolidates his reputation...


The Bridgebusters: The True Story of the Catch-22 Bomb Wing

by Thomas Mckelvey Cleaver

"He had decided to live forever, or die in the attempt." — Catch-22

The men of the 57th Bomb Wing flew out of Corsica during World War II and bombed vital bridges throughout Italy to sabotage German supply routes....


Walk to Freedom: Kriegsgefangenen #6410 - Prisoner of War

by John L. Lenburg & Jeff Lenburg

June 30, 1944, fifty members of the United States 460th Bomb Group came under heavy attack on their mission to destroy German oil refineries in Silesia, Hungary, when German twin-engine Me-410 fighters blasted...


Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story

by Matti Friedman

Award-winning writer Matti Friedman re-creates the experience of a band of Israeli soldiers charged with holding a remote outpost in Lebanon during an unnamed war that foreshadowed the conflicts in Afghanistan,...


Raising Men

by Eric Davis & Dina Santorelli

After Eric Davis spent over 16 years in the military, including a decade in the SEAL Teams, his family was more than used to his absence on deployments and secret missions that could obscure his whereabouts...


Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor

by Clinton Romesha

The only comprehensive, firsthand account of the fourteen hour firefight at the Battle of Keating by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha, for readers of Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden and Lone Survivor...


The Complete Scrimgeour

by Alexander Scrimgeour, Richard Hallam & Mark Beynon

'Rape, Ravage and Rant are the German watchwords in this war. Right, Revenge & Retrenchment shall be ours.' Alexander Scrimgeour, 17th September 1914.

Most published war diaries have been written by those who...


Battlefield Surgeon: Life and Death on the Front Lines of World War II

by Paul A. Kennedy, Christopher B. Kennedy & Rick Atkinson

In November 1942, Paul Andrew Kennedy (1912--1993) boarded the St. Elena in New York Harbor and sailed for Casablanca as part of Operation Torch, the massive Allied invasion of North Africa. As a member of the...


The Somme: The Epic Battle in the Soldiers' own Words and Photographs

by Richard van Emden

The offensive on the Somme took place between July and November 1916 and is perhaps the most iconic battle of the Great War. It was there that Kitchener’s famous ‘Pals’ Battalions were first sent into...


One Man Grand Band: The Lyric Life of Ron Hynes

by Harvey Sawler

In this long-awaited biography, author Harvey Sawler traces the life of Ron Hynes, one of the most respected singer-songwriters in Canadian history. Through personal conversations and interviews, Sawler captures...


Lord Kitchener

by G. K. Chesterton

This early work by G. K. Chesterton was originally published in 1917. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London in 1874. He studied at the Slade School of Art, and upon graduating began to work as a freelance...


The Very Best of Ambrose Bierce - Including An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge and What I Saw of Shiloh

by Ambrose Bierce

A collection of the finest examples of the work of Ambrose Bierce, full of horror, death, bravery and war.


Courage in the Face of the Enemy - Tales of Bravery and Horror from the American Civil War

by Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce enlisted in the Union Army at the outbreak of the American Civil War and fought with distinction for 4 years, even earning recognition of his bravery in the newspapers of the day for a daring...


What I Saw of Shiloh -The Memories and Experiences of Ambrose Bierce During the American Civil War

by Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce was one of the most famous writers in the world at the turn of the 20th century, a vocal and passion critic and probably best known for his works centred on the American civil war, of which he...


Worth Dying For: A Navy Seal's Call to a Nation

by Rorke Denver & Ellis Henican

In a fast-paced and action-packed narrative, Navy SEAL commander Rorke Denver tackles the questions that have emerged about America’s past decade at war—from what makes a hero to why we fight and what it...


Marine on the Mat: Patanjali's Eight Limbs of Yoga - from Parris Island to Mysore India

by Rishi Eric Infanti

In story format, U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Yoga teacher, Rishi Eric Infanti outlines the parallel of his Marine Corps experiences and his journey as a Yoga teacher. Threading the Eight Limbs of Yoga from...


Windmill Point

by Jim Stempel

Windmill Point is gripping historical fiction that vividly brings to life two desperate weeks during the spring of 1864, when the resolution of the American Civil War was balanced on a razor’s edge. 

At the...