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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

AT THE HEIGHT OF THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS, ENSIGN SLAUGHTER FOUND HIMSELF STARING EYE TO EYE WITH VITALI SAVITSKY, CAPTAIN OF A SOVIET SUBMARINE ARMED WITH A NUCLEAR TORPEDO.

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...


King Arthur: The Mystery Unravelled

by Chris Barber

This book is the culmination of over thirty years of work and research by the author, who is a King Arthur specialist and bestseller.

The book brings new information to light by examining through a jigsaw of...


War! Hellish War! Star Shell Reflections 1916-1918: The Illustrated Diaries of Jim Maultsaid

by Jim Maultsaid & Barbara McClune

Jim Maultsaid’s illustrated diaries of his Great War service offer a unique and completely original perspective of a fighting man’s experiences.

Although an American citizen Jim was living in Donegal in 1914...


The First Book Of Napoleon, The Tyrant Of The Earth

by Anon.

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Lord Kitchener, His Work And His Prestige

by Henry D. Davray

Lord Kitchener, His Work And His Prestige. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic...


What Went Wrong in Afghanistan?: Understanding Counter-insurgency Efforts in Tribalized Rural and Muslim Environments

by Metin Gurcan

Since 20 December 2001 - the date which marked the authorization of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) to assist the Afghan Government - hundreds of thousands of coalition soldiers from around...


Army Wife: A Story of Love and Family in the Heart of the Army

by Vicki Cody

This book is a rare glimpse into the heart of the Army, as seen through the eyes of Vicki Cody, an Army wife of thirty-three years who fell in love with a lieutenant and stayed by his side as he rose up through...


How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon

by Rosa Brooks

The first serious book to examine what happens when the ancient boundary between war and peace is erased.

Once, war was a temporary state of affairs—a violent but brief interlude between times of peace. Today,...


Please Enjoy Your Happiness: A Memoir

by Paul Brinkley-Rogers

“The most romantic memoir you’re likely to read in a lifetime.” —Elin Hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author of Here’s to Us

An evocative memoir. A beautiful journey to half a century and half...


Hitler's French Volunteers

by Christophe Leguérandais

From 1941 to 1945, a large number of foreign soldiers were incorporated into the ranks of the German army in order to compensate for the enormous losses suffered by the Wehrmacht, including thousands of French....


Outwitting the Hun

by Pat O'Brien

There is a common idea that the age of miracles is past. Perhaps it is, but if so, the change must have come about within the past few weeks—after I escaped into Holland. For if anything is certain in this...


Inconspicuous: Walter Rothwell's Undercover Journey During the Cold War

by Wes Choc

Born in the U.S. to two then famous parents, Walter Rothwell's mother took him back to Europe as a young boy. His mother, an operatic diva, was lead in Aalban Berg's opera, Wozzeck; and, Wally played onstage...


Author of Liberty

by Michael George

Experience the stories that truly define America as One Nation Under God.

Follow the incredible true life stories of eight individuals whose lives define the American principle of liberty. From the terrors of...


Dawn of D-Day: These Men Were There, 6 June 1944

by David Howarth

In Dawn of D-Day David Howarth weaves together the testimony of hundreds of eye-witnesses and has produced a breath-taking and atmospheric account of the greatest amphibious landing ever attempted.

Based on interviews...


Lighter Than Air: The Life and Times of Wing Commander N.F. Usborne RN, Pioneer of Naval Aviation

by Guy Warner

Neville Florian Usborne entered the Royal Navy as a cadet in 1897. In the years between him joining up and the outbreak of the First World War, he engaged in a huge number of enterprises and endeavours. Praise...


Summary of Red Platoon: by Clinton Romesha  | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Red Platoon by Clinton Romesha | Includes Analysis

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Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor by Clinton Romesha is a memoir of the October 2009 Battle of Kamdesh, in which hundreds of Taliban...


In a Guardsman's Boots: A Boy Soldier's Adventures from the Streets of 1920s Dublin to Buckingham Palace, WWII and the Egyptian Revolution

by Paddy Rochford & Caroline Rochford

When he was just eight years old, Paddy Rochford enrolled at Dublin’s Royal Hibernian Military School, where he was taught how to be a soldier with the British Army, like his father. Soon afterwards, in 1922,...