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Breaking the Code: A Father's Secret, a Daughter's Journey, and the Question That Changed Everything

by Karen Fisher-Alaniz

On his 81st birthday, without explanation, Karen Alaniz's father placed two weathered notebooks on her lap. Inside were more than 400 pages of letters he'd written to his parents during WWII. She began reading...


A Patch of Ground

by Michael Archer

A poignant, often humorous, recollection of the siege of Khe Sanh--a pivotal turning point in the American war in Vietnam. Under constant bombardment from the enemy, Mike Archer and his cadre of fellow nineteen-year-old...


Escape from Archangel

by Thomas E. Simmons

During World War II, merchant marine tankers in convoys plied the frozen North Atlantic through the flaming wreckage of torpedoed ships. Working to keep sea lanes open, valiant merchant seamen supplied food,...


Both Sides of the Wire: The Memoir of an Australian Officer Captured During the Great War

by William Cull & Aaaron Pegram

This is Bill Cull's unforgettable story of his experiences in WW1: he fought at Gallipoli and on the Western Front where he was captured by the Germans and was a POW until the end of the war.


Ethan Allen: His Life and Times

by Willard Sterne Randall

The long-awaited biography of the frontier Founding Father whose heroic actions and neglected writings inspired an entire generation from Paine to Madison. On May 10, 1775, in the storm-tossed hours after midnight,...


Laura Secord: Heroine of the War of 1812

by Peggy Dymond Leavey

More than many figures in Canadian history, Laura Secord has come to represent courage and perseverance at their finest. During the War of 1812, she helped to avert disaster by warning the British of an imminent...


Baited Trap

by Tracy Connors

Baited Trap, The Ambush of Mission 1890 is the story of helicopter rescue Mission 1890, one of the most heroic-and costly-air rescues of the Korean War. This harrowing Air Force-Navy mission is explained in...


Where the Birds Never Sing: The True Story of the 92nd Signal Battalion and the Liberation of Dachau

by Jack Sacco

In this riveting book, Jack Sacco tells the realistic, harrowing, at times horrifying, and ultimately triumphant tale of an American GI in World War II as seen through the eyes of his father, Joe Sacco -- a...


The Men Who Came Out of the Ground: A Gripping Account of Australia's First Commando Campaign

by Paul Cleary

This is the gripping story of a small force of Australian Special Forces commandos that launched relentless hit and run raids on far superior Japanese forces in East Timor for most of 1942. The men of the 2/2nd...


The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Track

by Robyn Kienzle

In my humble opinion, Bert Kienzle did more than any other single man to make Australian victory possible.' Peter FitzSimons, author of Kokoda

In 1942, when the Japanese had invaded Papua New Guinea and the Australian...


Battle Diary: From D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and VE

by Charles Cromwell Martin & Roy Whitsed

A fast-paced account by a soldier who was twice decorated. Charlie Martin, company sergeant-major in the Queen's Own, was with his beloved A Company in all of the significant Normandy actions.


Intrepid Warriors: Perspectives on Canadian Military Leaders

by Bernd Horn

Intrepid Warriors takes a look at a number of Canadas finest military commanders and leaders, offering insights into different leadership approaches, and reinforcing the importance of strong military leaders...


Cold War Soldier: Life on the Front Lines of the Cold War

by Terry "Stoney" Burke

The danger of participating in live fire exercises, the realism of NATO manoeuvres in Western Europe, the sordid behaviour of soldiers on leave in Amsterdam, and a Christmas spent in a military prison are all...


On Board: My Life in the Navy, Government, Business

by Paul Ignatius

Insights into important events of the twentieth century are provided in this memoir by a former secretary of the Navy and participant in many of the events he describes. The Great Depression of the 1930s, World...


The Forgotten General: New Zealand's World War I Commander Major-General Sir Andrew Russell

by Jock Vennell

The biography of one of New Zealand's greatest military leaders, whose story has remained untold until now.


Architect of Victory

by Walter Reid

A thoughtful reassessment' - Stand To! 'Sharp and clear...swift and surefooted' - The Scotsman 'A careful biographer' - Times Literary Supplement 'Those new to the Haig debate will receive a good introduction....


Diaries Volume Three

by Alastair Campbell

POWER AND RESPONSIBILITY is the third volume of Alastair Campbell's unique daily account of life at the centre of the Blair government. It begins amid conflict in Kosovo, and ends on September 11, 2001, a day...


Clear the Bridge!: The War Patrols of the U.S.S. Tang

by Richard O'Kane

Tang carried the war to the enemy with unparalleled ferocity. This is her story as told by her skipper.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


Trigger Time

by Mick Flynn

Now Zad, Afghanistan: a small unit of British soldiers are beseiged on a hilltop, surrounded by Taliban. There is no way out but through ambush country, on roads full of IEDs. In any case, the British have no...


Secret Soldier

by Muki Betser

Muki Betser was born in Israel's Jezreel Valley and grew up to become one of the leaders of his country's most elite commando unit, Sayeret Matkal. Newspapers refer to the sayeret, or special reconnaissance...