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A Short History of Ireland's Rebels

by Morgan Llywelyn

The stirring story of eighteen of Ireland's greatest rebels, from the sixteenth century to today. From the daring pirate-queen Grace O'Malley, to the fiery Protestant lawyer Theobald Wolfe Tone, and the courageous...


Unflinching: The Making of a Canadian Sniper

by Jody Mitic

Elite sniper Jody Mitic loved being a soldier. His raw, candid, and engrossing memoir follows his personal journey into the Canadian military, through sniper training, and firefights in Afghanistan, culminating...


Karl Doenitz and the Last Days of the Third Reich

by Barry Turner

Among the military leaders of the Second World War, Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz remains a deeply enigmatic figure. As chief of the German submarine fleet he earned Allied respect as a formidable enemy. But after...


The Eccentric Mr Wienholt

by Rosamond Siemon

From the bestselling author of The Mayne Inheritance Arnold Wienolt – MP, lion hunter and intelligence agent – was a larger-than-life action hero whose eccentricities were legendary. He once hired a circus...


With Schwarzkopf: Life Lessons of The Bear

by Gus Lee

With Schwarzkopf is Gus Lee's remembrance of his mentor and friend H. Norman Schwarzkopf, and his firsthand account of how Schwarzkopf shaped his life. In 1966, Lee, a junior-year cadet at West Point, was bright,...


Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life

by James Scott Wheeler & Rick Atkinson

General Jacob L. "Jake" Devers (1897--1979) was one of only two officers -- the other was Omar C. Bradley -- to command an army group during the decisive campaigns of 1944--1945 that liberated Europe and ended...


A Shy and Simple Warrior

by R. H. Parr

An inspiring account of struggle, survival and coping with life during the early twentieth century... Two sailors sit astride camels at the Pyramids, on leave from guarding Suez against attack in 1914. Crewmen...


The Making of a Navy SEAL

by John David Mann, Brandon Webb & Marcus Luttrell

BEFORE HE COULD FORGE A BAND OF ELITE WARRIORS… HE HAD TO BECOME ONE HIMSELF.

Brandon Webb's experiences in the world's most elite sniper corps are the stuff of legend. From his grueling years of training in...


Spymaster: Startling Cold War Revelations of a Soviet KGB Chief

by Tennent H. Bagley & Edward Jay Epstein

“Tennent Bagley’s Spymaster is the single most revealing book about espionage to emerge from the Cold War.” —Edward Jay Epstein, author of Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB and the CIA

From the...


Dagger Four Is OK: Brigadier General Norman C. Gaddis POW Memoir

by Bill Norris & Norman C Gaddis

At the age of eighteen, armed with a dream of flying and the desire to serve his country, Norman Gaddis enlists in the Army Air Corps in the months following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. After twenty-four years...


Hannibal

by Jacob Abbott

Hannibal was a Carthaginian general. He acquired his great distinction as a warrior by his desperate contests with the Romans. Rome and Carthage grew up together on opposite sides of the Mediterranean Sea. For...


Julius Caesar

by Jacob Abbott

There were three great European nations in ancient days, each of which furnished history with a hero: the Greeks, the Carthaginians, and the Romans. The Roman hero was Caesar. He was born just one hundred years...


Chasing a Military Cross - A self-help guide to researching your relatives' military history.

by Dr Caroline Ness

A self-help guide to researching your relatives' military history based on a personal search for the World War 1 battle in which the author's grandfather was wounded in action and awarded a gallantry medal....


Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers

by James Donovan & Jason Matthews

The #1 New York Times bestseller and subject of the major motion picture Bridge of Spies directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Hanks as James B. Donovan—now nominated for five Academy Awards including...


Behind Nazi Lines: My Father's Heroic Quest to Save 149 World War II POWs

by Andrew Gerow Hodges & Denise George

In 1944, hundreds of Allied soldiers were trapped in POW camps in occupied France. The odds of their survival were long. The odds of escaping, even longer. But one-man had the courage to fight the odds . . ....


I Chose the Sky

by Leonard Rochford

The newest addition to the Grub Street Classics range is this fascinating, insightful and, at times, nail-biting account by the World War One veteran, Leonard H. Rochford. This book has been out of print for...


Tornado Over the Tigris: Recollections of a Fast Jet Pilot

by Michael Napier

Written from the unique perspective of a fast jet cockpit, Tornado Over the Tigris captures the essence of what it was really like to fly a Tornado at the front-line of the Cold War in Germany and on operations...


Elsie and Mairi Go to War: Two Extraordinary Women on the Western Front

by Diane Atkinson

The incredible story of two courageous and spirited women who were the only female participants to serve on the western front during World War I. When they met at a motorcycle club in 1912, Elsie Knocker was...


War Wounded: Let the Healing Begin

by Basil B. Clark & Ralph Clark

A compendium of interviews and poetry examining paths of recovery for those affected by traumatic experiences, be they scars of war, loss, addiction, illness, or other tragic events. Features over 100 examples...


Fearful Odds: A Memoir of Vietnam and Its Aftermath

by III Charles W. Newhall

Fearful Odds is a no holds barred narrative told in three parts. It is the true story of a young Army officer, groomed for command and assigned to lead a platoon on a reconnaissance mission in the A Shau Valley,...