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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,...


No Better Death: The Great War Diaries and Letters of William G. Malone

by John Crawford

Perhaps the greatest leader of men during the Gallipoli campaign, Lieutenant-Colonel W. G. Malone was commanding officer of New Zealand's Wellington Battalion at Gallipoli. Renowned for his humanity and his...


The General and the Genius: Groves and Oppenheimer ¿ The Unlikely Partnership that Built the Atom Bomb

by James Kunetka

Two ambitious men. One historic mission.

With a blinding flash in the New Mexico desert in the summer of 1945, the world was changed forever. The bomb that ushered in the atomic age was the product of one of...


Profits of War: Inside the Secret U.S.-Israeli Arms Network

by Ari Ben-Menashe

In this seminal work originally published in 1992, an insider account from the man who paid off the Iranians for the American hostages

 

Ari Ben-Menashe spent more than a decade in the innermost circles of...


The Story of Bilal Ibn Rabah (580-640) Great Muslim Warrior From Africa

by Muham Taqra

Bilal ibn Rabah (Arabic: بلال بن رباح‎) or Bilal al-Habashi (AD 580-640) was an African of Ethiopian heritage companion of Islamic Prophet Muhammad SAW, born in Mecca who is considered as the first...


Hidden Children: The Secret Survivors of the Holocaust

by Jane Marks

They hid wherever they could for as long as it took the Allies to win the war -- Jewish children, frightened, alone, often separated from their families. For months, even years, they faced the constant danger...


Dying For Strangers: Memoirs of a Special Ops Operator in Iraq

by Brennan Morton

100% of the author's profits will go to the Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit that helps wounded veterans. From boot camp to two tours overseas in a special operations unit, Dying for Strangers takes the...


Nursing Through Shot & Shell: A Great War Nurse's Story

by Beatrice Hopkinson & Dr. Vivien Newman

Nursing Through Shot and Shell is the previously unpublished memoir of Beatrice Hopkinson, who served in France as a Territorial Nursing Sister from 1917-19. Beatrice worked close to the front line at casualty...


Hitler's Violent Youth: How Trench Warfare and Street Fighting Moulded Hitler

by Bob Carruthers

This is the fascinating story of how the events which befell Hitler between 1889 and 1924 influenced his political outlook and heralded the formation of the Sturm Abteilung - the notorious SA. Drawing extensively...


Strange Intelligence

by Hector C. Bywater & H. C. Ferraby

Hector C. Bywater was perhaps the British secret service’s finest agent operating in Germany before the First World War, tasked with collecting intelligence on naval installations. Recruited by Mansfield Cumming,...


Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George M. Chinn

by Carlton Jackson

Colonel George M. Chinn's (1902--1987) life story reads more like fiction than the biography of a Kentucky soldier. A smart and fun-loving character, Chinn attended Centre College and played on the famous "Praying...


First World War Front Lines

by Boyd Cable

"...The attack on the wood had begun soon after dawn, and it was no more than 8 a.m. when the Corporal was dropped badly wounded in the advance line of the attack where it had penetrated about four hundred yards...


In Enemy Hands

by Karen Horn

‘To all intents and purposes I am as sexless as a block of wood. To eat is the extreme fundamental of living.’ – South African POW, 1942

Books on World War II abound, yet there are remarkably few publications...


A Memoir of the Missile Age: One Man's Journey

by Vitaly Leonidovich Katayev

Vitaly Leonidovich Katayev was an eyewitness to history as he saw the arms race accelerating at an absurd and inexplicable pace, and he understood why. His perspective was from inside the Soviet system, in an...


Ghosts of Anzac: He fought at Gallipoli, the Somme and Passchendaele, was decorated for gallantry under fire, and kept a secret diary

by Onesimus William Howe & Doreen Langsford

Old soldiers never tell their war stories? This one did: "General Johnstone tried to compliment us on our 'work' but was cut up too much when he heard of our losses. He was visibly affected. We marched to Mametz...


Joseph E. Johnston: A Civil War Biography

by Craig L. Symonds

"Riveting. . . . A thoughtful biography." —New York Times Book Review General Joseph E. Johnston was in command of Confederate forces at the South's first victory—Manassas in July 1861—and at its last—Bentonville...


Among Heroes: A U.S. Navy SEAL's True Story of Friendship, Heroism, and the Ultimate Sacrifice

by Brandon Webb & John David Mann

Now from Brandon Webb, Navy SEAL sniper and New York Times bestselling author, comes his personal account of the eight friends and fellow SEALs who made the ultimate sacrifice.

“Knowing these great men—who...


Gurkha: Better to Die than Live a Coward: My Life in the Gurkhas

by Kailash Khebang & Alexander Norman

In the summer of 2006, Colour-Sargeant Kailash Limbu's platoon was sent to relieve and occupy a police compound in the town of Now Zad in Helmand. He was told to prepare for a forty-eight hour operation. In...


At Hitler's Side: The Memoirs of Hitler's Luftwaffe Adjutant

by Nicolaus von Below

This is the personal account of a Luftwaffe aide always at Hitler's side from 1937 until the last days in Berlin, now published for the first time in English. Nicolaus von Below was a 29-year-old pilot when...


Brothers In Arms: The Unique Collection of Letters and Photographs of Two Brothers from the Front

by Karen Farrington

Hidden away in the back of an old desk drawer was a dusty pile of school-style exercise books. In them were the recollections of a young officer who had fought with the Essex Regiment in the First World War...