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Disciples: The World War II Missions of the CIA Directors Who Fought for Wild Bill Donovan

by Douglas Waller

“A fantastic book, one of the very finest accounts of wartime spookery...a hell of a good tale.” —The Wall Street Journal

The author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Wild Bill Donovan, tells the story...


A Trenchard Brat at War: Stirling, Lancaster and Stalag IVB

by Stuart Burbridge & Thomas Lancashire

This is the story of Thomas Lancashire who joined the RAF in 1936 and became one of the famous 'Trenchard Brats' at RAF Halton to be educated and learn the trade of fitter. He was first posted to 7 Squadron...


Dowding's Eagles: Accounts of Twenty-Five Battle of Britain Veterans

by Norman Franks

The Battle of Britain fought by The Few, as Churchill famously called them, will remain a legendary feat of arms for centuries to come. Sadly there remain only a handful today who can tell their stories so this...


X Platoon

by MC, Steve Heaney & Damien Lewis

For three decades one of the most secretive units in the British military has been a mystery force known as X Platoon.

Officially there was no X Platoon. The forty men in its elite number were specially selected...


Girl at Sea: A Story of Courage, Strength, and Growth from One of the First Women to Serve on US Warships

by Joanna Sprtel Walters

A Naval officer’s memoir about finding one’s voice.

Women have bravely served in the U.S. Navy for nearly a century, but they have only been allowed to serve in combat roles for the last twenty-five years....


Force Recon Diary, 1969: The Riveting, True-to-Life Account of Survival and Death in One of the Most Highly Skilled Units in Vietnam

by Bruce H. Major Norton

The riveting, true-to-life account of survival, heroism and death in the elite Marine 3d Force Recon unit, one of one two Marine units to receive the Valorous Unit Citation during the Vietnam War. Doc Norton,...


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...


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...


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...


Arthur Phillip: Australia's First Governor

by Derek Parker

This new biography covers Phillip's whole life, but has a particular focus on his selection for the role of Governor, the preparation of the first fleet, the journey from England, the establishment of the colony...


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...


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...


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...


Attila the Hun

by Nic Fields & Steve Noon

One of the most powerful men in late antiquity, Attila's peerless Hunnic empire stretched from the Ural mountains to the Rhine river. In a series of epic campaigns dating from the AD 430s until his death in...


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...