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The Longest Rescue: The Life and Legacy of Vietnam POW William A. Robinson

by Glenn Robins & Bud Day

While serving as a crew chief aboard a U.S. Air Force Rescue helicopter, Airman First Class William A. Robinson was shot down and captured in Ha Tinh Province, North Vietnam, on September 20, 1965. After a brief...


Between Silk and Cyanide: A Code Maker's War 1941-45

by Leo Marks

NEW, UPDATED EDITION OF ONE OF THE LAST GREAT SECOND WORLD WAR MEMOIRS. In 1942, with a black-market chicken under his arm, Leo Marks left his father's famous bookshop, 84 Charing Cross Road, and went to war....


Frederick the Great

by Nancy Mitford & Liesl Schillinger

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in...


Almost a Boffin: Why He Invented The Cruise Missile

by EE Vielle

intimate ; intimate relationships ; memoir ; memoir fiction biography drama ; memoir of friendship ; memoirs books ; middle age ; relationships ; romance ; romance action adventure ; romance adult fiction ;...


Carnivore

by Dillard Johnson & James Tarr

Amid ferocious fighting that many times nearly took his life, Sergeant Dillard "C. J." Johnson and his crew are recognized by Pentagon reports to have accounted for astonishing enemy KIA totals while battling...


Exposing the Third Reich: Colonel Truman Smith in Hitler's Germany

by Henry G. Gole & Edward M. Coffman

As World War II recedes from living memory, there remain untold stories of important behind-the-scenes operatives who provided vital support to the leaders celebrated in historical accounts. Colonel Truman Smith...


Stryker: The Siege of Sadr City

by Konrad RK Ludwig

In the spring of 2008, Coalition troops responded in-force to what quickly became one of the largest, bloodiest and most influential battles of the Iraq War. For nearly three months, American and Iraqi troops...


The Youngest Battalion Commander in the AIF

by Will Davies

Known as The Boy Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Marks, was the youngest battalion commander in the AIF and highly regarded not only as a future military commander, but as a business and community leader....


Surgeon in Blue: Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War Doctor Who Pioneered Battlefield Care

by Scott Mcgaugh

Jonathan Letterman was an outpost medical officer serving in Indian country in the years before the Civil War, responsible for the care of just hundreds of men. But when he was appointed the chief medical officer...


Dorothea's War: The Diaries of a First World War Nurse

by Dorothea Crewdson

In April 1915, Dorothea Crewdson, a newly trained Red Cross nurse, and her best friend Christie, received instructions to leave for Le Tréport in northern France. Filled with excitement at the prospect of this...


Freedom Run: A 100-Day, 3,452-Mile Journey Across America to Benefit Wounded Veterans

by Jamie Summerlin & Matthew L. Brann

Former U.S. Marine Jamie Summerlin’s desire to honor wounded veterans led to a 100-day, 3,452-mile run across America. Freedom Run not only tells the story of Summerlin’s amazing journey across the country,...


Vicious

by Bevin Magama

In this spellbinding autobiography, Bevin Magama is unflinching in his account of his journey to adulthood. As a child, violence was the norm. As a young man, he joined the Zimbabwean military. He became an...


Winchman

by Chris Murray

This is the life story of Chris Murray from Stornoway. As a winchman on Search and Rescue helicopters, for 22 years he was involved in the rescue of many people from the seas and mountains around the north of...


Dreadful: The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns

by David Margolick

American author John Horne Burns (1916–1953) led a brief and controversial life, and as a writer, transformed many of his darkest experiences into literature. Burns was born in Massachusetts, graduated from...


Custer's Road to Disaster: The Path to Little Bighorn

by Kevin M. Sullivan

The death of George Armstrong Custer ended the life of one of the most flamboyant, brave, careless, and fascinating characters to ever wear a United States military uniform. His dramatic rise during the Civil...


Maverick One: The True Story of a Para, Pathfinder, Renegade

by David Blakeley

For the first time ever an elite British operator tells the gruelling story of his selection into the Pathfinders - Britain's secret soldiers. Pathfinder selection is a brutal physical and psychological trial...


Whip the Rebellion

by George Walsh

How the unprepossessing Ulysses S. Grant, whose military genius ultimately preserved the Union, came to the forefront in the Civil War is a story as surprising as it is compelling. Forced to resign his commission...


Earned in Blood

by Thurman Miller & Richard Frank

Born in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia in 1919, Thurman Miller was the sixteenth of eighteen children in a family so poor, the local coal miner's kids looked down on them. His father was a subsistence...


Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders

by David Marquet

"Leadership should mean giving control rather than taking control and creating leaders rather than forging followers."

David Marquet, an experienced Navy officer, was used to giving orders. As newly appointed...


Impossible Odds: The Kidnapping of Jessica Buchanan and Her Dramatic Rescue by SEAL Team Six

by Jessica Buchanan, Erik Landemalm & Anthony Flacco

A New York Times bestseller!

In 2006, twenty-seven-year-old Jessica Buchanan stepped off a plane in Nairobi, Kenya, with a teaching degree and long-held dreams of helping to educate African children. By 2009,...