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Hope and Honor

by Sidney Shachnow & Jann Robbins

Major General Sid Shachnow was more than a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran--receiving two silver and three bronze stars with V for Valor. He survived a crucible far crueler than the jungles of Vietnam:...


by Charles F. Pfiefer & Lillian M. Crosby

“Daiwi” chronicles the journey of a man from the comfort of a New York City highrise to a sandbag refuge amid enemy fire on a Laotian mountaintop, to the jungles of Vietnam and to behind enemy lines in Cambodia...

The Lost Airman: A True Story of Escape from Nazi Occupied France

by Seth Meyerowitz & Peter Stevens

For fans of Unbroken, the remarkable, untold story of World War II American Air Force turret-gunner Staff Sergeant Arthur Meyerowitz, who was shot down over Nazi-occupied France and evaded Gestapo pursuers for...

Bill Lancaster: The Final Verdict: The Life and Death of an Aviation Pioneer

by Ralph Barker

Captain William Lancaster was the subject of public attention and controversy during his life as a record-breaking flyer, because of his love affair with Jessie 'Chubbie' Miller (dubbed "the Australian Aviatrix")...

Agent Michael Trotobas and SOE in Northern France

by Stewar Kent & Nick Nicholas

The exceptional exploits, courage and leadership of British SOE Agent Trotobas have long been recognised in France but not in his own country despite being recommended for the Victoria Cross. Captured on his...

The Roman Emperor Aurelian: Restorer of the World

by John F White

The ancient Sibylline prophecies had foretold that the Roman Empire would last for 1000 years. As the time for the expected dissolution approached in the middle of the third century AD, the empire was lapsing...

Zero Footprint: The True Story of a Private Military Contractor¿s Covert Assignments in Syria, Libya, And the World¿s Most Dangerous Places

by Simon Chase & Ralph Pezzullo

A dramatic insider account of the world of private military contracting.

Armored cars, burner phones, top-notch weaponry and top-secret missions--this is the life of today's private military contractor. Like...

The Lines of Torres Vedras: The Cornerstone of Wellington's Strategy in the Peninsular War 1809-12

by John Grehan

In 1809 French armies controlled almost every province of Spain and only Wellington's small force in Portugal stood between Napoleon and the conquest of Iberia. The French invaded Portugal in the summer of 1810...

Wellington's Redjackets: The 45h (Nottinghamshire) Regiment on Campaign in South America and the Peninsula, 1805-14

by Steve Brown

The assault was failing. Wellington's men had stormed the walls of the great frontier fortress of Badajoz only to be beaten back with terrible losses. Then on the keep of the old castle the French flag was torn...

Sailor and Fiddler: Reflections of a 100-Year-Old Author

by Herman Wouk

In an unprecedented literary accomplishment, Herman Wouk, one of America’s most beloved and enduring authors, reflects on his life and times from the remarkable vantage point of 100 years old.

Many years ago,...

Fighting for General Lee: Confederate General Rufus Barringer and the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade

by Sheridan Barringer

Rufus Barringer fought on horseback through most of the Civil War with General Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, and rose to lead the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade in some of the war’s most difficult combats....

Footnotes to History: The Personal Realm of John Wilson Croker, Secretary to the Admiralty (1809¿1830), a ¿Group Family¿

by Nigel Harris

Footnotes to History brings a novel focus to social history. It is a study of a “group family” – an extended family closely structured though marriages that were either internal or with trusted associates....

Just Dust: An Improbable Marine's Vietnam Story

by Wes Choc, David Reinhardt & Pattie Copenhaver

Second Edition.  From San Diego to Da Nang, from Hill 55 to Khe Sanh, followed by perplexing prospects in Washington, DC, this is a unique sojourn about a few bizarre events, introspections, and serendipitous...

Victors in Blue: How Union Generals Fought the Confederates, Battled Each Other, and Won the Civil War

by Albert Castel & Brooks Simpson

Make no mistake, the Confederacy had the will and valor to fight. But the Union had the manpower, the money, the materiel, and, most important, the generals. Although the South had arguably the best commander...

With the Paras in Helmand: A Photographic Diary

by Craig Allen

Craig Allen, a Paratrooper for 29 years, returned to 2 PARA as a reservist and unofficial photographer for the Battlegroup's dramatic 2008 Tour in Helmand. As both a respected soldier and photographer he had...

The Memoirs of Kenneth Loren Chard

by Kenneth Loren Chard & Thea Chard

The Memoirs of Kenneth Loren Chard recounts the story of one man's life, from a childhood homesteading in Oregon, to minesweeping the South Pacific during World War II. It's a tale of family, war, marriage,...

Duke of Wellington: History that Changed the World

by Chris Pope

The Duke of Wellington is a collection of historical events brought into modern times. Many illustrations are included in the different chapters. Specifically, selected illustrations that are deemed important...

12 Texas Aggie War Heroes: From World War I to Vietnam

by James R. Woodall & Thomas G. Darling

Following on the success of Texas Aggie Medals of Honor, James R. Woodall now returns with a new book that focuses on the military service by graduates of Texas A&M University from World War I to Vietnam. Of...

Philip Augustus

by George Payne Rainsford James

Although there is something chilling in that sad, inevitable word, the past—although in looking through the thronged rolls of history, and reading of all the dead passions, the fruitless anxieties, the vain,...

Gloucestershire Hero: Brigadier Patsy Pagan's Great War Experiences

by Peter Rostron

Small in physical stature Colonel, later Brigadier, Patsy Pagan was seen as a giant by the men of the Gloucestershire Regiment, whom he commanded for over three gruelling years of The Great War. He and his Battalion...