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Gallipoli

by John Masefield

John Masefield’s Gallipoli recollects the infamous five-month campaign between the Ottoman forces and the Allied troops during the First World War. The Ottoman victory over the campaign led to the eventual...


A Passion For Trees

by Maggie Campbell-Culver

Given the extent of his influence on 17th-century life, and his lasting impact on the British landscape it is remarkable that no book has been written before about John Evelyn. He was a longstanding friend of...


Piano Man: Life of John Ogdon

by Charles Beauclerk

The first full biography of John Ogdon; a tortured genius and arguably the greatest British pianist of all time.

From the beginning of his professional career as a soloist John Ogdon was hailed as a musician...


Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne

by Douglas V. Mastriano

Alvin C. York (1887--1964) -- devout Christian, conscientious objector, and reluctant hero of World War I -- is one of America's most famous and celebrated soldiers. Known to generations through Gary Cooper's...


Memoirs of a Stuka Pilot

by Helmit Mahlke

After recounting his early days as a naval cadet, including a voyage to the Far East aboard the cruiser Köln, and as the navigator/observer of the floatplane carried by the pocket battleship Admiral Scheer...


SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN: Men Under Pressure

by Darryl Young

Sixty-one true stories from men who have served in the U.S. Navy's toughest combat and reconnaissance units.


Eyes on Target: Inside Stories from the Brotherhood of the U.S. Navy Seals

by Scott McEwen & Richard Miniter

Told through the eyes of current and former Navy SEALs, EYES ON TARGET is an inside account of some of the most harrowing missions in American history-including the mission to kill Osama bin Laden and the mission...


George Rogers Clark and the War in the West

by Lowell H. Harrison

"Much has been written about the famous conflicts and battlegrounds of the East during the American Revolution. Perhaps less familiar, but equally important and exciting, was the war on the western frontier,...


Dancing with the Devil

by Rodney Barker

In this riveting account of one of the most notorious spy cases in Cold War history, Rodney Barker, the author of The Broken Circle and The Hiroshima Maidens, uncovers startling new facts about the head-line-making...


Raider

by Charles W. Sasser

The true story of the legendary soldier who performed more POW raids than any other American in history.

He went into battle as a boy. And on one of the most daring missions of World War II, he became a man--...


Beyond Hell and Back

by Dwight Jon Zimmerman & John D. Gresham

An inside look at seven of the most harrowing and significant Special Operations missions ever.

 

Courage beyond reason. Loyalty beyond faith. Perseverance in the face of overwhelming adversity. These are just...


A Life of Privilege, Mostly

by Gardner Botsford

Gardner Botsford tells the fascinating and humorous story of his W.W. II experiences, from his assignment to the infantry due to a paperwork error to a fearful trans-Atlantic crossing on the Queen Mary, to landing...


Barefoot Soldier

by Johnson Beharry

Born in 1979 in Grenada as one of eight children, living in a two-bedroom hut, surviving on meagre meals of beans and rice and walking barefoot, three miles to school. At 13 Johnson Beharry quit school and worked...


A Name on a Wall

by Mark Byford

An unusual coincidence occurred early one morning at the most visited war memorial in the United States as a shaft of sunlight hit one of the 58,282 names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The name was Larry...


All American

by Steve Eubanks

In December 2001, as fires still burned beneath the ruins of the World Trade Center, West Point cadet Chad Jenkins and Naval Academy midshipman Brian Stann faced off at Veterans Stadium in Philadel-phia in what...


Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

by Artemis Cooper

Patrick Leigh Fermor’s enviably colorful life took off when in 1934, at the age of eighteen, he decided to walk across Europe. In just over a year he had trekked through nine countries and taught himself three...


American Sniper

by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen & Jim Defelice

A celebration of the remarkable life and legacy of fallen American hero Chris Kyle

This commemorative memorial edition of Kyle's bestselling memoir features the full text of American Sniper, plus more than eighty...


The Shining Sea: David Porter and the Epic Voyage of the U.S.S. Essex during the War of 1812

by George C. Daughan

Shortly after the outbreak of the War of 1812, Captain David Porter set out at the helm of the USS Essex, intent on rounding Cape Horn and hunting British whaling and merchant ships in the Pacific Ocean. Porter’s...


The Story of Che Guevara

by Lucia Alvarez de Toledo

Che Guevara is something of a symbol in the West, a representative of Sixties counterculture and the face adorning the T-shirts of a million student radicals. But in the rest of the world he is something else:...


Sauerkraut, Pizza & Apple Pie: Stories about Wwii and My Journey to America, Including Recipes

by Goetz Nickel

If you are wondering about the book's title 'SAUERKRAUT, PIZZA & APPLE PIE', one might agree with the author's theory that it's unique of relating the family backgrounds somehow to food, i.e. a German-born man,...