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All the Gallant Men

by Donald Stratton & Ken Gire

THE FIRST MEMOIR BY A USS ARIZONA SURVIVOR: Donald Stratton, one of the battleship's five living heroes, delivers a "powerful" and "intimate"* eyewitness account of Pearl Harbor and his unforgettable...


The Flying Man: Hugo Junkers and the Dream of Aviation

by Richard Byers

Hugo Junkers (1859–1935) was a German engineer and aircraft designer generally credited as the pioneer of all-metal airplanes. His company, Junkers Flugzeug- und Motorenwerke AG, more commonly referred to...


165 Days

by Asad Qureshi

165 DaysBritish documentary film-maker Asad Qureshi works in the world's most dangerous places.When he sets off to film secret interviews with Taliban commanders, this award-winning film-maker finds himself...


Fighting Blind: A Green Beret's Story of Extraordinary Courage

by Ivan Castro & Jim Defelice

Fighting was a practiced routine for Lieutenant Ivan Castro. But when a mortar round struck the rooftop of his sniper's post in Iraq, he found himself in a battle more difficult than even he could have imagined....


For Country, Cause, and Leader

by Stephen W. Sears

Now published for the first time, For Country, Cause & Leader offers an eyewitness account of the Civil War by a Union soldier who fought from Bull Run to Knoxville. This remarkable book presents the transcription...


A Matter of Honor

by Anthony Summers & Robbyn Swan

On the seventy-fifth anniversary, the authors of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Eleventh Day unravel the mysteries of Pearl Harbor to expose the scapegoating of the admiral who was in command the day 2,000 Americans...


1914

by John French

For a memoir of World War I, Sir John French's book 1914: The Early Campaigns of the Great War, does a fairly good job of recounting the facts, however skewed they may be. French, whose full name and titles...


Wind in the Wires and An Escaper's Log: A British Pilot's Classic Memoir of Aerial Combat, Captivity and Escape during the Great War

by Duncan Grinnell-Milne

Duncan Grinnell-Milne was one of that select band of young men who made history in the air between 1915 and 1918 when they learned to fly in machines that resembled box-kites and laid the foundations of aerial...


Camouflaged Sisters: Silent No More!

by Lila Holley

We see their strong, determined faces in uniform. We see their unceasing exhibition of honor and courage while protecting our country. But there is something we don’t see: victims of the system—the system...


Commanding the Home Front: True stories from the families who support the modern-day Australian Defence Force

by Maree Sirois

True stories from the families who support the modern-day Australian Defence Force

At a time of extraordinary operational tempo for the Australian Defence Force, many military families have faced long and even...


Miss Fortune's Last Mission: Uncovering a Story of Sacrifice and Survival

by Bill Boyce & John Hartley Torrison

Twenty-five years after his death, I wanted to know the things my father would not discuss about his time as a 19-year-old waist gunner in a B-24 bomber. I found the man who could tell me. He was Ray Noury,...


In the Trenches: Those Who Were There

by Rachel Bilton

A wide range of personal experiences are covered in the seventeen chapters of this book. All the stories are written by the participants who describe exactly what happened to them while they fought in the greatest...


The White Sniper: Simo Häyh

by Tapio Saarelainen

Simo Häyhä (1905 – 2002) is the most famous sniper in the world. During the Winter War fought between Russia and Finland in 1939 – 1940 he had 542 confirmed kills with iron sights, a record that still...


Lady Lucy Houston DBE: Aviation Champion and Mother of the Spitfire

by Miles Macnair

The life-story of Lady Lucy Houston DBE must surely be one of the most romantic and dramatic epics of the last one hundred and fifty years, yet nowadays she is a woman unknown. She was a renowned beauty with...


Songs of a War Boy

by Deng Thiak Adut & Ben Mckelvey

The true story of Deng Adut - Sudanese child soldier, refugee, man of hope

Deng Adut's family were farmers in South Sudan when a brutal civil war altered his life forever. At six years old, his mother was told...


The Quartermaster: Montgomery C. Meigs, Lincoln's General, Master Builder of the Union Army

by Robert O'Harrow

“The lively story of the Civil War’s most unlikely—and most uncelebrated—genius.” —The Wall Street Journal

General Montgomery C. Meigs, who built the Union Army, was judged by Lincoln, Seward, and...


Ready to Win

by Nez Sherie

If you want to learn how to transform your life during times of hardship and pain, this is the book for you. Nez Sherie gives you techniques and real life experiences that help you work through road blocks and...


The Extinguished Flame: Olympians Killed in The Great War

by Nigel McCrery

In August 2016 the world will be spellbound by the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as 10,500 athletes from 206 countries compete in 306 events. Tracing their origins back to the Greeks in 776 BC, the history...


Sir John Moore: The Making of a Controversial Hero

by Janet Macdonald

Sir John Moore is perhaps the second most famous British soldier of the Napoleonic Wars after the Duke of Wellington, yet his remarkable career has been neglected in comparison to his celebrated contemporary....


When the Moon Rises: Escape and Evasion Through War-torn Italy

by Tony Davies

In the face of the advancing Allied forces, Italy capitulated in September 1943, leaving thousands of Allied prisoners of war held in camps around the country to fend for themselves. Amongst those prisoners...