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General Lee

by Fitzhugh Lee

Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army. He commanded the Army of Northern Virginia in the...


The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie

by Andrew Carnegie

The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie is a very well written and interesting history of one of the most wealthy men in the United states. He was born in Scotland in 1835 and emigrated to America in 1848. Among...


The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

by Benjamin Franklin

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the traditional name for the unfinished record of his own life written by Benjamin Franklin from 1771 to 1790; however, Franklin himself appears to have called the work...


Out of My Lane: Leveling The Playing Field For Iraqi Women

by Eileen Padberg

How does a wildly successful sixty-year-old Republican woman from affluent Orange County, California find herself smack in the middle of the Iraq War?

In the aftermath of 2003’s American-led invasion of Iraq,...


Out of My Lane

by Eileen Padberg

How does a wildly successful sixty-year-old Republican woman from affluent Orange County, California find herself smack in the middle of the Iraq War?

In the aftermath of 2003’s American-led invasion of Iraq,...


Voices of the Second World War: A Child's Perspective

by Sheila A Renshaw

Voices of the Second World War: A Child’s Perspective is a collection of firsthand accounts from people who experienced the Second World War from all over Europe: stretching from Russia to the Channel Islands,...


The Bramall Papers: Reflections in War and Peace

by Field Marshal Lord Bramall

Over the course of his 75 year career Field Marshal Bramall – or Dwin as he is universally known – has been in the forefront of military thinking. Clearly destined to reach the pinnacle of his profession...


Joseph Stalin: Images of War

by Nigel Blundell & Maurice Crow

Joseph Stalin was a monster. He sacrificed his friends and allies in pursuit of power, murdered thousands with sadistic brutality to maintain it and callously obliterated millions more of his own people over...


Sink ’Em All

by Charles A. Lockwood

Sink ’Em All by Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood, the U.S. Navy commander of the Pacific submarine fleet during World War 2, is the exhaustive and definitive account of submarine warfare between the US and...


Seven Pillars of Wisdom

by T. E. Lawrence

Some Englishmen, of whom Kitchener was chief, believed that a rebellion of Arabs against Turks would enable England, while fighting Germany, simultaneously to defeat Turkey.

Their knowledge of the nature and...


At Hell's Gate

by Mark Abernethy

"I deal with heavy, dangerous people. People who can bring a society undone."

The Contractor returns.

Mike is a big unit. He builds houses and drives a ute. But he isn't your typical tradie.

When a client calls...


Morrison

by Susan Raby Dunne & Edward Morrison

The never-before-published memoir of Major-General Sir Edward Morrison, a true Canadian hero of the First World War.

The First World War marked a turning point in Canadian history and in Canada’s self-identification...


Our Jungle Road to Tokyo

by Robert L. Eichelberger

Our Jungle Road to Tokyo is the dazzling account of how US and Allied forces overcame incredible odds to rout invading Japanese from entrenched positions deep in the mountain jungles of Papua New Guinea. Battles...


Our Year of War: Two Brothers, Vietnam, and a Nation Divided

by Daniel P. Bolger

Two brothers--Chuck and Tom Hagel--who went to war in Vietnam, fought in the same unit, and saved each other's life. They disagreed about the war, but they fought it together.

1968. America was divided. Flag-draped...


8 Seconds of Courage: A Soldier's Story from Immigrant to the Medal of Honor

by Flo Groberg & Tom Sileo

A story of valor and the making of a hero—Florent Groberg, who grew up in France, emigrated to the US, and was the first immigrant in forty years to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor after he saved...


Carrier!

by Lt. Commander Max Miller

Max Miller’s Carrier! is a riveting first-hand account of how US Navy sailors and officers lived and fought aboard an Essex class carrier during World War II. His detailed eye-witness narrative is both entertaining...


Manila Espionage

by Myron B. Goldsmith & Claire "High Pockets" Phillips

Manila Espionage is the autobiography of Claire “High Pockets” Phillips, an American entertainer living in Manila in 1941 when war breaks out. Using her popular Tsubuki Nightclub as a headquarters, High...


Queen Victoria

by Lytton Strachey

Lytton Strachey’s first great success, and his most famous achievement, was "Eminent Victorians" (1918), a collection of four short biographies of Victorian heroes. With a dry wit, he exposed the human failings...


Untold Stories of Polish Heroes from World War II

by Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm & James S. Pula

A full understanding of the historical process must include studies of the social and economic conditions of societies as well as biographies of the people on which a clear understanding of history is based—but...


The Last Heroes

by Gary Bridson-Daley

The Second World War is famed for being the conflict that changed the face of warfare, and it is the last that changed the face of the world. In addition to remembering those that passed away in those dark days...