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Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed

by John F. Ross

The sensational true story of Eddie Rickenbacker, America's greatest flying aceAt the turn of the twentieth century two new technologies—the car and airplane—took the nation’s imagination by storm as they...


The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman

by D. M. Giangreco & Alonzo L. Hamby

Harry S. Truman was Commander-in-Chief at one of the (if not the) critical moments in American--and global--military history:  when the decision had to be made to drop the Bomb.  As to his military credentials,...


My War Gone By, I Miss It So

by Anthony Loyd

Born to a distinguished family steeped in military tradition, raised on stories of wartime and ancestral heroes, Anthony Loyd longed to experience war from the front lines—so he left England at the age of twenty-six...


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....


The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness

PEN/Ackerley Prize 1996

by Eric Lomax

Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. The Railway Man is a remarkable memoir of forgiveness—a tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally,...


Force Benedict

by Eric Carter & Anthony Loveless

Second World War fighter pilot Eric Carter is one of only four surviving members of a secret mission, code-named 'Force Benedict'. Sanctioned by Winston Churchill in 1941, Force Benedict was dispatched to defend...


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...


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...


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...


The Good Man: The Civil War's "Christian General" and His Fight for Racial Equality

by Gordon L. Weil

Gen.O.O. Howard, the white man from Maine for whom Howard University, the leading university for African-Americans, was named, was W.T. Sherman's principal deputy in the march across the South and later took...


Lakeside Awaits This Won't Take Long: Helping a Family Member with an Addiction. the Pain, the Price and the Peace

by Stephen Kit Taberski

This fast-paced action packed thriller is sure to leave you breathless. It is a true story like none other and in the true tradition of a Hollywood thriller. Trouble with authorities, violence, questionable...


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,...


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...


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...


Lucky Me!

by Jim Curson

In 1940 Sapper James (Jim) Curson set sail with his British unit- 251 Field Company, Royal Engineers and joined the fleet to India. His ship, The Empress of Asia was bombed and sank off the coast of Singapore....


The Southern Journey of a Civil War Marine: The Illustrated Note-Book of Henry O. Gusley

by Edward T., Jr. Cotham

On September 28, 1863, the Galveston Tri-Weekly News caught its readers' attention with an item headlined "A Yankee Note-Book." It was the first installment of a diary confiscated from U.S. Marine Henry O. Gusley,...


Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage

by Douglas Waller

He was one of America’s most exciting and secretive generals—the man Franklin Roosevelt made his top spy in World War II. A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, “Wild Bill” Donovan...


I'm Still Standing: From Captive U.S. Soldier to Free Citizen--My Journey Home

by Shoshana Johnson & M. L Doyle

SHOSHANA HOLDS NOTHING BACK in this harrowing account of an ordinary woman caught in extraordinary circumstances. She reveals decisions made by chain of command that may have led to her twenty-two-day imprisonment,...


The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur

by Mark Perry

At times, even his admirers seemed unsure of what to do with General Douglas MacArthur. Imperious, headstrong, and vain, MacArthur matched an undeniable military genius with a massive ego and a rebellious streak...