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Mass Casualties

by Michael Anthony

From the Introduction: "Look around," the drill sergeant said. "In a few years, or even a few months, several of you will be dead. Some of you will be severely wounded or so badly mutilated that your own mother...


George Goring (1608-1657): Caroline Courtier and Royalist General

by Florene S. Memegalos

This first modern biography of George Goring, traces his life from its comfortable Sussex beginnings to the intrigues of court life, where he developed a reputation for drinking, gambling and fighting. It also...


Soldier's Son

by Ben W. McClelland

In December 1944 First Lieutenant Ewing R. "Pete" McClelland was captured in the Battle of the Bulge. Soon afterwards in an Allied air attack on the German POW camp where he was held, he was killed.

Back home...


Guide's Life

by Mikel W. Dawson

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Guide's Life is an autobiographical memoir by Mikel W. Dawson. The book chronicles the author's life as a professional guide and a distinguished 23-year military career, including time spent as a...


A Critical Examination of Socialism

by W. H. Mallock

A Critical Examination of Socialism - Mallock, W. H. Originally published in 1908, for the Conservative Thought society. Probably the best refutation of the economic, logical, and psychological errors of socialism...


Seawolves: First Choice

by Daniel E. Kelly

They called themselves Seawolves . . .

The men of SEALs, PBRs, and SF called them saviors . . .

Created in 1967, the HAL-3 helicopter squadron--aka Seawolves--provided quick-reaction close air support to SEALs,...


Dreadful: The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns

by David Margolick

American author John Horne Burns (1916–1953) led a brief and controversial life, and as a writer, transformed many of his darkest experiences into literature. Burns was born in Massachusetts, graduated from...


Shane Comes Home

by Rinker Buck

On March 21, 2003, while leading a rifle platoon into combat, Marine Lieutenant Shane Childers became the first combat fatality of the Iraq War. In this gripping, beautifully written personal history, award-winning...


Warlord

by Carlo D'Este

Carlo D'Este's brilliant new biography examines Winston Churchill through the prism of his military service as both a soldier and a warlord: a descendant of Marlborough who, despite never having risen above...


Tales from the Front Line - D-Day

by Jonathan Bastable

Tales From the Front Line - D Day is a chronicle of the build-up and aftermath of the most decisive battle of World War II, told through the tales of the extraordinary participants who recorded their experiences...


Inside Pepys' London

by Jonathan Bastable

Inside Pepys' London reveals a vivid picture of London at a critical point in history - poised to become a major centre of international commerce and culture. It provides accounts of all aspects of contemporary...


Tales from the Front Line - Trafalgar

by Peter Warwick

Tales from the Front Line - Trafalgar offers a unique insight into the most significant naval battle in history, told through the accounts of those who were actually there. Here you will find original accounts...


Rough War

by Walt Shiel & Walter J. Boyne

Rough War: Finalist in the 2012 USA Best Book Awards in the Military History category and Finalist in the 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Military category!

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"One of the most unusual...


Clive: Founder of British India

by C. Brad Faught

The teenage clerk who led an army and founded British India


Bull Halsey: A Biography

by E.B. Potter

Applauded by the public and revered by the men who served under him, Adm. William F. Halsey was one of the leading American personalities of World War II. His reputation as a no-holds-barred fighter and his...


Souvenir: A Daughter Discovers Her Father's War

by Louise Steinman

Louise Steinman’s American childhood in the fifties was bound by one unequivocal condition: “Never mention the war to your father.” That silence sustained itself until the fateful day Steinman opened an...


Freedom Run: A 100-Day, 3,452-Mile Journey Across America to Benefit Wounded Veterans

by Jamie Summerlin & Matthew L. Brann

Former U.S. Marine Jamie Summerlin’s desire to honor wounded veterans led to a 100-day, 3,452-mile run across America. Freedom Run not only tells the story of Summerlin’s amazing journey across the country,...


Cronkite's War: His World War II Letters Home

by Maurice Isserman, Walter Iv Cronkite & Tom Brokaw

A giant in American journalism in the vanguard of "The Greatest Generation" reveals his World War II experiences in this National Geographic book. Walter Cronkite, an obscure 23-year-old United Press wire service...


Skies to Conquer: A Year Inside the Air Force Academy

by Diana Jean Schemo

A former New York Times reporter's year behind the scenes at the scandal-ridden Air Force Academy

Diana Jean Schemo covered the Air Force Academy's sexual assault scandal in 2003, one of a series of academy embarrassments...


Whip the Rebellion

by George Walsh

How the unprepossessing Ulysses S. Grant, whose military genius ultimately preserved the Union, came to the forefront in the Civil War is a story as surprising as it is compelling. Forced to resign his commission...