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A Stranger to Myself

by Willy Peter Reese, Michael Hofmann, Stefan Schmitz & Max Hastings

A Stranger to Myself: The Inhumanity of War, Russia 1941-44 is the haunting memoir of a young German soldier on the Russian front during World War II. Willy Peter Reese was only twenty years old when he found...

The Military 100

by Lt. Col. (Ret.) Michael Lanning


This compelling study by Lt. Col. Michael Lee Lanning (U.S. Army, Ret.) lists the hundred most influential...

SEAL of God

by David Thomas, Chad Williams & Greg Laurie

Days before Chad Williams was to report to military duty in Great Lakes, Illinois, he turned on a television and was greeted with the horrifying images of his mentor, US Navy SEAL Scott Helvenston, being brutally...

The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King--The Five-Star Admirals Who Won the War at Sea

by Walter Borneman

How history's only five-star admirals triumphed in World War II and made the United States the world's dominant sea power.

Only four men in American history have been promoted to the five-star rank of Admiral...

The Bravest Man: Richard O'Kane and the Amazing Submarine Adventures of the USS Tang

by William Tuohy

“There’s no margin for mistakes in submarines. You’re either alive or dead.”

–Richard O’Kane

Hailed as the ace of aces, captain Richard O’Kane, winner of the Congressional Medal of Honor for his...

Six Minutes To Freedom

by Kurt Muse & John Gilstrap

Dear President Bush,

My name is Kimberly Anne Muse. I am writing this letter not for me but for my father, Kurt Frederick Muse. As you should know by now, he is a political prisoner in Panama. . ..

Born in...

Inside SEAL Team Six: My Life and Missions with America's Elite Warriors

by Don Mann

The Inside Story of America's Ultimate Warriors When Osama bin Laden was assassinated, the entire world was fascinated by the men who had completed the seemingly impossible mission that had dogged the U.S. government...

Hell's Belle: From a B-17 to Stalag 17B; Based on the Memoirs of William E. Rasmussen

by Randall L. Rasmussen

It was December 3, 1943, and American warplanes were on assignment over Nazi Germany. Sergeant William Rasmussen was the ball turret gunner on the Hell's Belle, a B-17 heavy bomber. During one of its missions,...

Blood Makes the Grass Grow Green: A Year in the Desert with Team America

by Johnny Rico

Outrageous, hilarious, and absolutely candid, Blood Makes the Grass Grow Green is Johnny Rico’s firsthand account of fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan, a memoir that also reveals the universal truths about...

I Chose the Sky

by Leonard Rochford

The newest addition to the Grub Street Classics range is this fascinating, insightful and, at times, nail-biting account by the World War One veteran, Leonard H. Rochford. This book has been out of print for...

One Perfect Op

by Dennis Chalker & Kevin Dockery

No elite military commando unit since the darkest days of Korea and Vietnam has a more storied history than the U.S. Navy SEALs, a stealth fighting force legendary for its abilities to wage covert war on sea,...

The Man on the Mantelpiece

by Janet Denny

On the first day of World War Two Jim begins a diary. An ardent eighteen-year-old pacifist, nothing will persuade him to fight. Seventy years later his daughter discovers his writing. After a month the entries...

Surviving Hell: A POW'S Journey

by Leo Thorsness

On April 19, 1967, Air Force Colonel Leo Thorsness was on a mission over North Vietnam when his wingman was shot down by an enemy MiG, which then lined up for a gunnery pass on the two American pilots who had...

Crucible of Command: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee--The War They Fought, the Peace They Forged

by William C. Davis

A dual biography and a fresh approach to the always compelling subject of these two iconic leaders—how they fashioned a distinctly American war, and a lasting peace, that fundamentally changed our nation

Wellington's Men

by W.H. Fitchett

Wellington's Peninsula Campaign as told by four soldiers who lived through it: John Kincaid - Adventures in the Rifle Brigade Benjamin Harris - Rifleman Harris James Anton - Military Life Cavalie Mercer - Waterloo...

GOD DOES NOT FORGET: The Story of a Boer War Commando

by Deneys Reitz

""One of the greatest war books ever written."" ""A vivid, unforgettable picture of mobile guerrilla warfare."" In 1899 a 17 year old boy by the name of Dennys Reitz volunteered to fight for his country, South...

My Detachment: A Memoir

by Tracy Kidder

My Detachment is a war story like none you have ever read before, an unromanticized portrait of a young man coming of age in the controversial war that defined a generation. In an astonishingly honest, comic,...

How Private George W. Peck Single-handedly Won The Civil War

by George W. Peck

A humorous book about the Civil War? Most people would contend that there was very little about the Civil War that was funny. George W. Peck would disagree; and he should know-he was IN the Civil War. Who but...

OVERLOOKED HERO: A Portrait of Sir Sidney Smith

by Joseph Hepburn Parsons

Lost for almost 100 years. An engaging portrait of the man who is arguably the greatest Admiral of the Napoleonic Wars-Sir Sidney Smith. Everyone knows the two greatest heroes and the two greatest battles of...

The Lady Tars: The Autobiographies of Hannah Snell, Mary Lacy and Mary Talbot

by Hannah, Talbot, Mary Anne and Lac Snell

Out of Print for over 200 Years, the original text of three of the most remarkable naval biographies ever written. We know that women served as sailors in the Royal Navy as early as 1650. Unfortunately, what...