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Wellington: A Journey Through My Family

by Jane Wellesley

A highly personal, anecdotal family memoir of the Wellington legacy.

Jane Wellesley is a member of one of Britain's most illustrious families. Her father, the 8th Duke of Wellington, was born in 1915, a hundred...


by Roy Jenkins

First published in 1984, this is the first biography of Stanley Baldwin for more than ten years, although there had been four in the preceding decade. This is strange, for Baldwin has recently begun to swim...

The Life and Times of Lord Mountbatten

by John Terraine

Relive the 20th century through the eyes and words of Lord Mountbatten – a member of the Royal family and one of Britain's most highly decorated naval officers. This extraordinary volume spans 70 years of...


by Norman Stone

This biography looks beneath the usual assessment of Adolf Hitler the monster, digging deeper into his life and examining his successes alongside his many failings. Through his meticulous research and illuminating...

His Second War

by Alec Waugh

Alec Waugh, who served in the last war as a regular army officer, was recalled to his regiment in September 1939. After a few months of regimental duties he has filled a succession of Junior Staff appointment,...

Why Were We There?: Vietnam 1966

by Jack Morgan

This is a story of an 18-year-old, all-American kid who thought he was doing the right thing by going to Vietnam to save democracy. After eleven months of combat and two purple hearts, he finally experienced...

Taking Command

by David Richards

General Sir David Richards is one of the best known British generals of modern times. In 2013 he retired after over forty years of service in the British Army and a career that had seen him rise from junior...

Conversations with Major Dick Winters: Life Lessons from the Commander of the Band of Brothers

by Cole C. Kingseed

On the hellish battlefields of World War II Europe, Major Dick Winters led his Easy Company—the now-legendary Band of Brothers—from the confusion and chaos of the D-Day invasion to the final capture of Hitler’s...

The Court-Martial of Corporal Nutting: A Memoir of the Vietnam War

by John R. Nutting & Major General, USMC (Ret.) Roy Franklin

John Nutting is nineteen years old in 1966. Raised in small-town Idaho, to a family that could trace its military roots back to the Revolutionary War, Nutting knows he’s going to fight the war as a Marine....

The Rough Riders (Rediscovered Books): With linked Table of Contents

by Theodore Roosevelt

The Rough Riders was the name bestowed on the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry. Roosevelt had resigned as Assistant Secretary of the Navy to fight in the war, and his forceful personality and notoriety among...

On Board: My Life in the Navy, Government, Business

by Paul Ignatius

Insights into important events of the twentieth century are provided in this memoir by a former secretary of the Navy and participant in many of the events he describes. The Great Depression of the 1930s, World...

Packing Inferno: The Unmaking of a Marine

by Tyler E. Boudreau

A Marine officer's inner struggle with truth after coming home from Iraq.

A Sniper's Conflict: An Elite Sharpshooter's Thrilling Account of Hunting Insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq

by Monty B

"I could make out the head and shoulders of the insurgent as he was firing in the prone position. I aimed for the centre area . . . emoved the safety catch and held that point of aim. Then I slowly and deliberately...

Thunder Below!: The USS *Barb* Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II

by Eugene B. Fluckey

A Main Selection of the Military Book Club. Winner of the Rear Admiral Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature given by the Naval Order of the United States, New York Commandery

Keeping the Promise

by Elliott E Donna

Forty years have passed since the so-called women's movement claimed to liberate women from preconceived notions of what it means to be female - and the results are in. The latest statistics show that as women...

War Dogs

by Rebecca Frankel & Thomas E. Ricks

*A New York Times Best Seller*

Under the cover of night, deep in the desert of Afghanistan, a US Army handler led a Special Forces patrol with his military working dog. Without warning an insurgent popped up,...

The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War

by Yochi Dreazen

The unforgettable story of a military family that lost two sons—one to suicide and one in combat—and channeled their grief into fighting the armed forces’ suicide epidemic.

Major General Mark Graham was...

Rise: A Soldier, a Dream, and a Promise Kept

by Daniel Rodriguez & Joe Layden

The epic story of Daniel Rodriguez, a soldier who fought in one of the bloodiest battles in Afghanistan and, against all odds, lived to pursue his dream of playing Division I college football 

Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson

by S. C. Gwynne & S. C. Gwynne

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the epic New York Times bestselling account of how Civil War general Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson became a great and tragic national hero.

Stonewall Jackson...

Commander Will Cushing: Daredevil Hero of the Civil War

by Jamie Malanowski

The lead writer of the New York Times’s award-winning “Disunion” series introduces William Barker Cushing, the Civil War’s most celebrated naval hero. October 1864. The confederate ironclad CSS Albemarle...