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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...


Accidental Ambassador: From the Forgotten War

by Leonard Rattini

Leonard Rattini grew up living in an apartment building located in Collinwood, an eastside neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio. In his early years, he was unaware of the surroundings beyond his immediate Italian...


The 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,...


Commander and Builder of Western Forts: The Life and Times of Major General Henry C. Merriam, 1862-1901

by Jack S. Ballard

  During his thirty-eight-year career as a military officer, Henry Clay Merriam received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Civil War, rose to prominence in the Western army, and exerted significant...


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...


Past to Present: A Reporter's Story of War, Spies, People, and Politics

by William Stevenson

William Stevenson may be best known for his friendship with and books about another William Stephenson, otherwise known as Intrepid, whose spy network and secret diplomacy changed the course of history. Originally...


Man of Intelligence: The Life of Captain Eric Nave, Code breaker Extraordinary

by Ian Pfennigwerth

Eric Nave, an Australian naval officer, was the first to unravel Japanese naval telegraphy and to break Imperial Japanese Navy codes. Yet few Australians have ever heard of the exploits and achievements of this...


Custer's Road to Disaster: The Path to Little Bighorn

by Kevin M. Sullivan

The death of George Armstrong Custer ended the life of one of the most flamboyant, brave, careless, and fascinating characters to ever wear a United States military uniform. His dramatic rise during the Civil...


Turn the Ship Around!: A True Story of Turning Followers into Leaders

by David Marquet

"Leadership should mean giving control rather than taking control and creating leaders rather than forging followers."

David Marquet, an experienced Navy officer, was used to giving orders. As newly appointed...


Earned in Blood

by Thurman Miller & Richard Frank

Born in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia in 1919, Thurman Miller was the sixteenth of eighteen children in a family so poor, the local coal miner's kids looked down on them. His father was a subsistence...


Cold Comfort: Growing Up Cold War

by Gil McElroy

Photographs and text add to the scant documentation of building Canada's DEW Line, the northern defense network of the 1950s.


American Warrior

by Gary O'Neal & David Fisher

The epic story of one of America's greatest soldiers, Ranger Hall of Fame member Gary O'Neal, who served his country for forty years

Chief Warrant Officer Gary O’Neal is no ordinary soldier. For nearly forty...


Paul Cullen Citizen and Soldier

by Kevin Baker

Paul Cullen is the last surviving battalion commander from the Kokoda Campaign in New Guinea, reputedly the last Australian officer to have had his horse shot from under him in battle. He was a distinguished...


Guns Up!: A Firsthand Account of the Vietnam War

by Johnnie Clark

THIS GUT-WRENCHING FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF THE WAR IS A CLASSIC IN THE ANNALS OF VIETNAM LITERATURE.

"Guns up!" was the battle cry that sent machine gunners racing forward with their M60s to mow down the enemy,...


A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956)

by Dorien Grey

It's not often one has the chance to become 20 again... A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows...


Spray and Pray

by John J. Gebhart

Spray and Pray is the extremely entertaining tales of a wise-ass nobody enlisted PFC who thought he was a tourist living on a beautiful beach only to be rudely volunteered under extreme duress into becoming...