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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...


FORTUNE'S FAVORITE: Sir Charles Douglas and the Breaking of the Line

by Christopher J. Valin

When you think of the great heroes of the 18th Century Royal Navy, you would probably think of Horatio Nelson, possibly Sir Sidney Smith; but would the name Sir Charles Douglas spring to mind? If it doesn't-it...


Spy: The Inside Story of How the FBI's Robert Hanssen Betrayed America

by David Wise

Spy tells, for the first time, the full, authoritative story of how FBI agent Robert Hanssen, code name grayday, spied for Russia for twenty-two years in what has been called the “worst intelligence disaster...


Seven Pillars of Wisdom: With linked Table of Contents

by T. E. Lawrence

When T. E. Lawrence's 'Seven Pillars of Wisdom' first appeared in 1922 it was immediately recognized as a literary masterpiece. In writing his extraordinary account of the Arab Revolt of 1916-1918 and his own...


Six Who Dared: The Lives of Six Great Soldiers of Fortune

by Richard Harding Davis

Six Who Dared outlines the lives of six of the most daring, most outrageous, most endearing soldiers of fortune in history. William Walker: If comfortable careers in law, medicine and the church bore you, perhaps...


Judy: The Unforgettable Story of the Dog Who Went to War and Became a True Hero

by Damien Lewis

British bestselling author Damien Lewis is an award-winning journalist who has spent twenty years reporting from war, disaster, and conflict zones. Now Lewis brings his first-rate narrative skills to bear on...


Lady Rebel: The Story of Loreta Velazsquez

by Loreta Velazsquez

Wife • Mother • Combat Officer • Confederate Spy. One of the most remarkable figures of the Civil War: Loreta Velazsquez. Take a Confederate officer who recruits 236 men in four days, who fought in the...


Thirty Years from Home: A Seaman's View of the War of 1812

by Samuel Leech

Suppose you had a sailor who served honorably and well in two different navies-that were on opposite sides of the same war-and then wrote a book about it? Samuel Leech was once a young sailor in the Royal Navy....


Bonaparte in Egypt

by J. Christopher Herold

The French expedition to Egypt, which Bonaparte launched in 1798, was one of the most exciting, harrowing, futile, and yet most fruitful adventures in modern times. Although the expedition was doomed, and almost...


Worth Fighting For: An Army Ranger's Journey Out of the Military and Across America

by Rory Fanning

Former US Army Ranger walks across the US for a fallen comrade and finds his voice as a war resistor.


Blood, Tears, and IV's: Memoirs of a Combat Medic in Operation Iraqi Freedom

by Elissa Lonsdale-Smith

Death can grab you at any time; it is when you are surrounded by gunfire and treating the wounded that reality sets in. "I'm going to die today, shot in the head, while I do my job." All I could think about...


Vera Brittain and the First World War

by Mark Bostridge

Vera Brittain and the First World War tells the remarkable story of the author behind Testament of Youth whilst charting the book's ascent to become one of the most loved memoirs of the First World War period....


Medal of Honor: Third Edition

by Nick Del Calzo & Peter Collier

On October 25, 2010, Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta became the first living person since the Vietnam War to receive the United States’ highest military decoration, and both he and Sergeant Leroy Petry (the...


Ben's War with the U. S. Marines

by Peter H Green

Ben's War with the U. S. Marines is biographical account of the humorous but serious World War II misadventures of Pfc. Ben Green--a misplaced Chicago radio producer who battled the system in order to serve...


Trigger Time

by Mick Flynn

Now Zad, Afghanistan: a small unit of British soldiers are beseiged on a hilltop, surrounded by Taliban. There is no way out but through ambush country, on roads full of IEDs. In any case, the British have no...


The Men Who Came Out of the Ground: A Gripping Account of Australia's First Commando Campaign

by Paul Cleary

'This account . . . is breathtaking in its scope and riveting in its research' - Sydney Morning Herald

The gripping story of a small force of Australian Special Forces commandos that launched relentless hit and...


Marching with the Devil: Legends, Glory and Lies in the French Foreign Legion

by David Mason

`Since its creation in 1831, the French Foreign Legion has become the stuff of myth, fiction and dreams... Anyone thinking of joining up would be well advised to read this book first? - The Sun Herald

A real-life...


The Tiger Man of Vietnam

by Frank Walker

The Vietnamese hilltribes made him a demi-god. The CIA wanted to kill him. This is the remarkable true story of Australian war hero Barry Petersen.

As he flew over South East Asia towards Vietnam, Captain Barry...


Wings On My Sleeve: The World'S Greatest Test Pilot Tells His Story

by Eric Brown

The autobiography of one of the greatest pilots in history.

Eric Brown was on a University of Edinburgh exchange course in Germany in 1939, and the first he knew of the war was when the Gestapo came to arrest...