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Admiral De Grasse and American Independence

by Charles Lee Lewis

The average American knows little or nothing of the great service rendered by Admiral de Grasse, a French admiral, to the cause of American independence in the battle off Cape Henry in 1781. The battle off Cape...


David Glasgow Farragut: Our First Admiral

by Charles Lee Lewis

The second volume of this authoritative biography of America’s first admiral examines the last ten years of David Glasgow Farragut’s life, which included the ever-fascinating period of the Civil War. Farragut...


David Glasgow Farragut: Admiral in the Making

by Charles Lee Lewis

This biography covers David Glasgow Farragut’s long career in the navy before the Civil War. He was about sixty years old when that war began, and had accordingly lived through that long transitional period...


Maverick One: The True Story of a Para, Pathfinder, Renegade

by David Blakeley

For the first time ever an elite British operator tells the gruelling story of his selection into the Pathfinders - Britain's secret soldiers. Pathfinder selection is a brutal physical and psychological trial...


Trauma Red: The Making of a Surgeon in War and in America's Cities

by Peter Rhee & Gordon Dillow

The incredible life story of the trauma surgeon who helped save Congresswoman Gabby Giffords­—from his upbringing in South Korea and Africa to the gripping dramas he faces in a typical day as a medical genius....


West Point '41: The Class That Went to War and Shaped America

by Anne Kazel-Wilcox, PJ Wilcox & (Ret. ) Lt. Gen. Edward L. Rowny

The inspiring true story of the West Point class of ’41, which graduated into combat leadership in World War II and went on to shape policy in Korea, during the Cold War, and in Vietnam


Boy Soldier and Beyond

by Alan Brown

From his humble beginnings as a raw recruit aged 15 to his departure from the army aged 27 and a fully qualified Helicopter Air Gunner/Pilot, Alan Brown recounts anecdotes and tales from his life as a soldier...


Secret Soldier

by Muki Betser

Muki Betser was born in Israel's Jezreel Valley and grew up to become one of the leaders of his country's most elite commando unit, Sayeret Matkal. Newspapers refer to the sayeret, or special reconnaissance...


Within Arm's Length: A Secret Service Agent's Definitive Inside Account of Protecting the President

by Dan Emmett

A rare inside look at the Secret Service from an agent who provided protection worldwide for President George H. W. Bush, President William Clinton, and President George W. Bush

Dan Emmett was just eight years...


Beyond Survival: Building on the Hard Times - A POW's Inspiring Story

by Gerald Coffee

When life loses its meaning, when suddenly the world is turned upside down, when there's nothing left that resembles life as we've known it, where do we find the strength and sustenance to go on? For naval aviator...


Brothers Forever: The Enduring Bond between a Marine and a Navy SEAL that Transcended Their Ultimate Sacrifice

by Tom Sileo & Tom Manion

On 9/11, two Naval Academy roommates vowed to defend America; their sacrifice years later defines their generation’s devotion to country.


Sagittarius Rising

by Cecil Lewis & Samuel Hynes

A memoir by a WWI fighter pilot, with the adventurous spirit of War Horse and the charm of The Little Prince

A singular, lyrical book, Sagittarius Rising is at once an exuberant memoir from the Lost Generation...


Friendly Fire

by Mike Friscolanti

The text below is an excerpt from Friendly Fire.

It is the early morning of April 18, 2002, following the mayhem of a bomb attack on a section of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, outside Kandahar,...


Camera Boy: An Army Journalist's War in Iraq

by Fred Minnick

Fred Minnick spent more than a year in Iraq as a U.S. Army public affairs photojournalist, covering the good, bad and ugly sides of the conflict. With a Nikon in one hand and an M-16 in the other, he accompanied...


Tough As Nails

by Gail O'Sullivan Dwyer

What lies beneath Barack Obama's well-polished rhetoric will shock you. Obama touts change but his version is nothing less than a frontal assault on American values and traditions. Obama's goal? Bring America...


Inside Marine One

by Ray L'Heureux & Lee Kelley

Col. Ray "Frenchy" L'Heureux always dreamed of bring a pilot. Growing up, he built airplane models and dreamed about soaring over the earth. When he was twelve, his mom treated him to a flying lesson...


4000 Degrees Fahrenheit: Hell's Fire on Earth

by Keith Burpee

It's not every day someone encounters a mass-murderer, and even less so living, training, and preparing for war beside them. When Keith Burpee first encountered a malevolence so deep, so calculating, and with...


Sangin a Glance Through Afghan Eyes

by Toby Woodbridge

afghanistan history; afghanistan strategy; afghanistan strategy generals politics; army intelligence; army reserves; army workout; military; military action; military action covert intelligence suspense intigue...


Heart for the Fight

by Brian Stann & John R. Bruning

This is the story of a kid from the wrong side of Scranton who made it to the Naval Academy, played linebacker for the Navy football team for four years, became a Marine officer, graduated first in his infantry...


Surviving the Reich

by Ivan L. Goldstein

Ivan Goldstein is a 19-year-old green-as-grass soldier heading into his first battle: the Battle of the Bulge, World War II's fiercest engagement between the American army and Hitler's army. A bow gunner on...