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The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman

by D. M. Giangreco & Alonzo L. Hamby

Harry S. Truman was Commander-in-Chief at one of the (if not the) critical moments in American--and global--military history:  when the decision had to be made to drop the Bomb.  As to his military credentials,...


My War Gone By, I Miss It So

by Anthony Loyd

Born to a distinguished family steeped in military tradition, raised on stories of wartime and ancestral heroes, Anthony Loyd longed to experience war from the front lines—so he left England at the age of twenty-six...


The Youngest Battalion Commander in the AIF

by Will Davies

Known as The Boy Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Marks, was the youngest battalion commander in the AIF and highly regarded not only as a future military commander, but as a business and community leader....


The Admiral and the Ambassador: One Man's Obsessive Search for the Body of John Paul Jones

by Scott Martelle

 As the French Revolution gathered steam, the exact location of Jones’s grave—and, in fact, the exact location of St. Louis cemetery in Paris, where he was buried in 1792—was forgotten: information on...


Out of the Depths: An Unforgettable WWII Story of Survival, Courage, and the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

by David Harrell, Edgar USMC Harrell & Oliver North

A WWII hero's courageous, inspiring true story of survival against all odds after the sinking of the USS Indianapolis.


Dear Mom and Dad, Love from Vietnam

by Joseph E Abodeely

1st Air Cavalry Lieutenant Joe Abodeely shipped off to Vietnam at the beginning and height of the Tet Offensive in January 1968. He kept a diary and wrote letters home recounting his experiences in real time...


A War of Words: The Man Who Talked 4000 Japanese Into Surrender

by Hamish McDonald

‘He told her about his struggle in Melbourne to turn himself into a British-style officer for the Australian Army . . . the nights in tents by the Pyramids, the terror of the landing under sniper fire and the...


The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness

PEN/Ackerley Prize 1996

by Eric Lomax

Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. The Railway Man is a remarkable memoir of forgiveness—a tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally,...


Force Benedict

by Eric Carter & Anthony Loveless

Second World War fighter pilot Eric Carter is one of only four surviving members of a secret mission, code-named 'Force Benedict'. Sanctioned by Winston Churchill in 1941 Force Benedict was dispatched to defend...


Secret Lives of the Civil War: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the War Between the States

by Cormac O'Brien & Monika Suteski

Legendary Heroes of U.S. History—As You’ve Never Seen Them Before!

 

Secret Lives of the Civil War features irreverent and uncensored profiles of men and women from the Union and the Confederacy—complete...


Dorothea's War: The Diaries of a First World War Nurse

by Dorothea Crewdson

In April 1915, Dorothea Crewdson, a newly trained Red Cross nurse, and her best friend Christie, received instructions to leave for Le Tréport in northern France. Filled with excitement at the prospect of this...


My China Mystery

by Marion Andrews

Frank and Ella White's passion was to touch the people of China. They met while working for the China Inland Mission in the nineteen forties, seeking to take the Gospel to a culture steeped in idol worship....


The Mighty Eighth in WWII: A Memoir

by J. Kemp USAFR (Ret.) McLaughlin

On an early morning in the fall of 1942, Kemp McLaughlin's group set out for a raid on a French target. Immediately after dropping its bombs, McLaughlin's plane was hit. A huge fire burned a four-foot hole in...


Sergeant York: An American Hero

by David D. Lee

Alvin C. York went out on a routine patrol an ordinary, unknown American doughboy of the First World War. He came back from no-man's-land a hero. In a brief encounter on October 8, 1918, during the Argonne offensive,...


Maverick Marine: General Smedley D. Butler and the Contradictions of American Military History

by Hans Schmidt

Smedley Butler's life and career epitomize the contradictory nature of American military policy through the first part of this century. Butler won renown as a Marine battlefield hero, campaigning in most of...


Silver Eagle: The Official Biography of "Band of Brothers" Veteran Clancy Lyall

by Ronald Ooms

SILVER EAGLE', the official biography of "Band of Brothers" veteran Clancy Lyall, written by his friend Ronald Ooms. After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and seeing every young man leave town to join the...


Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne

by Douglas V. Mastriano

Alvin C. York (1887--1964) -- devout Christian, conscientious objector, and reluctant hero of World War I -- is one of America's most famous and celebrated soldiers. Known to generations through Gary Cooper's...


The Good Man: The Civil War's "Christian General" and His Fight for Racial Equality

by Gordon L. Weil

Gen.O.O. Howard, the white man from Maine for whom Howard University, the leading university for African-Americans, was named, was W.T. Sherman's principal deputy in the march across the South and later took...


Lakeside Awaits This Won't Take Long: Helping a Family Member with an Addiction. the Pain, the Price and the Peace

by Stephen Kit Taberski

This fast-paced action packed thriller is sure to leave you breathless. It is a true story like none other and in the true tradition of a Hollywood thriller. Trouble with authorities, violence, questionable...


George Rogers Clark and the War in the West

by Lowell H. Harrison

"Much has been written about the famous conflicts and battlegrounds of the East during the American Revolution. Perhaps less familiar, but equally important and exciting, was the war on the western frontier,...