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Down in the Drink

by Ralph Barker

To crash or be shot down into the sea is a terrifying experience. And to escape to tell the tale is a rare and remarkable achievement. But that is precisely what each of the World War Two heroes described here...


Fear Drive My Feet

by Peter Ryan

Classic memoir of an 18-year-old Australian soldier behind enemy lines in New Guinea in World War II.


The Green Marine

by Graham Dale & Neil Fetherstonhaugh

Dubliner Graham Dale, an IT specialist living in Texas, was working as a volunteer with a fire department when he heard that an airplane had hit the World Trade Centre in New York. As the tragic events unfolded...


Sweating the Metal: Flying Under Fire. A Chinook Pilot's Blistering Account of Life, Death and Dust in Afghanistan

by Alex Duncan

With bullets flying, wounded soldiers scream out in pain as the Chinook comes in to land in one of the most dangerous parts of Afghanistan. At the machine's controls is one man and if he doesn't stay calm then...


Pathfinder: A Special Forces Mission Behind Enemy Lines

by David Blakeley

First in - the official motto of one of the British Army's smallest and most secretive units, 16 Air Assault Brigade's Pathfinder Platoon. Unofficially, they are the bastard son of the SAS. And like their counterparts...


72 Hours

by Frank Pope

August 5th 2005. On a secret mission to an underwater military installation thirty miles off the coast of Kamchatka, Russian Navy submersible AS-28 ran into a web of cables and stuck fast. With 600 feet of freezing...


The Honour and the Shame

by John KenneallyVC

Many years after becoming the youngest person ever to be awarded the VC for attacking a company of Panzer Grenadiers on his own - an action that proved a turning point in one of the major battles of the Second...


The Architect of Kokoda: Bert Kienzle - The Man Who Made the Kokoda Track

by Robyn Kienzle

In my humble opinion, Bert Kienzle did more than any other single man to make Australian victory possible.' Peter FitzSimons, author of Kokoda

In 1942, when the Japanese had invaded Papua New Guinea and the Australian...


War Behind the Wire: Australian Prisoners of War

by Michael Caulfield

Michael Caulfield presents accounts of Australian prisoners of war, capturing the Aussie spirit that manages to endure through all.


Life Beyond Adversities...Memoirs of a Military Chief

by Tonia M. Oldham

An encouraging, inspirational, spirit-filled, and at times, funny book that highlights Tonia's real life-changing experiences. This memoir will take the reader on a military and spiritual journey where Tonia...


Whistleblower, Soldier, Spy: A Journey into the Dark Heart of the Global War on Terror

by Tom Clonan

Captain Tom Clonan’s odyssey begins as an Irish army officer in war-torn Lebanon and Bosnia. As a soldier, he witnesses the brutality and squalor of war in the conflict zones of the Middle East and Central...


The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell

by John Crawford

In the tradition of Michael Herr's Dispatches, a National Guardsman's account of the war in Iraq.

John Crawford joined the Florida National Guard to pay for his college tuition, willingly exchanging one weekend...


Raider

by Charles W. Sasser

The true story of the legendary soldier who performed more POW raids than any other American in history.

He went into battle as a boy. And on one of the most daring missions of World War II, he became a man--...


Beyond Hell and Back

by Dwight Jon Zimmerman & John D. Gresham

An inside look at seven of the most harrowing and significant Special Operations missions ever.

 

Courage beyond reason. Loyalty beyond faith. Perseverance in the face of overwhelming adversity. These are just...


Once Upon a War: The Diary of a Waiting Wife

by Joan Diehl

Once Upon a War: The Diary of a Waiting Wife, is a heartfelt memoir that relates how the author's family and many others survived separation from loved ones during the Vietnam War. Together, they awaited their...


Becton: Autobiography of a Soldier and Public Servant

by Jr., Julius Becton

This autobiography, published in cooperation with the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), highlights Lt. Gen. Becton's remarkable career and reveals the influences that contributed to his success....


A Life of Privilege, Mostly

by Gardner Botsford

Gardner Botsford tells the fascinating and humorous story of his W.W. II experiences, from his assignment to the infantry due to a paperwork error to a fearful trans-Atlantic crossing on the Queen Mary, to landing...


Combat Doctor: Life and Death Stories from Kandahar's Military Hospital

by Marc Dauphin

Marc Dauphin, an experienced ER physician, and 54 at the time of his deployment, introduces us to some of the injured and their caretakers: the nurses, physicians, and medics who leave behind home, family, and...


There and Back

by Jeremy Black

The memoirs of the last British Admiral to lead an aircraft carrier into active battle

A story that covers Britain's most remarkable battleships and naval events of the recent past

A unique view from the highest...


Dundurn Vietnam War Library Bundle: Guerrilla Nation / Indochina Now and Then / Cross-Border Warriors

by Michael Maclear, George Fetherling & Fred Gaffen

The Vietnam War was a regional conflict that turned into an epic confrontation between democracy and collectivism, traumatizing the people of the nations that fought and leaving long-lasting physical damage...