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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...


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 (Movie Tie-in Editions)

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,...


A Passion For Trees

by Maggie Campbell-Culver

Given the extent of his influence on 17th-century life, and his lasting impact on the British landscape it is remarkable that no book has been written before about John Evelyn. He was a longstanding friend of...


Rebels

by Aris Roussinos

A 21st century take on Dispatches, award-winning VICE News journalist Aris Roussinos tells the real stories behind life in a rebel army.

The hidden truth about war is how much fun it is.

However they begin, whatever...


Gallipoli

by John Masefield

John Masefield’s Gallipoli recollects the infamous five-month campaign between the Ottoman forces and the Allied troops during the First World War. The Ottoman victory over the campaign led to the eventual...


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

by Dorothea Crewdson

The evocative diaries of a young nurse stationed in northern France during the First World War, published for the first time. A rare insight into the great war for fans of CALL THE MIDWIFE.

In April 1915, Dorothea...


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,...


SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN: Men Under Pressure

by Darryl Young

Sixty-one true stories from men who have served in the U.S. Navy's toughest combat and reconnaissance units.


Eyes on Target: Inside Stories from the Brotherhood of the U.S. Navy SEALs

by Scott McEwen & Richard Miniter

Told through the eyes of current and former Navy SEALs, EYES ON TARGET is an inside account of some of the most harrowing missions in American history-including the mission to kill Osama bin Laden and the mission...


Piano Man

by Charles Beauclerk

The first full biography of John Ogdon; a tortured genius and arguably the greatest British pianist of all time.

From the beginning of his professional career as a soloist John Ogdon was hailed as a musician...