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The First and The Last

by Adolf Galland

Adolf "Dolfo" Joseph Ferdinand Galland (1912 -1996) was a German Luftwaffe General and one of the greatest flying aces of World War II. He flew 705 combat missions, and fought on the Western and the Defence...


The Real Hornblower: The Life and Times of Admiril Sor Jamed Gordon

by Bryan Perrett

Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began to delight and enthral readers, there has been speculation as to whether his adventures were based on the career of a real naval officer. Several...


Army Life in a Black Regiment

by Thomas Wentworth Higginson

During the Civil War, American abolitionist Thomas Wentworth Higginson served as colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, the first federally authorized African-American regiment, from 1862-1864. His ...


GOD DOES NOT FORGET: The Story of a Boer War Commando

by Deneys Reitz

""One of the greatest war books ever written."" ""A vivid, unforgettable picture of mobile guerrilla warfare."" In 1899 a 17 year old boy by the name of Dennys Reitz volunteered to fight for his country, South...


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...


Stormjammers

by Robert Stanek

FROM THE AWARD-WINNING, BESTSELLING AUTHOR! "Hard to put down....It is impossible not to share the relief and pride of the individual crew members..." (The Journal of Electronic Defense) When the U.S. went to...


Wellington's Men

by W.H. Fitchett

Wellington's Peninsula Campaign as told by four soldiers who lived through it: John Kincaid - Adventures in the Rifle Brigade Benjamin Harris - Rifleman Harris James Anton - Military Life Cavalie Mercer - Waterloo...


My Detachment: A Memoir

by Tracy Kidder

My Detachment is a war story like none you have ever read before, an unromanticized portrait of a young man coming of age in the controversial war that defined a generation. In an astonishingly honest, comic,...


How Private George W. Peck Single-handedly Won The Civil War

by George W. Peck

A humorous book about the Civil War? Most people would contend that there was very little about the Civil War that was funny. George W. Peck would disagree; and he should know-he was IN the Civil War. Who but...


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...


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.


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...


Napoleon: A Life

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography 2014

by Andrew Roberts

The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm of War—winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography and the Grand Prix of the Fondation...


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...