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The Dragon's War: Allied Operations and the Fate of China, 1937-1947

by Maochun Yu

Making full use of significant new sources in Chinese-language materials, U.S. Naval Academy professor Maochun Yu provides Western readers with the first detailed account of military and intelligence operations...


Fault Lines: A Memoir (2nd Edition)

by Meena Alexander & Ngugi wa Thiong'o

This Indian American writer builds upon her acclaimed memoir, named a PW Best Book for 1993.


Sacred Ties: From West Point Brothers to Battlefield Rivals: A True Story of the Civil War

by Tom Carhart

The gripping story of six West Point graduates who fought each other in the Civil War.

With Civil War clouds darkening the horizon, they were strangers from different states thrown together as West Point cadets:...


Bound for Africa: Cold War Fight Along the Zambezi

by Jr., Douglas H. Hubbard

This is the story of the author's introduction to Africa at a time when much of the continent was in the grips of Cold War skirmishes between the free world and the communist forces of China and the Soviet Union....


U.S. Army Combat Pistol Training Handbook

by Army

This handbook is perfect for those interested in joining the army as well as for those who merely want to learn how to shoot combat pistols. The U.S. Army Combat Pistol Training Handbook (FM 3-23.35) reflects...


Sole Survivors of the Sea

by Jr, James E. Wise

The incredible stories of twenty-two lone survivors of maritime disasters are presented in this collection of war and peacetime incidents. The dramatic accounts--including those of a British sailor who survived...


A People's History of the U.S. Military

by Michael A. Bellesiles

In A People’s History of the U.S. Military, historian Michael A. Bellesiles draws from three centuries of soldiers’ personal encounters with combat—through fascinating excerpts from letters, diaries, and...


Along the Shore: Rediscovering Toronto's Waterfront Heritage

by M. Jane Fairburn

Bringing the Toronto lakefront to life, this survey presents the stories of a largely unrecognized and forgotten legacy. This book examines the Toronto waterfront, past and present, through the lens of four...


Confederate Bushwhacker: Mark Twain in the Shadow of the Civil War

Richmond Must Fall

by Hampton Newsome

A study of Grant's and Lee's battles in the weeks before the 1864 election In the fall of 1864, the Civil War's outcome rested largely on Abraham Lincoln's success in the upcoming presidential election. As the...


The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolph Hitler

by Peter Wyden

More than a half-century after Adolf Hitler committed suicide in a Berlin bunker, the dictator’s legacy and influence lives on, precisely as he predicted before putting the gun to his head. In the spring of...


OSS in China: Prelude to Cold War

by Maochun Yu

Maochun Yu tells the story of the intelligence activities of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in China during World War II. Drawing on recently released classified materials from the U.S. National Archives...


Battle of Lake Erie and Its Aftermath: A Reassessment

by David Curtis Skaggs

Experts weigh in on a pivotal engagement in the War of 1812 Few naval battles in American history have left a more enduring impression on America's national consciousness than the Battle of Lake Erie, September...


Royal Babies: Commemorating the Birth of HRH Prince George

by Annie Bullen

Since their fairy-tale wedding in 2011 and the announcement in December 2012 that William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were expecting their first child, the British have taken the young...


Nothing Less Than Full Victory

by Edward G Miller

At the onset of World War II, the U.S. Army was a third-rate ground force of 145,000 with some generals who still believed in the relevance of horse cavalry. Its soldiers were untrained, its doctrine out of...


The Quiet Warrior: A Biography of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance

by Thomas B. Buell

Regarded as the standard biography of World War II naval hero Adm. Raymond A. Spruance, this work is now available in trade paperback for the first time. Spruance, victor of the battles of Midway and the Philippine...


The Liberty Incident Revealed: The Definitive Account of the 1967 Israeli Attack on the U.S. Navy Spy Ship

by A. Jay Cristol

Cutting through all of the controversy and conspiracy theories about Israel’s deadly attack on the USS Liberty in June 1967 at the height of the Six Day War, Cristol revises his well-regarded book about the...


Presumed Lost

by Stephen Moore

When submarines failed to return to port from patrol, they were officially listed by the Navy as overdue and presumed lost. Loved ones were notified by the War Department that their siblings, spouses, and sons...


Origins: Cosmos, Earth, and Mankind

by Yves Coppens, Hubert Reeves & Dominique Simonnet

In this potent book, three eminent scientists—an astrophysicist, an organic chemist, and an anthropologist—ponder and discuss some of the basic questions that have obsessed humankind through the ages, and...


White House Call Girl: The Real Watergate Story

by Phil Stanford

Here is the secretive back story of Watergate, involving mobsters, prostitutes and intelligence agencies.