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A Motorcycle Courier in the Great War

by Captain W.H.L. Watson & Bob Carruthers

W.H.L. Watson was a British Army, motorcycle despatch rider in the World War I. He saw active service during the key battles of 1914 and early 1915. Watson and his colleagues formed part of the Royal Engineers...


American Commando: Evans Carlson, His WWII Marine Raiders and America's First Special Forces Mission

by John Wukovits

Before the Green Berets...Before the Navy SEALs...Before the Army Rangers...There was the Long Patrol.

November 1942: in the hellish combat zone of Guadalcanal, one man would make history.

Lt. Col. Evans...


Darby's Rangers: We Led the Way

by William O. Darby

The exciting true story of a legendary leader and the men who fought by his side in World War II, told in his own words. . .


Don't Bunch Up: One Marine's Story

by William Van Zanten

Captain William Van Zanten was one of the “Magnificent Bastards” of the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, in 1966–a year when any day could bring death or dismemberment from a Bouncing Betty or a punji stake,...


The Secret of Hoa Sen

by Nguyen Phan Que Mai & Bruce Weigl

Presented in bilingual English and Vietnamese, these poems build bridges between two cultures inextricably bound together by war and destruction.


When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II

by Molly Guptill Manning

While the Nazis were burning hundreds of millions of books across Europe, America printed and shipped 140 million books to its troops. The story of how the books were received, how they connected soldiers...


Kiss the Boys Goodbye: How the United States Betrayed Its Own POWs in Vietnam

by Monika Jensen-Stevenson & William Stevenson

The classic account of the abandonment of American POWs in Vietnam by the US government.

For many Americans, the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan bring back painful memories of one issue in particular:...


Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed

by Kevin Ferris, Dava Guerin & George H. W. Bush

Unbreakable Bonds tells ten touching stories of mothers who spent years aiding the recovery of their children, US soldiers and Marines who suffered severe injuries during the War on Terror. The survival of these...


For Love of Country: What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice

by Howard Schultz & Rajiv Chandrasekaran

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of...


The Medal of Honor: A History of Service Above and Beyond

by The Editors of Boston Publishin Company

A comprehensive history of America's highest award for military valor. The Medal of Honor chronicles the creation, evolution, and awarding of the Medal, from the battlefields of the Civil War to the jungles...


Life After the Military: A Handbook for Transitioning Veterans

by Janelle Hill

Life After the Military discusses the many issues that transitioning veterans are faced with such as finding employment, going back to school, managing finances, special benefits available to veterans, and a...


Veterans of Future Wars: A Study in Student Activism

by Donald W. Whisenhunt

This book tells the story of The Veterans of Future Wars (VFW), a student movement that attracted widespread support in a short few months in 1936. Despite its short life, it was a successful movement that attracted...


The Circle of Hanh: A Memoir

by Bruce Weigl

In this piercingly honest memoir, Bruce Weigl, who has established himself as one of our finest American poets, explores the central experience of his life as a writer and a man: the Vietnam War, which tore...


Courage After Fire for Parents of Service Members: Strategies for Coping When Your Son or Daughter Returns from Deployment

by Paula Domenici, Keith Armstrong & Suzanne Best

In Courage after Fire for Parents of Service Members, three psychologists provide a compassionate and accessible guide for the parents or guardians of returning troops.This is the only self-help book written...


Seriously Not All Right: Five Wars in Ten Years

by Ron Capps

For more than a decade, Ron Capps, serving as both a senior military intelligence officer and as a Foreign Service officer for the U.S. Department of State, was witness to war crimes, ethnic cleansing, and genocide....


The Military Advantage, 2014 Edition: The Military.com Guide to Military and Veteran's Benefits

by Terry Howell

The Military Advantage, 2014 Edition is the most complete annual reference guide to Military and Veteran’s benefits. Written by Terry Howell, Managing Editor for Benefits for Military.com, the guide is backed...


Voices from the Korean War: Personal Stories of American, Korean, and Chinese Soldiers

by Richard Peters & Xiaobing Li

"In three days the number of so-called 'volunteers' reached over three hundred men. Very quickly they organized us into military units. Just like that I became a North Korean soldier and was on the way to some...


Dartmouth Veterans: Vietnam Perspectives

by Phillip C. Schaefer

A collection of essays by Dartmouth alumni recalling their Vietnam War–era experiences


Defiant: The POWs Who Endured Vietnam's Most Infamous Prison, the Women Who Fought for Them, and the One Who Never Returned

by Alvin Townley

During the Vietnam War, hundreds of American prisoners-of-war faced years of brutal conditions and horrific torture at the hands of North Vietnamese guards and interrogators who ruthlessly plied them for military...


Heroes Among Us: Firsthand Accounts of Combat From America's Most Decorated Warriors in Iraq and Afghanistan

by Major Chuck Larson

More than one million Americans have served in Iraq and Afghanistan, but fewer than 500 from this group have earned a Silver Star, Navy Cross, Air Force Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, or the Medal of Honor....