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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,...


SAS Heroes: Remarkable Soldiers, Extraordinary Men

by Pete Scholey

From WWII to Iraq the SAS has been at the forefront of armed conflict, though most people wouldn't realise it was even there. Universally acknowledged as the best special forces in the world, every member of...


Out of Nowhere: A history of the military sniper, from the Sharpshooter to Afghanistan

by Martin Pegler

From the American War of Independence to World War II, the history of the military combat marksman is one of indifference and cost cutting. Despite the proven effectiveness of the rifleman in battle, for most...


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...


No Victory in Valhalla: The untold story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment from Bastogne to Berchtesgaden

by Ian Gardner

Based on extensive interviews with the survivng veterans, No Victory in Valhalla relives the dramatic struggle of the famed "Screaming Eagles" paratroopers in some of the toughest fighting of World War II. Famously...


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...


Public Opinion and International Intervention: Lessons from the Iraq War

by Richard Sobel & Peter Furia

The role of public opinion in nations' decisions to join or withdraw from the war in Iraq


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...


To Fill the Skies with Pilots: The Civilian Pilot Training Program, 1939-1946

by Dominick A. Pisano

Launched in 1939, the Civilian Pilot Training Program (CPTP) was one of the largest government-sponsored vocational education programs of its time. In To Fill the Skies with Pilots, Dominick A. Pisano explores...


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...