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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,...


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...


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...


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...


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 Andafghanistan

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....


They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America's Wars: The Untold Story

by Ann Jones

A reporter’s firsthand, close-up-and-personal look at the impact of our recent wars on America’s unlucky soldiers.


On Call in Hell: A Doctor's Iraq War Story

by Cdr. Richard Jadick & Thomas Hayden

At age thirty-eight, Navy Dr. Richard Jadick was too old to be called up to the front lines-but not too old to volunteer. This is the inspiring story of one man's decision to enter into the fray-and a compelling...


Spying in World War I: The true story of Margriet Ballegeer

by Janet Dean

In 1914 Margriet Ballegeer, a young women from Contich, near Antwerp, joined the resistance in order to help sabotage the German occupation of Belgium throughout the war.

Despite the danger, Margriet, aged only...


The Longest Rescue: The Life and Legacy of Vietnam POW William A. Robinson

by Glenn Robins & Bud Day

While serving as a crew chief aboard a U.S. Air Force Rescue helicopter, Airman First Class William A. Robinson was shot down and captured in Ha Tinh Province, North Vietnam, on September 20, 1965. After a brief...


Chasing Ghosts: Failures and Facades in Iraq: A Soldier's Perspective

by Paul Rieckhoff

As a First Lieutenant and Infantry Platoon Leader for the U.S. Army National Guard, Paul Rieckhoff was charged with leading thirty-eight men in Iraq. He spent almost a year in one of the bloodiest and most volatile...


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...


A Doctor at War: The Story of Colonel Martin Herford: the Most Decorated Doctor of World War II

by Matthew Hall

Doctor at War charts the fascinating account of one man's wartime experiences. Born in Geneva in 1909, Colonel Martin Herford served in the Spanish Civil War, then, on the outbreak of World War II, he saw service...


The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten World War

by Richard Rubin

For the past decade, Richard Rubin sought every last living American veteran of World War I—and uncovered a forgotten great generation, and their war.