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Counter Sniper Handbook - Eliminate the Risk with the Official US Army Manual

by U.S. Department of Defense

Counter Sniper aims to reduce the damage caused by a sniper, which can often be very harmful. The individual who shoots at police, firemen, soldiers or citizens is certainly dangerous. In order to counteract,...


Sniper & Counter Sniper Tactics - Official U.S. Army Handbooks

by U.S. Department of Defense

Learn how to fight as a sniper and to defend yourself against the enemy sniper - Find out the sniper & counter sniper tactics formulated and used by the U.S. Army. Let professionals teach you how to choose suitable...


One-Night Stands with American History: Odd, Amusing, and Little-Known Incidents

by Richard Shenkman & Kurt Reiger

Respect yourself in the morning -- read One-Night Stands with American History!

This collection of little-known facts and anecdotes is American history with the boring parts left out. Richard Shenkman and Kurt...


Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs

by Deborah Willis & Kevin Merida

Through 150 striking color photographs, Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs charts the road to Barack Obama's nomination as the first African American to lead the presidential ticket of a major party....


The Apple Family: Scenes from Life in the Country

by Richard Nelson

A Chekhovian quartet of plays examining the contemporary American experience.


Camp-Lore and Woodcraft

by Daniel Beard

Known to millions of Boy Scouts as "Uncle Dan," Daniel Beard was also a Progressive-era reformer, a naturalist, illustrator, and author. Among his many "how-to" books is this entertaining collection of camp...


The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee's Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History

by Jonathan Horn

The “compelling…modern and readable perpective” (USA TODAY) of Robert E. Lee, the brilliant soldier bound by marriage to George Washington’s family but turned by war against Washington’s crowning achievement,...


A Shattered Peace: Versailles 1919 and the Price We Pay Today

by David A. Andelman & Sir Harold Evans

For more than half a century, it has been widely recognized that the Treaty of Versailles created the circumstances that led inevitably to World War II. Less acknowledged and understood is the treaty's profound...


Every Army Man Is with You: The Cadets Who Won the 1964 Army-Navy Game, Fought in Vietnam, and Came Home Forever Changed

by Nicolaus Mills

This book by historian Nicolaus Mills links the biographies of players on the 1964 Army team from the time they spent on the field together to the years they spent stationed around the country and the world,...


Sisterly Love: Women of Note in Pennsylvania History

by Marie A. Conn & Thérèse McGuire

Sisterly Love tells the stories of women who have made or are making significant contributions to Pennsylvania history, from the state’s early decades to the present day. In these essays you will meet artists,...


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.


The Storm of the Century

by Al Roker

In this gripping narrative history, Al Roker from NBC’s Today and the Weather Channel vividly examines the deadliest natural disaster in American history—a haunting and inspiring tale of tragedy, heroism,...


Forgotten

by Linda Hervieux

The injustices of 1940s Jim Crow America are brought to life in this extraordinary blend of military and social history—a story that pays tribute to the valor of an all-black battalion whose crucial contributions...


Black Women of the Harlem Renaissance Era

by Lean'tin L. Bracks & Jessie Carney Smith

The Harlem Renaissance is considered a major periods for the creative and intellectual blossoming of African American expression. This reference text cites the participation of women during that time in the...


Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield

by Azriel Lorber

In Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield, Azriel Lorber engages, through historical example and policy prescription, technology's role in modern warfare and the dangers presented by...


Presidential Ambition: Gaining Power At Any Cost

by Richard Shenkman

In this timely, illuminating, and often shocking book, Richard Shenkman reveals that it is not just recent presidents but all presidents who have been ambitious--and at times frighteningly so, willing to sacrifice...


Statesmanship and Reconstruction: Moderate versus Radical Republicans on Restoring the Union after the Civil War

by Philip B. Lyons

This book examines how statesmanship in reconstruction could have spared the South some severe hardships after the Civil War. Despite the vast change in public opinion on race relations over the last nearly...


The Forgotten Depression

by James Grant

James Grant’s story of America’s last governmentally untreated depression: A bible for conservative economists, this “carefully researched history…makes difficult economic concepts easy to understand,...


The Torch We Throw: The Dundurn WWI Historical Library: Amiens/Second to None/The Making of Billy Bishop/Hell in Flanders Fields/It Made you Think of

by Brereton Greenhous, James McWilliams, R. James Steel & Kevin R. Shackleton et al.

This special five-book collection brings to life courageous and tragic stories from the First World War, from the battlefields of France to the fight in the air.


Inside the Museum - Fort York National Historic Site

by John Goddard

A special excerpt from the first book to gather in one place information about Toronto's heritage sites, the places where the early history of the city is preserved for future generations.