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Sabres Over MiG Alley: The F-86 and the Battle for Air Superiority in Korea

by Kenneth P. Werrell

This is the story of the first jet versus jet war, the largest in number of victories and losses, and one of the few military bright spots in the Korean War. It tells how an outnumbered force of F-86 Sabres...


Bringing It All Back Home

by Philip F. Napoli

A collection of heartrending oral histories that topples assumptions about the people who served in Vietnam

The Vietnam War was a defining event for a generation of Americans. But for years, misguided and sometimes...


Global Geostrategy: Mackinder and the Defence of the West

by Brian Blouet

This is a new examination of Halford Mackinder's seminal global geostrategic work, from the perspective of geography, diplomatic history, political science, international relations, imperial history, and the...


Snake Hill: An Investigation of a Military Cemetery from the War of 1812

by Susan Pfeiffer & Ronald F. Williamson

Snake Hill provides a detailed account of a recently discovered military cemetery dating to the War of 1812, providing a rare glimpse at life and death during the War of 1812. This book contributes significantly...


Caporetto 1917: Victory or Defeat?

by Mario Morselli

This work concerns the Battle of Caporetto in October 1917, where the Austro-German Army broke through the Italian lines forcing them to retreat after losing half their force. The book examines why, having routed...


The Ablest Navigator: Lieutenant Paul N. Shulman USN, Israel's Volunteer Admiral

by J. Wandres

This action-packed biography focuses on a 1944 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who was one of only fifty Jewish midshipmen commissioned in his class during World War II. In the Pacific, Lt. Shulman s destroyer...


The Flying Tiger: The True Story of General Claire Chennault and the U.S. 14th Air Force in China

by Jack Samson

The Flying Tigers and the U.S. Fourteenth will be the subject of a huge upcoming film from IMAX and director John Woo. The film is scheduled to start shooting in spring 2011 with no firm release date stated...


Dying to Live

by Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga, Casey Roberts & Phil Taylor

Pierre-Claver Ndacyayisenga was a history teacher in Kigali when he was forced to flee to the neighbouring Congo (Zaïre) with his wife and three children. Thus began a harrowing five-year voyage of 9781926824789...


Rough War

by Walt Shiel & Walter J. Boyne

Rough War: Finalist in the 2012 USA Best Book Awards in the Military History category and Finalist in the 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Military category!

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"One of the most unusual...


Between Flesh and Steel: A History of Military Medicine from the Middle Ages to the War in Afghanistan

Clive: Founder of British India

by C. Brad Faught

The teenage clerk who led an army and founded British India


Submarine Stories: Recollections from the Diesel Boats

by Paul L. Stillwell

Culled from many never-before-published narratives and oral histories conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Naval Institute, Submarine Stories presents nearly five dozen first-person accounts from men who...


Honor, Courage, Commitment: Navy Boot Camp

by John F. Leahy

J. F. Leahy chronicles the transition of eighty-one men and women from civilians to sailors at the U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illinois. Granted unlimited and unprecedented access to the...


Battle Line: The United States Navy 1919-1939

by Thomas C. Hone & Trent Hone

A portrait in words and photographs of the interwar Navy, this book examines the twenty-year period that saw the U.S. fleet shrink under the pressure of arms limitation treaties and government economy and then...


Most Secret and Confidential: Intelligence in the Age of Nelson

by Steven Maffeo

In today's world of satellites and electronic spying it is hard to appreciate the difficulties involved two centuries ago in collecting and disseminating

secret intelligence in a time of war. This book provides...


Horrible Shipwreck!

by Andrew C. Jampoler

On August 25, 1833, the British convict transport Amphitrite, filled with more than one hundred women prisoners and their children, together with a crew of sixteen, left London for the convict colony in New...


Saltwater Leadership: A Primer on Leadership for the Junior Sea-Service Officer

by Jr. , Robert O. Wray

Designed for busy junior officers in the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine, this primer teaches the basics of leadership in five sequential steps. It begins with a useful overview of major leadership...


Twenty-First Century Seapower: Cooperation and Conflict at Sea

by Peter Dutton, Robert Ross & Øystein Tunsjø

This book offers an assessment of the naval policies of emerging naval powers, and the implications for maritime security relations and the global maritime order.

Since the end of the Cold War, China, Japan,...


Warriors and Weapons

by Blago Kirof

This book is written for boys aged 8 to 80.

A set of wonderful pictures show exactly what a warriors and weapons looks like and all boys seem to just love to look them. It is like a picture dictionary of weapons...


The Mannerheim Line 1920-39: Finnish Fortifications of the Winter War

by Bair Irincheev & Brian Delf

In the wake of the bloody civil war that followed Finland's independence from Russia in 1917, the border between the two countries was established across the Karelian Isthmus, an area long fought over by Russia,...