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Bing West’s bestselling books have won many awards. West, a Marine combat infantryman, is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former assistant secretary of defense.

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Beyond Bin Laden
America and the Future of Terror
Written by James A. Baker III, Karen Hughes, Richard N. Haass and Bing West
Edited by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 75 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 9, 2011
Price: $1.99

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In Random House's first instant e-Book, award-winning author and Executive Editor at Random House, Jon Meacham, presents a new collection of essays on Osama bin Laden.

Osama bin Laden was the most wanted man in American history—an... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.

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Into the Fire
A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War
Written by Dakota Meyer and Bing West


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $16.00

“The story of what Dakota did . . . will be told for generations.”—President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer’s Medal of Honor ceremony

In the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents ambushed a patrol of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors in a mountain village called Ganjigal. Firing from entrenched positions, the... Read more >

Into the Fire
A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War
Written by Dakota Meyer and Bing West


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

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The March Up
Taking Baghdad with the United States Marines
Written by Bing West


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 12, 2004
Price: $16.00

Winner, 2004 General Wallace M. Greene Award
an annual award given by the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation for the best nonfiction book on the Marine Corps

Winner, The 2004 Colby Award
from the William E. Colby Military Writers's Symposium which "recognizes a first work of fiction or nonfiction which has made a major contribution... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The March Up
Taking Baghdad with the United States Marines
Written by Bing West


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

No True Glory: Fallujah and the Struggle in Iraq
A Frontline Account
Written by Bing West


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 27, 2005
Price: $12.99

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No True Glory
A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah
Written by Bing West


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: December 7, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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No True Glory
A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah
Written by Bing West


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: September 26, 2006
Price: $16.00

"This is the face of war as only those who have fought it can describe it."–Senator John McCain

Fallujah: Iraq’s most dangerous city unexpectedly emerged as the major battleground of the Iraqi insurgency. For twenty months, one American battalion after another tried to quell the violence, culminating in a bloody, full-scale assault... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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One Million Steps
A Marine Platoon at War
Written by Bing West


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $27.00

Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion.
 
Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in Sangin... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

One Million Steps
A Marine Platoon at War
Written by Bing West


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $13.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.

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The Strongest Tribe
War, Politics, and the Endgame in Iraq
Written by Bing West


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $17.00

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Also available as an eBook.

The Strongest Tribe
War, Politics, and the Endgame in Iraq
Written by Bing West


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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The Wrong War
Grit, Strategy, and the Way Out of Afghanistan
Written by Bing West


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $17.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

In this definitive account of the conflict, acclaimed war correspondent and bestselling author Bing West provides a practical way out of Afghanistan. Drawing on his expertise as both a combat-hardened Marine and a former assistant secretary of defense, West has written a tour de force narrative, rich with vivid characters... Read more >
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The Wrong War
Grit, Strategy, and the Way Out of Afghanistan
Written by Bing West


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $14.99

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