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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
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ISBN: 9780679604693
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $13.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many faces... Read more >
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You Are Not Forgotten
You Are Not Forgotten
Written by Bryan Bender
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ISBN: 9780307946461
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You Are Not Forgotten
The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home
Written by Bryan Bender


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $16.95

In 1944 Major Marion “Ryan” McCown Jr., an earnest young Marine Corps pilot, came under attack by enemy fire and went down with his plane, lost to the dense jungle of Papua New Guinea. Some sixty years later, Major George Eyster V would find himself in the same sweltering and nearly... Read more >
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Catastrophe 1914
Catastrophe 1914
Written by Max Hastings
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ISBN: 9780307743831
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Catastrophe 1914
Europe Goes to War
Written by Max Hastings


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $17.95

A New York Times Notable Book of 2013
A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year

World War I evokes images of the trenches: grinding, halting battles that sacrificed millions of lives for no territory or visible gain. Yet the first months of the war, from the German invasion of Belgium to...

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Sergeant Stubby
Sergeant Stubby
Written by Ann Bausum, Foreword by David E. Sharpe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213106
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Sergeant Stubby
How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation
Written by Ann Bausum
Foreword by David E. Sharpe


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $24.00

Told for the first time, National Geographic brings you the story of a stray dog who eventually became affectionately known as "Sergeant Stubby" the most famous war dog of World War I. Beloved award-winning author and library darling Ann Bausum brings her friendly writing style and in-depth research to her first-ever... Read more >
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Sergeant Stubby
How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation
Written by Ann Bausum
Foreword by David E. Sharpe


Format: eBook0
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $24.00

Meet Sergeant Stubby: World War I dog veteran, decorated war hero, American icon, and above all, man's best friend. Stubby's story begins in 1917 when America is about to enter the war. A stowaway dog befriends Private James Robert "Bob" Conroy at the Connecticut National Guard camp at Yale University and... Read more >
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Secret Lives of the Civil War
What Your Teachers Never Told You about the War Between the States
Written by Cormac O'Brien
Illustrated by Monika Suteski


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $3.99

Legendary Heroes of U.S. History—As You’ve Never Seen Them Before!
 
Secret Lives of the Civil War features irreverent and uncensored profiles of men and women from the Union and the Confederacy—complete with hundreds of little-known and downright bizarre facts. You’ll discover that:
 
     •  Mary Todd Lincoln claimed to receive... Read more >
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The Bridge at Andau
The Bridge at Andau
Written by James A. Michener, Introduction by Steve Berry
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ISBN: 9780804151481
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The Bridge at Andau
The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People
Written by James A. Michener
Introduction by Steve Berry


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels. For five brief, glorious days in the autumn of 1956, the Hungarian revolution gave its people a glimpse at a...

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SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN
SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN
Written by Darryl Young
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ISBN: 9780804151214
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SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN
Men Under Pressure
Written by Darryl Young


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

Sixty-one true stories from men who have served in the U.S. Navy's toughest combat and reconnaissance units. Read more >
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Soul Repair
Soul Repair
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807029121
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Soul Repair
Recovering from Moral Injury after War
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.00

The first book to explore the idea and effect of moral injury on veterans, their families, and their communities
 
Although veterans make up only 7 percent of the U.S. population, they account for an alarming 20 percent of all suicides. And though treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder has undoubtedly alleviated suffering and... Read more >
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The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385530903
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $28.95

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
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ISBN: 9780385530859
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Pat Conroy’s great success as a writer has always been intimately linked with the exploration of his family history. As the oldest of seven children who were dragged from... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
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ISBN: 9780804121170
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $29.00

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy, Read by Dick Hill
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307989826
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy
Read by Dick Hill


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $45.00

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy, Read by Dick Hill
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307989833
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy
Read by Dick Hill


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $25.00

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
You Are Not Forgotten
You Are Not Forgotten
Written by Bryan Bender
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ISBN: 9780385535182
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You Are Not Forgotten
The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home
Written by Bryan Bender


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $13.99

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later

Major George Eyster V comes from a long line of military officers, dating back... Read more >
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Written by Artemis Cooper
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590176740
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

Written by Artemis Cooper


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $30.00

Patrick Leigh Fermor’s enviably colorful life took off when in 1934, at the age of eighteen, he decided to walk across Europe. In just over a year he had trekked through nine countries and taught himself three languages, and his enthusiasm and curiosity for every kind of experience made him equally... Read more >
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

Written by Artemis Cooper


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $30.00

Patrick Leigh Fermor’s enviably colorful life took off when in 1934, at the age of eighteen, he decided to walk across Europe. In just over a year he had trekked through nine countries and taught himself three languages, and his enthusiasm and curiosity for every kind of experience made him equally... Read more >
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Three Years With Grant
Three Years With Grant
Written by Sylvanus Cadwallader
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ISBN: 9780307830333
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Three Years With Grant
As Recalled by War Correspondent
Written by Sylvanus Cadwallader


Format: eBook, 354 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $15.99

During the Civil War, Sylvanus Cadwallader, a war correspondent employed first by the Chicago Times and later for the New York Herald, was attached to General Grant’s headquarters from 1862 to 1865. Three Years with Grant is his account of that period.

As a portrait of Grant, the personality and the military... Read more >
Frederick the Great
Frederick the Great
Written by Nancy Mitford, Introduction by Liesl Schillinger
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ISBN: 9781590176238
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Frederick the Great

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $16.95

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cruel and dyspeptic father, the future military genius was drawn to the... Read more >
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Frederick the Great

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $16.95

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cruel and dyspeptic father, the future military genius was drawn to the... Read more >
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Inside the Crosshairs
Inside the Crosshairs
Written by Col. Michael Lee Lanning
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ISBN: 9780307833129
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Inside the Crosshairs
Snipers in Vietnam
Written by Col. Michael Lee Lanning


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2013
Price: $7.99

"The American sniper could be regarded as the greatest all-around rifleman the world has ever known. . . ."

At the start of the war in Vietnam, the United States had no snipers; by the end of the war, Marine and army precision marksmen had killed more than 10,000 NVA and VC... Read more >
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Into the Fire
Into the Fire
Written by Dakota Meyer and Bing West
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ISBN: 9780812983616
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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
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 >
Dreadful
Dreadful
Written by David Margolick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590515716
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Dreadful
The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns
Written by David Margolick


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $28.95

American author John Horne Burns (1916–1953) led a brief and controversial life, and as a writer, transformed many of his darkest experiences into literature. Burns was born in Massachusetts, graduated from Andover and Harvard, and went on to teach English at the Loomis School, a boarding school for boys in Windsor... Read more >
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Dreadful
The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns
Written by David Margolick


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.95

American author John Horne Burns (1916–1953) led a brief and controversial life, and as a writer, transformed many of his darkest experiences into literature. Burns was born in Massachusetts, graduated from Andover and Harvard, and went on to teach English at the Loomis School, a boarding school for boys in Windsor... Read more >
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Soldier Box
Soldier Box
Written by Joe Glenton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680926
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Soldier Box
Why I Won't Return to the War on Terror
Written by Joe Glenton


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $19.95

"I looked around my cell and saw the sheet of paper taped to the door at chest height. It listed everything in the room, chair, bed, soldier box … For a moment I thought it meant the cell itself; a box to put soldiers in."

When the War on Terror began, Briton... Read more >
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