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Alexander
Alexander
Written by Guy Maclean Rogers
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ISBN: 9781588364135
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Alexander
The Ambiguity of Greatness
Written by Guy Maclean Rogers


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 2, 2004
Price: $13.99

For nearly two and a half millennia, Alexander the Great has loomed over history as a legend–and an enigma. Wounded repeatedly but always triumphant in battle, he conquered most of the known world, only to die mysteriously at the age of thirty-two. In his day he was revered as a god... Read more >
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Across the Dark Islands
Across the Dark Islands
Written by Floyd W. Radike
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ISBN: 9780891418528
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Across the Dark Islands
The War in the Pacific
Written by Floyd W. Radike


Format: Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2004
Price: $6.99

ACROSS THE DARK ISLANDS
The War in the Pacific

Floyd W. Radike
Brigadier General, U.S. Army (Ret.)


“I remember sitting in a foxhole on Guadalcanal in the rain. The sergeant I shared the hole with shook his head and asked me: ‘What in the hell are we doing on this godforsaken island? Why don’t we... Read more >
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In For a Penny, In For a Pound
In For a Penny, In For a Pound
Written by Howard Hewer
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ISBN: 9780385660778
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In For a Penny, In For a Pound
The Adventures and Misadventures of a Wireless Operator in Bomber Command
Written by Howard Hewer


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2004
Price: $19.00

The gripping story of the twentieth century’s greatest struggle in the modest voice of a Canadian teenager in the RAF.

In 1940, nineteen-year-old Howard Hewer dreamed of being the next Billy Bishop, of piloting Spitfires or Hurricanes over Europe. His dream was shattered when he was selected instead for a career as... Read more >
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Combat Officer
Combat Officer
Written by Charles Walker
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ISBN: 9780345463852
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Combat Officer
A Memoir of War in the South Pacific
Written by Charles Walker


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2004
Price: $7.99

TO HELL AND BACK

For the U.S., Guadalcanal was a bloody seven-month struggle under brutal conditions against crack Japanese troops deeply entrenched and determined to fight to the death. For Charles Walker, this horrific jungle battle–one that claimed the lives of 1,600 Americans and more than 23,000 Japanese–was just the beginning. On... Read more >
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The Mind of War
The Mind of War
Written by Grant Hammond
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ISBN: 9781588341785
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The Mind of War
John Boyd and American Security
Written by Grant Hammond


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2004
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The ideas of US Air Force Colonel John Boyd have transformed American military policy and practice. A first-rate fighter pilot and a self-taught scholar, he wrote the first manual on jet aerial combat; spearheaded the design of both of the Air Force's premier fighters, the F-15 and the F-16; and shaped... Read more >
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The Battle of Mogadishu
The Battle of Mogadishu
Edited by Matt Eversmann and Dan Schilling
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ISBN: 9780345478566
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The Battle of Mogadishu
First Hand Accounts From the Men of Task Force Ranger
Edited by Matt Eversmann and Dan Schilling


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 3, 2004
Price: $11.99

“No matter how skilled the writer of nonfiction, you are always getting the story secondhand. Here’s a chance to go right to the source. . . . These men were there.”
–MARK BOWDEN (from the Foreword)

It started as a mission to capture a Somali warlord. It turned into a disastrous urban firefight... Read more >
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Down South
Down South
Written by William Hardwick
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ISBN: 9780891418474
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Down South
One Tour in Vietnam
Written by William Hardwick


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2004
Price: $7.99

“I was always happy to see first light.
By first light it was over . . . for a while.”
–from Down South

There were a lot of ways to get killed in Vietnam. You could get “zapped,” “dinged,” “burned,” “popped,” “smoked,” or “wasted.” Marine 2nd Lt. William H. Hardwick was familiar with all... Read more >
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