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First In
First In
Written by Gary Schroen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345484598
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First In
How Seven CIA Officers Opened the War on Terror in Afghanistan
Written by Gary Schroen


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 10, 2005
Price: $13.99

While America held its breath in the days immediately following 9/11, a small but determined group of CIA agents covertly began to change history. This is the riveting first-person account of the treacherous top-secret mission inside Afghanistan to set the stage for the defeat of the Taliban and launch the war... Read more >
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Vietnam Medal of Honor Heroes
Vietnam Medal of Honor Heroes
Written by Edward F. Murphy
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345476180
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Vietnam Medal of Honor Heroes

Written by Edward F. Murphy


Format: Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2005
Price: $7.99

More than 100 compelling, true stories of personal heroism and valor– in a special expanded edition honoring courage in the face of war

Here are dramatic accounts of the fearless actions that earned American soldiers in Vietnam our highest military distinction–the Medal of Honor. Edward F. Murphy, head of the Medal of... Read more >
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At the Abyss
At the Abyss
Written by Thomas Reed
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780891418375
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At the Abyss
An Insider's History of the Cold War
Written by Thomas Reed


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2005
Price: $16.00

“The Cold War . . . was a fight to the death,” notes Thomas C. Reed, “fought with bayonets, napalm, and high-tech weaponry of every sort—save one. It was not fought with nuclear weapons.” With global powers now engaged in cataclysmic encounters, there is no more important time for this essential... Read more >
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Xin Loi, Viet Nam
Xin Loi, Viet Nam
Written by Al Sever
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780891418566
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Xin Loi, Viet Nam
Thirty-one Months of War: A Soldier's Memoir
Written by Al Sever


Format: Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2005
Price: $7.99

No one in Vietnam had to tell door gunner and gunship crew chief Al Sever that the odds didn’t look good. He volunteered for the job well aware that hanging out of slow-moving choppers over hot LZs blazing with enemy fire was not conducive to a long life. But that wasn’t... Read more >
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Warrior Soul
Warrior Soul
Written by Chuck Pfarrer
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780891418634
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Warrior Soul
The Memoir of a Navy Seal
Written by Chuck Pfarrer


Format: Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: December 28, 2004
Price: $7.99

“Since the first navy frogmen crawled onto the beaches of Normandy, no SEAL has ever surrendered,” writes Chuck Pfarrer. “No SEAL has ever been captured, and not one teammate or body has ever been left in the field. This legacy of valor is unmatched in modern warfare.”


Warrior Soul
is a book... Read more >
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Gunner's Glory
Gunner's Glory
Written by Johnnie Clark
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345463890
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Gunner's Glory
Untold Stories of Marine Machine Gunners
Written by Johnnie Clark


Format: Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2004
Price: $7.99

They were warriors, trained to fight,
dedicated to their country,
and determined to win.


At Guadalcanal, the Marine Corps’ machine gunners took everything the Japanese could throw at them in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II; their position was so hopeless that at one point they were given the... Read more >
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Stalking the Vietcong
Stalking the Vietcong
Written by Stuart Herrington
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345472519
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Stalking the Vietcong
Inside Operation Phoenix: A Personal Account
Written by Stuart Herrington


Format: Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2004
Price: $7.99

In a gripping memoir that reads like a spy novel, one man recounts his personal experience with Operation Phoenix, the program created to destroy the Vietcong’s shadow government, which thrived in the rural communities of South Vietnam.

Stuart A. Herrington was an American intelligence advisor assigned to root out the enemy in... Read more >
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We Were Soldiers Once...and Young
We Were Soldiers Once...and Young
Written by Lt. General Ha Moore and Joseph Galloway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345475817
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We Were Soldiers Once...and Young
Ia Drang - The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam
Written by Lt. General Ha Moore and Joseph Galloway


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2004
Price: $18.00

Each year, the Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps selects one book that he believes is both relevant and timeless for reading by all Marines. The Commandant's choice for 1993 was We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young.
In November 1965, some 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th... Read more >
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I Am a Soldier, Too
I Am a Soldier, Too
Written by Rick Bragg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400077472
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I Am a Soldier, Too
The Jessica Lynch Story
Written by Rick Bragg


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $14.95

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author Rick Bragg lends his remarkable narrative skills to the story of the most famous POW this country has known.

In I Am a Soldier, Too, Bragg let’s Jessica Lynch tell the story of her capture in the Iraq War in her own words--not the sensationalized ones... Read more >
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Reds
Reds
Written by Ted Morgan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812973020
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Reds
McCarthyism in Twentieth-Century America
Written by Ted Morgan


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2004
Price: $16.95

In this landmark work, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Ted Morgan examines the McCarthyite strain in American politics, from its origins in the period that followed the Bolshevik Revolution to the present. Morgan argues that Senator Joseph McCarthy did not emerge in a vacuum—he was, rather, the most prominent in a long line... Read more >
Alexander
Alexander
Written by Guy Maclean Rogers
Format: eBook
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
Format: Paperback
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
Format: Paperback
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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