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Eisenhower in War and Peace
Eisenhower in War and Peace
Written by Jean Edward Smith
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ISBN: 9780812982886
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Eisenhower in War and Peace

Written by Jean Edward Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Christian Science Monitor • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Magisterial.”—The New York Times

 
In this extraordinary volume, Jean Edward Smith presents a portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower that is as full, rich, and revealing as anything ever written about America’s thirty-fourth president...

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The Souvenir
A Daughter Discovers Her Father's War
Written by Louise Steinman


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $12.99

Louise Steinman’s American childhood in the fifties was bound by one unequivocal condition: “Never mention the war to your father.” That silence sustained itself until the fateful day Steinman opened an old ammunition box left behind after her parents’ death. In it she discovered nearly 500 letters her father had written... Read more >
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Citizen Sherman
Citizen Sherman
Written by Michael Fellman
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ISBN: 9780307827692
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Citizen Sherman
A Life of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Michael Fellman


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $11.99

Bright, compulsively articulate, famous, loved, hated, and deeply troubled, William T. Sherman was perhaps one of the most compelling personalities in American history. This groundbreaking, in-depth portrait of this significant Civil War figure reveals much about Sherman--and about the concept of manliness in his culture.

NOTE: This edition does not include... Read more >
Another River, Another Town
Another River, Another Town
Written by John P. Irwin
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ISBN: 9781588361066
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Another River, Another Town
A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat--1945
Written by John P. Irwin


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2013
Price: $11.99

Many narrative accounts of men in combat during World War II have conveyed the horrors and emotions of warfare. However, not many reveal in such an intimate way the struggle of innocent youth to adapt to the primitive code of “kill or be killed,” to transform from lads into combat soldiers.
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The Lone Samurai
The Lone Samurai
Written by William Scott Wilson
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ISBN: 9781590309872
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The Lone Samurai
The Life of Miyamoto Musashi
Written by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $16.95

Miyamoto Musashi (1584‒1645) was the legendary samurai known throughout the world as a master swordsman, spiritual seeker, and author of the classic book on strategy, the Book of Five Rings. Over 350 years after his death, Musashi and his legacy still fascinate us and continue to inspire artists, authors, and filmmakers... Read more >
Bloods
Bloods
Written by Wallace Terry
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ISBN: 9780307833587
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Bloods
Black Veterans of the Vietnam War: An Oral History
Written by Wallace Terry


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2013
Price: $7.99

"Simply the most powerful and moving book that has emerged on this topic." UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL
The national bestseller that tells the truth of about Vietnam from the black soldiers' perspective. An oral history unlike any other, BLOODS features twenty black men who tell the story of how members of their race... Read more >
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The Devil Soldier
The Devil Soldier
Written by Caleb Carr
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ISBN: 9780307765529
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The Devil Soldier
The American Soldier of Fortune Who Became a God in China
Written by Caleb Carr


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 28, 2012
Price: $12.99

A courageous leader who became the first American mandarin, Frederick Townsend Ward won crucial victories for the Emperor of China during the Taiping Rebellion, history's bloodiest civil war. Carr's skills as historian and storyteller come to the fore in this thrilling account of the kind of adventurer the world no longer... Read more >
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C.S.S. Shenandoah
C.S.S. Shenandoah
Written by James D. Horan
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ISBN: 9780307827944
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C.S.S. Shenandoah
The Memoirs of Lieutenant Commanding James I. Waddell
Written by James D. Horan


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: November 7, 2012
Price: $9.99

The last shot of the Civil War was fired, not on an obscure battlefield, but in the ice-locked Sea of Okhotsk off Siberia seven months after Lee’s surrender.
The last armed Confederate cruiser was the C.S.S. Shenandoah, a beautiful but dangerous vessel which scattered and burned the New Bedford whaling fleet in... Read more >
Soul Repair
Soul Repair
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807029077
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Soul Repair
Recovering from Moral Injury after War
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini


Format: Hardcover, 174 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $24.95

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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Soul Repair
Recovering from Moral Injury after War
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $24.95

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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Orde Wingate

Written by Jon Diamond
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

Orde Wingate rose to fame by creating the Chindits in Burma in 1943. He is an extremely important figure in military history, and deserves just as much attention as Alanbrooke, Montgomery, and Auchinleck. Unlike them, however, he always operated outside the accepted etiquette and the formal chain of command. He was... Read more >
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Into the Fire
Into the Fire
Written by Dakota Meyer and Bing West
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ISBN: 9780679645443
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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: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

“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
Into the Fire
Written by Dakota Meyer and Bing West, Read by Zach McLarty
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449012093
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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
Read by Zach McLarty


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $35.00

“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 >
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Into the Fire
Into the Fire
Written by Dakota Meyer and Bing West, Read by Zach McLarty
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449012109
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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
Read by Zach McLarty


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $20.00

“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 >
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Stalking the Vietcong
Stalking the Vietcong
Written by Stuart Herrington
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ISBN: 9780307823809
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Stalking the Vietcong
Inside Operation Phoenix: A Personal Account
Written by Stuart Herrington


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 22, 2012
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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Tokugawa Ieyasu
Tokugawa Ieyasu
Written by Stephen Turnbull
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ISBN: 9781849085748
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Tokugawa Ieyasu

Written by Stephen Turnbull


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $18.95

Towards the end of the 16th century three outstanding commanders brought Japan's century of civil wars to an end, and even though reunification was first achieved under Toyotomi Hideyoshi, it was his successor Tokugawa Ieyasu who was to ensure a lasting peace.

In terms of his strategic and political achievements Ieyasu ranks... Read more >
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Tokugawa Ieyasu

Written by Stephen Turnbull
Illustrated by Giuseppe Rava


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $9.95

Towards the end of the 16th century three outstanding commanders brought Japan's century of civil wars to an end, and even though reunification was first achieved under Toyotomi Hideyoshi, it was his successor Tokugawa Ieyasu who was to ensure a lasting peace.

In terms of his strategic and political achievements Ieyasu ranks... Read more >
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Yamamoto Isoroku
Yamamoto Isoroku
Written by Mark Stille
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ISBN: 9781849087315
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Yamamoto Isoroku

Written by Mark Stille


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
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Yamamoto Isoroku is the most well-known of Japan's military leaders and his name will be forever linked to the attack on Pearl Harbor.  Because the attack was such an apparent success, he has gone down as one of the most brilliant naval figures in history. 
 
The truth is rather different as explained in this...

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Yamamoto Isoroku

Written by Mark Stille
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $9.95

Yamamoto Isoroku is the most well-known of Japan's military leaders and his name will be forever linked to the attack on Pearl Harbor.  Because the attack was such an apparent success, he has gone down as one of the most brilliant naval figures in history. 
 
The truth is rather different as explained in this...

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Stalin's General
Stalin's General
Written by Geoffrey Roberts
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ISBN: 9781400066926
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Stalin's General
The Life of Georgy Zhukov
Written by Geoffrey Roberts


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $30.00

Widely regarded as the most accomplished general of World War II, the Soviet military legend Marshal Georgy Zhukov at last gets the full-scale biographical treatment he has long deserved.
 
A man of indomitable will and fierce determination, Georgy Zhukov was the Soviet Union’s indispensable commander through every one of... Read more >
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Stalin's General
Stalin's General
Written by Geoffrey Roberts
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ISBN: 9780679645177
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Stalin's General
The Life of Georgy Zhukov
Written by Geoffrey Roberts


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $15.99

Widely regarded as the most accomplished general of World War II, the Soviet military legend Marshal Georgy Zhukov at last gets the full-scale biographical treatment he has long deserved.
 
A man of indomitable will and fierce determination, Georgy Zhukov was the Soviet Union’s indispensable commander through every one of... Read more >
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Fearless
Fearless
Written by Eric Blehm
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307730695
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Fearless
The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown
Written by Eric Blehm


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $21.99

Fearless takes you deep into SEAL Team SIX, straight to the heart of one of its most legendary operators.
 
When Navy SEAL Adam Brown woke up on March 17, 2010, he didn’t know he would die that night in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan—but he was ready: In a letter to...

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Fearless
Fearless
Written by Eric Blehm
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ISBN: 9780307730718
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Fearless
The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown
Written by Eric Blehm


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $11.99

Fearless takes you deep into SEAL Team SIX, straight to the heart of one of its most legendary operators.
 
When Navy SEAL Adam Brown woke up on March 17, 2010, he didn’t know he would die that night in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan—but he was ready: In a letter to...

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Joshua L. Chamberlain
Joshua L. Chamberlain
Written by Thomas Desjardin and The National Civil War Museum
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849085595
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Joshua L. Chamberlain
The Life in Letters of a Great Leader of the American Civil War
Written by Thomas Desjardin and The National Civil War Museum


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $25.95

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain has been a central character in two feature films (Gettysburg and Gods & Generals), a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel (The Killer Angels), and an inspiration for Ken Burns's production of the highly acclaimed PBS series The Civil War. Chamberlain won national fame at the Battle of Gettysburg for his... Read more >
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Knight's Cross and Oak-Leaves Recipients 1939-40

Written by Gordon Williamson
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's survey of the recipients of the Knight's Cross and Oak-Leaves awards during World War II (1939-1945). In 1939 a new grade in the Iron Cross series was introduced, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). It was awarded for a variety of reasons, from skilled leadership... Read more >
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